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The Audiophiliac

Ex-movie theater projectionist Steve Guttenberg covers high-end audio news and reviews.

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Sound bite: Despite Pono's promise, experts pan HD audio

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.

By March 20, 2014

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Rdio boosts streaming quality

Music-streaming service Rdio is updating its catalog to 320kbps for higher quality playback.

By April 28, 2014

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FiiO's nifty $200 portable high-resolution music player is a knockout

The Audiophiliac spends some quality time with FiiO's little X3, an awesome 192kHz/24-bit music player/headphone amplifier; it also sounds sweet with MP3s.

By September 7, 2013

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Google hitches Opus audio technology to WebRTC star

The developer version of Chrome now relies by default on Opus, a royalty-free audio compression technology designed for voice and music.

By April 2, 2013

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Igbloo is a Bluetooth speaker actually worth listening to

Igbloo is a crowdfunded Bluetooth doohickey that connects your phone or music player of choice to your hi-fi system.

By October 9, 2013

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Sonos finally adds streaming straight from Android

Android users can now play downloaded music directly from their device without the need for a separate PC or NAS.

By July 23, 2013

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The Brick takes mobile phones back to the '80s

British phone manufacturer Binatone has unveiled The Brick, a mobile phone with a distinctly 1980s aesthetic -- and more than three months of standby time.

By September 11, 2013

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Listening in on Audi 3D audio

Audi brought a Q7 SUV to CES 2013 to showcase its partnership with Bang & Olufsen and The Fraunhofer Institute to develop what it calls 3D audio in the car.

By January 9, 2013

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iTunes Radio vs. Pandora

See how Apple's recently announced iTunes Radio stacks up against the streaming-radio staple, Pandora.

By June 10, 2013

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Jawbone offers 2.0 software update for Big Jambox

Available as a free download via Jawbone's MyTalk, the update adds new features and performance improvements, including better battery life.

By April 3, 2013