Sound

04.11.13
This is what the Xbox 360 Achievement sound looks like
04.11.13

This is what the Xbox 360 Achievement sound looks like

Whenever you hear that "boop-boop" drop-chime of Achievement on the Xbox 360, picture this floatin...

By J. Conditt,   04.11.13
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04.02.13
Sony patent claims touch force detection via microphone
04.02.13

Sony patent claims touch force detection via microphone

In the annals of "clever patents that may never amount to anything," we now have an entry from Son...

By S. Dent,   04.02.13
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03.06.13
HTC says One's dual-membrane microphones block bad vibes
03.06.13

HTC says One's dual-membrane microphones block bad vibes

Nobody expects studio quality recording from a smartphone, but the technology in HTC's recently la...

By S. Dent,   03.06.13
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02.22.13
Modded Nexus 7 shows why some phone and tablet loudspeakers are better than others (video)
02.22.13

Modded Nexus 7 shows why some phone and tablet loudspeakers are better than others (video)

We never used to take the speakers in phones or tablets very seriously. Frankly, we're not sure ma...

By S. Sakr,   02.22.13
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02.12.13
Sound Uncovered is a gateway to the fascinating world of sound
02.12.13

Sound Uncovered is a gateway to the fascinating world of sound

The San Francisco-based Exploratoruim has a long history of promoting science, arts and hands-o...

By K. Hodgkins,   02.12.13
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01.07.13
Chaos Theory: Sounding off on the influence of ambiance in The Secret World
01.07.13

Chaos Theory: Sounding off on the influence of ambiance in The Secret World

From chirping birds and swooshing swords to background music for different areas, MMOs are rife w...

By MJ Guthrie,   01.07.13
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01.03.13
Soundmatters' $250 Dash 7 portable Bluetooth speaker to debut at CES 2013
01.03.13

Soundmatters' $250 Dash 7 portable Bluetooth speaker to debut at CES 2013

Shortly after revealing the foxLv2 aptX Bluetooth speaker, Soundmatters is adding another member t...

By D. Dhingra,   01.03.13
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11.28.12
From mind to ear: The journey of sound creation in WildStar
11.28.12

From mind to ear: The journey of sound creation in WildStar

A rustling of brush behind you. The click of a gun safety switching off. A low growl off to the s...

By MJ Guthrie,   11.28.12
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11.14.12
WildStar explores the nuance of sound
11.14.12

WildStar explores the nuance of sound

Sounds aren't often something you think about within a game. A one-second audio clip that plays w...

By E. Lefebvre,   11.14.12
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