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myNoise, An Awesome Ambient Sound Generator For iPhone

myNoise, An Awesome Ambient Sound Generator For iPhone

Of all the ambient noise apps I’ve tried, myNoise is the best. Based on the well-regarded website of the same name, myNoise for iPhone is a “noise generator,” not just an app that plays recordings of rain and coffee shops.

And it also looks as good as it sounds.

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Start Every Day With This Great Sounding Cup Of Music [Review]

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Tiny portable bluetooth speakers are all the rage these days, and we’ve seen our fair share of them.

Music Cup by Music Cup
Category: Bluetooth Speakers
Works With: iPhone, iPad, any audio
Price: $39.99

Trouble is, the smaller the speaker, the worse it sounds. Honestly, if your bluetooth speaker sounds worse than the built-in speakers on your iPhone, you’ll likely not want to go through the trouble of even pairing the thing up.

The Music Cup bluetooth speaker is small, shaped like a mug, and it sounds pretty darn good.

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Find What Tab Is Playing Sound With Google Chrome’s Latest Update

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For those of us who live the lives of professional bloggers, here’s a common occurence. You wake up in the morning and load up a bunch of tabs of stories you want to read that day. Soon, you have two or three dozen tabs open, one of which has an auto-playing video. And no matter how hard you try, you can’t bloody find the thing!

Yeah. Chrome just fixed that.

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Heard App Lets You Record Sound From Five Minutes Ago

Unlike pictures, sound is ambient – you can hear it even when you’re not listening “at” it the same way you have to look at something to see it. And this goes for recording, too. While you have to point a camera at a thing to tape it, you can record sound even if the mic is in your pocket.

And this in turn makes possible an app like Heard, which lets you record any sound you hear, even after you hear it.

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Blue Microphones New Nessie Mic Is Loaded With Good Stuff for Beginners

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Nestled amid the gentle rolling hills of my old stomping ground of Westlake Village sits Blue Microphones, little more than a half hour north of Los Angeles. There’re actually two lakes in the area: beautiful Lake Sherwood, and the grubby, man-made boating pond of Westlake Lake. Neither, to my recollection, has ever had a reported sighting of a monster.

Blue Microphones’s new USB mic is named “Nessie,” which I guess means now the area has at least one lake monster. Only in this case it’s the good, super-friendly kind of monster.

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Ending Soon! BodyGuardz Moxy Earbuds With Mic [Deals]

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It’s pretty rare to find quality sounding earbuds that look as good as they sound. But you’ll find just that in our latest Cult of Mac Deals offer. That’s because you can get a pair of brown BodyGuardz Moxy earbuds with a mic by for just $35 – but your time to get this deal is almost up!

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BodyGuardz Moxy Earbuds With Mic Offer Sound With Style [Deals]

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It’s pretty rare to find quality sounding earbuds that look as good as they sound. But you’ll find just that in our latest Cult of Mac Deals offer. That’s because you can get a pair of brown BodyGuardz Moxy earbuds with a mic by for just $35…but only for a limited time.

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Logitech UE Bluetooth Boombox: Lusciously Hot And Really, Really, Unbelievably Good [Review]

Logitech UE Bluetooth Boombox: Lusciously Hot And Really, Really, Unbelievably Good [Review]

We’re very stingy with our five-star ratings, and it’s even more rare for us to slap all five onto a gadget.  So pay attention — because today we’re awarding the full five stars to the Logitech UE Boombox ($250), a portable, battery-equipped, eight-driver Bluetooth speaker that sounds absolutely astounding. In fact, the Boombox does a better job of rocking out than some non-portable, home systems costing much more.

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Blue Microphones Releases the Spark Digital, Its First Serious, Studio Microphone for The iPad

Blue Microphones Releases the Spark Digital, Its First Serious, Studio Microphone for The iPad

Just like Blue Microphone’s non-digital Spark, the new, Digital Spark microphone has been put together with an armful of we’re-not-playing-around components and features. Things like a beefed-up condenser capsule, a Focus selector that toggles between a low-frequency bias and a detail bias, and an adjustable desk stand with shock mount. But this Spark is built for iPads (or iPhones); though its USB connector means it’ll work just fine with your MacBook Pro, iMac, Sony Vaio, Samsung Galaxy Tab or anything else with a USB input.

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Soundbeam Looks The Part, But Is It Really Any Use To Anyone? [Review]

Soundbeam Looks The Part, But Is It Really Any Use To Anyone? [Review]

That’s me saying “Cult of Mac” that is

How often do you want to know what sounds look like? I’m guessing not very often, unless you’re a musician. But if you do want to know what sounds look like, and you want to know it in the most stylish and good-looking way possible on iOS, you can’t go far wrong with an app called Soundbeam. It’s just beautiful.

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