A dangly earbud design reminiscent of Apple's AirPods, the Olive Pro Bluetooth earbuds are FDA-registered as hearing aids, and claim to be able to turn down background noise and clarify conversations

Of all of the things the wonderful human sense of hearing can do, one of my favorites is to listen to my friends talking. Unfortunately, some of my friends' favorite places to do that talking in are noisy as hell. Some unspoken agreement among the hipster elite of my city has resulted in a blanket ban on carpets and soft surfaces in all the best brunching spots. This renders them acoustically akin to clap-back echo chambers, and makes them mentally exhausting places to enjoy long conversations in.

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