The recent deaths of prominent and inspirational personalities have probably led to the awareness of the brevity of life and of people's memories. In that light, this new WikiVIP project tries to improve the growing body of knowledge in Wikipedia by injecting voice clips of these notable people for present and future generations to cherish and remember.
When you open Beats Music - after you've signed up or signed in - you're not going to find a playlist of music you've listened to a thousand times before. Beats Music is a system that's pushed to create a music-driven experience. Instead of being just a conduit through which music is served, Beats Music makes a real effort to be a real bartender of the drinks that are musical tracks. Beats Music is not an MP3 player, it's a virtual DJ.
Kim Dotcom, the man behind now-defunct Megaupload and its namesake, Mega, revealed late last summer that he apparently had grown bored of his file-sharing website, and that he'd be stepping down as director in order to have more free time for other projects, one of which was said to be a music service he had up his sleeves. No details were dropped at the time, but fast-forward a few months, and now Baboom is here.
The original Roland TR-808 is one of the most influential electronic sound-making devices made in our collective human history, so when inventor Atsushi Hoshiai suggests it's time for a successor, it's time to listen up. When the TR-808 was invented, there was no such thing as electronic music. This beat machine wasn't the only device to help originate our modern music scene, but it was certainly one of the most major players, and here, 34 years after its invention, Roland is preparing a next-generation for the original, one called AIRA.
Bowers & Wilkins has been in the market producing all sorts of audio products for a long time. The products that the company produces are very high-end and expensive. One of the products that B&W has been producing for a long time are the P5 on-ear headphones. Check out our unboxing of a set of P5 headphones we got hands on back in 2010 for more details.
Coming completely out of left field with a release of Star Wars headphones - officially licensed and everything - was 50 Cent and SMS Audio. It’s difficult to describe the way this new cross-section of Star Wars headphones looks and feels without being there with them in your own hands, as it were. It’s almost as if they’re made to look like they’re made for children, but continue to impose the possibility of high-end sound - an interesting market to be going after, for sure.
As with the Sennheiser mash-up that happened back in 2010, Monster has partnered with Adidas Originals to launch a line of high-performance headphones, replete with the iconic bright-blue brand coloring. The lineup will include both earbuds and over-ear headphones, all of which will be available by the end of next month.
Harman Kardon is known for making some speakers that have very nice sound quality. The company is also known for making some of the most interesting looking audio products out there. Harman Kardon has announced one of its latest sets of speakers that have looks that are anything but traditional.