Posts Tagged ‘audio’
 
 
 
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Razer Blackshark
Razer Blackshark
Razer Blackshark

Razer Blackshark Review

Good headphones are hard to come by. Audio equipment is especially difficult to buy because it requires a level of personalization not necessary for so many other peripherals. It has to sound right, feel right, look right, fit ...
 
Audio Application Reviews
 
HM-901 Portable Audio player HM-901
HM-901 Portable Audio player HM-901
HM-901 Portable Audio player HM-901

HIFIMAN’s Take On Portable Sound — The HM-901 Portable Audio Player Preview

The advent of digital audio seems to have meant a downgrading not just in the quality of the audio file, but in the expectations of those listening to it. Maybe that’s why I’ve asked Dr. Fang Bian, Founder and CEO of HFIMAN Cor...

 
Camcorders
 
Swann RemoteCam Video Camera & Recorder DVR-410
Swann RemoteCam Video Camera & Recorder DVR-410
Swann RemoteCam Video Camera & Recorder DVR-410

Swann RemoteCam Video Camera and Recorder DVR-410 Review

I’ve always been intrigued by “spy” devices -- maybe it’s my love of gadgets, tempered by all those James Bond movies I watched growing up. Regardless, the idea of doing things in “plain” sight” is cool. And hey, it’s even usef...
 
Accessory Reviews
 
HIFIMAN HM-101 USB DAC
HIFIMAN HM-101 USB DAC
HIFIMAN HM-101 USB DAC

HIFIMAN HM-101 USB DAC Review

The first time I heard the word “DAC” I thought it was a misspelling of a company that used to send me catalogs of unusual electronic equipment made in dubious places for ridiculously low prices. Of course I eventually learned ...

 
Bluetooth
 
Accessory Power GOgroove SolaceAIR Wireless Bluetooth Stereo Headset controls
Accessory Power GOgroove SolaceAIR Wireless Bluetooth Stereo Headset controls
Accessory Power GOgroove SolaceAIR Wireless Bluetooth Stereo Headset controls

Accessory Power GOgroove SolaceAIR Wireless Bluetooth Stereo Headset Review

If you're like me, you don't accept compromise -- even if you can't afford to go to the top of the mountain where the "higher priced spread" lives. Take headphones for example. I want a pair that fits easily over my ears, not i...
 
Home Theater
 
Harman Kardon Audio Press Event Product Preview logo
Harman Kardon Audio Press Event Product Preview logo
Harman Kardon Audio Press Event Product Preview logo

Because Audio Matters — Exclusive Harman Kardon Audio Press Event Product Preview

Remember that old coffee slogan --”The best part of waking up...”? Well to paraphrase, the best part about being asked to attend an event at Harman Kardon’s Southern California offices is that you’re going to see new products i...

 
Bluetooth
 
25% Off the Soundfreaq Sound Step Bluetooth Wireless Audio System
25% Off the Soundfreaq Sound Step Bluetooth Wireless Audio System
25% Off the Soundfreaq Sound Step Bluetooth Wireless Audio System

Deal of the Day: 25% Off the Soundfreaq Sound Step Bluetooth Wireless Audio System

If you’re a music lover, then this deal is for you! Save 25% on the Soundfreaq Sound Step Bluetooth Wireless Audio System that’s going for $119.99 instead of the original listed price of $149.99. You’ll save $40 on the Sound Pl...
 
Displays
 
GP2 projector general
GP2 projector general
GP2 projector general

BenQ Joybee GP2 Mini Projector Review

You usually don’t expect a front projector to come in a box more suitable for a ream of printing paper. And yes I am “old school” in that I pretty much automatically expect a lot of packaging because of all the “delicate” compo...

 
Home Theater
 
zbase front
zbase front
zbase front

ZVOX Audio V-Series Z-BASE 220 Sound Bar Review

The term “home theater” gets bandied about by every manufacturer of a HDTV or Blu-ray player or audio system. To  most of them, a home theater means a compilation of devices that work together to create a theater-like environme...
 
Comparisons
 
Astro A40 vs Steelseries V2 Headset
Astro A40 vs Steelseries V2 Headset
Astro A40 vs Steelseries V2 Headset

SteelSeries V2 Headset VS. Astro Gaming A40 Headset & MixAmp (comparison)

The number of companies setting their sights on audio solutions is increasing. Corsair and CoolerMaster are two older companies who have recently begun manufacturing headphones, speakers and other audio products. Yet SteelSerie...

 
Home Theater
 
harman_kardon_sb_16
harman_kardon_sb_16
harman_kardon_sb_16

Harman Kardon SB 16 2.1-channel Active Sound Bar Speaker System Review

The first sound bar I ever encountered was, wait for it, a speaker that had been jury rigged to output the sound from a Zenith 19-inch TV. As you can imagine, the concept of speakers outputting the audio from your TV, be it a t...
 
Apple
 
7 Wireless Speakers
7 Wireless Speakers
7 Wireless Speakers

7 of the Best Wireless Speaker Solutions for $40+ (list)

Expand your musical listening experience with some wireless speakers! We’ve picked out a 7 of the best solutions under $500 on the market, which allow you to play your favorite playlists, Internet stations or music subscription...