Microsoft Surface Headphones hands-on: noise-cancelling and Cortana

| October 2, 2018

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Microsoft revealed their new wearable device, the Surface Headphones. The premium over-the-ear headphones feature adjustable noise cancellation, giving users precise control over how much outside noise to let in. The headphones also support “Hey Cortana” for voice commands and automatically pause music when removed from your ears. They’ll be shipping out later this year.

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