Tag Archives: music

SiriusXM Says You Can’t Be Serious About Free Internet Radio Trial

Recent offers have circulated the internet for a free six-month or twelve-month trial of SiriusXM satellite radio’s streaming service. Normally, this service costs $14.49 per month or a $3.50 per month additional charge for subscribers of the company’s regular satellite radio programming. If one of your online buddies passes along one of these promotional codes, […]

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7 Choices Google Should Add To New “I’m Feeling…” Button

Late last week, Google announced an Easter Egg for its main search page (announcing it makes it less of an Easter Egg, but whatever) by adding a random search spinner when a user hovers over the search engine’s “I’m feeling lucky” button. “I’m Feeling Artistic” leads to the Google Art Project, “I’m Feeling Playful” leads […]

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Antelope Audio Preamps Go Nuclear With Atomic Clock

The old joke with consumer electronics used to be that you didn’t make anything new, you just took something old and shoved a digital clock into it. Antelope Audio went a few steps past that with their new Rubicon preamp — it has a 10M Rubidium atomic clock. To paraphrase Marty McFly, “This sucker’s nuclear.” The […]

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Crayola Headphones From Griffin Make Music Colorful, Quieter

Remember that episode of The Simpsons where Homer shoved a crayon up his nose? According to Griffin and Crayola, Homer picked the wrong orifice, with the release of their new line of headphones. MyPhones, which come in both earbud and over-the-ear styles, aren’t just designed to draw the kiddies in with wacky, super colorful designs […]

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SnApp Judgments: NodeBeat

Every night at 12:15 AM Pacific, Amazon gives away a free paid app through their Amazon app store. As I am usually awake at 12:15 AM Pacific, why not let you know if today’s app is useful, or just more clutter in your app drawer?   Today’s free app is NodeBeat by AffinityBlue and usually runs for $1.95. […]

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Come Alive With Music And Memory’s iPod Program

Director Michael Rossato-Bennett of Ximotion Media has announced the release of a fascinating new documentary Alive Inside next week in New York. Alive Inside investigates these questions and the power music has to awaken deeply locked memories. The film follows Dan Cohen, a social worker, who decides on a whim to bring iPods to a […]

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Four Google Music Improvements To Kill The iPod

I started using Android’s Google Music app in place of my iPod about two months ago. While I haven’t missed carrying around an extra piece of hardware in my pocket, here are a few details keeping the Google Service from eclipsing Apple’s gold standard iPod. (For our purposes here, I’m specifically talking about the Android […]

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CES 2012 Videos: AKG And AfterShokz Open Your Ears

CES 2012 may be over, but Techcitement still has media from the show for you to eat up. There are always new audio devices being shown off at CES, and here is a look at two companies approaching getting music into your head from two different directions — going for super high quality or vibrating […]

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If A Tree Falls In The Forest, It Makes Beautiful Music

You’ve probably been to a forest or maybe a natural history museum and seen the rings on a tree stump, one ring for every year. You’ve seen them, felt them, and possibly even smelled them. Well, now you can hear them too. Using a modified turntable, a computer, and some other basic supplies, German artist/engineer […]

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SnApp Judgments: C25K Pro

Every night at 12:15 AM Pacific, Amazon gives away a free paid app through their Amazon app store. As I am usually awake at 12:15 AM Pacific, why not let you know if today’s app is useful, or just more clutter in your app drawer? Today’s free app is C25k Pro by Guy Hoffman, which usually runs […]

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