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HTC and Verizon announce the DROID DNA with a 5-inch 1080p display

Onkyo shows off a few mini audio systems, one amp and Roku-ready receivers

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Onkyo's CEDIA booth served as a way for it to show off all manner of new audio technology including this funky iLunar dock (above), which uses tech developed by Swiss audio company Sonic Emotion to create a "3D sound field" from stereo sources. We couldn't get much of a...
Onkyo shows off a few mini audio systems, one amp and Roku-ready receivers
‘Voices in your head’ audio tech appears in 1st Kyocera phones

Windows 8 Deal Could Aid Dolby’s Web Fortunes

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Dolby Laboratories has a history of pushing its audio technology into new markets and devices. The Web has been something of an exception, but the San Francisco company hopes a new deal with Microsoft involving Windows 8 could help rectify that situation. Investors also seemed enthused, pushing Dolby’s share up...
Windows 8 Deal Could Aid Dolby’s Web Fortunes

Apple Talking To Beats Electronics About Teaming Up On New Music Service

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SAN FRANCISCO/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Apple Inc has held talks with Beats Electronics LLC, the audio technology firm co-founded by influential hip-hop producer Dr Dre and music mogul Jimmy Iovine, on a potential partnership involving Beats' planned music-streaming service, three people familiar with the situation told Reuters. Apple Chief Executive...
Apple Talking To Beats Electronics About Teaming Up On New Music Service

Apple may ditch Audience noise suppression tech in next-gen iPhone

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In a note released on Thursday, Audience said Apple is "unlikely" to enable its noise suppression IP in the upcoming iPhone, causing shares of the audio technology company to tumble over 50 percent in after-market trading....
Apple may ditch Audience noise suppression tech in next-gen iPhone
A ‘First Look’ at the HTC Desire C (Video)

Finnish Startup Ovelin Snags $1.4M From True Ventures To Reinvent Early Music Ed Through Games

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We first covered Finnish startup Ovelin back in June, when it was preparing for the release of its interactive, gamified app for the iPad that helps teach youngsters how to play the guitar, and having some fun while doing it. Like others before it, Ovelin’s mission is based on the...
Finnish Startup Ovelin Snags $1.4M From True Ventures To Reinvent Early Music Ed Through Games

'Ultra-rugged' 4G LTE Kyocera Torque to land March 8 on Sprint for $100 (Videos)

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Kyocera’s latest Android smartphone, the Torque, is an ”ultra-rugged” 4G LTE device with Ice Cream Sandwich, but the outdoorsy-type will mostly enjoy its Military 810G Standard and ability to withstand water and dust immersion, shock, vibration, solar radiation, humidity, and extreme temperatures. So, you can go ahead and dip the Torque into one meter of...
'Ultra-rugged' 4G LTE Kyocera Torque to land March 8 on Sprint for $100 (Videos)
Vobile's new TVSync tech uses your phone's camera to track your TV

MSI shows off its first gaming all-in-one, the AG2712, we go hands-on

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MSI has been churning out all-in-one PCs for we don't even know how long, but until now it hasn't marketed any of them toward gamers. And we can see why: all-in-one PCs don't have the modular, expandable design of a tower, and also aren't mobile like a laptop (not...
MSI shows off its first gaming all-in-one, the AG2712, we go hands-on

HTC Cuts Back Beats Investment

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A year after putting $300 million into audio company Beats Electronics, best known for its high-end headphones, HTC has had a change of heart. The smartphone-maker has repurchased half its stake in Beats for $150 million, but will still own 25 percent of the company. An HTC press release asserts...
HTC Cuts Back Beats Investment
Artificial Muscle’s touch sensors can deepen the bass in headphones (exclusive)

This College Sophomore And CEO Keeps A Keg At The Office--Even If He's Too Young To Tap It

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Ketan Rahangdale is the 19-year-old wunderkind CEO of EarTop, an audio technology company. Rahangdale was recently honored at the White House in a ceremony for promising CEOs under 30 (Rahangdale was the only one present in his teens). Rahangdale talks to Fast Company about the challenges of juggling his sophomore...
This College Sophomore And CEO Keeps A Keg At The Office--Even If He's Too Young To Tap It
HTC lowers the volume on Beats, sells back half its stake
Hands on with Galaxy Player 3.6, Samsung's answer to the iPod Touch
Jambox wireless speaker gets bigger & better

SOURCE: Music Service MOG Has Been Acquired By Beats Audio

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We've heard from a single source that subscription music service MOG has been acquired by audio technology company Beats Audio, which is part owned by phone maker HTC. It's only one source, so we'd categorize it as a rumor at this point. MOG would not comment, saying only, "We’re...
SOURCE: Music Service MOG Has Been Acquired By Beats Audio

Audio pioneers of Star Wars sue Apple over speaker tech

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THX Ltd., the audio technology company founded by Star Wars creator George Lucas, has filed a lawsuit saying that Apple's iPhones, iMacs, and iPads all infringe a patent it owns that covers "narrow-profile speakers." The three-page lawsuit [PDF], filed in San Jose federal court, is slim on details. It...
Audio pioneers of Star Wars sue Apple over speaker tech
High Definition Voice Is Finally Coming To Mobile

Surprise! HP's New Slate 7 Tablet Runs On Android

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It was only a few weeks ago that HP introduced its first laptop running Google’s Chrome operating system, and now we have HP’s first tablet running on Google’s mobile OS. Unveiled today at Mobile World Congress, the HP Slate 7 is a 7-inch tablet running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and...
Surprise! HP's New Slate 7 Tablet Runs On Android

Letters From SXSW: How to Be "Disruptive"

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In the tech industry, we hear the term “disruptive” a lot. But what does it take to really disrupt a category of technology? It’s certainly not easy — the road to disruption can be paved with premature launches, faulty products, tepid or negative consumer reaction and lawsuits — and that’s...
Letters From SXSW: How to Be "Disruptive"

Path Paves The Road To Asia, Adds A New Regional GM In Japan, Ex-Amazon, Apple Exec Shindo Kimihiko

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Path’s growth trajectory is leading it to Asia: CEO Dave Morin said that people in Japan and Korea were behind the mobile social network’s second wave of new users after the release of Path 2.0, that China is the app’s second-largest market after the U.S. and that it’s adding more users...
Path Paves The Road To Asia, Adds A New Regional GM In Japan, Ex-Amazon, Apple Exec Shindo Kimihiko

Kyocera Torque review: a rugged phone delivering superior sound

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More Info Kyocera Torque coming to Sprint's Direct Connect lineup in March, we go hands-on (video) Kyocera Torque hitting Sprint March 8th, carrying $100 price tag Kyocera teases tissue conduction audio technology for mobile phones at CTIA Sacrificing a smartphone's thin and sleek form factor with a case is...
Kyocera Torque review: a rugged phone delivering superior sound

Bose adds AE2w Bluetooth headphones to lineup

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Bose has revealed its new AE2w Bluetooth headphones featuring the company's well-regarded TriPort audio technology. Interestingly although compatible with a wide range of Bluetooth devices, the Bose website seems to be targeting the headphones at Apple users, and iPad users in particular. The design of the AE2w is also notable...
Bose adds AE2w Bluetooth headphones to lineup

Engadget HD Podcast 304 - 06.19.2012

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Rumors that Microsoft's plans for its next console could turn it into a Blu-ray and whole-home DVR super set-top box lead off a console-heavy into to this week's podcast, as we also check out the new Paramount Movies app and Netflix for the Wii U. If speed is what...
Engadget HD Podcast 304 - 06.19.2012
Music streaming service on the way from HTC and Beats?
Ice Cream Sandwich now available for AT&T’s HTC Vivid

Novelties: For Hard of Hearing, Clarity Out of the Din

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Digital hearing aids can do wonders for faded hearing, but other devices can help, too, as audio technology adds new options to help people converse at a noisy restaurant, or talk quietly with a pharmacist at a crowded drugstore counter, writes Anne Eisenberg in Sunday's New York Times....
Novelties: For Hard of Hearing, Clarity Out of the Din
Turn your headphones into a concert hall: Unknown startup launches "Street View for sound"
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