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.
The Pono player is due in October, but the X5 is cheaper, plays more types of file formats, and sounds sweet says the Audiophiliac.
Fiio's micro-size USB digital-to-analog converter/amplifiers will get the very best sound out of your headphones.
It's called the Walkman NWZ-A17, and this wafer-thin player has a lot going for it, says the Audiophiliac.
The HiFiMan HM-901 is a game changer: it's easily the best-sounding portable music player on the planet.
The Audiophiliac ponders the ins and outs of high-resolution audio.
As Neil Young's Pono Kickstarter campaign winds down, the future looks bright -- or does it?
Neil Young's Pono has proved there is a market for high-resolution audio players. So why are people rushing to buy one when there are alternatives already available?
We've heard about Pono for years, and now the promised 2014 launch has been postponed.
Meridian Audio, known for its ultra-high-end components dips its toe into the affordable market with the Explorer USB digital-to-analog converter.