November 16, 2018, 1:17 pm

Commentaries

Expression of opinions or offering of explanations about anything related Portable and/or Audio Fidelity.

Highlights of Porta-Fi’s Trip to Hong Kong – August 2018

Porta-Fi was in Hong Kong on the 9th of August 2018 to attend the Sony Asia Pacific Exclusive Experience Event as well as the Hong Kong High-End Audio Visual Show 2018...
FiiO Signage at Manufacturing Facility

Tour of FiiO Manufacturing Facility in Guangzhou, China

Manufacturing capabilities contribute to a company’s overall strategic strength. The ability to respond quickly to customers’ orders, or to ramp up production rapidly can be a powerful and difficult-to-replicate competitive weapon. FiiO...
Earphone Cable

Verisimilitude of Earphone Cable

The age-old argument of cable quality has raged between audiophiles for ages. Regardless of whether it is desktop or portable, some enthusiasts argue the quality of the cables is as just...
Telephone Operator at Work

Evolution of the 3.5mm jack

It has been slightly more than a year since Apple announced the iPhone 7 would arrive sans the 3.5mm jack since then a few other smartphone manufacturers have jumped on the...
Bluetooth 5 Logo

Verisimilitude of Wireless Audio: Bluetooth 5.0

Bluetooth technology is a godsend for many who seeks to minimize the wire clutter from the digital lifestyle. The jack-less smartphone design which was first led by Apple with a number...
aptX HD Logo

Verisimilitude of Wireless Audio: aptX HD

Wireless Audio, a term that is loosely translated to "audio signals that travel without wires". For decades, audio signals have been transmitted in its analog form via wires, a tried and...
Hi-Res Audio and Hi-Res Music Logo

Hi-Res Audio vs. Hi-Res Music – Are they the same?

During my interactions with fellow enthusiasts, the term "Hi-Res Audio" and "Hi-Res Music" are commonly used interchangeably, often leaving impressions that the two are the same. In reality, "Hi-Res Audio" and "Hi-Res Music"...