Posts Tagged: sound

Vizio 5.1.4 Dolby Atmos soundbar review: high-end cinema sound, streamlined

  High-powered soundbars loaded with features are getting more common, especially now that we can build great sounding equipment into thin and compact devices. But it’s not all about boutique speaker companies and names like Sonos; in fact, Vizio makes a huge array of soundbars to match perfectly with their television sets, some of which […]

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Android’s Live Transcribe gets sound alerts and transcript saving

Google is making Live Transcribe, its Android app for easy voice transcription, a lot more useful. Now, in addition to jotting down spoken words, it'll also make you aware of things like a dog barking or audience clapping. It'll give deaf and hard of…
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Denon parent Sound United now owns Pioneer and Onkyo home audio

The audio world just got noticeably smaller. Sound United, the parent company for brands like Denon, Polk Audio and Marantz, has reached a deal to buy Onkyo's home audio division, including everything from smart speakers to receivers and turntables….
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Polk Assist smart speaker review: Sound quality above all else

Google has its own set of Google Home smart speakers, but they’ve also opened up Google Assistant to other speaker manufacturers to essentially craft their own unique, Assistant-powered speakers to compete with Google’s own lineup. The results have been a mixed bag, with some speakers offering excellent takes on the smart speaker market, while others […]

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Wireless mic Mikme brings high-end sound to mobile videos

There are plenty of portable audio recorders and microphones on the market, but MikMe goes a step beyond all of them. It's a compact wireless microphone that synchronizes with an iPhone app, allowing you to make quick mobile videos with high-quality…
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Club owner designs acoustic-filter protective earplugs that don’t distort sound

After developing tinnitus in his own New York City clubs, the owner designed stylish earplugs to reduce volume but preserve music quality. Earos earplugs have left and right orientation for a deeper and more comfortable fit.

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Sound and vision: Levoit’s latest diffuser taps more than just your sense of smell

Levoit isn’t a household name when it comes to aromatherapy, but it certainly hopes to become one with the forthcoming Halo. The sleek diffuser can issue soothing scents, audio, and lighting.

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Transparent sound takes on a whole new meaning with this directional glass speaker

At E3 next week, Turtle Beach will be showing off the HyperSound Glass, a directional speaker that also happens to be the world’s first speaker made using a transparent pane of glass.

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MIT’s online master’s courses sound like an incredible deal

Move over University of Phoenix, MIT has announced that you can now obtain a highly-regarded Masters degree in Supply Chain Management (mainly) online. The new 14-week credential is called a MicroMaster's and will be open to anyone and once complet…
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Stories you missed this week: Simulating Mars on Earth, 3D sound, an adorable Droid

It can be challenging to keep track of everything that happens in the tech world. That’s why we have compiled a list of the top 10 tech stories from this week — just for you. We’ve got news from IFA 2015 and much more.

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Get Daredevil-like bionic hearing with these amazing earbuds that let you tweak live sound

Imagine what it would be like if, with the help of technology, you could make your already good hearing better. What if you could filter out certain noises and amplify other ones to customize what you can hear?

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Dolby Digital Plus surround sound plugs into Microsoft’s Edge

Windows 10 won’t have Media Center included but this week Microsoft revealed that it will have support for surround sound in some new ways, and it could make Netflix streaming even better. Beyond supporting Dolby Digital Plus in the Windows 10 OS — …
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