Ryan Waniata

Ryan Waniata

Ryan Waniata is an audio engineer, musician, composer, and lover of all things tech, audio, and cinema. Hailing originally from Montana, Ryan received his bachelor degree from the University of Montana in composition and technology. He later studied audio engineering at the Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences in Tempe, AZ, then packed up for Nashville, where he spent a couple of years playing and recording music in various studios and local venues. Ryan now makes his home in Portland, OR. Feel free to contact him on twitter, or check in with him at Digital Trends to get the scoop on all the latest in tech, film, and music.

Addiction was Scott Weiland’s cause of death, but not his legacy

News today about Weiland's death confirms the all but sure suspicions that his cause of death was due to alcohol and drug abuse, both past and present. But, while Weiland's story is filled with tragedy, his musical legacy will live for…
Home Theater

Best TVs under $500 2:11

Just because it's cheap doesn't mean it's worth buying. Many budget TVs look great on paper, but fail to deliver the kind of picture quality you expect from an HDTV. To help steer you in the right direction, we've assembled our…
Product Review

V-Moda Crossfade Wireless Review

With the Crossfade Wireless, V-Moda cuts the cord and stirs in a bit more boom.
Movies & TV

Gorgeous first trailer drops for animated feature Kubo and the Two Strings 1:06

The first teaser for the new stop-motion animated feature Kubo and the Two Strings dropped today. Starring Matthew McConaughey, Charlize Theron, and Ralph Fiennes, the mythical adventure film looks to be an epic ride.
Home Theater

Apple suspends plans to develop live Internet TV service indefinitely

A new report claims that Apple has shelved its long-rumored plan to develop a live, online TV service aimed at cord cutters who have ditched cable. For now, the company will instead focus on app development for the Apple TV
Home Theater

Is Apple already prepping a faster, more powerful Apple TV?

A report claims that Apple may be working on putting a new Apple TV streaming box into production, just months after its 4th-gen streaming box launched in October. The rumors suggest the updated device could go into trial production in…
Home Theater

These crazy wireless earphones custom mold to your ears with hot water

Decibullz, the magical molding earphones that conform to your ears with the power of hot water, have released a new wireless model on Kickstarter. Those looking for extremely affordable custom in-ears can get in until December 12.
Home Theater

LG Music Flow takes aim at Sonos, but just misses the target

LG has cooked up its own version of multiroom audio called Music Flow. An ambitious, near-comprehensive effort with multiple speakers across the size spectrum, LG’s system is feature-packed, and affordable. But is this the multiroom setup…