All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Audio’

Bristol Palin Finally Speaks Out About Drunken Brawl

Just when you think the news has quieted down about it, here comes the next wave. After weeks of gossip column whispers, police report reprints, Facebook posts, deleted comments, tape releases, and amateur analysis, Bristol Palin is finally speaking out publicly about what happened the night of the “drunken brawl” that thrust the entire Palin family back into the smudgy …

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Twitter Launches Audio Cards With SoundCloud As A Partner

Twitter announced a new audio card that lets users listen to audio directly from their timelines. The first partner on board is SoundCloud. The feature works on iOS and Android devices as well as the desktop. Here’s an example from NASA: Hear us! We're on @Soundcloud. Sit back, listen & enjoy our spacey sounds: https://t.co/DOflISpiHz https://t.co/ZPHFvVZoL8 — NASA (@NASA) October …

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inFamous: Second Son Proves Next Gen Isn’t All About The Graphics

Let’s go back to February of last year. Sony revealed the PS4 for the first time and its main focus was on two things – ease of development and powerful visuals. Since then, all we’ve been hearing about is just how pretty PS4 games are. Well, the developers behind inFamous: Second Son think we should be hearing about something else. …

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YouTube Gives Creators Access to a Bunch of Royalty-Free Music

If you’re a YouTube power creator (meaning you make and upload a lot of videos), then you know that finding the right music to feature in your videos is a struggle. Finding the right royalty-free music for your video? That’s even tougher. To help its vast network of creators, YouTube has just launched the all-new YouTube Audio Library – a …

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Surprise: The Xbox One Mic Will Have Superior Audio Quality

Microsoft hit upon a stroke of genius when it included a mic with every premium Xbox 360 sold in 2005 and 2006. It ensured that nearly everybody in an online match could talk to one another thus fostering a better sense of community. Now it’s doing the same with the Xbox One, but the mic has gone through some improvements. …

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Flipboard Gets Audio On Android Phones

Flipboard has launched an update to its Android app, which will enable users with Android smartphones to take advantage of the service’s audio category. “This means that you can now enjoy everything featured in our Audio category in the Content Guide—including segments from NPR’s Fresh Air and PRI’s The World—and more: you can connect your Flipboard to your SoundCloud account …

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Here’s Apple’s EarPods Promo Video

Apple revealed the iPhone 5 yesterday, but they also debuted a handful of other products: among them, the new “EarPods,” which come with the device. “Just like fingerprints, ears are unique parts of the body,” says Apple. “Which means earbud headphones fit differently on everyone. So rather than use the speaker as the starting point for new headphones, Apple designers …

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Feature Phones Get Audio Upgrade

Audience, a leading global provider of advanced voice and audio processors for mobile products, released its earSmart technology today, to enable more clear voice calls for feature phones. According to Audience, earSmart is an intelligent voice processor that delivers a clear voice and audio experience for mobile devices, allowing you to hear and be heard even in noisy settings. The …

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Audio Tech Company Audience Files For $75 Million IPO

Audience, the self described “leading provider of intelligent voice and audio solutions that improve voice quality and the user experience in mobile devices,” has filed its S-1 to raise $75 million in its IPO. Audience is backed by Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen, whose Vulcan Capital is the third largest shareholder in the company (25%). Tallwood Venture Capital holds 32% share …

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