Tag Archives: iPad


REVIEW: TEAC HA-P50 headphone amplifier

Compact and very capable, great-sounding and with a good range of digital input flexibility The boom in the sales of headphones has seen the hi-fi industry undergoing two changes: one is the large number of companies getting into the personal audio market with their own range of headphones, and the other is the appearance of […]


Frankenspiel FS-X: the baby Bluetooth box that can…

I’ve been playing with a prototype Bluetooth speaker from a well-known portable audio name, and it’s really rather special One of the advantages of my recently-found liberty is that I no longer have to conform to the ‘in production, in the shops and in a press release’ rules of reviewing: it makes for a much […]


Can this little stick make any audio device with a USB socket sound better?

In Japan, and have just been shown – and had demonstrated – a little device said to be able to make any product with a USB port sound better. Can tell you it involves hand-soldering in silver, and mica from Giridi Bihar in sub-Himalayan India, may sell for €100, and comes from a surprising source. […]