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How To Convert FLAC to MP3

08/13/2015, Flac is a lossless audio compression format as opposed to mp3 which offers “lossy” compression.  It offers high quality audio, but it is not one of the most commonly supported audio format, unlike the mp3 format. There are still many devices that...

LG Announces Music Streaming Service Exclusive To Its Smartphones

08/12/2015, There are plenty of music streaming services at the moment. We have big names from the likes of Spotify, Apple Music, Pandora, Rdio, just to name a few, and there are even services from handset OEMs such as Samsung with their Milk Music platform, and now...

Jaybird Announces X2 Bluetooth Headphones

08/12/2015, The problem with wireless Bluetooth headphones would be its battery. They tend to run out after a few hours meaning that you’ll have to charge them. The upside is the lack of a cable which makes it pretty convenient at times. Now if you’re after a new...

Shure Wants A Dedicated Spectrum For Wireless Audio In The UK

08/12/2015, These days whenever you attend a concert or an event, chances are the audio equipment being used like microphones, headsets, or even musical instruments like the guitar have gone wireless. This is because cables are messy and can trip people up on stage,...

New Moto Hint Earbuds Finally Go On Sale

08/11/2015, Some of you guys might recall that back in July, we reported that thanks to what looked like leaked retail packaging, a new Moto Hint Bluetooth earbud appeared to be in the works. For those wondering when they might be able to get their hands on it,...

Spotify Could Limit Some Content To Its Premium Subscribers

08/10/2015, Regardless of whether you’re paying for a premium subscription or listening to the free tier on Spotify, you will have access to the same songs as everyone else. However according to a report from Digital Music News, that could change as Spotify is...

Drifter Is A Speaker That Runs Its Own Operating System

08/10/2015, Speakers generally need to be connected to a media source in order for it to play audio. This can be done via wired connection using an audio cable, or it can be a wireless connection where it can connect via Bluetooth, AirPlay, NFC, and other means, but...

EU Rules Apple And Music Labels Didn’t Conspire To End Free Music

08/09/2015, With Apple being the size that they are, it isn’t suprising that whatever they do is met with close scrutiny. In fact you guys might recall that when Apple Music was first announced, it was later revealed that the EU wanted to take a closer look, just...

Prince Will Release His Next Album Exclusively On Tidal

08/09/2015, Over the past few years there has been a significant change in the way people consume music, CD sales have declined as music streaming becomes more popular with each passing day. This shift has provided a lot of leverage to music streaming services who...

iPad Drummer Faces Off With An Actual Drummer

08/07/2015, Just like most tablets, there are a host of various musical apps available for the iPad. From simple piano layouts to complex DJ setups and for the drummer, there are also virtual drums that they can access on their devices, but how would an iPad drummer...

Iovine: Human Curation Sets Apple Music Apart From The Competition

08/06/2015, One of the unique features of Apple Music is that it relies on actual human beings to curate music. This is unlike some other streaming services out there that typically rely on algorithms to determine the kind of music you like, such as how many times...

AQUA Headphone Amplifiers Will Work Without Batteries

08/06/2015, There are many out there who are more than content with listening to music on their smartphones using the default pair of headphones that are bundled with their devices. However there are some users out there who are more picky and might want better...

Apple Music Manages To Nab 11 Million Trial Subscribers

08/06/2015, With Apple’s brand and reputation behind them, everything the company does is typically heralded as the next big thing, but could that be said about Apple Music? The music streaming service was launched not too long ago and now thanks to an interview...