Vinyl revival continues – but let’s all get a grip!

People buying vinyl for Christmas presents, such as the lovely Kate Bush's Before The Dawn live album, are giving the revived format a massive lift It's a great story. A format back from the virtual dead. How often do you get to say that? Yesterday the BBC reported the shock news that…

SPOT THE DIFFERENCE: Spotify v Tidal. BUT who ripped who off?

Spot the difference: Top, Spotify's User Interface and below, Tidal's UI Seems like the gloves are well and truly off in the digital music streaming wars. On Twitter a row is brewing as developer and founder of SimpleAsMilk James Seymour-Lock has accused Tidal of double standards, ripping off Spotify's user interface for its own digital…

Onkyo announces £499 high end audio player, DAC-HA300

New from Onkyo is this industrial looking, high end DAC (Digital Audio Converter), headphone amplifier, music player. Costing £499, the new DAC-HA300 features a slot accommodating up to 128 GB of music stored on a microSD card, an OLED screen, and playback controls. It will be available at the end of April. The DAC-HA300 also serves as a…

Top 10 iPhone music and audio apps

[nextpage title="Next"] We all know that our phones these days are more than just phones - in fact, how often do we use them to actually make phone calls? We just WhatsApp all our friends now. Phones are devices that help us in all facets of our life - especially entertainment. Here are 10 of…

Apple kills off the iPod Classic

As all the celebrating and frothing at the mouth was taking place last night as Apple announced iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Watch, nary a tear was shed as the tech giant quietly put the iPod Classic to death. Yes, the device that was launched 13 years ago – in October of 2001 – with its revolutionary…

REVIEW: Finis Neptune SwiMP3 player

This latest generation underwater MP3 player is Finis' first to feature a separate component housing the electronics. Will having to strap this to your goggles in addition to the two ear-pieces make it much more difficult to use? Read our full review to find out!