Apple planning to improve speaker quality on future iPhones


Apple is most likely ditching the 3.5mm audio jack in favour of their own lightning port and the launch of several audio products with lightning ports at CES 2016 was just a confirmation of that. While that maybe disappointing to many, there is another rumour that will probably excite you. Apple is apparently planning to improve the quality of the speakers in the future iPhone lineup.

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SoundPEATS A1 Bluetooth Headset Unboxing


SoundPEATS A1 is a bluetooth headset with a built-in microphone. The device retails at a price of Rs 4,990 in India and US$ 39.99 in the USA. We got our hands on a unit and have unboxed it for you guys.

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Controversial HDR microphone removed from HTC One’s spec sheet

We’d previously reported on Nokia having tried to get a ban on HTC One sales in the Netherlands due to the use of their proprietary HAAC microphone technology. The high amplitude microphone allows the user to get a clear recording without any clipping in case of extremely loud audio.The blame has been placed on ST Microelectronics who did not have the permission to license out the microphones till February of 2014. HTC has however removed the dual membrane microphone from its spec sheets and is working on their own technology to integrate it into the One.

The company maintains that all current devices are equipped with the mic and this will not affect sales. In addition, HTC will continue to integrate STM microphones in the One until it exhausts the supplies in its warehouse. HTC has issues a statement on the matter and we’ve included it below for your perusal. Continue reading “Controversial HDR microphone removed from HTC One’s spec sheet”