The best gear of 2014, as selected by Esquire's resident tech expert
January 11, 2015
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Bose QuietComfort 25
Bose took years to update its superb noise-cancelling QuietComfort 15 model. But the QC25 trumps it, adding a single AAA battery (in place of the fiddly rechargeable one), which will provide 35 hours of playback. The sound profile’s also been revamped while the sturdier design makes them feel more solid without compromising on comfort. Noise- cancelling remains exemplary.