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How To Digitise Your Old Music And Videos At Home

If you’re looking to create digital copies of your old video tapes, vinyl, and cassettes, it can be difficult to know where to start with so many different approaches and hardware setups out there. In most cases, the process is pretty straightforward, even for the less-technically minded. Here’s what to need to know about creating digital versions of your favourite movies and music.


Monoprice's New Line Of Super Cheap High End Audio Gear Will Melt Your Face

Monoprice has always been known for making cheap, high-quality gear. But now the company is taking that approach to higher-end audio products with its new Monolith line.


An Insanely Long List Of Ways To Deal With The iPhone Headphone Jack Apocalypse

When Apple stopped including disk drives on its desktop computers, the world barely batted an eye. When DVD-ROMs were removed from the MacBook, few cared. But the loss of the headphone jack on the iPhone 7 is a clear indicator that the apocalypse is upon us. But don’t freak out just yet, we’re going to help you deal.


The Original Star Wars Soundtrack Will Be Available Again On This Gorgeous Vinyl Set

Got room in your vinyl crate for yet another re-issue of John Williams’ Star Wars: A New Hope soundtrack? Of course you do. Because this time around the Imperial March and other memorable tracks are available on a pair of double-sided picture disc-pressed vinyl records.


How To Mute Specific Sites In Your Browser

Having to close a tab with audio blaring from an auto-play ad is one of the web’s greatest annoyances, but at the same time, most of us want to hear videos coming from YouTube or Netflix. How do you mute one without the other? Fortunately, there are a couple of easy solutions available.


The Best Portable Bluetooth Speakers For Every Sound

It’s been a long, long time since we checked back with Bluetooth speakers, and the market is still flooded with an endless number of near-anonymous companies churning out absolutely awful products. To that end, little has changed.


Just When You Thought Sony's Quest To Revive The Walkman Couldn't Get More Ridiculous 

High-resolution audio purportedly provides a vastly superior listening experience to the highly compressed MP3s we’ve all been downloading for years. Convincing people to ditch their massive music collections and carry around a separate high-res player hasn’t been easy for Sony, but surely high-res audio adoption will now skyrocket thanks to this new $US3680 ($4869) gold-plated Walkman, right?


4 Ways To Get Better Audio From Your Smartphone

Among the many portable gadgets that the smartphone has killed off — digital camera, PDA, sat nav — is the MP3 player. Phones are now very competent jukeboxes with some great apps, but are you putting up with an average-quality listening experience when you don’t need to? Here are four ways to change that.


We Built A Bose Speaker (Kinda)

Bose has a long history of making great-yet-pricey speakers. But its latest, the BoseBUILD Speaker Cube, is a first for the company — a build-your-own speaker, intended for kids. It’s designed to help teach the basic concepts of sound and speaker design. It’s a cool idea, with dead simple setup and instructions, but for $US150, it could be a bit of a hard sell.


This Incredible Collection Of 400 Vintage Boomboxes Recently Went Up For Sale

If you happen to be in the market for 400 vintage boomboxes, then you’ll be sorry you missed this. Craig Kenton, a New Zealander who’s collected boomboxes for 15 years, put his entire collection up for auction, and it’s huge.


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