A new app from a Latvian outfit called Sonarworks claims it can tune music to play perfectly through specific headphone models. So whether you’re using AirPods or a swanky pair of $900 Auduze LCD-2s, you’ll hear the same exact mix. Could the future of making music sound good be an app that compensates for the terrible headphones most of us insist on buying? For the last few weeks, I’ve been trying a beta version of Sonarworks’ True-Fi software on both Android and iOS. The apps are a mobile version of the headphone calibration software that’s existed for the desktop since earlier this year. After spending much of the year in closed beta, Sonarworks is now opening the mobile apps to an “early access” public beta, with the goal of a full release next year. A lifetime license for the desktop and mobile apps currently costs $79 (and will go up to $99 next year), but for the next few months during the early access period, the app will be totally … [Read more...] about Can This Little Magic App Make Your Headphones Sound Perfect?
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What is cyberwar? At its core, cyberwarfare refers the use of digital attacks by one country or nation to disrupt the computer systems of another with the aim of create significant damage, death or destruction. Perhaps unsurprisingly - considering that cyberwarfare involves spies, hackers and top secret digital weapons projects - it's a still a shadowy and ill-defined area of conflict, but one that is increasingly important and dangerous.Cyberwar: What happens when a nation-state cyber attack kills? What does cyberwarfare look like?Like traditional conflicts, cyberwarfare comes in many shapes and sizes, but it is increasingly clear that cyberwarfare is going to be a significant component of pretty much every present and future conflict. Future wars will also be fought by hackers using computer code to attack an enemy's infrastructure, as well as troops using conventional weapons like guns and missiles. Governments and nation states are now officially training for cyberwarfare: An … [Read more...] about What is cyberwar? Everything you need to know about the frightening future of digital conflict
BlackBerry on Monday launched BlackBerry Radar H2, a new data-driven asset monitoring device for freight and shipping companies. BlackBerry's Radar platform offers IoT logistics and asset tracking to give fleet managers an aggregate view of operations in near real-time. The latest offering is an add-on device that expands the core capabilities of the Radar-M trailer telematics product. Special Feature Special Report: The Rise of Industrial IoT (free PDF) This ebook, based on the latest ZDNet / TechRepublic special feature, explores how infrastructure around the world is being linked together via sensors, machine learning and analytics. Read More BlackBerry said Radar H2 helps automate operations, and improve utilization of trailers, containers, chassis and other remote assets. The device connects to 4G LTE cellular networks and also serves as a gateway to connect other wireless sensors such as those for cargo, tire pressure monitoring, brake sensors and … [Read more...] about BlackBerry intros Radar H2 telematics device for freight and shipping companies