Tag Archive: Hear


Google records your voice searches — and you can hear them all

Google is incredibly accurate at understanding voice searches, which makes it super useful on mobile when you might want to find information without using your hands. But did you know that the company records every single voice search you make? What’s more, you can listen back to each and every one. Don’t believe us? Visit your “Voice & […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Gadget lets you hear music without wrecking your ears

The best Beats headphones can’t help you if your ears are unable to hear certain subtle sounds. You can crank up the volume, but that only puts your hearing in peril. The creators of Aumeo want to change the way…Read more ›

AviiQ High-Quality Headphones: Experience Music The Way You Want To Hear It [Deals]

All those cheap, five dollar replacement headphones you’ve picked up after you lost or broke your last pair add up – and they don’t sound all that great, either. It’s time to stop wasting your money and save money through…Read more ›    [Read More…]

If Breaking It Isn’t The Answer, Smash Hit Doesn’t Even Want To Hear The Question [Review]

Sometimes, you just gotta break something. Smash Hit by Mediocre Game Studio Category: iOS Games Works With: iPhone, iPad Price: Free ($ 1.99 unlock for full features) But you probably don’t want to break your own stuff, and people get mad…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Enable Siri “Raise to Speak” to Hear Command Responses via Ear Speaker

The Siri icon Siri defaults to speaking responses back through the speakers of the iPhone and iPad, and often quite loudly at that. Though you can control Siri’s volume level independently of general system audio levels, having the voice of Siri be set to a very quiet level isn’t much of a solution if you actually want to hear responses. This is made worse in crowded situations or areas with a  [Read More…]

IBM: The Smartphone Of The Future Will Hear, See, Smell, Taste & Feel

Towards the end of each year, IBM Research publishes a list of five things it predicts our gadgets will be capable of within the next five years. While some of its predictions seem a little too outlandish and farfetched, others — such as its 2006 prediction for realtime speech translation — become a reality.

IBM’s 2012 list is all about the five senses. It predicts that by 2018, our gadgets will  [Read More…]

A Few Things You Might Hear When In The Presence Of An Android User [Humor]

We’ve seen those parody videos about the “shit Apple fanatics say,” but what about the Android fanatics? Yep, there’s one one those too. If you have an Android fanatic for a friend or happen to be one yourself, there’s a good chance you’ve heard or spoken a few of these beauties.

The parody is pretty spot on, aside from the fact that this fanatic says he has a DROID phone.  [Read More…]

24 Hours With iPhone 5: Hear Our First Impressions On Our Special Edition CultCast

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Waiting for your shiny new iPhone 5 to arrive? Well we’ve been man-handling ours for the last 24 hours, and on our just-recorded Special Edition CultCast, we’ll tell you what we like, the stuff we don’t, and which one feature alone makes iPhone 5 a very worthy upgrade.

Think you can handle a full four inches of Apple iPhone? Download episode 33 of the CultCast and find out!

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Is The iPhone Getting Boring? Hear Our Take On The Latest CultCast

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By now you’ve probably heard: a shiny new iPhone is right around the corner. But some in the tech world have been asking if Apple’s new trinket will only be playing catchup to more advanced, and more feature-rich, Android phones. We think that’s crap, and on our latest CultCast, we’ll tell you why.

Then Apple’s embarrassing new Olympic Mac ads have just been pulled; we’ll tell you why we  [Read More…]

Is The iPhone Getting Boring? Hear Our Take On The Latest CultCast

Cultcast site promo pic

By now you’ve probably heard: a shiny new iPhone is right around the corner. But some in the tech world have been asking if Apple’s new trinket will only be playing catchup to more advanced, and more feature-rich, Android phones. We think that’s crap, and on our latest CultCast, we’ll tell you why.

Then Apple’s embarrassing new Olympic Mac ads have just been pulled; we’ll tell you why we  [Read More…]