Interview with Brian Goto of BTG-Audio

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 pairs up with Chevy and plays “Needing/Getting” with a Chevy Sonic

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

App of the day: Tiny Tower

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

App of the day: Puzzlejuice

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

Google has lost its way with personalized results

google personalized results

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

Headphone lust: Sennheiser HD 700

Sennheiser HD 700 audiophile headphone

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

How to fix iPhone 4 and iOS 5 heat and battery drain

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

Review: iBasso D-Zero portable DAC and amp

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