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What is FLAC? The high-def MP3 explained

CNET explains what FLAC is, as well as where to buy music in the FLAC format, and how to play it on your iPhone, computer, or MP3 player.

By 27 June 2015

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Thanks to this little gizmo, LPs sound better than CDs or FLAC files

The Audiophiliac spends quality time listening to Schiit Audio's astonishingly great (and cheap) Mani phono preamplifier.

By 2 November 2014

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High-resolution audio is a lot older than you might have thought

What was the original high-res audio format?

By 18 June 2015

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FiiO's new low-price, high-res music player wows the Audiophiliac

Is FiiO's sleek little $200 X3 2nd-gen high-resolution music player right for you?

By 7 May 2015

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Spotify, Rdio, Rhapsody and more: Which music streaming service is right for you?

With so many ways to stream an endless amount of music, it can be hard to pick the right option. In this guide, we examine the top music-streaming services, spotlighting the advantages and disadvantages of each.

By 24 April 2015

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Listening to luxury: The Aurender Flow portable headphone amplifier

The Aurender Flow is a big step up in sound quality (and price) from tiny USB digital converter/headphone amps, says the Audiophiliac.

By 2 April 2015

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Deezer Elite brings lossless music streaming to Asia-Pacific region

Sonos owners in the Asia-Pacific region can now stream lossless music courtesy of Deezer's new premium service.

By 31 March 2015

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Jay Z's Tidal music service makes star-studded splash

The rapper mogul's celebrity-packed unveiling touted Tidal as the first artist-owned streaming music service of its kind, but it was scant on details about what that means.

By 31 March 2015

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Kanye, Rihanna and Beyoncé turn blue for Jay Z's Spotify rival Tidal

Madonna, Coldplay and Taylor Swift are among the big hitters backing Jay Z's lossless audio service, which is set for a major announcement today.

By 30 March 2015

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Does a high-res music player make sense for you?

Before you buy an Astell & Kern, Sony or Pono high-res music player, read this.

By 29 March 2015