Despite phone makers flooding the market with cheap devices, Chinese company Oppo believes there's potential in higher-end handsets, even in emerging markets.
Ex-movie theater projectionist Steve Guttenberg covers high-end audio news and reviews.
The Audiophiliac shares his wishlist for this year.
Samsung SUHD TVs represent the company's best picture quality using LED LCD displays.
The Audiophiliac was on the prowl at the Rocky Mountain Audio Fest last week in Denver for the best sounding gear, priced from affordable up to "sky's the-limit!"
The Audiophiliac visits the Audio Connection store, and gets bowled over by the sound!
The Chinese smartphone maker plans to turn its attention toward the higher-quality smartphone segment in the wake of increased competition.
Exotic cars are showcases of brute-force technology, but have minimal value as cars; high-end audio systems are considerably more useful, says the Audiophiliac.
The Micromega MyAmp isn't short on features or sound quality, says the Audiophiliac.
The device, which was believed to be the new high-end smartphone for Samsung, will apparently come with a 720p display, rather than the 1080p some had expected.
High-end audio is expensive, but so are high-end cars, watches, wines, and other pricey indulgences.