Tag: Android

December 22, 2016 / Dynamic

For some time now, the Shozy Zero have been my go to earphones when I’m not using my custom Noble K10s. For their price, the Zeros are one of the very best earphones on the market (for my tastes) so I was excited when I first tried the M100s and thought that they might actually be even better than the Zeros…

September 1, 2016 / DACs & Amps

AudioQuest recently released two new DragonFly models: DragonFly Black and DragonFly Red. Both use the same power-efficient processor, are equipped with ESS brand DAC chips, and offer up to 24-bit / 96kHz decoding, but they differ in their exact model of DAC chips, power output and volume control. I bought the DragonFly Red and almost instantly fell in love. Jump in to find out why…

November 24, 2015 / Dynamic

I have both the Focal Spirit One S headphones and the Focal Sphears earphones for review at the moment and when I reviewed the Spirit One S I was suitably impressed with their fantastic sound and design. Needless to say I had high hopes then for the next cab off the rank, the Focal Sphears. What I discovered was quite a different product in some ways, but with lots of similarities in others.

October 27, 2015 / DACs & Amps

Recently I reviewed the Cozoy Astrapi, a tiny USB DAC and amp that works with computers, iPhones and Androids. Well, it seems the Astrapi was something of a tease of things to come because although the Astrapi is a fantastic, ongoing product, Cozoy have followed-up with a higher spec, higher quality product called the Aegis.

October 13, 2015 / Portable Sources

I recently reviewed the Audioquest Nighthawks (much to my pleasure) and the Australian distributor of said Nighthawks surprised me by lending me 2 other products at the same time as the ‘hawks. Both products were from long-time audio manufacturer, Acoustic Research, with one product being a USB DAC / amp combo and the other being and AR-M2, Acoustic Research’s portable digital audio player (or DAP).