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Cambridge Audio DacMagic XS Review

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aving a pair of headphones connected to the computer was once commonplace: people used to use it for listening to music on a pretty regular basis. Even with mobile devices like iPhones providing the music, most agree that if they’re going to be seated at the computer with music playing,...

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NuForce Cube Portable Speaker Review

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Portable speakers can be lumped into two categories: those designed for “large” audio producing devices, and those designed for mobile devices which regard “small” as a valued accessory. The NuForce Cube Portable Speaker falls into this latter category, and you’ll be glad it does. If you’ve an MP3 player, smartphone, laptop...

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OLIVE 03HD Music Server Review

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Music server’s have been a part of a home theater system for more years than some might want to count, but they’re popularity was always tempered by the fact that they needed a custom installation (i.e., having to pay someone to install the music server for you). Those days are...

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HIFIMAN HM-101 USB DAC Review

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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 what a “digital audio converter” was and that it’s now...

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NuForce uDAC 2 Review

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[rating:5/5] A must have piece of equipment for any home theater setup or high-level digital audio needs, the NuForce uDAC 2 combines a digital audio converter with a headphone amplifier, helping get the most out of both equipment and content based on the situation. While maybe not the first thing...