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Would appleinsider writers please stop using the words "High Fidelity" unless they fully understand what the term means. There is no way on Earth this Sonos One speaker nor an Apple HomePod will ever produce High Fidelity audio. Never, never, ever...
Audio is governed by the laws of physics, so no small container filled with loudspeakers will ever produce low frequencies at high amplitude A human ear (commonly) hears wavelengths down to 20Hz, a listeners body can feel frequencies lower than 20Hz but they cannot hear them.
I would hazard a guess from each Sonos One or HomePod enclosure (speaker) size (as seen) they will have crossover circuitry which will roll off steeply at 120-100Hz...they may reach 80Hz but the amplitude will be considerably lower (quieter) than those above the crossover rolloff frequencies aforementioned.
A High Fidelity loudspeaker will produce a flat frequency response across the entire audible range of 20Hz - 20kHz. That is, for a given level of amplification no part of the frequency range will appear to be or indeed will be louder or quieter than preceding or succeeding frequencies.
As sound is simply modulated heat, it will take until some genius manages to create the technology to sufficiently heat coincident focal points in the air of your living-room directly with lasers in such a way the heat can be modulated to produce even amplitude sound from the lowest discernible frequencies to the highest. That tech will be a long time coming.
Meanwhile appleinsider contributors STOP LYING TO YOUR READERS and TREAT THEM AS INTELLIGENT CONSUMERS.
cnocbui said:bloodshotrollin'red said:America is so damned screwed up when it comes to Human Rights' issues. You all know everything dies, yet millions of you; ...defend your "right" to bear arms, ...support Capital Punishment ...go outdoors and kill or maim wildlife on a whim... help cause untold misery in third-world countries where our planets poorest get to live short, wretched lives clawing minerals from their soil in the destructive process of providing you with products you don't really need. So, it's bloody amusing when those of you get so yippity-yuppety about a woman or a man's choice to terminate a pregnancy; grounds for which may be myriad and often in the interests of the zygote. 75% of American's cling to a totally unprovable belief that some god, thought up by Pagan Semites just a few moments ago, equivocally divines how and when all life both begins and ends. Yet, of the incontrovertible fact this same god terminates countless more zygotes than his creations could ever do, you don't question his morality.
Nothing should ever be censored. Tim Cooke, a gay man, should know that.
tallest skil said:bloodshotrollin'red said:your "right" to bear arms
All independent sentient life is worth protecting. The assumption that only "innocent" people die by the gun is not reflected in statistics. America's profligate firearms laws means anyone can be on the receiving end of a bullet; be they law abiding or of criminal intent. In the UK the number of deaths by firearms is barely registered outside of the criminal underworld. However, those people here trained to use guns in the course of their "civic duties" quite often kill unarmed people who were not remotely involved in criminal actions. I believe to a far, far greater degree, America has the same problem with its own armed police.
"So you believe that you should be forced to pay for an entire lifetime of luxury for a mass murderer."
I believe in a system of rehabilitation. Locking a person up and throwing away the key is barbaric. If a person is so psychologically damaged that they cannot comprehend the consequences of their actions they should be cared for in a secure hospital environment.
It has also been established, well beyond any reasonable doubt, that in a Judaeo-Christian culture capital punishment does not deter illegal killing. So, the point of it is...? Also, if you feel compelled to adopt the madness of an eye for an eye, why not murder the murderer on death row by hypoxia? Loss of consciousness takes two to three seconds, the executed have no physical or psychological awareness that they're dying and, crucially for a population of capitalists, the process used (any inert gas, but preferably Argon) is materially cheap, naturally abundant, environmentally clean.
"So you believe that animals are people."
No, silly. I believe people are animals.
"El oh el."
Acknowledge your role in consumerism. The selfish benefits goods may bring you means somewhere along its passage into your life less fortunate people have paid a high price in environmental degradation and personal deprivation gathering base materials which enables you to use it as a status symbol until its psychological obsolescence is assured by marketeers.
"A man has no choice."
They do within a functional relationship.
"So you believe in God and yet don’t believe in God?"
No, I don't believe in god. Though, despite a total vacuum of any evidence, theists do believe god's existence is incontrovertible. Just how they come to that conclusion is beyond my powers of reasoning.
welshdog said:Airpods stay put in my ears, but they hurt so much after about 10 minutes, that I can't use them. Same for Apple's hard ear buds - just too uncomfortable. Apple could generate a new income stream by offer custom molded silicone Airpod inserts. You could be measured and fitted in an Apple store. Would also be smart to allow the insert to be removed and added to a new pair of Airpods when you upgrade.I actually don't use any ear devices, either in-ear or over-ear. I don't like not being able to hear what is going on around me.
ncil49 said:nolamacguy said:no, they'll just laugh at all the dead white guys who were so frightened about...well, everything.ncil49 said:nolamacguy said:no, they'll just laugh at all the dead white guys who were so frightened about...well, everything.
White men have earned their trashing.
TheCodingArt said:mr o said:This is significant.
Progressive web apps are the future of the web on mobile. I hope Apple recognizes this, and turn the iPhone into a true Internet Communicator.
Have a look at this video here. It is a Mozilla talk Chris Wilson did a couple of weeks ago: