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.
Amazon today announced some of its Prime Instant Video original content will be available in High Dynamic Range later this year. For video enthusiasts, this is good news, but don't get too excited just yet.
HBO's anticipated new standalone streaming service, HBO Now, went live today on Apple devices, as well as becoming available to select Cablevision Internet users without the need for a cable subscription.
Definitive Technology's premium new W7 speaker is a wireless cube of sound that offers multi-room functionality, but trades proprietary control for open source to communicate with any speaker in the Play-Fi family.
Dish's new pioneering Web TV service has had some setbacks as of late, but the service's addition of HBO this month will make it a serious threat to the competition, including HBO's own standalone app, HBO Now.
Dish's Web TV service Sling TV got more approachable for gamers with its launch on Xbox One last week, while this week brought the addition of A&E, Lifetime, History, and H2 to its swelling core channel pack.