Wouldn’t it be great if your iPhone automatically increased its speaker volume when you pulled it away from your ear, or decreased it as you moved it closer? According to a new Apple patent recently published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, this could be a feature of future iPhones.Â
The patent application, which covers the “adjustment of acoustic properties based on proximity detection,” was first submitted in 2008, but it [Read More...]
The Amplifiear from BiteMyApple is a nifty little accessory that clips onto the corner of your iPad and boosts its sound output. It’s specifically moulded to amplify and direct the sound from your iPad’s speaker, and it promises to increase its volume by up to 10 decibels.
Amplifiear by BiteMyApple Category: Accessories Works With: iPads 1-4 Price: $ 24.99
While the iPad’s speaker might not need amplifying in [Read More...]
This Cult of Mac Deals offer is for Boom, a sweet little Mac app that both boosts your Macâ€™s volume and equalizes and enhances its sound. Boom seamlessly integrates itself with your Mac so all you have to do is adjust the volume as you wish. As for the dealâ€¦.weâ€™ve got it here for just $ 4 for a limited time.
Think of what Boom can do for the [Read More...]
You can adjust your Mac’s volume in 1/4 increments by pressing Shift + Alt + Volume button
Find the perfect volume level on your Mac can be tricky sometimes when you’re listening to music or watching a movie. Sometimes it’s like you move your volume one tick up things get too loud, one tick down and it’s too soft.
Until today we never knew that you can actually adjust your Mac’s [Read More...]
LAS VEGAS, CES 2013 – The biggest problem I have with my iPad is the speaker volume. Every time I try to watch a movie or TV show, I have to cup my hand around the bottom by the speaker. I feel like an old codger in reverse: cupping my hand around my iPad instead of my ear.
Here at the Consumer [Read More...]
When you’re using your iPad and want to send the signal up to the big TV in your living room via Apple TV and AirPlay, you can double click on the Home button, swipe to the right, and you’ll see the Media bar, with the brightness, volume, orientation lock, and AirPlay destination settings.
But on the iPhone, when you swipe once to the right, all you’ll see is the orientation [Read More...]
iTunes 11 has a bunch of small new features that will make you smile, and if you have a couple of speakers in your house that are AirPlay compatible this newly discovered feature will certainly make you happy.
When you connect multiple AirPlay devices to your iTunes 11 Mac you can now control the volume output of those devices through iTunes 11 rather than having to manage each device individually through [Read More...]
The volume level of Siri can be independently adjusted from the rest of the system volume of an iPhone or iPad, and it’s really easy to do:
Hold the home button as usual to summon Siri While Siri is visible, use the volume buttons on the side of the iPhone or iPad to adjust only Siri’s volume
This impacts the sound level of Siri both when initially [Read More...]