HP Accidentally Ships Laptop Audio Driver With Keylogger Installed


HP has been shipping a keylogger embedded in its audio drivers across more than two dozen laptops and tablets. Whoops.

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Pioneer Ultra HD Blu-ray burners pack 4K playback, but good luck meeting the PC requirements


A new pair of Blu-ray drives from Panasonic promise enhanced audio playback and full support for UHD Blu-ray discs — but full compatibility is much more involved this time around, and you’ll need an entire hardware stack capable of playing back 4K content.

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TuneIn banks on mobile airwaves, sports to push premium content

Streaming audio may not be killing the radio star, but those digital streams are definitely changing the future of radio by altering the delivery of audio content on demand.

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CES: Samsung bolsters audio lineup with Dolby Atmos-compatible Soundbar

Samsung has bolstered its lineup of audio products ahead of this week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, which include a new Soundbar featuring Dolby Atmos technology.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/01/04/ces-samsung-bolsters-audio-lineup-with-dolby-atmos-compatible-soundbar.html

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Apple Music reportedly preparing Hi Res Audio streaming for 2016

Article Image Apple is said to be developing a new Hi-Res Audio format featuring an expanded 96kHz, 24bit sampling rate for its Apple Music subscribers, leveraging the higher fidelity audio output capabilities of Lightning ports.

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Review: Devialet Phantom is a high-end speaker worth its weight in Kevlar

Article Image Developed by niche French audio firm Devialet, the Phantom has achieved wide acclaim from industry acolytes for impossibly low-distortion sound reproduction rivaling that of speakers ten times the cost and many times the size. It’s also the latest chic accessory to be featured in Apple’s retail stores.

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Apple Stores expand high-end audio offering with Devialet Phantom 'implosive' speakers

Article Image High-end French audio firm Devialet on Tuesday announced immediate availability of its highly acclaimed, just-under-$2,000 Phantom Implosive Sound Center at select U.S. Apple Stores, with wide availability to follow in 2016.

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Review: Logitech's Z533 computer speakers deliver bang for the buck

Article Image Logitech’s 2.1-channel Z533 speaker system may not be the pinnacle of home audio, but it more than gets the job done at a very reasonable price.

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Rumor: 'AirPods' trademark filings point to Apple wireless headphones

Article Image Multiple international trademark applications for an “AIRPODS” audio accessory, filed by what appears to be a shell company, suggest Apple might be working to bring a wireless version of its EarPods headphones to market.

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Apple poaches lead Microsoft HoloLens audio engineer, seen as boost for augmented reality research

The lead audio engineer for Microsoft’s HoloLens augmented reality project has been hired away by Apple, fueling speculation that the iPhone maker could be working on an AR project of its own.

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Music streams surged to 135 billion songs ahead of Apple Music debut

During the first half of 2015 Americans streamed some 135 billion audio tracks and music videos over the Internet, despite the absence of any major new services such as Apple Music, according to newly-published data from market research firm Nielsen.

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Apogee's MetaRecorder field recording app offloads controls to Apple Watch

Digital audio equipment and software maker Apogee on Tuesday announced the debut of MetaRecorder, an iOS field recording app with advanced features like multi-track support, tagging, file management and even remote control functionality with Apple Watch.

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HP to replace audio vendor Beats with Bang & Olufsen

Hewlett-Packard on Tuesday announced high-end audio equipment maker Bang & Olufsen will be lending its expertise to upcoming products, a partnership forged after Apple last year declined to extend a longstanding Beats tie-up.

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Apple reportedly buys digital instrument effects firm Camel Audio

Apple has seemingly purchased UK-based digital audio effects maker Camel Audio, best known for the popular Alchemy synth plug-in, suggesting the firm’s software may be included in a future version of Logic Pro X.

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Apple's Logic Pro X gets massive update with new effects, tools, AirDrop support and more

Apple on Wednesday released a huge update to its Logic Pro X professional digital audio workstation, complete with fresh drum and synth effects, redesigned plug-ins, an expanded sound library and support for new OS X features like AirDrop and Mail Drop.

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You have to see these sound waves

‘Cymatics’ is the science of visualizing audio frequencies. Musician Nigel Stanford and Director Shahir Duad explain how they used various techniques and materials to create stunning visual effects that correspond to the music.

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Hands-on: IK Multimedia's iRig 2 guitar interface, iRig MIC Field, more

IK Multimedia, a leader in iOS-enabled audio production hardware and software, hit the CES show floor with an all-new lineup of products for 2015, including the new iRig 2 mobile guitar interface, iRig microphones and more.

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