Billy Steele

Senior News Editor

Still recovering from an awkward band phase as a guitarist who dreamt of world tours, Billy now covers the audio beat, spanning everything from headphones to streaming. He lives in the great state of North Carolina where a good biscuit is the only thing that matters. He's also a Cheez-It expert and a graphic designer on nights and weekends.

Articles by Billy Steele

02.13.19
A decade later, Drake's 'So Far Gone' mixtape hits streaming services
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A decade later, Drake's 'So Far Gone' mixtape hits streaming services

The 2009 mixtape helped put Champagne Papi on the map.

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01.08.19
I want Sony's 360 Reality Audio to be the future of music
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I want Sony's 360 Reality Audio to be the future of music

...but I'm tempering expectations until it's ready for prime time.

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01.07.19
A Roland keyboard has Alexa built-in for voice control while you play
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A Roland keyboard has Alexa built-in for voice control while you play

And the Alexa Skill will eventually be available for other instruments.

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01.07.17
Sony's flagship soundbar kicks out room-filling audio
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Sony's flagship soundbar kicks out room-filling audio

The 7.1.2 channel HT-ST5000 does Dolby Atmos material justice, with sound flying in from overhead and behind.

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09.04.14
Google's Megan Smith named America's new CTO
09.04.14

Google's Megan Smith named America's new CTO

After the announcement that America's current CTO Todd Park was stepping down, rumors swirled that...

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