The Good Rugged; looks great; sounds superb.
The Bad Expensive.
The Bottom Line One of the very best portable CD players money can buy, especially for the hyperactive.
This guy's new album is coming to nearly every audio format
Everybody streams music, so why is Jeremy Heiden releasing his music on virtually every physical music format of the past 50 years?
Sweetening up the sound of digital audio
Old tech lends a new sound to the BorderPatrol Digital to Analogue Converter.
Best home audio products from CES 2017
As CES 2017 wraps for another year, we look back on the audio highlights and trends from this year's show: from Alexa, to Atmos, to making high-end hi-fi attainable again.
Adele's '25' finally coming to streaming services
The album was the biggest seller of 2015, and fans are finally going to be able to stream it on Spotify.
Top 4 audio highlights from CES 2016
At this year's CES, a number of different audio products vied for our attention. Here are our favorites.
Sony tempts audiophiles with new super-expensive 'Premium Sound' microSD card
Sony announces a new 64GB "Premium Sound" microSD card for audiophiles that costs about $160.
Google casts Internet music to its rightful home: speakers
The tech giant wants to do for music streaming what it did for movie streaming -- make it simple to access entertainment from the Internet with your mobile device and play it on your living room gear.
Apple's $3B Beats acquisition gets EU approval
Regulators say that the acquisition raises no competition concerns because the companies' combined market share is low.
Can Sony make a world-class headphone?
With financial woes mounting, the Audiophiliac wonders if a series of great headphones might help save Sony?
NAD's overachieving budget audiophile amplifier
True, the NAD C 316BEE integrated amp isn't exactly feature-laden, and it's rated at a mere 40 watts per channel, but it sounds sweet!
MDR SA5000: Sony's classic, audiophile-grade, full-size headphone
The Audiophiliac falls in love with an older Sony, the MDR-SA5000, and wonders, why doesn't Sony even try to make world-class headphones in 2013?
Sony's affordable tabletop 'hi-fi' system
The $150 Sony CMT-MX500i might serve as a terrific starter hi-fi or holiday present; either way the Audiophiliac thinks it's a sweet little system.