There is some startling news from the world’s most notorious whistleblower: Your smartphone can be taken over with an invisible text message.
SoundCloud on the iPad
SoundCloud, the audio-sharing network, which allows users to share not just music but any audio recording — from company earnings calls to cat impersonations — has just launched a new version, “Next SoundCloud,” at LeWeb in Paris.
Look, look it’s a Nook!
B&N is assuaging those customers whose pre-orders and early orders haven’t shipped with a $100 B&N gift certificate if the device doesn’t ship by December 23. The company wrote: “With our sincerest apologies, we will send you an e-mail notification on December 23rd with a $100 Barnes&Noble.com Online Gift Certificate.”
Can’t Touch This…
Korean designer Rhea Jeong says she’s been astounded by the amount of interest in her conceptual Void LP record player. One look at the design and you can see why it’s made so much noise without even uttering a sound. Close your eyes and imagine a little red globe spinning around on top of a vinyl record emitting sound from speakers inside it. The record itself is suspended in mid-air above a simple black base unit – no strings attached, no wires holding it up and definitely no safety net. The imagery is quite simply jaw-dropping. But can such a thing really work?
People using the “Conversation Clock”
Karrie Karahalios can show a child with Asperger’s Syndrome when he’s lost in a conversational riff or a taciturn spouse when he doesn’t speak very much.
Things change in a year but do you notice it? Here’s a video about the forest, the changes in one year.
You need some serious bling to even afford these speakers
Most audiophile speakers tend to be rather cosmetically challenged, but here’s one that looks decidedly more Donald Trump than audio nerd. Continue reading… “Add Bling To Your Audio”
Transforming your clothes into speakers sounds weird, but science is working hard to bring fiction to reality. Like most of the technological breakthroughs these days, this one also seems possible with the help of nanotechnology. Researchers at Beijing’s Tsinghua University noticed that sending an audio frequency current through carbon nanotubes resulted in good quality sound.
SimCraft Race Simulator
There’s no shortage of amazing racing simulators that can give you a mind boggling visual and sonic experience, but most leave you firmly planted on terra firma in their bucket seat. A few do throw in a little motion to heighten the experience, but you still don’t get any real G forces.
Now They Need To Create One Of These For When You Cant Remember The Catch Phrase For That Joke You Have Been Thinking About Sharing All Day
How many times have you had a tune in your head and just can’t remember who sings it, or how the rest of the words go? You’ve been there, I’ve been there, and it’s enough to drive us insane, and finally Midomi.com; a fun and unique music search business offers a solution by allowing users to sing or hum songs to find audio or video downloads.
Sarah’s Smash Shack
If you are human, you have probably at some point been so frustrated you felt the need to break something to relieve the tension. Sarah’s Smash Shack , in San Diego, California, provides a service to consumers that allows them to salvage their personal possessions, and break someone else’s.