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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 Sep. 7, 2013

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Neil Young's reality distortion field

As Neil Young's Pono Kickstarter campaign winds down, the future looks bright -- or does it?

By Apr. 12, 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 Oct. 19, 2013

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Fiio's tiny and extraordinary-sounding headphone amplifiers

Fiio's micro-size USB digital-to-analog converter/amplifiers will get the very best sound out of your headphones.

By Feb. 22, 2012

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Can a tiny $39 amp make your headphones sound a lot better?

The Audiophiliac listens to two outrageously fine Firestone products: the $199 Fireye DA USB headphone amp and the $39 Fireye Mini portable headphone amp.

By Aug. 4, 2012

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Build your own desktop stereo for under $70

The Audiophiliac pairs the Dayton B652 speakers with the tiny Lepai LP-2020A+ stereo amp, and finds very respectable sound for around $70.

By May. 23, 2012

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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 Oct. 18, 2012

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A $299 high-end USB digital converter from England

Meridian Audio, known for its ultra-high-end components dips its toe into the affordable market with the Explorer USB digital-to-analog converter.

By Mar. 24, 2013

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Noontec Zoro: A new high for $100 headphones?

Don't let the weird name throw you, the Noontec Zoro may be the clearest, most accurate on-ear headphone you can buy for the money.

By Jul. 21, 2012

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Three awesome-sounding on-ear headphones

The Audiophiliac checks out the Bowers & Wilkins P3 & P5, and the V-Moda M-80 Crossfade headphones.

By Jun. 24, 2012