As regular readers will have noted, my preferred music encoding format is FLAC. My whole music library (>7,000 tracks) is FLAC at 16/44.1 or higher. I am a fussy listener and I do not want to even have any chance of compression artefacts interfere with my music listening.
This is problem for me now on Mac OSX . . . → Read More: Review: Enqueue music player for OSX
I have a few DTS Audio CDs in my collection. I am talking about the - increasingly rare – DTS 5.1 encoded CDs that were produced by DTS Entertainment some years ago. Like this one here.
I originally imported them to test out multichannel audio on my (then new) home theatre system. Recently though they have been gathering . . . → Read More: Ripping and streaming DTS audio CDs to WD TV Live
The Western Digital TV Live (WDTVLive) is a second generation device for playing media on your TV or home theatre directly from a portable hard drive. With the Live version, Western Digital added an Ethernet port which greatly expands its overall utility.
The device comes nicely packaged with the obligatory DC power pack, an infrared remote (with . . . → Read More: Review: Western Digital TV Live
Do you play music from your XBOX 360? Have you noticed that it doesn’t sound as good as it should? Does it sound muddy, compressed and just plain dull and lifeless? Do you notice that much of the bass and lower midrange is missing? I saw someone report that it sounds like someone threw a wet . . . → Read More: XBOX 360 is not an audiophile music source