Rest Your Ears

This new headset sends sound through your bones.


Whether you’re running conferences or attending meetings, you’re likely doing so online these days — for hours on end. Heavy headsets or even noise-isolating earbuds can make Zoom fatigue worse. The OpenComm bone-conduction Bluetooth headset from AfterShokz is built for today’s meetings or broadcast environment: Not only is the headset light and unobtrusive, but the unique technology sends the sound to you clearly by way of your cheekbone, leaving your ears comfortably uncovered and free to hear what's going on around you. The noise-cancelling boom mic eliminates background noise for anyone listening to you speak, and the wireless headset can run for up to 16 hours on a single charge. Cost: $159.95.