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sterling sound


Micropayments, mega angst, and the future of console games

Sony and Microsoft have delivered their next-gen visions, but with this caveat: more microtransactions. Cash grab or survival strategy, it will surely generate controversy as 2014 rolls along.

By December 19, 2013


Mastering music in the age of iTunes

The Audiophiliac went to New York's top mastering house, Sterling Sound, to discuss the state of the art with mastering engineer Ryan Smith.

By April 18, 2012


Best TV of 2011

Whether you want a humble TV to watch Corrie or a top-of-the-range 55-inch 3D monster, we've got it covered in our top tellies of 2011.

By December 7, 2011


Does your iPhone service suck? Blame city hall

commentary Opponents of AT&T's T-Mobile merger think AT&T could improve network performance on its own. Engineering and legal realities suggest otherwise.

By September 8, 2011


Mastering engineer muses on sound of music

Mastering engineer Dave McNair unravels some of the mysteries of how he makes music sound good over iTunes and MP3s played over $20 computer speakers.

By June 8, 2010


Bob Dylan's mono recordings, 1962-1967

The mono versions of Dylan's early albums went out of print in the 1960s. The new ones sound singularly terrific!

By October 6, 2010


Ten best electric cars rated

City dwellers are coming round to the idea that electric cars aren't just gutless eco-wagons designed for attention-seeking celebutants and stinky-haired hippies. Here's our top ten

By July 1, 2010


B&W's diamond tweeters ring truer than ever

Bowers & Wilkins' best speaker, the 800, gets a new diamond tweeter and a host of other improvements. Audiophiles the world over rejoice.

By January 29, 2010


Headphones gone weird? Tie a knot in them

When my beloved Sennheiser CX400s degraded from sterling stereo to monotonous mono, I was distraught -- but a quick jury-rig repair restored my sanity

By December 9, 2009


Mystery phone: the Haier Sterling

The latest in a line of jewelry-class phones--the mystery is how to get one.

By November 2, 2007