The Pono player is due in October, but the X5 is cheaper, plays more types of file formats, and sounds sweet says the Audiophiliac.
Apple's lossless encoder and decoder has gone open source, 7 years after it was introduced to let users rip CD-quality music into files that could be archived.
The HiFiMan HM-901 is a game changer: it's easily the best-sounding portable music player on the planet.
The Audiophiliac oohs and aahs over Sony's portable PHA-2 digital converter and headphone amplifier.
The Audiophiliac ponders the ins and outs of high-resolution audio.
The three new S-Series receivers from Denon all pack built-in Bluetooth and HDMI 2.0, starting at a very competitive $250 entry-level price.
After years of speculation, Neil Young's Pono device has finally appeared on Kickstarter, but what makes it different from a smartphone? CNET takes a closer look at this device and tells you what you need to know.
We've heard about Pono for years, and now the promised 2014 launch has been postponed.
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.
Play-Fi is the newest home streaming standard and could give Sonos and AirPlay a run for their money, promising wider manufacturer support and hi-res playback.