Content tagged with 'MP3'

The iPod: a decade that changed the way we listen to music

The iPod: a decade that changed the way we listen to music

The iPod is now 10 years old, and during that decade this little device has instigated a massive shift in the way that many of us listen to music. Here… Read more

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Bowers & Wilkins Product Manager Mat Taylor discusses DACs

Digital to Analogue convertors, usually known as DACs, have played a vital role in high-quality music reproduction since the introduction of the Compact Disc. But as the CD dies out,… Read more

TechRadar rate B&W Zeppelin ahead of Bose and Yamaha iPod speakers

TechRadar rate B&W Zeppelin ahead of Bose and Yamaha iPod speakers

TechRadar.com have pitched Bose, Yamaha and B&W iPod speaker systems head to head in a battle to find the best quality option. Comparing the Bose SoundDock Series II, Yamaha PDX-50… Read more

The definitive guide to 24-bit FLAC

The definitive guide to 24-bit FLAC

High resolution downloads are changing the way we enjoy music, opening up possibilities undreamed of back in digital’s early days… CD was revolutionary when it first appeared, just over 30… Read more

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Death knell of the CD format?

Excellent graphic from NY Times on the sales life of the different music formats from 1973 to 2008. Read more

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Computer playback symposium this weekend

Demonstrating the complete journey from performing through recording to playback, Computer Audiophile have announced their inaugural Computer Audiophile Symposium taking place at Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, California. With representatives from Meridian-Sooloos… Read more

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How do you listen to your music – Show us your set-up!

As everyone knows, just as CDs supplanted vinyl and cassettes, MP3 and other digital-music formats are well on their way to replacing CDs as the most popular way to listen… Read more