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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Check out this crazy $10,000 wireless speaker from Chinese brand HiVi 0:42

Chinese manufacturer HiVi gives us a true CES 'ah' moment with the MS2 wireless speaker. A $10,000 piece of industrial design, this robotic-looking system has no strings attached, and plays gorgeous audio.
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Check out Sony’s tiny new portable multiroom speaker the h.ear go 0:37

Sony showed off its new h.ear go speaker, which the company is calling the smallest, portable, hi-res, multiroom speaker on the market. With Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connection, and a claimed 12-hour battery life, this could be a big…
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Sony gets stylish with new h.ear on Bluetooth ANC headphones 0:53

Sony gets stylish with its new h.ear on headphones, which claim to allow for "hi res" playback even via Bluetooth thanks to Sony's Bluetooth upscaling engine, but the big selling point here might very well be the splashy design.
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Sony piles on the boom with expanded Extra Bass speaker and headphone line 1:47

Sony takes a swipe at those who love the boom with its new Extra Bass lineup. COmprising portable speakers, headphones, and a full-on PA style club speaker, this new line is all about that bass and then some.
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Dish’s HopperGo let’s you literally take DVR content anywhere, while Sling TV stays steady

Dish Network unveils its uber-powerful new DVR, the Hopper 3, as well as its new HopperGo, which lets users literally take DVR content anywhere on the planet. Meanwhile, Sling TV bores a bit with upgraded interface, ESPN3 addition.
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Technics shows off glorious new Grand Class SL-1200G turntables

Panasonic's CES 2016 press conference included its latest Technics turntables, the new Grand Class SL-1200G, and the limited edition Grand Class SL-1200GAE. Both turntables are loaded with new technology to ensure you get the perfect spin…
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Definitive Technology W Studio Micro 3.1 Review

Bring the noise and avert the clutter with Def Tech’s W Studio Micro.
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DTS to drop DTS:X in receivers, add new Play-Fi partners, and more for 2016

DTS has announced several new moves in the home and commercial audio market this year to reassert itself as a dominant force in the genre. Among the additions this year are more Headphone:X partners, new streaming partners for DTS-HD, and…