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The True Story of How Laurel Became Yanny

the beginning, the laurel-or-yanny clip said laurel and nothing but laurel. Here is the original version of the clip, recorded by an opera singer working for Vocabulary.com. Chances are, you’ll hear it as laurel too. Let’s compare it to the viral clip and we’ll see exactly what changed, and why half of us hear the…Read […]

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How to Customize Whether Windows Uses Speakers or Headphones for Each App

For many of you, a single pair of speakers or headphones is all you probably need for your desktop or laptop system. For others, rocking out, gaming, and listening to movies is a constant battle with Windows over which connected audio device the operating system should use to blast noise.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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LANDR launches new audio samples service, Samples

A provider of online audio and music mastering, LANDR has unveiled Samples, a free service that will offer sample audio packs to its members in a variety of genres, including pop, funk, and techno. The AI empowered platform will additionally feature sample packs from distinguished artists like Mike & Keys and Pan-Pot. Sample collections created […]

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Power trio of Labrinth, Sia, and Diplo release second single, ‘Audio’

Newly formed trio, LSD, comprised of Labrinth, Sia, and Diplo, released “Audio,” a stunning original featuring a captivating production style. Following the release of their first track, “Genius,” LSD has created an alluring sound in “Audio,” characterized by smooth vocals, heavenly melodies, and easy moving beats. “Audio” is a dance pop crossover masterpiece that is […]

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Download Over 16,000 Free Sound Effects From This BBC Archive 

Here’s the bad news: If you’re an aspiring sound designer or you’re looking for some random noise to insert into a big project you’re working on, the BBC’s new archive of more than 16,000 free sound effects won’t help you much. They’re all bound by a RemArc licence that prohibits using these files in commercial […]

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Save Over $300 On This Indulgent, Atmos-Compatible Speaker

Do you need this Klipsch floorstanding speaker? Probably not. But if you’re an audiophile who’s in the market, $490 is a whopping $310 less than usual, and esasily the best price ever. It even has an upward-facing channel on top to support Dolby Atmos. Just note that this price is only for one speaker, not […]

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Bring Your Own Sound Effects With This Soundboard App for Mac

There are plenty of existing soundboard apps (and sites), but the new app Farrago may be the best. Like most apps from Rogue Amoeba, it’s a fairly powerful tool with a smart and friendly interface, and you can try it out free before you shell out $49 for a license (currently on sale for $39).Read […]

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Save $70 On Amazon’s Touchscreen-Equipped Echo Show

If you missed the one-day Echo sales last week, Amazon’s once again taking $70 off the Echo Show today, bringing it back to within $10 of an all-time low. You can read Gizmodo’s review if you want to learn more, but it turns out Alexa would have benefitted from a visual component all alongRead more… […]

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Score the Best Price Ever On Bang & Olufsen’s Excellent H7 Wireless Headphones [Exclusive]

As good as they were when they launched a few years ago (and they are very good), Bang & Olufsen’s Beoplay H7 over-ear Bluetooth headphones were a tough sell at their original $450 price tag. But now, the street price on them is a much more palatable $250, and our readers can save an extra […]

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Pump Up the Volume With This Massive Bluetooth Speaker, Now $20 Off

Discreet, this Bluetooth speaker is not. But with 30W of power, IPX7 water resistance, and a ridiculous 30 hour battery (which can be shared with a phone via a USB port), it’s perfect for outdoor get togethers, backyard barbecues, and tailgates. Just don’t use it at the beach if there’s anyone else around, some of […]

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