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.
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Movies & TV

Between the Streams: Capt. America verdict, internet TV boondoggle, young Han Solo

This week, we're talking about the final verdict on Captain America civil war, the boondoggle that is live internet TV, the new (probable choice) for young Han Solo in, and so much more.
Product Review

Yamaha YSP-5600 sound bar Review

Open your ears to the magic of 3D surround sound with Yamaha's YSP-5600
Home Theater

5 outrageous headphones that will blow your mind, and your savings

We’ve rounded up some of the best headphones ever created into a drool-worthy guided tour. With sound that can blow away virtually everything else on the market, these superstar cans will take you to headphone heaven.
Product Review

Bragi Dash Review

Someday, Bragi's Dash will be the ultimate headphones. That day is not today.
Movies & TV

Between the Streams: Netflix and the Punisher, Comcast vs. Disney, Capt. America

This week, we're talking about the crazy Comcast deal to buy DreamWorks Animation, the new Snowden trailer from Oliver Stone, Capt. America's impending box office juggernaut, a Punisher series from Netflix, and more.
Home Theater

HBO’s strategy for streaming domination just had a monster weekend

HBO has been steadily transitioning from a top-tier premium network to a serious contender in the new streaming wars. With three major season premieres, Beyonce’s new album, and a weekend of free trials, was last weekend its best ever?
Home Theater

Cord cutting 101: How to quit cable for online streaming video

If you're going to quit cable or satellite for a streaming TV solution, you're going to want to get it right the first time. We've outlined exactly how to get started, step-by-step. Follow our lead, and you'll never look back.
Movies & TV

Between the Streams: Game of Thrones preview, Jason Bourne, and spoiler rules

There's only one thing on our minds this week: Game of Thrones. We'll be spending a large portion of the show this week talking about the sixth season, which airs this coming Sunday, as well as our newly formed spoiler rules…
Movies & TV

Updated: Michael Keaton will NOT join the cast of Spider-Man: Homecoming

A new report indicates that Batman veteran Michael Keaton will not, in fact, play a villain in Marvel-Sony's co-produced Spider-Man film, Spider-Man: Homecoming. He had reportedly been in talks to join the project, which will release in…
Home Theater

Make your recordings sing with Samson’s Z55 studio headphones 2:15

We check out Samson's affordable new Z55 studio headphone. These cans impress with a clean and clear sound signature, excellent balance in the mix, and a nice selection of cables and accessories to help you get the most from your…