Thanks so much for reading and for the reply!
Yes someone just linked me to that only a few minutes ago.
We won’t really know if the new one is better until a bunch of people get their hands on it. But if it is better, I’ll be more than happy to retire this article and write an update about the new revision.
This whole situation has been a bit of a bummer. I’ve always wanted Bose to have some serious competition in the ANC space so that they’d have a hotter fire under their toes to keep pushing their generally-exceptional product forward. Hopefully Sony can stay in the fight and not just fall victim to worries over cracking plastic.