Bose’s new $250 Sleepbuds play soothing sounds instead of music

IMG_7488

Is quality sleep worth that much cash?

After a couple years of development and early prototype testing through an Indiegogo campaign, Bose is commercially releasing its noise-masking Sleepbuds. They go on sale tomorrow, June 21st, for $250 from Amazon, Best Buy, Bose, and other retailers. The Sleepbuds are truly wireless earbuds designed to stay in your ears overnight. As you go to sleep, they play audio tracks that drown out typical evening disturbances like street noise, loud neighbors, or a snoring partner.

They don’t play music or any other audio from external devices. Period. So forget about streaming Spotify, audiobooks, or podcasts. Nor do the Sleepbuds utilize Bose’s incredible noise-cancelation tech that’s the magic ingredient in products like the popular QuietComfort headphones.

Continue reading… “Bose’s new $250 Sleepbuds play soothing sounds instead of music”

0

Daylight savings time tied to an increase in heart attack rates

Shifts to and from daylight savings time may be linked with small increases in heart attacks in the spring, and small decreases in the fall.

According to a small new study, setting the clock ahead for daylight savings time may set the scene for a small increase in heart attacks the next day, suggesting that sleep-deprivation might be to blame.

 

 

Continue reading… “Daylight savings time tied to an increase in heart attack rates”

0