12/25/2013, Headphone splitters are incredibly handy for sharing music, especially during travel where parents might give their kids an iPad or a laptop to share amongst themselves to keep them entertained during the trip. Unfortunately sharing a pair of headphones might not necessarily be ideal, especially since one person might enjoy their music/movies at deafening volumes, while the other might prefer theirs at a more sensible level. Or it could be […]
12/23/2013, It has been over a week since Beyonce dropped an album out of the blue, sending her fans into a frenzy. She was reportedly supposed to launch the album in 2014, no one was expecting it around the time when it was released. The album, titled Beyonce, was launched exclusively on iTunes and that seems to have ruffled a few feathers. Target has already announced that it is not going to […]
12/22/2013, Winamp’s user interface, at least the classic one, might seem a little antiquated and definitely not within the boundaries of more modern user interfaces these days, but it does hold a lot of nostalgia to music lovers who have enjoyed using Winamp as their default music client from back in the day. Well the good news is that if you’re looking to relive some of that nostalgia, you might be […]
12/22/2013, If you’re looking forward to furnishing your home with the latest in audio and video equipment, you might want to take a look at what LG has recently announced. The South Korean company has recently announced a series of new audio and visual products that they are planning on demonstrating at CES 2014, but in the meantime here is what you can expect. LG’s latest products include the SoundPlate (LAB540W), […]
12/20/2013, Sometime last month, we brought you word that Winamp will be shutting down after being in the business for 15 years. Apparently, “shutting down” here meant that it will no longer be supported, and neither will it be made available for download by AOL, its owner. Apart from that, today is supposed to be its last day of availability, but a fresh new rumor has started to go around, touting […]
12/18/2013, The Kinect has been proven to be one of the mainstays at NYU’s ITP Winter Show, where many projects happened to be built with the Kinect as the main center of focus. Max Ma’s Touchless that was constructed with plenty of help from Tony Lim, came with a Kinect at first, but in the final iteration, it used an OEM equivalent in order to reap the results that the creators […]
12/17/2013, Polk Audio intends to brighten up your holiday season if you are a gamer – and even more so if you are currently rocking out to the Xbox One from Microsoft. Just how do they intend to achieve that? Well, Polk Audio has just announced the retail availability of the Melee headset and the N1 Surroundbar, which will retail for $199.95 and $299.95, respectively. Both models will be part of […]
12/16/2013, This post is brought to you by Sonos When Sonos asked us what kind of objects or places we would associate their Sonos:Play1 WiFi speaker with (read our hands-on with the Play:1), a rush of ideas came to mind. It’s not easy to choose since the Sonos is a very compact speaker that can be used to stream music directly from the local network or web services in any place […]
12/16/2013, Earlier this week we reported that Beyonce had announced and released her much awaited new album at the same time. Usually anticipation for a new album’s release is built by releasing singles, hitting the late night talk show circuit, through advertisements, appearances and what not. Beyonce’s decision to not indulge in any of that caught many by surprise, and people were even more surprised when the album was immediately released after […]
12/16/2013, Cyrus has introduced a new range of Lyric series music players that do not seem to look as though they are music players. In fact, at first glance, I thought that it was some sort of new multi-purpose inkjet printer that has a scanner functionality, too. Well, sorry to burst your bubble if you thought in the same way that I did, but the Cyrus Lyric series music players could […]
12/16/2013, Spotify announced last week they would be offering an ad-supported version of its popular music streaming service on mobile devices, but it seems that’s not the only bit of good news they had for us this month. LG Smart TV owners will be getting Spotify as LG says it will be making its dedicated app available to all 2013 model Smart TVs, although the service will only be available to premium […]
12/15/2013, Heads up Beatles’ fans, if you’re looking to get your hands on more Beatles content, you will be able to later this week as the Beatles’ album, The Beatles’ Bootleg Recordings 1963, will be released as an iTunes exclusive. The album will comprise of 59 tracks, 44 of which were recorded live from the BBC radio, and with the remaining 15 being outtakes of studio recordings, essentially songs that did […]
12/13/2013, When artists release albums, they tend to promote their upcoming album’s release with advertisements, radio interviews, and live shows. That’s the road most artists normally take, but Beyonce has taken the untraditional route and decided to not only announce her new album today, but to also release it at the same time.
12/11/2013, A rumor was circulating last week that hinted at Spotify launching an ad-supported version of its popular music-streaming service some time this week. Well – it looks like that’s what is exactly happening as Spotify has announced its mobile applications will be receiving an ad-supported version that would allow those who don’t pay for the service to listen to still be able to listen to some tunes.