Who is Still Buying CDs and Why? The Demand for Higher Quality Sound

Chris Havell | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK Tech
Chris Havell

Streaming, while impressive, still only accounts for 12.6 per cent of all the music consumed in the UK. An even bigger surprise might be the fact that together, CD and vinyl still accounted for a huge 49 per cent of all Album Equivalent Sales (AES) in 2014.

'Beats By Dre' Go Wireless But There's A Huge Price To Pay

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Tech

Beats' Solo 2 Wireless headphones (£269.95) are out now in the UK from all major stockists. Key Features: 12 hour battery life Nine metre Blue...

Ever Heard The Wind On Jupiter?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Tech

In the vastness of space nobody can hear you scream, unless of course you're a gas giant and you have winds of up to 360km/h. It turns out that spa...

Forget Video, 2015 is All About Audio

Grace Regan | Posted 26.01.2015 | UK Tech
Grace Regan

The truth is, audio makes sense in a mobile world. Staring at text and images on a small screen will give you a headache, whereas consuming information through your headphones is effort free.

Music to Your Ears - Why Audio Is Getting an Upgrade

Matthew Hussey | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK Tech
Matthew Hussey

Even vinyl has seen an upturn in sales. In the UK alone, vinyl sales reached levels not seen since 1996, before napster, limewire or even the MP3 came to dominate our listening experience.

Bang & Olufsen's New Headphones Are Essentially 'Beats By Gatsby'

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK Tech

Bang & Olufsen's BeoPlay brand has always been aimed at young professionals, but not the ones you might expect. Instead of street art-influenced t...

Thomas Tamblyn

Can Any Pair Of Headphones Be Worth £490?

HuffingtonPost.com | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK Tech

The Vertu HP-1Vs are the first in a range of new audio products from the luxury British smartphone manufacturer and are available for £490 from Vertu...

Where Did All the Wires Go? The Bluetooth Audio Revolution

Chris Havell | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK Tech
Chris Havell

If you think cassette tape-players and boom-boxes are old school, then you may be surprised to know that headphones have been around for much longer than either of them. With over 130 years of heritage, the headphone has come a long way.

The Life and Legacy of Ray Dolby

Matt J Gallagher | Posted 16.11.2013 | UK Entertainment
Matt J Gallagher

As an inventor and business leader, Ray Dolby achieved great heights and motivated those around him to keep developing and pushing the boundaries. Staff at Dolby tell me that he was and will continue to be, an inspiration to them.

Michael Rundle

How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Submit To Sonos

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Rundle | Posted 23.07.2013 | UK Tech

For a product with such universally great reviews, I should have been excited after installing a trial Sonos wireless audio system in my home. Far...

LISTEN: Radio Stoke DJ Gets Drunk, Is Pulled Off The Air

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.05.2013 | UK Comedy

Now, to be fair, we're not regular listeners to Paula White's show on BBC Radio Stoke. Chiefly because we don't live in Stoke. But listening to wha...

WIN White Bose AE2i Headphones Worth £149.99

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education


Revolutionising Wireless Audio

Paul Williamson | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK Tech
Paul Williamson

In the past few years, the demand from consumers to go wireless has increased rapidly, driven in part by the convergence of mobile devices and the increasingly demanding, tech-savvy users who have connected devices at their fingertips in their smartphones and tablets.

PHOTOS: Are These The Weirdest Earphones Ever Released?

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 18.11.2012 | UK Tech

Whether you're a wannbe DJ, into loud guitars or just have more money than sense, it's never been more obvious that headphones are as much a fashion s...

Songwriting and the Evolution of Physical Media

MC Lars | Posted 20.04.2012 | UK Entertainment
MC Lars

A good song comes from the heart: a good chord structure, melody and lyrics. Everything else is just a facelift. The fusion of the digital with the real is what gives art its power, and finding a balance between the two is what making art in the 21st century is all about.

Police release 'How do I defrost a turkey?' 999 call (AUDIO)

Huffington Post UK | Simon Crisp | Posted 31.12.2011 | UK

Just before Christmas, emergency services released examples of daft 999 calls in a bid to prevent others from wasting their time. Unfortunately, if th...