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Cops: Man's Party Van Simply Too Righteous

'I know it’s illegal, but it’s the weekend'

(Newser) - There's a line where a dope sound system crosses over into the realm of illegality, and it's probably somewhere around speaker number 40. NBC New York reports police received multiple calls complaining about "exorbitantly loud" music coming from a white van a little before 11pm Saturday in... More »

Startup Buys 50-Year-Old Company in 'Weird' Deal

EVA Automation hasn't released anything in its 2-year history

(Newser) - "You’re not going to hear about a weirder deal today," declares TechCrunch after a decades-old British speaker company was bought by a tiny Silicon Valley startup this week. Founded in 1966, Bowers & Wilkins boasts pages of audio products for sale. Founded in 2014, EVA Automation has... More »

Sonos Zaps Tunes to All Rooms

Listen to downloaded and internet music where you want it, when you want

(Newser) - A Sonos Music System has revolutionized the musical life of producer/director Barry Sonnenfeld. "It may be one of the electronic devices I can't do without," he writes in Esquire. What a Sonos can do:
  • It streams music wirelessly throughout the house, sending different tunes to different stereos
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Iconic Drum Machine Has Kanye's Number

(Newser) - Kanye West was just a toddler when Roland launched the TR-808 in 1980, but the drum machine has proven so influential that it figures in the title of the music titan's latest album, 808s and Heartbreak. "Today the 808 stands as hip-hop's answer to rock's Stratocaster—an iconic instrument... More »

Tiny Tubes May Trumpet End of Bulky Loudspeakers

Nanotube technology could allow for speakers on clothes, windows, screens

(Newser) - You may soon be able to add paper-thin speakers to that flat-panel TV, the Economist reports. Scientists have used ultra-tiny carbon nanotubes to make a transparent film that produces sound identical to a signal-carrying current that passes through it. If the technology can be made commercially viable, you might be... More »

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