The Best Inventions of 2021
November 10, 2021 6:15 AM EST

SPECIAL MENTION: Earbuds can’t yet read your mind, but this $299 pair of noise-canceling AirPods Pro competitors gets pretty close. Wear them and you can control playback just by moving your head: shake your noggin from side to side to move to the next song on an album or playlist, or nod to take a call. —Jesse Will

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