Vincent Brient of totaldac has a new product to introduce at the Munich show in May — and it’s not a DAC. This time around, it’s an amplifier, the AMP-1. No word on pricing, specs, or availability. That is, there is next-to-nothing on this, only the following images, and an injunction to show them in order.
More as details become available.
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The Audio Engineering Society, or AES, has just announced that it will be holding its second annual international conference from August 27–29, 2019 in San Francisco.
For those not in the know, the AES likes to keep its hands dirty with cutting-edge technology in both the theoretical and practical realms and as such this conference will be focusing on “technologies for headphones with a special emphasis on the emerging fields of Mobile Spatial Audio, Individualization, Assistive Listening and Audio for Augmented Reality.… Read the full article
The grandly named T+A Elektroakustik GmbH was a company hitherto unknown to me. After years in the business, many reviews, shows, events and store visits, I was surprised such a highly regarded company had escaped my notice. I’m going to set that straight with an in depth look at one of the company’s DACs, the DAC 8 DSD High End D/A Converter.
T+A is a German company founded in 1978 and produces a full range of electronics and loudspeakers. The company is based in Herford, very close to my old stomping grounds in Westphalia.… Read the full article
Of course, there’s the possibility that the footage spilled on YouTube is somehow faked, but that seems unlikely, given that this is a pretty convincing looking video which lines up with previously leaked info in many respects. Still, it would be foolish to declare the footage genuine at this point, obviously.
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At any rate, you can check it out for yourself, and make your own mind up: grab a snack, or your beverage of choice, and hit play on the clip below.… Read the full article
Given its engrossing, frequently radiant score, unflinching look at its timely subject matter, and superb cast of singing actors, Pentatone’s live hi-rez recording of the premiere of Mason Bates and Mark Campbell’s opera, The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs, fully deserves the Grammy recently bestowed upon it by the Recording Academy.
I auditioned the recording after first enthusiastically reviewing the 2017 Santa Fe Opera world premiere, then cheered the differently cast 2019 Seattle Opera production (whose second cast is completing its run as this review appears on-line).… Read the full article
Dealing with cyberattacks is becoming increasingly costly for businesses according to new research from Accenture and the Ponemon Institute which have revealed that malware and “malicious insider” related attacks accounted for one-third of all cyberattack costs in 2018.
The firm interviewed over 2,600 security and IT professionals at 355 organizations worldwide to compile its “Cost of Cybercrime Study” that found the cost to businesses due to malware increased by 11 percent to more than $2.6m per company.
At the same time, the cost due to malicious insiders, which Accenture defines as employees, temporary staff, contractors and business partners, jumped by 15 percent to $1.6m per organization.… Read the full article
There's no doubt about it, Onestream is the king of cheap broadband deals. Consistently topping the list of internet providers offering affordable prices, it's hard not to consider Onestream as an option if you just want the most affordable broadband possible.
And in an act of total domination of the cheap broadband market, Onestream dropped a deal so cheap no one comes near to it – and it's exclusive to TechRadar readers! The only problem? There's only a few days left to get it.… Read the full article