Tag Archive: Sound


How to Enable Startup Boot Sound Chime on Newer Macs

Want to re-enable the startup boot chime sound effect on a new Mac? You can do that with a command line string entered into the Macs Terminal. As you may know, new Macs default to not making a startup boot chime sound effect, this is in contrast to every prior Mac model which included a … Read More

How to Mute iPad to Turn Off Sound and Audio Output

Want to turn off sound on an iPad and mute the audio? You can do that rather simply, though it’s easy to overlook. The iPad and iPad Pro have a designated software mute switch, which when activated will silence the sound coming from the device. While older iPad models had a hardware mute switch, the … Read More

Call Sound Issues with iPhone? 23 Tips to Troubleshoot & Fix iPhone Call Quality Problems

Does the audio quality of iPhone sound bad when you’re making or receiving phone calls? Are you struggling to understand what people are saying on the phone, or they have a hard time hearing you as you talk on your iPhone? Occasionally, some iPhone users report that phone call audio is muffled, sound distant, sounds … Read More

This LED bulb puts out brilliant light and sound [Deals]

If you thought LED light bulbs couldn’t get cooler, well, you were wrong. Energy saving, long-lasting, superior quality light, the StrimLIGHT LED bulb has all that going for it. It also has the ability to play crisp, clear audio. Yes, from a light bulb. Right now you can get a StrimLIGHT LED bulb for just […]

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Tiny audiophile earbuds deliver big, clear sound

Lust List: Reference X20i In-Ear Headphones by Klipsch Have you ever wondered whether a pair of $ 550 earbuds is worth the price? I have, but never really had the scratch to put it to the test. Klipsch, however, sent me a pair of their high-end earbuds, the Reference X20i In-Ear Headphones, to test. When I […]

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Klipsch on-ear headphones deliver crisp, clear, booming sound

Lust List: Reference R6i On-Ear Headphones by Klipsch Sometimes you just need a solid, great-sounding set of wired headphones. They don’t need to charge up like my Bluetooth favorites do, nor do they require pairing (or repairing, like several models I’ve used). Earbuds are great, too, but for extended listening sessions, I prefer on-ear headphones. […]

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All the phones at the party become one sound system with AmpMe

The party is on, but there’s a problem: There’s no stereo or Bluetooth speaker for the music. But a startup out of Montreal has developed an app that allows partygoers to create a DIY sound system. AmpMe is an app that syncs streaming music across the many smartphones at that party to create one powerful […]

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Shelf-sized stereo system delivers massive sound from a tiny footprint

Now that we’re in the era of the portable Bluetooth speaker, it’s hard to justify spending money on a stereo system that just sits on a shelf at home. That perception is exactly what this tiny stereo system from German audio giant Thonet and Vander aims to fight, though. The Rätsel brings old-school stereo sensibility […][Read More…]

Hey, Siri: Play a fart sound

If you’ve got the future strapped to your wrist and an iPhone paired with said Apple Watch, you can prank your friends with the lowest form of humor imaginable: the fart sound. You’ll also need Apple Music, as this trick…Read more ›

Hot deals ending soon: KeySmart Key Organizer with 8GB USB Drive, the Sound Kick Bluetooth speaker & more [Deals]

We’re getting down to the wire on the chance to save big on the KeySmart 2.0 organizer, the Innori battery pack, the Sound Kick Bluetooth speaker, and more. KeySmart 2.0 Compact Key Organizer with 8GB USB Drive – 24% off Ditch…Read more ›