by frankspin

How much does audio quality matter when buying music?
In a recent conversation via Twitter I came across the site which uses an A/B test to see if you can find the difference in the files. It's an interesting test to take and see if you can actually notice the difference; mind you it's still not the best since they're not local files and sources may vary.
It did get me to thinking about music quality and perhaps some peoples obsession with having the best quality when they may not even notice. If you're... Read more →

by marc

Can the IOC tell athletes which headphones to wear?
After a number of high-profile athletes have been caught on-camera wearing headphones from brands like Beats and Sol Republic (favored by swimmer Michael Phelps), the International Olympic Committee has apparently begun cracking down on athletes who wear gear that isn't provided by official sponsors. According to one report:
Now, British Olympic Association spokesperson Darryl Siebel has said that officials have reminded team leaders of "the importance of protecting our corporate partners" and... Read more →

by shaneybrainy

Beats by Dre headphones
I am the creator of a Facebook page entitled "Beats by Dre Suck" I am curious as to your opinons on these headphones. Obviously I dont like them, considering I am the admin of a Facebook page that believes that they suck, but thats because for the most part it's true. Compare Beats headphones to other models from different companies in the same price range and you will be astonished at how bad the Beats sound. Compare the build quality of Beats to a headphone by Sennheiser and you will be blown... Read more →