No common cold is going to stop me recording Learn Something, so fair warning about my horrible voice! On today's episode - space, sex and the history of Valentine's Day.Read More
Can we please just realise that the headphone jack is outdated and should have been killed off a while ago?Read More
Radio listeners are dropping off a cliff, and it’s obvious the world is turning to podcasting for their audio-based entertainment – the democratising platform that is slowly (but surely) being led by Anchor.Read More
Vinyl has risen from the dead over the last nine years, under the guise of superior audio quality and the full package of liner notes. This trend has led to the likes of Sony and Panasonic introducing record players recently.
Wired magazine has even gone on to write about how vinyl records won CES 2016 and while this is true, I believe we're giving records a lot more credit than they're due.
The reason: they are never played.Read More
Re: Sound Bottle is rather unlike any audio recording device you've ever seen before. It's a device that captures and plays back noises, operated by the simple act of lifting the cork and opening the bottle.
You can have your high-definition projector, 5.1 surround sound Blu Ray player set-ups and a smorgasbord of discs to enjoy in your own home, but for the greatest movie-going experience, nothing quite matches the local multiplex. Now, Dolby is all set to roll-out its brand-new sound system ‘Atmos’ in cinemas, beginning with Disney Pixar’s Brave, that provides cinema-goers with a sound unequalled by the standard surround sound set-up; not least through its use of speakers in the ceiling.
Japanese researchers have developed a set of prototype headphones that use proximity sensors to detect the left and right ear, eliminating the need for user differentiation between earbuds, along with some other pretty nifty uses for the technology.
The bohemoth that is the 4.7" Android bearing HTC Sensation XL, brother to the equally well sized Titan, has become available from all carriers here in sunny UK. Here's where to pick it up from, and how much it'll set you back.