Volume control, audio quality

Hearing Aids vs. "Personal Sound Amplifiers"

People often confuse hearing aids with the mass market amplifiers sold on TV and elsewhere. The FDA has stepped in with an informative article that will help you understand the difference.

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Phone Finder

Phone Scoop has a new Phone Finder - in which you can plug in your preferred features and come up with a short list of phone to consider. Helpful for those looking for specific features related to hearing loss/deafness.

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TV Ears "Senior-Friendly" HDTV

This 32-inch TV includes a built-in wireless transmitter and headset for better listening, an easy-to-use, color-coded remote control, and an automatic shut-off feature that engages after four hours of inactivity.   The price is $995 or higher; apparently, audiologists who recommend it get a commission.

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Hearing Enhancement App

soundAMP provides amplification and improved audio quality for Apple's iPhone/iPad/iPod touch.  Three versions are available, with different audio processing and recording features.

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