Audio
Podcasting startup WaitWhat raises $4.3M as interest in audio content explodes  TechCrunch · 10 hours
The production business behind Reid Hoffman's 'Masters of Scale' podcast raised the funds from Hoffman himself, plus Cue Ball Capital, Burda Principal Investments and more. more
How to enable mono audio for AirPods  9to5Mac · 1 day
AirPods are “truly wireless” earbuds that require no cable between the left and right earbud. That means that you can easily share... more
Bowers & Wilkins Will Soon Release AirPlay 2 Receivers  MacRumors · 2 days
British audio equipment maker Bowers & Wilkins is expected to release its first AirPlay 2-enabled receivers in the... more
Amazon’s Audible expands its original programming with new comedy series  TechCrunch · 3 days
Over the past few years, Amazon -owned Audible has been expanded beyond audiobooks to include more original content, like the short-form audio programming offered through Audible Channels, for example.... more
How good is the surround in an Xbox wireless headset?  Windows Central · 3 days
Best answer: Overall, the quality of surround sound in Xbox wireless headsets varies widely. For the absolute best surround sound experience, you should buy the Astro A50 wireless... more
The Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 Bluetooth headphones are at a new low price  Windows Central · 3 days
Sounds good! The Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 wireless noise-canceling headphones are down to $119.99 on Amazon. This is the lowest price we... more
This one day sale offers up to 36% off Anker Soundcore Bluetooth speakers  Windows Central · 3 days
Today only, Anker is offering a number of its portable Bluetooth speakers with up to 36% off their regular prices. The sale... more
Oculus co-founder shipping free Rift repair kits to users with VR headset audio issue  TechCrunch · 3 days
Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey isn’t in the VR hardware business these days since getting canned by Facebook (he’s focused on... more
The Audiophiliac's best-sounding bookshelf speakers - CNET  CNET · 6 days
When is smaller better than bigger? The answer is bookshelf speakers. more
This one-day sale on JBL Bar Soundbars can upgrade your home audio  Windows Central · 6 days
Add some oomph to your home audio. Today only, Woot is offering up to $200 off JBL's Bar Soundbar Systems. You can take your... more
Acoosta Uno Bluetooth Speaker With Built-in Music and Karaoke Review  Gadgets 360 · 7 days
Available online at just under Rs. 9,000, the Acoosta Uno not only lets you connect various source devices, but also features over 14,000 built-in audio tracks. more
Moto G6, Moto G6 Play, Moto Z3 Play Now Receiving Android Pie Update: Report  Gadgets 360 · 7 days
Android Pie brings with it goodies like redesigned notifications, Adaptive Battery, new UI, improved screenshot controls and audio controls, and... more
LG G8 ThinQ's OLED Display to Double Up as a Speaker  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
LG G8 ThinQ will feature a Crystal Sound OLED (CSO) technology that utilises the phone's OLED display as an audio amplifier. more
The LG G8 has a vibrating OLED screen for a speaker  THE VERGE · 1 week
LG is continuing its dripfeed of pre-announcement G8 ThinQ announcements today with some news... more
Harmonix’s new game Audica looks like Beat Saber with guns  THE VERGE · 1 week
Harmonix has announced a new virtual reality “rhythm shooter” game called Audica, which is launching as... more
A great headset will make Apex Legends even better  Windows Central · 1 week
Apex Legends is built to be a squad-based Battle Royale, so whether you're with friends or total strangers, you're going to need a good headset to really bring your 'A'... more
Audio tech supplier to Rolls Royce and Xiaomi secures another $13.2M in funding  TechCrunch · 1 week
As autonomous driving eventually transforms cars from transportation devices to mobile theaters or conference rooms we will need better audio inside them.... more
Rumor: AirPods 2 coming with specialized grip coating, AirPower launching this spring  9to5Mac · 2 weeks
A new report this morning — ought to be taken with utmost caution — from MySmartPrice corroborates rumors of a Spring launch for AirPower, and... more
AirPods 2 with Grip Coating and AirPower Said to launch this Spring  MacRumors · 2 weeks
Apple's forthcoming second-generation AirPods will feature a new design and improved audio performance, while its AirPower wireless charging pad will launch in the Spring,... more
Rumor: AirPods 2 with specialized grip coating and AirPower launching this Spring  9to5Mac · 2 weeks
A new report this morning — ought to be taken with utmost caution — from MySmartPrice corroborates rumors of a Spring launch for AirPower, alongside... more
Deciding which Razer Kraken is right for you  Windows Central · 2 weeks
We've spent countless hours using all the leading gaming headsets so we can tell you what's good and what's not. If you're looking at buying a Razer Kraken, you're in the right... more
Why the Grammys sound amazing and sometimes go wrong  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
The Grammys’ audio coordinator explains why there’s no substitute for live performance Continue reading… more
Apple to Contribute to US Teen's Education for Spotting Group FaceTime Bug  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
The Group FaceTime bug, which had let users hear audio from people who had not yet answered a video call, was discovered by high... more
Audio-Technica’s first true wireless models contain multitudes of failure  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
The CKR7TW and SPORT7TW true wireless earphones are late and not great Continue reading… more
Stream music to any speaker with Amazon's discounted Echo Input  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Plug in and jam. The Amazon Echo Input is down to $19.99 in both black and white. The device normally sells for $35 and has never been on... more
Zac's 10 can't-live-without Surface Go accessories  Windows Central · 2 weeks
The Surface Go is the ultimate tablet that's also a pretty good laptop when required. Of course, no device is complete without an army of accessories to go along with it. Here are my recommendations for... more
Spotify takes a big jump into the podcasting game  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Spotify is making a bigger bet on podcasts as it looks to bring a Netflix-like model of original programs to the audio world more
Sonos now has an outdoor speaker  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Right on schedule, Sonos and Sonance are today announcing a new series of in-wall, in-ceiling, and weatherproof outdoor speakers. The collection of passive speakers... more
Sonos Debuts New In-Wall, In-Ceiling, and Outdoor Speakers With AirPlay 2 Support  MacRumors · 2 weeks
Audio company Sonos today announced a new range of speakers called "Sonos Architectural by Sonance," which are a collection of passive speakers that are... more
Firefox will soon mute all autoplaying videos  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
There are many things worse than autoplaying video and audio on the web. The world is a messy place, after all. But it sure is distracting when you surf to a website and suddenly... more
Record better audio with the discounted Blue Snowball USB Microphone  Windows Central · 3 weeks
This versatile USB microphone is plug-and-play and back to one of its best prices. The Blue Snowball USB Condenser Microphone is down to $39 at Adorama today. That... more
The Luxman P-750u headphone amp is truly drool-worthy - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
The Audiophiliac: Ultra high-end headphones love this amplifier. They really do. more
This speaker stand is magnificent  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Q Acoustics is known for high-end audiophile speakers that cost thousands of dollars, and its newest release, the Concept 300, follows suit. But for once, it’s... more
Bose Frames review: Audio sunglasses that sound surprisingly good - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
Their AR features are still in the works, but for music listening and making calls the Frames exceed expectations. more
Enjoy upgraded audio with the KEF M500 Hi-Fi Headphones on sale for $60  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Grab a pair at one of their best prices ever. The KEF M500 Hi-Fi Headphones are on sale for just $69.99 at... more
Google releases synthetic speech database to help ‘deep fake’ audio detection research  9to5Google · 3 weeks
Speech synthesis technology has advanced a great deal in recent years, with neural networks from DeepMind doing an especially good job of creating realistic,... more
Apple's Response to Group FaceTime Bug Being Probed by New York AG, Governor  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
The Group FaceTime bug allows an iPhone user placing a call using FaceTime to hear audio from the recipient's phone even if... more
OnePlus 6, OnePlus 6T Users Complain of Distorted Audio in Select Third-Party Apps  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
OnePlus 6, OnePlus 6T users are experiencing distorted, low-quality, and tinny audio while using third-party apps like Snapchat, Facebook Messenger, and WhatsApp. more
Get these great Xbox gaming headsets for under $100  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Video game headsets are awesome, but getting an awesome video game headset for less than $100 is even more awesome. Thanks to increased competition due to the Fortnite phenomenon (seriously),... more
Jays a-Seven Wireless On-Ear Headphones Launched in India at Rs. 7,999  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
At Rs. 7,999, the Jays a-Seven headset is an affordable wireless option from a well-known brand in the audio space more
Add big sound to your TV with the discounted BlitzWolf Bluetooth sound bar  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Upgrade your sound. The BlitzWolf smart 36-inch 60W Bluetooth sound bar is down to $69.99 on Amazon thanks to a 25% off... more
The best USB turntables for your vinyl records  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Vinyl is well and truly alive again and actually a growing industry. Audio enthusiasts have loved vinyl forever, but there's a whole new group of people discovering the format for the first... more
iPhone bug lets you hear recipient - before they pick up  Sky News · 3 weeks
Apple is working to release a software patch later this week after it emerged a bug allowed iPhone users to hear audio from users who are... more
Apple Disables Group FaceTime After Major Privacy Bug Discovered  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
Apple has temporarily disabled the Group FaceTime feature while it works to release a permanent fix for audio bug. more
Apple disables Group FaceTime following major security flaw  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Apple has temporarily disabled its Group FaceTime feature in iOS and macOS to fix a major security flaw. A bug... more
FaceTime Bug That Lets People Spy on Others Demoed in Video [Updated]  MacRumors · 3 weeks
There's a major issue affecting FaceTime right now, which all MacRumors readers should be aware of. A bug with Group FaceTime can let someone... more
Serious FaceTime Bug Lets You Hear a Person's Audio Before They Answer  MacRumors · 3 weeks
There's a major bug in FaceTime right now that lets you connect to someone and hear their audio without the person even accepting the... more
How to Turn Off FaceTime on iPhone, iPad, and Mac  MacRumors · 3 weeks
There's a serious bug affecting FaceTime right now, which lets someone who calls you hear the... more
Scribd has more than 1M paying subscribers  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
Subscription ebook and audiobook service Scribd says it’s grown to more than 1 million subscribers. It still has a long way to go before reaching the heights of Netflix (nearly 150 million subscribers) or... more
Scribd reading service has surpassed 1 million subscribers  THE VERGE · 4 weeks
Reading subscription site Scribd announced today that more than 1 million people have signed up for the service, allowing them... more
Kali Audio LP-6, a knockout speaker with a surprisingly affordable price - CNET  CNET · 4 weeks
Kali Audio may be just one year old, but its very first speaker is a winner! more
Up your Fortnite game with one of these great headsets  Windows Central · 4 weeks
Whether it's for in-game chat or figuring out where that sniper is shooting, a decent headset will make your Fortnite experience much better. It doesn't matter how good... more
Boost in-game audio with Aukey's $22 PC Gaming Headset at a new low price  Windows Central · 4 weeks
These headphones are packed with 50mm drivers and feature a noise-cancelling mic. Aukey's Over-ear Gaming Headset for PC and Mac... more
Neumann’s pro studio headphones aren’t for audiophiles, but I like them anyway  THE VERGE · 4 weeks
If there’s one thing tech consumers can’t resist, it’s a product carrying the “pro” label. I’m one such person, having owned an ATI Radeon... more
Dropbox update brings time-based comments with mentions for video and audio files  9to5Mac · 4 weeks
Dropbox is out with a new feature today that will surely be welcomed by teams who regularly work with video and audio content. The... more
Samsung Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+ Prototype Image Leak Tips Design Details  Gadgets 360 · 4 weeks
Both the Samsung Galaxy S10, S10+ variants support a 3.5mm audio jack, USB Type-C port, and a speaker grille as well. more
Skype Room Systems rebrands to Microsoft Teams Rooms  Windows Central · 4 weeks
Microsoft is continuing to unify its professional services under the Teams brand. Microsoft today unveiled a rebranding to Skype Rooms Systems, its audio and video setup for meetings, bringing it under the... more
Is the Xbox One Kinect still worth buying in 2019?  Windows Central · 4 weeks
Best answer: No way, no how. Kinect is a dead accessory, with canceled support by Microsoft. A second hand unit will still function for the small library of... more
Give yourself an audio upgrade with $50 off the Roku TV wireless speakers  Windows Central · 4 weeks
For your Roku TV. You can find a pair of Roku TV wireless speakers for just $149.99 through the Roku website right... more
Realme Buds Review  Gadgets 360 · 4 weeks
Realme Buds Review — after disrupting the budget and mid-range smartphone spaces with well-priced models, Realme is now looking to take on the audio market with the Realme Buds. more
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