Saturday, May 26, 2018

The Power of Music’s Emotive Quality—A Tale of the iPhone and the Sony Hi-Res...

  Today I was at one of my favorite, local coffee shops. I don't know what it is about a café's ambiance...

Thomas’ Edison’s Phonograph Patent

One of my favorite tweets of the day was McIntosh Labs celebration of the 138th anniversary of Thomas Edison's patent of...

Can you tell the difference between Hi-Res and CD-quality digital audio files?

Scott Wilkinson, director of content over at www.avsforum.com is conducting a fascinating experiment to see if we can tell the difference between high-res audio...

Why do we have a lack of meaningful loudspeaker specifications?

Smooth. Silky. Chocolaty. If you think I'm talking about food, you're wrong. I'm talking about speakers.* Yes, loudspeakers. Those...

Why David Pogue is Right About the Pono Player and High Resolution Music

When David Pogue wrote his sizzling review about legendary rocker Neil Young's high resolution Pono music player, David made some major waves,—at least with...

In Memoriam: Roger Ebert and his Smack Down of the Last Airbender

Today, Roger Ebert passed away.  Anyone in America who was even remotely interested in movies not only knew Roger Ebert but had at one...
Apple AirPods

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

Apple's AirPods signal the future of network-enabled headphones.

Is the Audiophile Hobby Dead?

For years, the magazine trifecta of Stereophile, Sound and Vision, and Home Theater have graced my home.  A few months ago, I received notice...
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...

How to get programming after you cut the cord on cable and save money...

In the first part of this series on getting rid of cable, "How to Dump Cable or Pay TV and Get TV Programming...

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