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Daytona 500 2019 live stream: how to watch the NASCAR race from anywhere

By | February 17th, 2019|Categories: TechRadar|

Unlike most other sports, NASCAR begins each season with its biggest event of the year, the Daytona 500. After 14 days of preliminary racing events as part of Daytona International Speedway’s 2019 Speedweeks event, 40 NASCAR drivers compete in the Daytona 500 – the Great American Race. Got you excited? We don't blame you. So here's all the information you need to get a Daytona 500 live stream.

The Daytona 500 – now synonymous with the Presidents' Day weekend – is held on a 2.5-mile long track so the drivers need to complete 200 laps around the oval-shaped course to reach a total of 500 miles first in order to take home the $1million purse.… Read the full article

TCL is planning its own foldable devices, including a wearable

By | February 17th, 2019|Categories: TechRadar|

We're expecting a rush of foldable phones and other devices with bending screens to appear this year, and another big name in the industry just had its plans leaked: Chinese tech giants TCL has a family of foldable devices in the pipeline, CNET reports, and one of them works as an all-screen smartwatch.

CNET obtained patent applications and renders from inside the company – which is best known for its budget televisions – but emphasizes that these folding devices are still in the early stages of development.… Read the full article

Florida 2019: The Audio Company, Von Schweikert, VAC, Esoteric, Airtight, Kronos, Critical Mass, Clearaudio, and Masterbuilt

By | February 17th, 2019|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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They’ve done it again! The Audio Company of Marietta, Georgia USA is without a doubt, one of the premier exhibitors of Von Schweikert, VAC, Esoteric, Airtight, Kronos, Critical Mass, Clearaudio, and Masterbuilt products. Jim, Gordon, and Keith take the Florida Audio Expo by “sonic-storm”, and leave many a show-going jaw dropped.

Holding court in the largest exhibit room within the Embassy Suites main hotel, The Audio Company set out to eliminate all the competition by assembling one of the more beautiful looking and sounding exhibits I’ve encountered.… Read the full article

Analog Corner #111

By | February 17th, 2019|Categories: Analog planet|

Phono preamps from Ayre, Krell, NAD, Parasound reviewed


There are more choices in outboard phono preamps today than there have ever been, and they’re lining up here like planes waiting to take off from Newark/Liberty.

Analog Corner #111

By | February 17th, 2019|Categories: Analog planet|

Phono preamps from Ayre, Krell, NAD, Parasound reviewed


There are more choices in outboard phono preamps today than there have ever been, and they’re lining up here like planes waiting to take off from Newark/Liberty.

Massdrop x Sennheiser HD 58X Jubilee Review

By | February 17th, 2019|Categories: Headfonics|Tags: , , , , , |

8.5Score$149.99MassdropDisclaimer: The Massdrop x Sennheiser HD 58X Jubilee was sent to us a sample in exchange for our honest opinion and does not have to be returned. We thank Massdrop for this opportunity. To learn more about Massdrop product reviews on Headfonics you can click here. A few weeks ago, I got my ears around […]

The post Massdrop x Sennheiser HD 58X Jubilee Review appeared first on Headfonics.… Read the full article

DarkMatter Group launches the world’s first ultra secure smartphone for extreme field conditions

By | February 17th, 2019|Categories: TechRadar|

DarkMatter Group today unveiled the KATIM R01, the world’s first ultra-secure smartphone designed to withstand extreme field conditions. Vetted and tested by DarkMatter’s engineers in the UAE, Finland and Canada, the KATIM R01 certainly looks like it could take on anything you threw at it.

“We combined our expertise in secure communications with everything the mobile market expects in a handset, including a great user experience. Then we challenged the brightest minds in the industry to create a rugged design to withstand extreme field conditions experienced by defence, emergency services, and the construction, mining, transport, energy, oil and gas industries,” said Karim Sabbagh, CEO of DarkMatter Group.… Read the full article

AudioQuest Mythical Creatures | CES 2019

By | February 17th, 2019|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

A must-visit room at any audio event is AudioQuest (website) if only to see their esteemed engineer Garth Powell.  It’s absolutely fine for us as audiophiles to be subjective, but Garth’s engineering curiosity to understand why something is the way it is, is so refreshing.

Garth Powell debuting AudioQuest Mythical Creatures cables

Garth was originally hired six years ago to develop a line of power products, resulting first in the Niagara 7000 Power Conditioner and more recently the Storm Series power cables, both of which currently reside in my listening room. … Read the full article

You might have to wait a while to tune into Apple’s streaming service

By | February 17th, 2019|Categories: TechRadar|

While it hasn't officially unveiled the service yet, there's no doubt that Apple is working on its own Netflix rival that might well include subscription bundles for digital news and magazines too – but when will it open its doors?

Those in the know say Apple is planning a launch event for March 25, when it's going to unveil some of the new digital services and bundles it's been working on. However, a new report suggests the streaming video service won't go live until later in the year.… Read the full article

Furutech ASB-1 Anti-static Brush

By | February 17th, 2019|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A Clean Stroke of Genius

by Venoth Nair

 

When you’re a Malaysian, (like me) the biggest agony for us daily will be putting up with the dusty environment that we live in. The current thrust towards modernization has reared its ugliest downside which is the plumes of filth in our air which knows no end. This irritant affects everything under the sun, even us audiophiles with our equipment being coated in thick silt which aside from being an eyesore is also detrimental to our systems in more ways than one.… Read the full article