Have you heard? Audio is the new everything

The rise of audio is a trend that just won't quit. Suddenly, the world of content is all about asynchronous audio. Podcasts are the new blogs. Audiobooks are the new eBooks. Smart speakers and virtual…

10 of the Best Bluetooth Speakers 2019

After researching over 50 Bluetooth speakers online, we got our hands on the top 11 so we could test them out in real-time with real ears to determine which one beats out the rest. During…

Decoding Apple’s Touch Bar philosophy

Apple has made the Touch Bar introduced in 2016 with the MacBook Pro part of every Mac user’s experience this year, making it available to anyone using an iPad and Mac combination in Sidecar mode.Why…

Patch Tuesday problems persist: Start stops, Edge crumbles,…

I reported two days ago that Microsoft seems to have fixed the printing bugs it introduced in the first CVE-2019-1367 Internet Explorer zero-day patch — and apparently reintroduced with the two additional CVE-2019-1367 patches. That’s the…

Spotify

The highly competitive streaming music space gains and loses services every few years, but one thing remains the same: Spotify is one of the best music services around. Despite serious competition from other music services—including…

CyberLink PowerDirector

The amateur video landscape has advanced considerably in the last few years, and software like CyberLink's PowerDirector video editing software bridges the gap between professional editing and consumer ease-of-use. It has often led pro products…

IDG Contributor Network: Is xCloud – the Xbox…

 [Disclosure: The companies mentioned are clients of the author.]We are in the early stages of moving local processing to the cloud and transitioning from the modern PC to something far closer to a terminal. This…

A network? No! It’s just sharing, over wires.

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