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    What’s the world view on latency issues using wireless headphones whilst watching tv etc?
    After a set of noise cancelling headphones for commuting but have heard that latency can ruin the viewing experience on Netflix etc. Was going to order a set of Bose QC20 but what with phone manufacturers starting to remove the aux output, started thinking of wireless......

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    What’s the world view on latency issues using wireless headphones whilst watching tv etc?
    After a set of noise cancelling headphones for commuting but have heard that latency can ruin the viewing experience on Netflix etc. Was going to order a set of Bose QC20 but what with phone manufacturers starting to remove the aux output, started thinking of wireless......
    Samsung Galaxy has a 3.5mm headphone socket and for the iPhone you can get a Lightning to 3.5mm Headphone Jack Adapter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by irie View Post
    Samsung Galaxy has a 3.5mm headphone socket and for the iPhone you can get a Lightning to 3.5mm Headphone Jack Adapter.
    Oh yes, forgot you can get audio over Lightning - thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by V8-Powered View Post
    Oh yes, forgot you can get audio over Lightning - thanks.
    same with USBC

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    Just added Bose QC35s to my Amazon wishlist.

    I currently use a random set of Sennheiser over the ear headphones at work. I've had them since forever, they're old school base station radio transmitter types. There's something in our factory that interferes with them though Generally it's just a very very low level hiss but occasionally it turns into somethign like the old mobile phone did-did-did thing.

    Anyway - been meaning to get a new set of Bluetooth jobbies, the Bose look like they'll fit the bill nicely. Shame I can't spare £300 for a set just now.

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    Just added Bose QC35s to my Amazon wishlist.

    I currently use a random set of Sennheiser over the ear headphones at work. I've had them since forever, they're old school base station radio transmitter types. There's something in our factory that interferes with them though Generally it's just a very very low level hiss but occasionally it turns into somethign like the old mobile phone did-did-did thing.

    Anyway - been meaning to get a new set of Bluetooth jobbies, the Bose look like they'll fit the bill nicely. Shame I can't spare £300 for a set just now.
    More likely you're getting tinnitus.

    And wait for the QC45s due out this year (I think), they should have better sound cancelling and have a few other issues sorted out.

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    Plus they'll probably drive the price of the QC35s down

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    The Bose qc35’s are awesome! Thoroughly recommended. They’ll be my first ‘luxury’ purchase once the mv is paid.

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    I just looked at the Bose and Sony jobbies and they both say they connect via Bluetooth and NFC. I have no idea what NFC is.

    Any simple explanations ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yorick View Post
    I just looked at the Bose and Sony jobbies and they both say they connect via Bluetooth and NFC. I have no idea what NFC is.

    Any simple explanations ?
    Not simple enough for you, sorry.

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    Near-field communication
    What for making pairing easier

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrlongbeard View Post
    Near-field communication
    What for making pairing easier
    Will they work without it on the laptop ?

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    Will they work without it on the laptop ?
    If the laptop can search for Bluetooth devices it should pair normally.
    BBC

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrlongbeard View Post
    If the laptop can search for Bluetooth devices it should pair normally.
    BBC
    Aha, it read as though NFC was compulsory. More daft advertising.

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    Can't really see the point of NFC...someone wanna explain the point? You wave your phone near the headphones and the bluetooth connects. But my phone remembers my bluetooth stuff anyway.

    How many phones so they think I have?

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