Tag Archive: Audio


Meet Level, the premium audio lineup that cures Samsung’s Beats envy

After Apple acquired Beats, it wasn’t going to be long before Samsung was selling expensive audio accessories of its own. Rather than buying an already well-established brand, however, the South Korean company has today launched its own. It’s called Level,…

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Mac Setup: The MacBook Pro Desk of an Audio Engineer & Student

It’s time to share another great reader-submitted Mac setup… it’s the excellent workstation of an Audio Engineer and student. Let’s dive right in and learn more about the hardware and software making up this featured Mac desk: Tell us a bit about yourself? My name is Dylan J. Baker, you can find me at DylanJamesBaker.com … Read More

Save an Audio or Video File Directly from the Media Viewer in Safari

Many Safari users have noticed that when trying to save a raw audio file or video file that is loaded directly from the web within Safaris media viewer tab or window, the “Save As” default option will bring about a ‘.webarchive’ file – not exactly the multimedia file that users are looking to save. This … Read More

High-def audio coming to iOS 8 alongside new EarPods

As if the reported $ 3.2 billion Beats deal isn’t enough evidence, Apple seems to be quite big on this “music” thing. According to new reports, Apple will introduce high definition audio playback in iOS 8, alongside new versions of its…

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Adobe Voice lets you turn audio messages into slick iPad animations

Adobe has launched an intriguing new iPad app called Adobe Voice. Designed to help users “create stunning animated videos in minutes,” the app lets you record an audio message, and then quickly and easily turn it into a slick animation.…

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How to listen to YouTube audio outside of the app

With such a large music library on YouTube it’s an ideal way of listening to your favorite artists. Playing music videos in the native YouTube app is convenient, but playing and leaving the app to still listen to your video’s…

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Play YouTube Audio In The Background With iOS 7.1 [iOS Tips]

Seems like all the kids these days are using YouTube to listen to songs. It used to be trivially easy to play videos in the background, though, by just starting a video in the YouTube app or in Safari, and…

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How to Make FaceTime Audio Calls from the Mac to OS X or iOS

The Mac can now make outbound voice calls to other Apple users that have an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or another Mac, using nothing but the native FaceTime Audio service. Built into OS X, FaceTime Audio can be used to call any other FaceTime user, free, anywhere in the world, and it provides excellent audio … Read More

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How to Make FaceTime Audio Calls from the Mac to OS X or iOS

The Mac can now make outbound voice calls to other Apple users that have an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or another Mac, using nothing but the native FaceTime Audio service. Built into OS X, FaceTime Audio can be used to call any other FaceTime user, free, anywhere in the world, and it provides excellent audio … Read More

How to Play YouTube Audio / Video in the Background of iOS 7

Playing YouTube videos and audio in the background of iOS is an easy way to listen to a song or show that you want to stream to your iPhone, but the ability to play that stream in the background has changed a bit with the newest versions of iOS. As many recall, users on the … Read More