iLuv Creative Technology has debuted its newest SmartShaker alarm clock product- and the first that can be controlled from a smartphone. The product pairs with smartphones, and works through an iOS app. “The addition of Smart Phones in our daily lives has dramatically changed the way we interact with the world,” William Otte, Senior Vice more »
High Resolution Technologies has just announced consumer shipping of their latest HRT nano series dSp and HRT i-dSp digital sound processors.
Forget Guitar Hero. If you want to have some fun and learn instrument skills while you’re at it, you go with the Jamstik. The company knocked it out of the park with their original Jamstik product, and they are now providing consumers with the early opportunity to get the latest Jamstik+.
Despite the abundance of quality earpieces, I’ll still see someone having a conversation with a huge phone or tablet up to their face. It’s still ridiculous, even if they may just be singing along to playing music. Everyone should own a good Bluetooth earpiece. They work better than the built in microphones and speakers of more »
It’s no secret that those with deep passions will go through great lengths to pursue them. But sometimes having that ‘eye on the prize’ also gives you tunnel vision, making you less aware of anything else except reaching the goal. Unfortunately, this opens up opportunities for predatory marketing.
While attending CES 2015, I made a point to visit as many audio-related booths as I could. While floating through the upper floors in the Venetian, I happened to pop into the suite for High Resolution Technologies. Why? Because they were playing some fun music loud enough to lure me in (unlike almost half of the other suites on those three floors).
If you take a moment to think about it, headphones meant for physical activity are still kind of limiting. Sure, most of them connect wirelessly via Bluetooth and some may even be sweat-proof too. But these ones are really meant for your basic, “tame” routines of jogging/running, cycling, or sometimes swimming.
One of my favorite, most awesome things to feel is the vibrations that come from deep, resonating bass. The bigger the better. Even your standard floor-standing subwoofer is good enough to thunder out sound with that kind of power. You just need the right placement and volume, of course.
I love music and I love it loud. There’s something about having speakers blast out tracks at high levels that amps the excitement. However, not everyone agrees. The kids and dogs easily consider loud music excessive to their hearing, which is why I play my stuff at moderate levels when at home.
Wireless anything is big business right now. The rise of smartphones and tablets over the past few years have spurred on the boom of cloud storage, media streaming services, and Bluetooth audio products. Especially Bluetooth audio products. You can find the latest wireless speakers and headphones in practically every size, shape, and color.
Apple devices have long been a favorite for musicians looking to enhance, mix, or record music from instruments. The hardware and software technology has always been top-notch, delivering quality results in real-time. Attempting to do the same with an Android device has been little better than playing with a toy. That is, up until now with the latest from IK Multimedia.
Although I don’t get to see musicians live that often, I make it a point to go when I can. It’s an indulgence that everyone should do a few times a year, since music is so much more powerful and exciting that way. Aside from a potentially-packed venue, the only real drawback would be ringing in the ears due to lack of protection.