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A Video Interview with Joseph Sahyoun of Earthquake Audio

earthquake-video-teaser.jpgI interviewed Joseph Sahyoun, President of Earthquake Audio Corporation, about several of their newest technological developments, including new voice coil cooling that will allow more power to be delivered from subwoofer drivers.

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Behind the Scenes at Secrets - Number 1 - June, 2008

Since a quarterly newsletter seems to be the norm for large websites, the Secrets staff has decided that it is time for us to join the trend.

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CES 2008 Show Report Part 2

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A Video Interview with Marvell's Dr. Nikhil Balram

nikhil-balram-5-08-teaser.jpgDr. Nikhil Balram is Vice President and General Manager of the Digital Business Entertainment Unit at Marvell Corporation, which is located near San Jose, California. In this interview, I speak with him about their new Qdeo video processing chipset, what it does, and where the technology is headed.

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CES 2008 Show Report Part 3

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How to Replace the Hard Drive in Your iPod

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Now that the Apple Lossless codec is available, do you wish you had a larger hard drive in your iPod? Or, is your iPod hard drive just not working anymore? Here is how to switch it out.

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CES 2008 Show Report Part 4

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Generosity - The Making of an Indie Film - Part II - Pre-production

Generosity is an Indie film in the process of being made. In August of 2007, we talked about Part I - The Writing, and in Part II, we cover Pre-production. If you want to see what a zoo it is to make a movie, get a load of this.

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A New Way to Plot Speaker Impedance: the Smith Chart

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Impedance is the extension of the idea of electrical resistance to AC signals (like music). In high school, we all likely learned Ohm's law at some time or another. Whether we remember it or not is another story! Luckily, the refresher course is easy. Resistance is a way of relating voltage and current in a simple DC circuit.

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CES 2008 Show Report Part 1

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Secrets Best of 2007 Product Awards

The Secrets Best of 2007 Product Awards, featuring the following categories: Video Processing Technologies, Subwoofers (full size), Subwoofers (compact), DVD Video Players, HD DVD Players, Blu-ray Disc Players, Wireless Music Servers, Surround Sound Processors, Video Processors, DLP Projectors (1080p), Cables (high end), Speakers (bookshelf), Earphones, Speaker Stands, HDMI Cables, Speakers (planar), Shakers, Subwoofers (in-wall), Cables (budget), Video Cameras (high definition), LCD Projectors (1080p), Speakers (floor standing), HDTVs (LCD), HDTVs (Plasma), AV Receivers, Video Servers, Preamplifiers, Subwoofers (mid-size)

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