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.
Shure’s SHA900 portable headphone amp is sleek and sexy if not a bit big, and it portably provides supremely realistic reproduction of all your music. At $1,000, you’d better bring your gold card, though.
Most of us listen to music with our phones, so shouldn't the sound as good as they look? We checked out LG's G5 with the Hi-Fi Plus module, Sony's Xperia Performance, and Samsung's Galaxy S7 to see which sounded best.
Day three at MWC finally left some time for a conversation with Pepper, the wondrous 'human-shaped' robot. Pepper's creators envision a future where humans have robot companion that read our emotions and help in our daily lives.
The brilliant Glyph portable mediawear is coming to a store near you. The personal home theater device is one of the coolest things we've seen at MWC, offering a thrillingly immersive A/V experience for one.
Fully wireless earbuds are the holy grail of wireless headphones, but they've been hard to come by up to now. Motorola showed off its take on the burgeoning tech here at MWC 2016 in the new Verve Ones.
We checked out Sony's futuristic new interactive projector at MWC 2016, the Xperia Projector concept. The unit allows for virtually any surface to become an interactive screen, teasing at countless possibilities when it hits store shelves.
LG's new modular G5 phone has plenty of tricks up its sleeve, but audio lovers will be most excited for the new hi-res DAC and amp, the Hi-Fi Plus with B&O Play. With serious hi-fi components you can easily take anywhere, Hi-Fi Plus is…
After a petition began circling for Ryan Reynolds to host Saturday Night Live -- as Deadpool -- the actor/comedian couldn't help but give a send-up to Kanye West's alleged rant backstage before his recent SNL performance. And…
With multiple ways to play, a ton of available components, and streaming support for nearly anything in your home, Yamaha’s MusicCast system is a promising new multiroom player, with potential to become a top contender.
Netflix has surpassed 75 million streaming users, while HBO is struggling to crack 1 million, CBS couldn't reliable stream the Grammys, and Fox is desperately dangling $25,000 reward money for its users.