The new Burson Audio Conductor 3 Reference uses two SABRE32/ESS9038Q2M DACs to play back all PCM files up to 786kHz and DSD up to 512. It also has a Bluetooth 5.0 receiver (Qualcomm/CSR8675) with aptX HD audio codec onboard. The Conductor 3 has two analogue line-level inputs, two digital inputs (Toslink and USB) and of course Bluetooth. It has a pre-amplifier output, a DAC output and, on the front panel, two 6.5mm headphone jacks.… Read the full article
Estonia topped a poll of the most digitally advanced nations this year, according to research conducted by global community network InterNations. They praised Estonia for offering expats and digital nomads the ability to live a more connected life, and hence a better work-life balance.
Comparatively, the UK did not make it into the top 10, despite the fact that UK tech firms have received record-breaking investment over the last year, according to Tech Nation. Meanwhile, the rest of the world is looking up at Estonia, a small country of just 1.3 million people, to provide digital solutions.… Read the full article
The legendary Rocky Mountain Audio Fest has a scheduling and venue change for 2019.
The show has made the leap from its longtime home at the Denver Marriott Tech Centre to a larger venue closer to the airport in the guise of the Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Centre. RMAF also won’t be in its traditional October slot, instead things kick-off for industry people this Thursday September, 5th and the rest of the world from the 6th to the 8th.
For 2019, the show hours and address are as follows: Trades Only – Thursday 10 a.m.… Read the full article
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Forget thinking outside the box – with their third rollercoaster ride of an album, Holy Holy have torn the box to shreds, doused those shreds in gasoline and tossed them onto the ultimate bonfire. Aided by guitarist Oscar Dawson, Sarah Comey attempts to make sense of the ashes.
For a lot of bands, the elusive third album is the one where everything will suddenly click.… Read the full article
PureVPN is committed to the online privacy and security of its users and as part of that commitment, the company hired the California-based Certified Information Systems Auditor Altius IT to perform a security audit of both its systems and its no-log policy.
“We DO NOT keep any record of your browsing activities, connection logs, records of the VPN IPs assigned to you, your original IPs, your connection time, the history of your browsing, the sites you visited, your outgoing traffic, the content or data you accessed, or the DNS queries generated by you.”Read the full article
Security researchers have discovered that at least 47,000 Supermicro severs in 90 countries have unpatched vulnerabilities in the firmware for their baseboard management controllers (BMCs) and this could leave them open to remote attacks.
The security firm Eclypsium found the vulnerabilities and reported them to Supermicro and the company has since issued a patch to fix the issue. However, if left unpatched, the vulnerabilities could be exploited to allow an attacker to connect to a server and virtually mount any USB device over the internet.… Read the full article
AGD Productions is presenting this year at RMAF 2019, the new AGD “Andante” preamplifier along with the already well known AGD “Vivace”, and a special edition of the recently introduced AGD “The Audion” monoblock amplifiers.
The “Andante” is an innovative reference Preamplifier with 32bit DAC, HD Streamer, and analog Hi-End Phono input.
These products will be paired with the majestic Sigma Acoustic MAAT Vector XAC and the Sigma Acoustic Orchestra 2.3 speakers.
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Rocky Mountain Audio Fest will be held at the Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center in Denver, CO, from the 5th to the 9th of September 2019.… Read the full article