Audio

Positive Grid expands its hardware lineup with the new BIAS FX 2-friendly Riff audio interface

Following the launch of its hugely popular Spark practice amp in 2020, Positive Grid has marked a further foray into the world of hardware with the arrival of the new Riff audio interface.

Designed to “supercharge your mobile rig”, the Riff is compatible with both computers and smartphones via USB connectivity, and is chiefly intended to couple with the company’s BIAS FX 2 amp modeling software, which allows users to design their own digital guitar rigs from the ground up, choosing from hundreds of amps, cabs and effects.

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Positive Grid Riff

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Apple TV app, hardware users complain of audio issues

A number of Apple TV app and set-top box users are reporting a curious issue in which some content, including purchased and rented shows, play without audio.

According to multiple reports on Twitter, the Apple TV problem cropped up in July and seemingly impacts newly purchased or rented content, as well as content streamed by third-party services.

The sound issue appears to be sporadic, affecting some users and content while leaving others unscathed.

At first glance, it looked as though the sound troubles could be traced back to the Apple TV app, with users saying movies bought or

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Audio maker Bose discloses data breach after ransomware attack

Bose Corporation (Bose) has disclosed a data breach following a ransomware attack that hit the company’s systems in early March.

In a breach notification letter filed with New Hampshire’s Office of the Attorney General, Bose said that it “experienced a sophisticated cyber-incident that resulted in the deployment of malware/ransomware across” its “environment.”

“Bose first detected the malware/ransomware on Bose’s U.S. systems on March 7, 2021,” the company added.

The audio maker hired external security experts to restore impacted systems after the attack and forensic experts to determine if any of its data was accessed or exfiltrated by the attackers.

“We

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