Thursday, January 17, 2019
Hurricane Irma, the most powerful Atlantic hurricane ever recorded, moves westward towards Florida. Photo credit: NOAA

Hurricanes and disasters: The case for Radio

Hurricane Harvey has flooded Houston and devastated a large swath of Texas. On the horizon, hurricane Irma—the most powerful Atlantic storm in recorded history—has...
Like many retailers, Best Buy is offering Cyber Monday deals on audio and home theater.

CyberMonday Audiophile Deals

CyberMonday, the Monday after Black Friday, is another day that retailers attempt to entice consumers with the promise of deeply discounted wares.  So what...
The massive DDoS Internet attack has serious implications for audiophiles

The recent Internet outage is a severe warning to Audiophiles

The distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack that hit the United States on Friday, October 21st. has been well documented in a number of...
Apple AirPods

Will Apple’s AirPods be seen as the first networked headphones?

Apple's AirPods signal the future of network-enabled headphones.
3.5mm audio connector

Goodbye 3.5mm jack: Apple set to eliminate legacy connector and that’s a good thing

Tomorrow Apple is set to unveil the iPhone 7. Rumors are that the new iPhone will be the first mobile device to jettison the...
Audiophile talk over coffee becomes heated when the topic of exotic cables comes up.

An Audiophile’s Blind Obsession With Cables: A misguided focus can ruin your system

I was sitting with some friends over drinks a few weeks ago when one of them shared details about his newest acquisition, a pair of speakers....

Do Audiophiles Really Hate Music?

I recently paid a visit to one of my favorite local high-end audio stores. The store is a local institution. It's been in business...
Poor Audiophile Amplifier of the Year: Benchmark AHB2 Power Amplifier

When is a $3,000 Power Amplifier an Audiophile Bargain?

When it comes to amplifiers, great power comes at a significant cost.  That then begs the question, what constitutes a great amplifier bargain?  Last...

The Art of Listening: Lost?

I'd like to think that I wasn't in a more pensive mood than usual, but this evening especially, I was thinking about the art...
Worst Product of the Year Award

Ever Wonder Why There are No (or Very Few) Negative Audio Reviews?

You know the routine, you pick up an audio magazine or bring up an online review.  In the article, the reviewer...