Sony release audiophile SD Card – can I smell snake oil?

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I will openly admit that I am slowly opening up to the idea that there are things that can make your audio better, things that I was originally skeptical about. Where I have experinced first hand the difference some HiFI interconnects can make, I am still unconvinced by their digital brethren. Now Sony is trying […]

LINDY releases mini headphone amp and splitter to boost your mobile sounds

Lindy Headphone amp

LINDY Electronics, one of Europe’s leading producers of computer and audio-visual products, has announced the release of its Mini Headphone Amplifier and Splitter which has been designed to improve the sound quality and volume of portable music players. If you’re looking to give the audio of your MP3 player, smartphone or tablet a bit of […]

Top shelf Pono audio player launches next week

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If £950 for Sony’s latest Walkman, the NW-ZX2 is too steep then you may be happy to hear that Neil Young’s Pono player will soon be available for a fraction of the Sony’s asking price. The Pono player managed to raise over $6 million on Kickstarter last year and the device has already shipped out to […]

Sony shows off audiophile Walkman NW-ZX2

Sony NW ZX2

There were plenty of hints that there would be a new Sony Walkman making an appearance at CES 2015 and it turns out that the whispers surrounding the all new Walkman NW-ZX2 were on the money. Where previous holders of the Walkman brand were ‘for the people’ the NW-ZX2 has been designed exclusively with high-end […]

Apple iPod Classic sent the way of the Walkman

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Apple has cunningly used the diversionary tactics of announcing huge iPhones and a swanky wrist-based peripheral in order to kill off one of its classics. Literally. The iPod Classic. That’s right. Apple has quietly taken the iPod Classic around the back of the company’s Cupertino HQ and ‘discontinued’ it. Permanently. It’s almost as though the […]

Pre-order Neil Young’s Pono portable audiophile player this weekend

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If you cast your mind back to September 2012 you may remember news that Neil Young’s new music player, Pono, was announced. The latest news is that you’ll soon be able to pre-order it. The Pono player will be available to pre-order from March 15th via its Kickstarter page for $400. The big, bright triangular […]