How Acoustic Guitars Work - The guitar is one of the most popular musical instruments in use today. Now you can understand how acoustic guitars work!
How Amplifiers Work - Without an amplifier, you'd never be able to hear the music on your CDs (your neighbors might be happier, but would you?). Find out how amps pump it up to 11.
How Analog and Digital Recording Works - When CDs were first introduced, their purpose in life was to hold music in a digital format. Learn about digital recording and playback and how it differs from analog technology.
How CD Burners Work - With the rise of MP3s, burning your own music CDs has never been so popular. Get in on the groove and learn to burn!
How CDs Work - Compact discs are one of the most popular data-storage technologies. Find out how CDs (and CD-ROMs, CD-Rs, CD-RWs) hold and let you retrieve information!
How Hearing Works - Ears are truly extraordinary organs and hearing is a fascinating process. Explore how hearing works.
How Home Theater Works - Want to FEEL that jet fly across the TV screen? Learn about the components of a home theater and how to put it all together to create the system that's right for you!
How Internet Radio Works - Radio broadcasts over the Internet are increasingly popular and populist. Learn more about this media revolution.
How Movie Sound Works - Spielberg says that sound is the major technological achievement of contemporary film. Find out if he's right.
How MP3 Files Work - Learn about the MP3 file format and the tools you can use to download, listen to and create MP3 files!
How MP3 Players Work - Portable MP3 players let you take your music everywhere you go. Find out how MP3 players work and what you should look for when buying one.
How MusicTellers Will Work - You'll soon be able to download music at an ATM-like machine called a musicteller. See how it will work!
How Napster Works Napster revolutionized the music industry, and you may be downloading a few songs yourself. Learn how Napster works!
How Satellite Radio Works - Satellite radio is up and running. This means nonstop music (beamed down from space, no less), no ads, and coast-to-coast reception -- learn how satellite radio works!
How Singing Fish Work - Singing fish are everywhere -- at the mall, on TV and in catalogs! They are silly, but it turns out that there is an amazing amount of technology inside them -- they are really simple robots! Find out exactly how they work!
How Sound Cards Work - Sound cards ushered PCs into the world of multi-media. Learn how sound cards work and understand the various features.
How Speakers Work - A high-end stereo will produce great sound if you have great speakers and terrible sound if you have terrible speakers. Learn about the devices that determine what you hear.
How Surround Sound Works - For movie fans everywhere, surround sound has become an integral part of the theater experience. Find out how surround sound puts you in the middle of the action!
How Tape Recorders Work - Magnetic recording is the backbone of the electronics revolution. Learn how this analog technology lets you store and erase data!
How THX Works - When you see the THX logo splashed across a movie screen, you know you're in for an audio feast. Find out what THX is and why it improves your movie experience.
How Wiretapping Works - It's easy to tap a phone. Keeping a wiretap secret, now that's the tricky part. Learn how government spies and other pros go about listening in.