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Sony's tiny high-resolution audio player might be the next big thing

It's called the Walkman NWZ-A17, and this wafer-thin player has a lot going for it, says the Audiophiliac.

By October 11, 2014

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This ultimate portable music player will make your ears jump for joy

The HiFiMan HM-901 is a game changer: it's easily the best-sounding portable music player on the planet.

By July 19, 2014

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This little Sony will pump up the sound of your headphones

The Audiophiliac oohs and aahs over Sony's portable PHA-2 digital converter and headphone amplifier.

By July 5, 2014

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For the best sound quality, does the format really matter?

The Audiophiliac ponders the ins and outs of high-resolution audio.

By June 7, 2014

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Why wait for the Pono portable high-resolution music player? The FiiO X5 is here now

The Pono player is due in October, but the X5 is cheaper, plays more types of file formats, and sounds sweet says the Audiophiliac.

By May 14, 2014

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What's up with Neil Young's Pono high-resolution music system?

We've heard about Pono for years, and now the promised 2014 launch has been postponed.

By October 19, 2013

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Streaming-audio app Play-Fi takes on Sonos and AirPlay

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.

By September 24, 2013

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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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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 October 18, 2012

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iTunes Match vs. Amazon Cloud Player: What's the better option?

CNET's Donald Bell compares Apple's iTunes Match cloud music service to Amazon's Cloud Player, recently updated with scan and match song identification and a paid tier with a 250,000-song limit.

By August 2, 2012