64 Results for

decibel

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Popular white noise machines may be too loud for babies

Out of 14 infant sleep machines tested, all were louder than the 50-decibel limit set by hospital nurseries, while two were louder than what's considered hazardous to adult ears in the workplace.

By Mar. 3, 2014

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GE Stainless Steel Interior Dishwasher with Hidden Controls

Along with an all-stainless interior and hidden top-edge controls, GE says these dishwashers spray more water in more places than any unit in the category.

By Oct. 11, 2013

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Shocker: The most-deaf musicians aren't rockers

But who is? You might be surprised.

By Apr. 12, 2014

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JBL LSR305: Resetting sound expectations for desktop speakers

JBL's nifty powered speakers' innovative tech puts it ahead of the pack, making the LSR305 a force to be reckoned with.

By Dec. 15, 2013

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Adventures in hi-fi at Oswalds Mill Audio

The Audiophiliac reports from Brooklyn about a fascinating encounter of the audio kind.

By Apr. 27, 2013

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Google Map of handgun owners posted online isn't exactly accurate

The Journal News, a local New York paper, decides to post a map of all those who own handguns in the area. Like so much that's online, it contains errors -- massive errors.

By Jan. 28, 2013

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How to tell if a car stereo is too loud (video)

Here's a hint: If the stereo is loud enough to shatter a windshield, like the one on this 1989 Nissan truck, then it's probably a tad over-powered.

By Mar. 20, 2012

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DoCoMo launches waterproof kids' phone

Japanese will have yet another tool to keep tabs on their kiddies with this tough handset, which packs GPS and a mighty alarm.

By May. 17, 2012

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Coyote Case: Because your iPhone needs a piercing siren

Turn your iPhone into a screaming banshee with the Coyote Case, a siren alarm designed to attract help when you're in danger.

By Nov. 2, 2012

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Earphones to save kids' hearing shown at IFA (Podcast)

CNET's Larry Magid speaks with Mark Karnes of Etymotic Research about the company's Safe Listening Earphones, designed to help parents prevent their kids from suffering hearing loss from loud media players.

By Sep. 3, 2011