FiiO's little bundle of joy, the X1, looks cool and sounds great, says the Audiophiliac.
The Pono player is due in October, but the X5 is cheaper, plays more types of file formats, and sounds sweet says the Audiophiliac.
It's called the Walkman NWZ-A17, and this wafer-thin player has a lot going for it, says the Audiophiliac.
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.
Zoom is known for its high-performance, yet highly affordable audio recorders, and the new H6 is the best Zoom yet.
We've heard about Pono for years, and now the promised 2014 launch has been postponed.
When will iTunes get around to selling high-resolution music files? There's nothing stopping Apple, but who would pay a premium for better-sounding music?
Zoom's H1 Handy Recorder has built-in stereo microphones and does MP3 and up to 96-KHz/24-bit high-resolution audio on the cheap.
The new second-gen FiiO X5 is a bona-fide high-res music player at a price you can afford.
The Beyerdynamic DT 880 Edition and DT 990 Edition headphones are available in different impedance versions. The Audiophiliac listens to them all.