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Scribd introduces bite-sized nonfiction previews called Snapshots  TechCrunch · 28 minutes
Subscription e-book and audiobook service Scribd is unveiling a new content type that it calls a Snapshot — a distillation of a nonfiction book’s key points, which can be read or listened to in... more
Dell's Latitude 7400 2-in-1 just won our Best Award. Here's why.  Windows Central · 19 hours
No 14-inch business Ultrabooks can do what Dell has done with the Latitude 7400 2-in-1, making this at truly rare bird. The Dell Latitude 7400 2-in-1... more
Beyerdynamic Soul Byrd Review  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
Beyerdynamic Soul Byrd is a near neutral sounding pair of earphones for audiophiles, but should you pay a premium for it? Read our review to find out. more
This digital converter sounds so good it might 'convert' LP-loving audiophiles - CNET  CNET · 4 days
Denafrips may be a funny-sounding name for an audiophile electronics company, but its Ares digital converter’s sound is seriously great! more
Popular audio ripping site Convert2MP3 shuts down after lawsuit  THE VERGE · 5 days
Global recording industry organization IFPI has confirmed in a statement that popular audio ripping site Convert2MP3 is shutting down as... more
Boult Audio Bassbar A4 Speaker System Launched in India, Priced at Rs. 4,999  Gadgets 360 · 5 days
The latest product from Boult Audio, the Bassbar A4 can be used as both a stereo speaker system as well as a... more
Moto E6 Render Leak Tips 3.5mm Audio Jack, Textured Back Panel  Gadgets 360 · 5 days
The photos suggest that the Moto E6 will fall in the budget segment, a single rear camera setup, a 3.5mm audio jack, and a textured back... more
Audio-Technica ATH-CK200BT Wireless Earphones Launched in India, Priced at Rs. 4,890  Gadgets 360 · 6 days
Japanese headphone brand Audio-Technica has launched the ATH-CK200BT wireless earphones, priced at under Rs. 5,000 more
Ant Audio Treble 900 Review  Gadgets 360 · 6 days
Ant Audio Treble 900 adds a splash of modernity to the budget wireless headphones segment, and is priced at Rs. 1,399 more
Go wire-free with these great Xbox One wireless headsets  Windows Central · 7 days
Windows Central is made up of hardcore techies from across the spectrum. Many of us are also hardcore gamers and know that sometimes, gaming with wires can be a hassle,... more
Microsoft patent app could see the Surface Pen double as an earbud - CNET  CNET · 1 week
The company envisioned a flexible stylus with input buttons for controlling audio and digital presentations. more
PowerPoint will listen to rehearsals to help you stop swearing and stuttering  THE VERGE · 1 week
Microsoft is adding an artificial intelligence-powered assistant to PowerPoint, to help improve people’s presentations. The new feature, dubbed Presenter Coach, will appear during a... more
Next-generation Astro A50 headset goes up for preorder  Windows Central · 1 week
Get those preorders in. What you need to know During E3 2019, Astro unveiled a new generation of its A50 Wireless Headset and Base Station. It costs $300 and is expected to... more
The excellent myTube YouTube client for Windows just got even better  Windows Central · 1 week
myTube has been the best way to watch YouTube videos on Windows 10 for a while, but how does that change with the new version 4.0?... more
Triangle’s pint-size speakers are high-end masters - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
The Audiophiliac’s ears-on review of the Triangle Esprit Titus EZ speakers. more
Review: Why Lenovo's IdeaPad S940 is the new king of the Ultrabooks  Windows Central · 2 weeks
The super-slim IdeaPad S940 wowed our senses but left our palms a bit sore. Laptop PCs are undergoing a similar transformation as smartphones, with... more
Bose Frames AR Audio Sunglasses Launched in India, Priced at Rs. 21,900  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Bose Frames will go on sale beginning next week in the country alongside Bose Frames Lens Collection. The Bose Frames combine three functionalities into... more
LaLiga’s app listened in on fans to catch bars illegally streaming soccer  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Spain’s data protection agency has fined the country’s soccer league, LaLiga, €250,000 (about $280,000) for allegedly violating EU data privacy and transparency laws. The... more
[Update: Fixed] Some users report Android notification issues, especially w/ Bluetooth devices  9to5Google · 2 weeks
As wireless audio gets more prevalent, devices that actively connect to our phones over Bluetooth are getting more important. Currently, some Android users are... more
Spotify mimics the radio with a news and music playlist for drivers  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Spotify’s launching a new playlist called Your Daily Drive that will incorporate news podcasts. Starting today, US users will be able to listen to... more
Facebook will not remove deepfakes of Mark Zuckerberg, Kim Kardashian and others from Instagram  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Facebook will not remove the faked videos featuring Mark Zuckerberg, Kim Kardashian and President Donald Trump from Instagram, the company... more
Shazam Now Recognises Music Played Through Headphones, but Only on Android  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Pop-up Shazam works with audio played internally through headphones with the application working in the background. more
The Astro A50 wireless headset gets an upgrade for E3  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Astro's flagship wireless headset is getting a refresh this summer. What you need to know The A50 4th generation is making its debut at E3 ahead of a... more
Sony HT-X8500 Soundbar Review  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
The Sony HT-X8500 promises a sound boost to your TV audio without taking up as much space as a typical surround-sound speaker system. We review this Rs. 30,990 soundbar to see what it’s capable of. more
Multi-cam support in iOS 13 allows simultaneous video, photo, and audio capture  9to5Mac · 3 weeks
In iOS 13, Apple is introducing multi-cam support allowing apps to simultaneously capture photos, video, audio, metadata, and depth from multiple microphones and cameras... more
Apple is now restricting Chinese language podcasts in China  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Just as podcasting hits the mainstream in the west, China, which is also experiencing an audio boom, is seeing restrictions tighten around shows as evidenced by new curbs from Apple.... more
AirPods and HomePod get some new skills  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Apple’s audio hardware didn’t get a ton of love at WWDC but the devices didn’t go unmentioned, here’s what’s coming to your HomePod and AirPods. For AirPods users, Siri will now be able to... more
AirPods and HomePod get some new capabilities  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Apple’s audio hardware didn’t get a ton of love at WWDC but the devices didn’t go unmentioned, here’s what’s coming to your HomePod and AirPods. For AirPods users, Siri will now be able to... more
Marvel is adapting a number of its iconic comic books into audiobooks  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Marvel Entertainment has partnered with audiobook and digital content producer Dreamscape Media to adapt a number of Marvel’s comic stories as “read-to-me style audiobooks,”... more
Curvaceous Revel speakers will delight discerning audiophiles - CNET  CNET · 4 weeks
The Revel Concerta2 M16 stand mount speakers roll out a huge soundstage. more
1More Stylish True Wireless review: A very good-sounding true wireless headphone for less than $100 - CNET  CNET · 4 weeks
Strong audio performance and good battery make 1More's first true wireless earphones a decent... more
Four New Harry Potter Ebooks Announced, Promise a Journey Through History of Magic  Gadgets 360 · 4 weeks
Four new Harry Potter short ebooks have been announced, which will be adapted from the audiobook Harry Potter: A History of Magic... more
Amazon's new Alexa features put more emphasis on privacy - CNET  CNET · 4 weeks
You'll now be able to say, "Alexa, delete everything I said today," to wipe out the day's audio history. more
WhatsApp Now Allows Consecutive Audio Message Playback on Android  Gadgets 360 · 4 weeks
The latest WhatsApp stable update for Android carrying the build number v2.19.150 adds a new feature that automatically plays all audio messages in a row. more
Amazon's new Alexa features puts added emphasis on privacy - CNET  CNET · 4 weeks
You'll now be able to say, "Alexa, delete everything I said today," to wipe out the day's audio history. more
Apple's Forgotten Music Memos App Updated With Notch Support  MacRumors · 4 weeks
Apple in 2016 released a Music Memos app, designed to allow musicians and songwriters to record, analyze, and... more
HyperX announces Cloud Alpha S gaming headset with virtual 7.1 surround  THE VERGE · 4 weeks
HyperX has announced a follow-up to its popular Cloud Alpha gaming headset. The new... more
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Bose Frames Review: Love the look and sound, not sure about Bose AR yet [Video]
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New deepfake tech turns a single photo and audio file into a singing video portrait
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PowerPoint will listen to rehearsals to help you stop swearing and stuttering
THE VERGE
Xiaomi AirDots review: A super affordable entry into wireless audio [Video]
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Siri to Get Ability to Play Music from Third-Party Apps, May Assuage Spotify
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