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Researchers Use Sound Waves To Trick Your Phone’s Motion Sensors

03/15/2017, Our phones these days come packed with a ton of sensors, more so than the feature phones from back in the day. These days our phones can track all kinds of information which can lead to the creation of some pretty amazing and useful apps, as well as all...

Waze Will Now Support Spotify Playlists In Its App

03/14/2017, Driving and listening to music are things that go hand in hand, but the idea of having to switch between navigational apps like Waze and your music app isn’t always a very good idea and it can be distracting, or especially if you need the directions and...

SoundCloud Could Sell Themselves For As Low As $250 Million

03/12/2017, Before music streaming services became so popular, there existed SoundCloud that was launched in 2007, which some felt could have been a slightly more modern take on MySpace after the social networking platform became a place for bands and artists to post...

Sonos Playbase Speakers Announced For $699

03/07/2017, If you’re looking for speakers for your living room, but you’re not really a fan of the standing speaker setup or bookshelf speakers, then you’ll be pleased to learn that the folks at Sonos have officially announced the Playbase. This is the...

New Intercom-Like Alexa Devices Reportedly In The Works

03/04/2017, Amazon’s Echo devices and its Alexa voice assistant platform have been gaining quite a bit of popularity as of late, so it makes sense that Amazon wants to expand Alexa’s presence as much as possible. According to a report from Recode, it seems that...

Spotify Is Now Boasting 50 Million Paid Subscribers

03/03/2017, The music streaming scene right now is a pretty competitive one with companies starting to expand beyond just music offerings to their customers. However it is safe to say that at the moment the platform that is in the lead is none other than Spotify,...

Bang & Olufsen Unveils New Beolit 17 Bluetooth Speaker

03/03/2017, If you’re shopping for a new Bluetooth speaker that is both functional and aesthetically pleasing, Bang & Olufsen appears to have a new portable speaker that some of you guys might be interested in in the form of the Beolit 17, which from what we...

SoundCloud Go Gets Cheaper At $5 Per Month

02/28/2017, It has only been a few months since SoundCloud launched its music streaming service called SoundCloud Go and the company has now announced that it’s making some changes to this service. It’s adding a new tier that will called SoundCloud Go,...

Waverly Labs Pilot Translation Earpiece To Launch Later This Year

02/28/2017, [MWC 2017] Back in 2016, the folks at Waverly Labs launched an Indiegogo project for a pair of earbuds called the Pilot Translation Earpiece. Basically these are earbuds that can translate languages on the fly in real-life, meaning that you won’t have...

Sony Unveils Xperia Ear Open Style Concept Headphones

02/27/2017, [MWC 2017] A lot of headphone manufacturers typically pride themselves on how much outside noise their headphones can block. This is important because cancelling outside noise means that users can hear their music better, which does help to improve the...

Valve Wants To Make Audio More Realistic In VR

02/27/2017, One of the reasons why resolution is so important in virtual reality (VR) is because the more realistic things look, the more immersive the experience. However if your visuals are realistic but your sounds aren’t, it kind of kills the vibe, doesn’t...

Spotify Launches New & Original Podcasts

02/23/2017, Apart from exclusive album/single launches and releases, one of the ways that music streaming services can separate themselves from the competition is by introducing original content. A good example would be Apple Music in which along with music, Apple is...

Nintendo Switch Will Not Support Bluetooth Headsets

02/23/2017, One of the nifty features of the Nintendo Switch is that it will come with wireless controllers by default. Given that no one really likes cables as they can get tangled up and tripped up on, it is no surprise that quite a few gamers have turned to...

ColorWare Is Offering Apple’s AirPods In Multiple Color Options

02/22/2017, At the moment the AirPods from Apple are only offered in a white finish. This is pretty standard practice for Apple as so far, pretty much all of their accessories including their cables are white. However if you’re after something a little more funky...