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Six Tips To Consider Before You Invest In a Home Automation System Today Six Tips To Consider Before You Invest In a Home Automation System Today Thinking of investing in an expensive home automation system? You need to do research before you take the plunge. Here are SIX tips to consider before you invest in a new home automation system.
The High Art of Selecting Music For AV and Audiophile Reviews The High Art of Selecting Music For AV and Audiophile Reviews In this editorial, we discuss the art of selecting music from a reviewers perspective and how it can also influence your own decisions when evaluating audio gear.
Three Overlooked Lessons from The Mo-Fi Analog Master Tape Dumpster Fire Three Overlooked Lessons from The Mo-Fi Analog Master Tape Dumpster Fire We broke the news about Mobile Fidelity NOT using master analog recordings when making new vinyl albums, but did we miss something? 3 important issues are discussed that impact the future of analog.
FDA Approved OTC Hearing Aids: A Win for Hi-Fi Audio? FDA Approved OTC Hearing Aids: A Win for Hi-Fi Audio? FDA finally issued its “final rule” that creates a new category for over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids without a prescription. What will this mean for aging audiophiles? Audiophile hearing aids?
Reclaiming the Term ‘Audiophile’ Reclaiming the Term ‘Audiophile’ Do you identify as an audiophile? In this article we discuss the many connotations of the word “audiophile,” and what needs to be done in order to reclaim it for the whole audio community.
Google Strikes Back at Sonos; SmartSpeaker War Gets Ugly Google Strikes Back at Sonos; SmartSpeaker War Gets Ugly Google vs Sonos, in a new patent infringement suit against independent connected-speaker manufacturer. Sonos' struggle against big tech that dates back to Apple & Steve Jobs in 2004.
Focal Naim System Bundled Deals & Store Overview Focal Naim System Bundled Deals & Store Overview To celebrate 10 years, Focal and Naim released a $48k, 10th Anniversary Edition system that includes the Sopra N°2 speakers, an array of Naim electronics. We visited the store and reported on Youtube.
How to Build a Budget Audiophile System with an Upgrade Path How to Build a Budget Audiophile System with an Upgrade Path In this editorial, we advise a friend building an audiophile system on a budget for under $5k that also has an upgrade path with video support for streaming and subwoofer for extended bass.
Could Product Placement Recruit The Next Generation of HiFi Buyers? Could Product Placement Recruit The Next Generation of HiFi Buyers? Is there a way to create a new generation of audiophiles? How about product placement in shows like Billions and Succession? Hollywood teaches people about these types of things all of the time.
The Key to Finding a New Generation of AV Enthusiasts Is Positive Life Experiences The Key to Finding a New Generation of AV Enthusiasts Is Positive Life Experiences With Baby Boomers in their 70s and Millennials firmly entrenched in low quality streaming with Lo-Hi speakers, how do we entice a new generation of AV enthusiasts to delve into Hi-Fi audio?