Tuesday, August 21, 2018
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...

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...

My iTunes Radio WIsh List: Please Apple, I’m not Asking for Much

With iTunes Radio just a few weeks away, I came up with my wish list of what I'd ultimately like the service to offer....
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....

Hi-Res Audio Test: Looks Like I Got Two of Three Right in the Experiment

I downloaded the test files from AVS Forum for the high resolution audio experiment.  I played them on the Benchmark - Revel system combination....
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...

Where to Get High Quality Cables for Audiophile and Home Theater Use

From time to time, I get some nice emails from readers.  I try to answer each email personally.  Yesterday, I received an email from...

Has automated digital music taken away our shared experience of music?

This year, I didn't listen much to the traditional radio or my iTunes Library.  Instead, I just jammed to iTunes Radio. I love filling the...

Is High-Resolution Music a Farce? The Question of Provenance

The Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci has resided at The Louvre in Paris since 1797. Mona Lisa image courtesy of WikiArt.org In the art-world,...

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