July 22, 2018, 2:40 pm
Chord Hugo M Scaler

Chord Electronics unveils Hugo M Scaler

Chord Electronics has today unveiled the Hugo M Scaler. Using technology first seen in the flagship BLU MKII digital/CD transport, the Hugo M Scaler is a standalone upscaling device containing the world’s most advanced digital...

KL International AV Show 2018 Report

Celebrating 25 years since its conception back in 1994, the KL International AV Show has given enthusiasts a one-stop venue to experience hands-on, the absolute latest in all things audio and visual. The 25th edition...
Cozoy TAKT

Cozoy TAKT Review

Cozoy is a Hong Kong outfit which was founded in 2014 on the back of a simple vision - to strive for ultimate sonic reproduction and functionality and on that basis, product designs are...
FiiO Music for Android Beta

FiiO Music for Android 0.0.8 beta released

When Porta-Fi visited FiiO's HQ in Guangzhou, China last November, we had an interview with Kean Zhang, Vice President of FiiO Electronics Technology Co., Ltd. During the interview, we spoke about the FiiO Music iOS...
FiiO Q1 Mark 2

FiiO Q1 Mark 2 Review

Apple’s closed-source iOS system, coupled with its decision to remove the headphone jack from the iPhone 7 in 2016 has made it challenging to play hi-res audio files on the iPhone. While one could overcome...
QUAD ERA-1 Headphones

QUAD unveils the QUAD ERA-1 Headphones

QUAD, a name known for its Hi-Fi electronics and highly reverted electrostatic loudspeakers - the ESL, has unveiled the QUAD ERA-1, its first headphones offering based on planar magnetic technology. In an attempt to remain closely aligned...
ESS Sabre to integrate MQA

SABRE DACs from ESS Technology to integrate MQA Rendering

ESS Technology announced that they will introduce versions of their SABRE® audio DACs that feature integrated MQA (Master Quality Authenticated) rendering, making it easier for audio hardware manufacturers looking to incorporate MQA into their designs. MQA...
ALO Audio SXC 8 Headphone Cable

ALO Audio SXC 8 Headphone Cable Review

In my review of the Campfire Audio Cascade Closed-back Headphones, I highlighted its ability to scale with better sources and cables, this was observed during the course of the review, where I have had...
Campfire Audio Cascade

Campfire Audio Cascade Closed-back Headphones Review

The Campfire Audio Cascade closed-back headphones is the company's first attempt at closed-back headphones, a name that ensures a departure from the Cosmo naming theme which its has adopted for its line of In-Ear Monitors...
Audirvana

Audirvana launches Audirvana Plus for Windows 10

Audirvana, the maker of Audirvana Plus, the reference hi-fi audio player currently available for the Mac OS, announced the launch of its Windows 10 version catering for the other spectrum of PC owners. Highly...