MIT researchers developed a laser system that can send secret audio messages directly into a person's ear, without any else in the same area hearing the sound. What are its potential applications?
Feature | Science January 26, 2019
A team of researchers developed a technique that can transmit any kind of audio, including music and messages, to a person's ear using laser. The technique does not require a special device to receive audio.
January 25, 2019
The wearable earbuds deliver an electrical wave through the left ear canal to stimulate the Vagus nerve in sync with the music being streamed.
Gadgets April 22, 2016
Complaints about the audio quality of iPhone SE Bluetooth have started filling Apple’s support forums. A large number of users found it impossible to make audible calls when hooking their 4-inch smartphones to cars or headsets.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 13, 2016
Audible audiobooks listeners will now be able to save and share their favorite passages and excerpts with the new feature called ‘Clips.’ The tool is initially available in iOS and Windows devices and will soon land on Android.
Apps/Software March 19, 2016
Chromecast Audio finally received official cables from its manufacturer. Browse the Google Store to find the ultra-yellow RCA cable and optical adapter cable that can bring new life into an old pair of speakers via Chromecast Audio.
Gadgets February 27, 2016
Listening to a happier or sadder version of your own voice can unconsciously change your mood, as revealed by a new study. Scientists developed a new digital audio platform that could manipulate sounds.
Life January 14, 2016
The HX500, Sony's new vinyl player, might play vintage music, but its specs and sleek look are anything but retro.
Audio January 6, 2016
Google announced the release of an update to its Chromecast app that now supports multi-room and high-resolution music streaming for Chromecast Audio.
Apps/Software December 10, 2015
Sonos released an updated Play:5 wireless speaker, but the bigger news is the Trueplay software that allows users to calibrate their speakers as if they were set up by a professional.
Gadgets September 29, 2015
If you've always wanted to start your own podcast but were afraid of the technical aspects, don't give up just yet. Epishow is a new tool designed to make podcast creation simpler.
Apps/Software August 11, 2015
The one atom-thick wonder material known as graphene could be incorporated into speakers and microphones to enable them to process sounds far below and above the limits of human hearing. Researchers found that graphene-based audio devices are also incredibly efficient.
July 7, 2015
Sony showcased its affordable hi-res products at CE Week 2015 in New York City.
Gadgets June 24, 2015
A new Kickstarter campaign is promoting selective hearing. Doppler Labs' Here earbuds filter out unwanted sounds so its wearer hear only what they want to hear.
Gadgets June 3, 2015
Sony's new HT-ST9 and HT-NT3 sound bars and STR-DN860 and STR-DN1060 audio-video receivers support Google Cast, allowing users to cast their music to the appliances from almost any kind of device.
Gadgets April 21, 2015
Legendary artist Neil Young talked to the press about his new company PonoMusic at CES 2015 on Jan. 6. Here's why he thinks it will save music.
Movies/TV Shows January 6, 2015
Bose is mulling entering the music-streaming business and that raises the question 'does it matter?' Yes, it does, as there are a number of reasons that a Bose streaming service could be a hit.
Gadgets December 19, 2014
Deezer agrees to bring its lossless audio service to Sonos' wireless HD sound systems. Deezer Elite will deliver sound quality that is up to five times better than MP3 audio, the company says.
Deals September 10, 2014
Intel announced collaboration with SMS Audio, founded by rapper 50 Cent, for the development of the SMS Audio BioSport In-Ear Headphones.
Wearable Tech August 17, 2014