Look what just arrived at the office! The Schiit Magni will be part of my work audio setup as it's the perfect size and powerful enough to drive just about any dynamic headphone. It will work perfectly with my AKG K550. I had been using my Grado RA-1 for the past year at work but… Continue reading Unboxing the Schiit Magni
Boy, has it been a long time. As you've probably noticed, the last update I've had on this blog was almost 10 months ago! Why? Well, starting a new job is pretty stressful, plus, I've been preoccupied with building a PC for the past couple of months. Plus, being a tech editor makes you burnt… Continue reading I’m back
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
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
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
I was supremely disappointed by today's Apple announcements and the biggest source of my disappointment is with iTunes LP. Apple is trying to market this as a new type of digital "album" of sorts in which they include video content, album art, and lyrics. That all sounds great until you think about two things: 1)… Continue reading iTunes LPs: Nothing But A Gimmic
Don't get me wrong, Can Jam 2009 was a blast and the vendors and people there were very nice, for the most part. One thing that was brought to my attention was the fact that girls are ostracized. I went with my good friend Vivian who has been into audio gear since she was little.… Continue reading The Problem with Can Jam
Sorry about the delay but I've been at work/class all day and this is the first time today I've had time to review all of the announcements from the MacWorld. Everyone has probably already has all the information you want about it but I'm going to sum it all up in a neat little package.The… Continue reading MacWorld Roundup
I don't know why but it really irks me when people call it the iPod Touch the iTouch. That's not what the product is called! I just read an article on Gizmodo that referred to the iPod Touch as the iTouch and it irked me enough to blog about it. I'm usually pretty irked if… Continue reading It’s not called the iTouch!