Tag Archive: Hearing


How to Use AirPods as Hearing Aids

Did you know AirPods can be used as hearing aids of sorts? Thanks to a handy and little-known accessibility feature called “Live Listen”, you can use AirPods as hearing aids to boost the audio volume of sounds around you. Apple’s AirPods have become the best selling wireless headphones worldwide in no time, they’re wildly popular … Read More

U.S. government cancels iPhone hearing with Apple

The Department of Justice is putting its battle against Apple on hold. In a new court filing published today, the U.S. government has asked the federal court to vacate the hearing set for Tuesday between Apple and the FBI on whether the company can be legally compelled to write software that would assist the FBI […]

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DoJ surprises Apple with evidentiary hearing request

The Department of Justice has pulled another surprise on Apple this week by making a last minute request to turn the company’s court appearance on March 22nd with the FBI into an evidentiary hearing. Apple lawyers told reporters this morning that they were caught-off guard by the last minute request which should have been submitted […]

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Pro-Apple protesters plan to swarm courthouse outside FBI hearing

The FBI will be greeted by protestors when it faces off against Apple at the U.S. District Courthouse in Riverside, CA on March 22nd. Fight for the Future — the same group that rallied at Apple Stores across the country last month — is organizing another protest against the FBI’s federal court order compelling Apple […]

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Deceptively simple gadget could boost Siri’s hearing

Siri typically works pretty well when you’re just sitting around at home — or at least, it can usually hear you just fine. Whether or not you get the results you need is another question, but a prototype device created by engineers at Duke University could one day help Apple’s digital assistant understand you just […][Read More…]

Apple wants to make iPhone work better with hearing aids

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office granted Apple 52 patents today, including a notable patent for a new hearing aid technology that would make the iPhone an even better device for the hearing impaired. This new hearing aid technology described in…Read more ›

How the iPhone enhances ReSound’s hip new hearing aids

LAS VEGAS — Hearing aids aren’t sexy, so a lot of journalists here at International CES breezed right by ReSound’s booth. The Danish company has been in the hearing aid business for 75 years, and launched the first iPhone-connected hearing aid at…Read more ›

Apple antitrust hearing will continue despite every plaintiff being disqualified

A class action suit accusing Apple of violating antitrust laws with the iPod and iTunes will continue — despite every plaintiff in the case being disqualified. U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers disqualified the last remaining plaintiff in the case…Read more ›

Protect Hearing By Setting Volume Limits on Music Played in iOS

Have you ever had someone pass you their headphones to hear a song, and had your ears blasted by an outrageously loud volume level? Well, by default, anyone can crank the volume up on music played from an iOS device to 100%. That may sound like no big deal, but there are situations where listening … Read More

ReSound LiNX Is The First Hearing Aid That’s Made For The iPhone

Today the world’s largest hearing aid manufacturer, GN ReSound, announced the ReSound LiNX. Designed specifically for the iPhone, the LiNX is the first hearing aid to be part of Apple’s official “Made for iPhone” program. The LiNX works with a companion iPhone…Read more ›    [Read More…]