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Why Can’t Firefighters Hear Alarms In A Burning Building?
Firefighters are equipped with super-loud emergency buttons if they get in trouble. But they can't hear them. Here's why.
That Norah Jones Song Playing In Starbucks Could Trigger Malware On Your Phone
How a flashing TV or a secretly encoded song could unlock a hidden virus.
The BBC’s New Radio Can Alter Broadcasts Based On Who’s Listening
A responsive radio could add localized, real-time weather updates, adjust background noise levels and more.
Raytheon Wants To Give Military Pilots Superhuman Hearing
A Raytheon Project wants pilots to hear missiles better so that they can avoid them.
Raid Your Kitchen To Build This Potato Chip Speaker [Video]
For that crispy, crunchy audio
To Pinpoint Audio Evidence, UK Police Record 7 Years Of Background Noise
The electrical hum in the background of a call can identify precisely when it happened.
Parrot ZiK Review: Pretty Much the Fanciest Headphones You Can Buy
Wireless, touch-sensitive, gesture-controlled, Philippe-Starck-designed--these are some impressive cans. But are they worth $400?
Five Reasons Why I’m Excited About Google’s Nexus Q
Google (probably accidentally) leaked some details of the Nexus Q before today’s I/O event even started. It’s a streaming…I almost...
Pop Review: V-Moda’s VAMP Gives Your iPhone Audio Superpowers
A case, a battery, a DAC, and an amp, all in one
How 4K Resolution Will Bring Movie-Theater Quality Into the Living Room
Since the first high-definition televisions came out in 1998, consumers have heard the same tired sales pitch: “It’s like having...