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Can you handle the truth? Everybody loves the sound of 'distorted' music

Just how much distortion -- and the favored type of distortion, analog or digital -- varies from listener to listener, and that's where the story gets complicated.

By November 5, 2014


China says US distorting facts on cost of hacking

FBI head's claim that Chinese hacking costs the US billions each year is an "unjustified fabrication of facts," says the Chinese government.

By October 9, 2014


Jaw-dropping Andromeda galaxy photo comprises 37 hours of exposure

A pair of "backyard" astrophotographers have collaborated to produce a stunning image of our nearest galactic neighbour.

By September 24, 2015


Headphone buyers: Here's what you need to know about low- vs. high-impedance models

The Audiophiliac compares low- and high-impedance headphones and explains how they work.

By September 12, 2015


Apple's iPad Pro event: A good day, a sad day for Microsoft

Technically Incorrect: Apple took inspiration from Microsoft in several areas for its new tablet. But why couldn't Redmond make its own ideas sing?

By September 9, 2015


The Perfect Storm: A Kickstarter for bass players looking for hand-crafted audio artistry

New York City audio designer/artist Blackie Pagano jumps on the crowdfunding platform to fund his bass guitar preamp, The Perfect Storm.

By September 5, 2015


Fusion Guitar: Built-in amp and dock turns your iPhone into a roadie

The retro idea of building an amp into a guitar gets a thoroughly modern update with the addition of an iPhone dock and a 12-hour battery.

By September 1, 2015


The other analog format: Cassette tape decks have never been cheaper to buy

Vinyl's surging popularity is covered ad nauseam in mainstream media; the Audiophiliac ponders the rise of the other major consumer analog audio format, the cassette.

By August 1, 2015


Using the gravity of the universe to peer into a black hole

Researchers at the European Space Agency harness the natural lensing properties of cosmic gravity to get a closer look at a black hole.

By July 7, 2015


Toshiba readies fleet of Windows 10 laptops for back-to-school shoppers

The consumer-electronics company has refreshed its Satellite C, L and S series clamshells as well as its Fusion and Radius touchscreen convertibles with prices starting at $395.

By June 18, 2015