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Chimp heard playing a mean drum solo, but is it music?

After a chimp is recorded pounding a bucket, researchers run the beats through digital audio software. Please say the ape was playing a Bananarama song.

By June 23, 2015


Uber trims prices in 48 cities to drum up more rides

The car-hailing company cuts fares to help boost winter ridership and offers drivers a guarantee that their wages won't take a hit -- so long as they follow certain rules.

By January 9, 2015


Giants hiding among us

From CNET Magazine: Carrier cell sites live on top of buildings, inside forest groves, or right next to your bus stop. Sometimes these giant antennas are too obvious to ignore, but other times they're entirely undetectable.

By September 8, 2015


Here we go again: What does good sound sound like?

The Audiophiliac muses about his favorite subject.

By August 29, 2015


Auditioning Nordost cables: Do speaker cables have a 'sound'?

The Audiophiliac tries out Nordost high-end cables, and likes what he hears.

By July 25, 2015


Grado's GH1 headphones: Made from a tree that grew in Brooklyn

Grado Labs' first Heritage Series headphones, the GH1 model, sound fresh and lively, says the Audiophiliac.

By July 22, 2015


The Doctor rocks out with Maisie Williams in 'Doctor Who' series 9 trailer

Peter Capaldi grabs a guitar when the long-running sci-fi show returns in September.

By July 10, 2015


Stunning clarity: Noble Savant in-ear headphones

Some headphones knock you over with mega bass, others hush the outside world. Noble headphones are the kings of clarity.

By June 24, 2015


High-resolution audio is a lot older than you might have thought

What was the original high-res audio format?

By June 17, 2015


The unusually usefully featured Parasound Halo Integrated amplifier

Full bass management is a rarely found feature in stereo integrated amps, but the Parasound Halo has it, along with superb sound.

By June 13, 2015