Wi-Fi(delity) in a Smaller Sonos

Sonos has come out with a lower-priced, smaller model that preserves its quality sound and its modular, wireless connection system.
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Reminder: You Can’t Stop Instagram Videos From Auto-Playing Anymore

Here come the native ads!
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Sneaky Apps and Quiet TV Watching

Walt answers a reader’s question on apps that can access a smartphone’s camera without the user’s permission.

HTC Sheds Remaining Beats Stake as Carlyle Group Invests in the Audio Company

The troubled Taiwanese phone maker will get a reported $265 million for its remaining 25 percent stake in Beats.
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Ray Dolby’s Passion Led to Better Sound Quality Across Industries

Ray Dolby, who died Thursday at age 80, was an inventor whose passion for better sound influenced the evolution of several industries.

ATD on the Airwaves: Uber, Samsung’s Smartwatch and Signor Mossberg

Get ready for our close-up!
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Yahoo Q2 Earnings Call: The Marissa and Ken Show, Now in Living Color

Hiyo, if you will, for the Internet age.
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Apple Cranks Up Logic Pro

The first big update to Apple’s professional audio software since Logic Pro 9 debuted in 2009.
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Bluetooth Speakers Popping Up Everywhere? Here’s Why.

Seems like everywhere you turn, there’s a new Bluetooth speaker. Here are a few reasons why these (often cheap) gadgets are flooding the market.
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News Byte

Kamcord Adds Audio Commentary Feature to Mobile Gamecasting Offerings

Kamcord, a startup that enables the recording and sharing of game-play videos for mobile games, is rolling out a “voice overlay” feature to connected games, starting today. That means that players of one of the 100 or so games that use Kamcord will soon be able to record live audio commentary tracks as they play. Kamcord’s main competitor, Applifier’s Everyplay, also offers audio commentaries and is planning to roll out a video commentary feature in the near future.

Jambox Grows Up, Gets Bigger