Tag Archive: Sound


If you’re an Rdio user, great news. The official iOS app has just been updated to optimize the music-streaming service for iOS 8. And it gets even better if you happen to have an automobile with CarPlay installed. This isn’t… Read more ›

If you’re an Rdio user, great news. The official iOS app has just been updated to optimize the music-streaming service for iOS 8. And it gets even better if you happen to have an automobile with CarPlay installed. This isn’t… Read more ›

This week we’re featuring the Mac Setup of Csucsu Z., a sound engineer from Hungary who has a portable setup of Apple gear that goes on the road. Let’s jump right in and learn a bit more: What hardware is included in your Mac setup? The Apple gear I have includes the following: MacBook Pro … Read More

This post is brought to you by Creative Labs, creator of the Sound Blaster Roar. The Sound Blaster Roar is the epitome of audio quality, features and great looks combined into one device. Musicality, accurate timbre, tonality, with deep, tight… Read more ›

Researchers in the U.K. have developed a cellphone that is charged by ambient sound, eliminating the need for a charger. Filled with energy-harvesting “nanogenerators,†the device uses a principal called the piezoelectric effect to turn the sound vibrations in the atmosphere around it… Read more ›

Ultra-compact studio monitors deliver huge sound

If you make music of any kind, or are just looking to upgrade your sound system from the decent-yet-not-audiophile Bluetooth speakers you currently use, you know you want a set of speakers that can handle the highest of highs, the… Read more ›

While sitting in on a session at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference last year, Nick Frey, Chris Galzerano, and Veeral Patel got an itch to make something. As part of iOS 7, Apple had introduced “Multipeer Connectivity,” a framework for communicating with nearby… Read more ›

With so many types of bluetooth speakers, varying in size and price, it can be hard to find the best fit for you. In this episode of Cult of Mac’s Product Recommendations we take a look at the Angle bluetooth… Read more ›

A feature called “Phone Noise Cancellation” was introduced to the iPhone with iOS 7 which aims to reduce background ambient noise when on a phone call, but for some users it can sound strange and make their phone calls sound weird, or worse. This may be due to the ambient audio stream created by the … Read More

Listening to your favorite music through a good pair of stereo headphones can make it sound like you’re hearing it for the first time. With the Bluetooth-enabled Air-Fi Matrix2, take that experience anywhere. If you’re looking for a rich wireless… Read more ›