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FiiO M9 DAP

An insight into the design philosophy of the FiiO M9

This article was originally written by Demond Ding, Product Manager of FiiO Electronics Technology Co., Ltd. and was published on Weibo in Mandarin on the 22nd of September. With permission from FiiO, our...
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...

5th China Guangzhou International Headphone Expo Report

Previously known as Guangzhou HiFi Headphone & Digital Audio Expo, the China Guangzhou International Headphone Expo, now in its 5th year, took place from 1st to 2nd of September in Guangzhou, China. Apart...
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...
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...
TIDAL Masters

MQA on jackless mobile devices – The Truth

In 2017, TIDAL announced the availability of 'Master' quality recordings. Integrating MQA, the company has offered it to all TIDAL HiFi tier subscribers under a new 'Master' listing. On 11th of March...
Guangzhou AV Fair 2018

Guangzhou AV Fair 2018 Report

The Guangzhou AV Fair 2018 in its 25th edition was held at Dongfang Hotel, Guangzhou and China Hotel, Guangzhou from the 14th to 16th September. Spanning across over 100 exhibition halls of various specifications...

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...
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...

25th Beijing International Music & HiFi Show Report

Founded in 1994, the Beijing International Music & HiFi Show now in its 25th year, took place from 7th to 9th of September in Beijing, China. As with previous years, the venue...