Review: Sony Ericsson MW600 bluetooth headset

I got a new Huawei Ideos U8150 mobile handset for Christmas. Its the cheapest Android phone you can buy in Australia and runs Android 2.2 (Froyo). For the money its great value but one thing that was disappointing was the loudness of the audio through the standard headphone socket. No matter what headphones I used, it . . . → Read More: Review: Sony Ericsson MW600 bluetooth headset

Ripping your CD collection part 2 – building your library

Final article explaining audio encoding standards and ripping your CD collection into a digital music library. . . . → Read More: Ripping your CD collection part 2 – building your library

Ripping your CD collection part 1 – audio encoding 101

In this first of a two part series I explain the current state of audio encoding and dispel some of myths and arguments in easy to understand language. In the second part I will explain in detail the actual process of ripping a large CD library with optimum results.
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Look what they’ve done to our songs – The loudness wars

My thoughts on the so called loudness wars. . . . → Read More: Look what they’ve done to our songs – The loudness wars

FLAC audio streaming to XBOX 360 in MCX mode

EDIT: I no longer stream FLAC files to my XBOX 360 as I have decided it is┬ánot an audiophile device as its audio quality just isn’t good enough.

For some time, I have been getting increasingly annoyed with the quality of audio being delivered by my XBOX 360 in Media Center extender (MCX) mode on my main . . . → Read More: FLAC audio streaming to XBOX 360 in MCX mode