Ex-movie theater projectionist Steve Guttenberg covers high-end audio news and reviews.
By raising $4.3 million on Kickstarter, Neil Young's startup shows an appetite for better sound quality. The only hitch: experts say there's little point going beyond CD quality.
A user-generated trend catapulted to industry-embraced phenom, low-budget clips displaying song lyrics are starting to eclipse their big-budget brethren -- and may address a yearning lost in the streaming shift.
The Pono player is due in October, but the X5 is cheaper, plays more types of file formats, and sounds sweet says the Audiophiliac.
The X1 is a combination digital converter and headphone amplifier, and the Audiophiliac thinks it will make your iPhone, iPad, or iPod sound better than ever!
The HRT MicroStreamer is a small digital-to-analog converter/headphone amp that sounds great.
The ADL by Furutech Esprit is exactly the sort of component that can elevate the sound of a high-end desktop system.
The amp's diminutive size is a big plus; the Pan Am can fit on even the most cramped desktop.
If digital recordings were truly better than analog, they would sound more like real music, but digital just sounds different, not better.
Coming up from Australia, the Burson Soloist redefines the state of the art for headphone amplifiers.
Zoom's H2n Handy Recorder has built-in microphones and records MP3 files and 96-kHz/24-bit high-resolution audio.