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What I learned from watching Star Wars in the wrong order

Is the Millennium Falcon alive? That's just one of the questions answered when I watched the original Star Wars films in the popular Machete Order.

By November 21, 2015


Chimp heard playing a mean drum solo, but is it music?

After a chimp is recorded pounding a bucket, researchers run the beats through digital audio software. Please say the ape was playing a Bananarama song.

By June 23, 2015


Uber trims prices in 48 cities to drum up more rides

The car-hailing company cuts fares to help boost winter ridership and offers drivers a guarantee that their wages won't take a hit -- so long as they follow certain rules.

By January 9, 2015


KEF adds a splash of color to its highly acclaimed LS50 monitor speaker

Here's a bona-fide monitor speaker that aspiring audiophiles can have a long-term relationship with.

By November 21, 2015


Maybe it's time to upgrade your headphone's sound with a pro-quality headphone amplifier

The Audiophiliac gets up close and personal with the Apogee Groove portable USB digital converter/headphone amp.

By October 31, 2015


A tour of the Nethercutt Museum and Collection: From classic cars to self-playing orchestras

Hidden in plain sight in the northeast corner of the San Fernando valley in Los Angeles is an incredible collection of classic cars, a steam train, and mechanical musical instruments of all kinds. Here's a photo tour of the Nethercutt Museum and Collection.

By October 17, 2015


Giants hiding among us

From CNET Magazine: Carrier cell sites live on top of buildings, inside forest groves, or right next to your bus stop. Sometimes these giant antennas are too obvious to ignore, but other times they're entirely undetectable.

By September 8, 2015


Here we go again: What does good sound sound like?

The Audiophiliac muses about his favorite subject.

By August 29, 2015


Auditioning Nordost cables: Do speaker cables have a 'sound'?

The Audiophiliac tries out Nordost high-end cables, and likes what he hears.

By July 25, 2015


Grado's GH1 headphones: Made from a tree that grew in Brooklyn

Grado Labs' first Heritage Series headphones, the GH1 model, sound fresh and lively, says the Audiophiliac.

By July 22, 2015