HEADPHONES

Are your headphones spying on you?

A lawsuit claims some Bose wireless headphones are spying on users when they’re paired with the company’s smartphone app, which collects information about what they’re listening to and then shares it with third parties without users’ permission. Bose Connect does have a privacy policy, but users aren’t required to view or agree it. The suit claims that’s in violation of…

Airline passenger’s headphones explode mid-flight

A woman says she was burned while on an international flight between Beijing and Melbourne and her headphones might be to blame. Her face was left blackened and her hand blistered after her battery-powered headphones caught fire. The woman told the Australian Transport Safety Bureau that she was sleeping and listening to music about two hours into the flight when…