Ex-movie theater projectionist Steve Guttenberg covers high-end audio news and reviews.
The Audiophiliac ponders the ways we listen to recorded music.
Hook the Apogee One to an iPhone or iPad, and you can make high quality recordings at just about any location.
NAD has three new sleek-looking digital-audio components, including the D 3020 integrated amplifier, which is a new take on the old classic.
The TDK Life on Record Trek Max A34 Wireless Weatherproof Speaker delivers very good sound for its size and affordable price, and it's well suited to both indoor and outdoor use with a sturdy, splashproof design.
The Audiophiliac says forget the tech and enjoy music wherever you can.
While it doesn't play as loud when it's on battery power, the Sony SRS-X5 holds its own against the top Bluetooth speakers in its size and price class.
It looks like a regular analog watch, and that's because it is on the outside: Withings' clever spin on a smartwatch buries all its tech under the surface, and offers up long battery life and a waterproof design to boot.
Though it remains somewhat pricey, the Bose SoundLink Bluetooth Speaker III is a superlative portable wireless loudspeaker, improving on its already impressive predecessor.
Despite some downsides, including a high price, the Bose QuietComfort 20 offers the best noise-canceling in an in-ear headphone and should tempt frequent travelers looking for a more compact alternative to a full-size NC headphone, such as the Bose QuietComfort 15.
While the SoundLink Bluetooth Mobile Speaker II may no longer be in a class by itself, it's still near the top of the portable Bluetooth speaker category.