It’s Monday as I begin to set these bytes in order, so I may be predisposed to be extra crotchety. Consider yourselves warned.
Today’s news dump was largely unremarkable, with a singular exception thus far; Mashable’s Lance Ulanoff penned a sort of mini-review of an audio enhancement gadget called the BoomStick.
Various aspects of the this piece cause me concern. It’s basically hollow. For example, the author offers:
“According to the manufacturers, it can enhance virtually any audio source with a built an advanced digital signal processor (ADSP) that includes psychoacoustic base adjustment, spatial enhancement and high-frequency contouring. They all combine to, BoomCloud 360 claims, reveal latent audio qualities — things that can get masked in a sound mix. “