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Woman Suddenly Can't Hear Men's Voices Because Of Reverse-Slope Hearing Loss

A woman from Xiamen, China, lost her hearing for men's voices overnight due to a rare and bizzare ear condition. What is reverse-slope hearing loss?

Feature | Health January 12, 2019

What Makes Your Voice Yours? Researchers Investigate How To Characterize And Quantify Voice Quality

Every person has their own voice. Researchers set out characterizing and quantifying voice quality to determine what it is exactly that makes your voice your own.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 4, 2016

What Happens When Kids Hear Their Mom's Voice? The Brain Lights Up

A mother's soothing voice can activate many different regions of the brain, a new study revealed. These regions are very crucial to how kids navigate the world.

Neuroscience May 17, 2016

Deep, Booming Masculine Voice Meant To Intimidate Rivals

Do you find low-pitched voices alluring? New research suggests that deep, booming masculine voices are not meant to attract women, but to scare off potential rivals.

May 8, 2016

Analysis Of Freddie Mercury’s Voice Yields Some Interesting Results

Hailed as one of the best singers to ever perform on stage, Freddie Mercury had an amazing voice. Researchers analyzed his voice and made some pretty interesting discoveries.

Internet Culture April 20, 2016

The Science Of Morgan Freeman's Voice: Why We'll Follow Him Anywhere

Psychologists try to explain the appeal of Morgan Freeman's voice. Find out what they have to say about the voice of God, which is most currently tasked with giving directions on the road.

Society February 24, 2016

You Can Make Yourself Happier By Listening To Modified Sound Of Your Own Voice: Other Ways To Improve Your Mood

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

This Algorithm Can Predict Relationship Success Based On Voice Tone

Researchers at the University of Utah's USC Viterbi School of Engineering have created an algorithm that can predict the success of a relationship better than your horoscope.

Apps/Software November 30, 2015

Coolest Android Wear Command...Ever: Open Doors By Saying 'OK Google, Open Sesame!'

Got your hands full and can't open the apartment door? Well just yell into your Google Android Wear smartwatch to open that door for you. That's the latest voice command development tapping Android Wear.

Wearable Tech February 25, 2015

Samsung Smart TV Doesn't Encrypt Voice Data: Hackers' Delight?

A security researcher claims that Samsung is not encrypting collected voice data from its smart TVs as it policy claims is supposed to be happening. The issue could draw rogue firmware snooping, says the researcher.

FUTURE TECH February 19, 2015

Main Reason Windows 10 Will Be a Winner: Cortana

A new video shows what appears to be Cortana warming up for Microsoft's Windows 10 presentation in January. She's missing some features, but the digital assistant could be the start of the rumored press conference.

Apps/Software December 7, 2014

Amazon Echo begs the question, can devices be too multifaceted?

The Amazon Echo seeks bring its smarts into the living rooms and kitchens of consumers. Time will tell if consumers are ready for a shared voice assistant and if it will be as helpful as advertised.

Gadgets November 7, 2014

Text + Voice + Video = Talko. Will Ray Ozzie's new app help revolutionize how we communicate?

Ray Ozzie wants people to start talking more, so he developed Talko. The app facilitates one-on-one conversations as well as group collaborations.

Apps/Software September 26, 2014

Ray Ozzie app aims to re-invent the voice call, but hasn't that happened already?

Former Lotus Notes co-creator and Microsoft software architect seeks to push forward social productivity. Talko, his new app, brews a blend of voice, text, video, photo and tags.

Apps/Software September 23, 2014

Google Hangouts boasts free voice, video chat thanks to Voice merger

Google's voice and video calling now hang out at the same location. The Android version of Hangouts includes two ways to get the same services.

Apps/Software September 10, 2014

Amazon Kindle finds its voice and rolls out a new audio feature

Amazon Kindle aims to integrate audio with e-books to deliver a better 'reading' experience. The move aims to give users more flexibility in getting through a book.

Apps/Software June 10, 2014

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