Hifi

06.03.15
I tried to identify high-quality audio samples and failed miserably
06.03.15

I tried to identify high-quality audio samples and failed miserably

High-resolution audio is getting a lot buzz as of late thanks to the efforts of Tidal, Neil Young...

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03.30.15
Onkyo's music player is also DAC and headphone amp for your phone
03.30.15

Onkyo's music player is also DAC and headphone amp for your phone

The chatter surrounding high fidelity listening devices and services picked up over the last year...

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03.30.15
Jay Z's version of Tidal is an artist-owned streaming service
03.30.15

Jay Z's version of Tidal is an artist-owned streaming service

The ink on Jay Z's purchase of music-streaming service Tidal isn't quite dry, but that's not stopp...

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11.07.13
Vivo Xplay review: $500 buys plenty of smartphone in China
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11.07.13

Vivo Xplay review: $500 buys plenty of smartphone in China

A review of a smartphone that's primarily sold in China? Yes, that's exactly what this is, and wit...

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04.24.13
KEF introduces M Series headphones bred from HiFi speaker know-how (updated)
04.24.13

KEF introduces M Series headphones bred from HiFi speaker know-how (updated)

Mostly known for its extravagant speaker systems, KEF is finally taking a whack at ear gear. Today...

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03.13.13
V-moda unveils Vamp Verza: a dockable, device-agnostic headphone amp and DAC for mobile audiophiles (update: video)
03.13.13

V-moda unveils Vamp Verza: a dockable, device-agnostic headphone amp and DAC for mobile audiophiles (update: video)

Last we heard from V-moda, the company was appealing to audiophile sensibilities with its $300 Cro...

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02.12.13
Meridian Explorer combines headphone amp, portable DAC and $299 price tag
02.12.13

Meridian Explorer combines headphone amp, portable DAC and $299 price tag

Feel that? If you're an audio purist, the sensation of your wallet tingling is probably a familiar...

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01.12.13
Olive One $400 high-fidelity streaming music player, hands-on
01.12.13

Olive One $400 high-fidelity streaming music player, hands-on

Many's the streamer that can assault your ears with audio of all sorts, but how many can do it sim...

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