Finally wrote up my reasons for ditching my iPhone for a Samsung Galaxy Nexus. You can read about it here.
Don't forget that tomorrow is Record Store Day! Come out to participating record stores and pick up exclusive releases from many different artists. There's even an app for iPhone and Android for the event. Keep vinyl alive and support your favorite artists!
Brian Goto of BTG-Audio was kind enough to approach me about reviewing one of his cables. He offered to recable any of my headphones so I chose my pair of AKG K702 to receive the upgrade as swapping out cables is dead simple. It took no time for Brian to make the cable and ship… Continue reading Review: BTG-Audio AKG K702 cable
In the beginning of March, I was contacted by Brian Goto of BTG-Audio to see if I would be interested in writing a review on his cables. At first I was a bit skeptical because I had never heard of BTG-Audio but I was intrigued as he was located locally and his website showed some very… Continue reading Interview with Brian Goto of BTG-Audio
OK Go has paired up with Chevy to make this fun music video for their song, "Needing/Getting." The four band members start out in a Chevy Sonic, using the car to start the beat. Then things get crazy as they careen through a perfectly laid out track with instruments lining the way to make the… Continue reading OK Go pairs up with Chevy and plays “Needing/Getting” with a Chevy Sonic
The Jaeger-LeCoultre Duomètre à Sphérotourbillon from HODINKEE on Vimeo. The Jaeger-LeCoultre Sphérotourbillon is one of the most beautiful watches I've ever seen. Price? A cool €200,000. ♦ HODINKEE
After hearing good things about Tiny Tower and seeing developer NimbleBit's response to Zynga ripping them off, I decided to see what all the hype was about. I had no idea what type of game Tiny Tower was but after a few minutes, I was reminded of games like We Rule and Farmville. The premise… Continue reading App of the day: Tiny Tower
I came across this app while watching one of my favorite podcasts, The Totally Rad Show. Jeff was showing off a new game he found on iOS called Puzzlejuice. When I listened to Jeff's description of this game, my mind was immediately blown. Puzzlejuice combines Tetris, Bejeweled, and Scrabble into one game. It was on… Continue reading App of the day: Puzzlejuice
Last week, Google silently rolled out a new feature for their search algorithm called "Search, plus Your World," with an emphasis on the "plus." What Google has managed to do is to give their own service, Google +, more clout than any other social network within their search results. With this strategic move, Google has lost… Continue reading Google has lost its way with personalized results
Image source: Sennheiser USA Sennheiser announced their new audiophile headphone, the HD 700 at CES today. This headphone will fill the gap between the $1,500 HD 800 flagship and the now dated HD 650 headphones. They feature 40mm dynamic drivers with a "Duoflo transducer." It also has a very impressive 10 to 42,000 Hz frequency… Continue reading Headphone lust: Sennheiser HD 700
Ever since upgrading iOS 5, my iPhone 4 has been having heat and battery drain issues. I noticed that if I was using the iPhone for a while, especially with heavy data use, the top right corner would become disconcertingly hot to the touch. I've never felt my iPhone get this hot before so I… Continue reading How to fix iPhone 4 and iOS 5 heat and battery drain
Based in Shenzhen, China, iBasso has quickly become an audio company to watch out for. Their fast iteration of products has shown that iBasso has the engineering talent to pump out new products every few months while keeping their prices insanely low. While the original iBasso products were nothing to write home about, they were loved… Continue reading Review: iBasso D-Zero portable DAC and amp