Britain’s Got Talent 2019: James Arthur microphone twist leaves viewers VERY sceptical

The singer performed an exceptional rendition of his new song Falling Like the Stars on Britain’s Got Talent tonight. James appeared in the second instalment of the ITV series tonight – wherein Ant and Dec were set to read out the winner the tonight’s semi-final as well as the final two who were at the […]

Users alarmed by undisclosed microphone in Nest Security System

Enlarge / You can’t see it, but there is actually a microphone in here. (credit: Nest) Google’s Nest smart home brand is in hot water this week after news surfaced (via Daring Fireball) that its home security system, Nest Secure, shipped with an undisclosed microphone. Google activated the microphone earlier this month for Google Assistant […]

Lawsuit claims Google ‘knowingly sold’ Pixels with microphone issues

Shortly after Google released its first branded smartphones in 2016, the Pixel and Pixel XL, some early adopters reported a microphone issues. While they were fixed in phones produced later, the problems disabled all three mics on the devices and often cropped up at odd times, like when holding the devices in different ways or […]

Trump kept clapping into the microphone during the State of the Union and Twitter wasn’t having it

Screenshot/White House President Donald Trump kept clapping directly into his microphone during his first State of the Union address. Twitter erupted over it. No matter who is president, one thing stays consistent during a State of the Union address — there is a ton of clapping. Senators, congressmen, party leaders, guests, and both the president […]

Razer’s new webcam and microphone are made for streamers

Razer is known as a gaming laptop, mouse and keyboard maker, but it actually offers a wide variety of products, like Xbox controllers, power banks, and even an upcoming phone. Razer also makes webcams like the Stargazer, which is built for streaming video games. Now Razer is upping its streaming game with two new “streamer […]

How a Texas Community Is Using Art as Its Microphone

The banner is about three arm’s-lengths wide and spells out its reason for existing loud and clear: “Black Lives Matter” in big white letters. On the border, painted icons represent a wide range of countries and continents. Three high schoolers are methodically but messily working away on it at Trans.lation, an arts and culture center […]