Recently, the music streaming giant re-branded it's CD-quality (flac) tier and is now available on Bluesound's platform. The announcement is most welcome as I've been patiently waiting for a Tidal HiFi alternative. After signing up for their 30-day trial, I listened to a number of very familiar favorites and so far I'm impressed with the … Continue reading Deezer HiFi
Month: November 2017
After years of playing in Apple's sandbox, this past Spring I began looking in earnest for non-Apple replacements for my aging gadgets (iPhone 6 & iPad Air). In a nutshell, Acer's Chromebook R11 convertible replaced my iPad and Google's Pixel 2 became my 1st ever Android phone. Late to the party Google's Cast technology has … Continue reading Chromecast Audio
The latest release (February 2017) from these Brits is one fine album. I first heard the band on Radio Paradise (a favorite of mine) and quickly became a fan.
Now that the weather has changed it's time to swap out the amps. In goes the APPJ PA0901A miniature tube marvel and out goes the Fleawatt. You can read more about the amps in this blog post.
After much research prior to my 1st Android phone purchase, I settled on Google's Pixel 2. Despite being extremely happy with the phone I was, admittedly, a bit disappointed with the Bluetooth specs Google had published for their latest greatest .. Bluetooth 5.0 + LE. That's it. No aptX (never mind aptX HD). I wondered … Continue reading Bluetooth Revisited
I'm a fan of Scott Hamilton yet this album from 1979 has alluded me until recently. Terrific cast of characters in collaboration with Mr. Hamilton. Highly recommended.