When HTC ponied up $300 million for a majority stake in Beats, it's fair to say it signaled its interest in audio. Now, rumors suggest the handset manufacturer is setting its sights on music streaming. More »
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For more than 40 years, American ground forces have relied on the AC-130 gunship for protection and close air support. However, the venerable AC-130H Specter variant, which has been deployed in every major combat operation since Vietnam, is beginning to show its age.Read more...
Organovo's 3D-printed mini-liver just shattered its own record, carrying out the same cellular functions as a natural human liver for 40 days in the lab. That may not seem like a lot — human liver cells are replaced about every 300 to 500 days — but the company's previous millimeter-sized liver slivers only managed five days.
Barely a week since successfully completing sea trials after a three year hiatus, the venerable research sub Alvin is already earning back the $42 million in hardware upgrades and engineering retrofits it's received—showing off its spaciou
The HAV304 took the crown of “world's longest aircraft” with its inaugural flight today. The gargantuan spans a football field and towers just over two stories in height, owing its construction to pure metal. It sacrifices little in being the world's longest, as it still reaches 100 mph, which is triple that of the dwarfish Goodyear blimp.
Back in 2012,Beatsunveiled its diminutivePill wireless speakerin a bid to steal theJambox'sthunder. Since then, its main rival hasn't exactly been standing still: Jawbone has released two more Bluetooth speakers, including the well-receivedBig Jambox. Not to be outdone, Dr. Dre & co. recently began selling a super-sized version of their own: the $300Beats Pill XL.
This close to the expected reveal date, we're getting a another unofficial look at the All New One, HTC 's successor to the One . This video highlights, among other things, a microSD slot and an all new Blinkfeed. The hardware design pretty much follows that of previous leaked photos, with a second camera near the top edge, dual LED flash, and two front-facing speakers.
It's less than a month before HTC is expected to announce the One successor and we're still getting leaks of what the manufacturer might have in store for its flagship refresh. Now it seems that a silver variant of what HTC is teasing as "The All New One" will also be available based on this leaked image.
With just how popularBeats headphonesare, we can't say we're surprised that Dr. Dre'ssimilarly named music servicehas had a hard time coping with a flood of users during launch. As such, Beats Music isn't accepting any new subscribers until the kinks are worked out, but thereisa silver lining.
Will another music streaming service succeed in an overcrowded market?Beats, off their recent buyback from HTC has ventured beyond headphones and audio voodoo. The company is starting a new music streaming service in January that you can now register a username HERE. It’s built on the MOG music service, which Beats bought in 2012 for $14 million.
most dramatic redesign since launching in 2008.art of this is because ofSpotify Director of Product Michelle Kadir tells Business Insider. But she insists that there's much more to come from that deal.But in our minds, what would make Spotify even better — dare we say perfect — would be the ability to sort by "most played" songs and "recently played" songs.
As Google rolls out their Chromecast SDK, we are expecting a slew of apps to jump on board. If Twitter is any indication, both Rdio and Beats are working with Google to have their services Chromecast-able. Others are still on the fence — or noncommittal at best — about Chromecast.
Beats Music , the much-anticipated Spotify rival from makers of the fashionable headphone brand, will launch on January 21st in the US, offering curated playlists delivered multiple times a day, ad-hoc track selection based on environment and mood, and over 20m tracks from major and independent labels. The service, created by Beats Electronics' Jimmy Iovine along with Dr. Dre, Luke Wood, Trent Reznor, and Ian Rogers, will attempt to address one of the big, lingering issues facing existing streaming providers: the problem of choice-overload and not being able to pick between the hundreds of thousands of albums on offer.