11 Results for

monophonic

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Blast music from Vladimir Putin's head

These porcelain busts of presidents and dictators are actually computer speakers, so you can get down with your favorite head of state.

By August 19, 2014

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Why my favourite phone of all time is an old Nokia

Battery, reliability and Snake -- the Nokia 3210 puts the iPhone and chums to shame. With Microsoft poised to squash the iconic Nokia brand, CNET's Luke Westaway looks back.

By April 29, 2014

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Woo 234 Mono, a very different kind of amplifier

The Woo WA-234 Mono is two amps in one, it's an astonishingly good headphone amp, and it's just as remarkable with speakers!

By October 5, 2013

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Before you buy an expensive Bluetooth, AirPlay, or docking speaker, read this

Wireless single-speaker systems are an attractive solution for a lot of buyers, but are there better-sounding alternatives?

By November 25, 2012

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Poll: Is stereo on its way out?

Sound bars, iPods, AirPlay, and Bluetooth speakers are essentially monophonic, not stereo sound sources. Does one speaker sound better than two?

By October 13, 2012

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Nonelectric iPhone dock boosts sound with gramophone horn

There are no cords or batteries here. ReAcoustic uses nothing more than a wooden base and an old gramophone horn or trumpet bell to amplify sound from your iPhone or iPad.

By January 26, 2012

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Put a Moog synthesizer on your iPhone for 99 cents

Moog Music has just released its popular iOS synthesizer, Animoog app for the iPhone 4 and 4s.

By December 22, 2011

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Surround-sound music format flops

Stereo is well over 50 years old, so why has the public rejected every music-surround format to come down the pike?

By January 27, 2011

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Audiovox to buy Klipsch

Klipsch, America's oldest speaker manufacturer, is about to be acquired by Audiovox. Is that good or bad news?

By January 23, 2011

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132 years of audio history

Some say Thomas Edison invented the first machine to record and play sound in 1877. Video Interchange collects a small but illuminating overview of the history of audio formats.

By March 19, 2009