With few physical changes expected in the next iPhone, it's become emblematic of a problem with the broader smartphone industry: It's just not that exciting anymore.
The Audiophiliac spends quality time getting to know the PSB Imagine XB speakers.
Shopping for a home music system can be a daunting task, mostly because there are so many choices.
Brick-and-mortar audio and home theater shops have been on the wane, but Northcoast Audio in Eureka, Calif., is bucking the trend.
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 Audiophiliac matches the Audio Technica AT LP60 turntable with a pair of Audioengine A2+ speakers -- the combination really clicked!
Ask yourself: how big a system do you need, how much do you want to spend, and what are your priorities?
At first glance desktop/computer speakers don't look all that different from small hi-fi speakers, but they serve different needs.
Startup Nextbit, run by former Google and HTC executives, hit its goal of selling $500,000 worth of smartphones in a single day.
They certainly are, because in an actual store you can touch, see and compare the sound of products you might buy!