21 Results for

marimba

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Music Hall Marimba: An overachieving little speaker

For once, you get true high-end audio at an affordable price point; the Marimba just sounds like an expensive speaker.

By October 31, 2012

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Robotic arm gives amputee drummer better beats

Georgia Tech's Gil Weinberg has made music-playing robots in the past. Now he's tapped that technology to help a musician likely become the world's first drumming "cyborg."

By March 6, 2014

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Mahler marimba man: The iPhone has an alarm?

The man whose iPhone went off and halted the New York Philharmonic's performance of Mahler, says his iPhone was new and he didn't know it had an alarm.

By January 14, 2012

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iPhone's marimba halts New York Philharmonic

A ringing and persistent iPhone marimba ringtone stops Mahler's Ninth Symphony dead. It being New York, the audience gets upset.

By January 12, 2012

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Use a song as an iPhone alarm

Tired of your iPhone's default Marimba alarm sound? CNET's Donald Bell shows you how to set your phone's alarm to play a song from your music library instead.

By June 6, 2013

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Annoyed theatergoer ejected after grabbing cell phone and tossing it

Kevin Williamson is so angry that a woman won't stop using her cell phone during a New York musical that he grabs it from her and throws it far away. Yes, he is removed from the theater.

By May 16, 2013

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Microsoft eyes phone that silences itself in movies

According to a patent filed by the software giant, Microsoft has a vision of a future in which phones silence themselves when they realize they're in a theater or similar situation.

By January 17, 2013

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Microsoft working on phone that silences itself in the cinema

Microsoft has a vision of a future in which phones silence themselves when they realise they're in a cinema or other situations.

By January 16, 2013

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Are expensive speakers worth it?

High-end speakers look and sound better than the more affordable alternatives, but no one needs them -- or an iPhone 5, BMW or the latest digital camera.

By January 2, 2013

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Bona fide high-end audio has never been this affordable

The Audiophiliac visits Denver's Rocky Mountain Audio Fest and discovers a treasure trove of affordable goodies.

By October 17, 2012