Fox News' Tucker Carlson Foregoes 'Contrition' After Offensive, Years-Old Radio Call-In Audio Surfaces

Fox News Channel’s Tucker Carlson is choosing to forego “the usual contrition” after audio surfaced of him making offensive remarks during a radio call-ins from years ago. RELATEDFox News’ Tucker Carlson Loses Sponsor After Saying Immigrants Make America ‘Poorer and Dirtier’ During call-ins to the Bubble the Love Sponge shock jock radio program, which took […]

Listen to the sky: NASA reveals the sound of wind on Mars (AUDIO)

For the first time, humans can hear the sound of wind on Mars thanks to a new NASA spacecraft that touched down on the Red Planet ten days ago. NASA’s new tool – the Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport – aka ‘InSight’ touched down on Mars on November 26. On December […]

This Brooklyn-based audio company’s new Bluetooth headphones are easily the best way to spend $250

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Grado Grado just released its first Bluetooth headphones in its 65 year career. They’re called the GW100s, and they cost $ 250.  They retain the company’s trademark open-back design, which […]

Waze adds built-in audio player to spice up your commute

You won’t have to use Google Maps if you want a built-in music player to accompany Google’s navigation tools. In the wake of a Spotify tie-in last year, Waze has released beta versions of its Android and iOS apps with a native audio player that supports eight services in total. Deezer, iHeart Radio, NPR One, […]

Teenage Engineering reluctantly adds Bluetooth audio to OD-11 speaker

For years, Teenage Engineering has chosen not to allow its users to stream music via Bluetooth to its flagship OD-11 speakers. And that’s despite it actually having a Bluetooth radio inside. The Swedish engineers have finally, reluctantly, given in and users can simply download a software update for their speaker to enable it. Weirdly, the […]

Yamaha’s latest turntable streams multi-room audio via WiFi

You can pair a turntable with a multi-room audio setup (Sonos even offers a bundle), but that usually means wiring your record player into that setup at some point. Yamaha thinks it can do better. Its newly launched MusicCast Vinyl 500 turntable uses WiFi to stream records wirelessly to MusicCast speakers in your home. If […]

Democratic Congressional candidate says Trump is like Bin Laden – audio recording

A recording in which an Illinois Democrat running for Congress appears to say US President Donald Trump and Al-Qaeda founder Osama Bin Laden have “a tremendous amount in common,” has been made public. Sean Casten, who hopes to replace Republican Peter Roskam, currently representing Illinois’ 6th district in the federal legislature, made the staggering claim […]

AUDIO emerges of conversation between Seattle hijacker & air traffic controller

An audio emerged online of a conversation between a man who hijacked a plane from the Seattle Airport and an air-traffic controller. On the clip the hijacker talks about running low on fuel and asks if he’ll get life in jail. The conversation between the man, addressed as Rich/Richard, and the air-traffic controller right before […]

Firefox is the latest browser to block autoplaying web audio

Firefox is finally joining the ranks of web browsers that block autoplaying web sounds. Mozilla’s latest Nightly builds for Firefox now include an option to mute autoplaying audio, hopefully saving you from jumping out of your seat when an obnoxious video ad makes its presence felt. It’s finer-grained than Chrome’s recently removed automatic muting, too. […]

AirPlay 2 makes Sonos the best audio option for most iPhone owners

For a long time, Sonos was only capable of streaming music to its speakers through a proprietary app, but that’s changed in the last few years. After working with music services like Spotify and Pandora, users can stay in those apps and stream music straight to your Sonos setup. That hasn’t been the case if […]