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Apple HomePod Review: Smart Speaker for the High-End?

By | July 28th, 2018|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Apple HomePod is reported to be an excellent sounding smart speaker, one of the best in the segment. Apparently, that’s not a high bar.

The Apple HomePod is a head-scratcher of a product. In many respects, it seems to be a me-too offering, perhaps even a place-holder for something that will come later. Perhaps it’s a platform that will one day “grow up” into whatever promise it’s supposed to be offering.

As a die-hard Apple fan, I want to love it.… Read the full article

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An Audio Breakdown of the New 2nd Generation Amazon Echo Family

By | September 29th, 2017|Categories: Audiohead|Tags: , , , , |

Amazon doesn’t reach out too far to say that its voice-activated Echo speaker is an audiophile device, but it is undeniable how convenient the product is for any music lover or modern day tech geek. In practice, the interface does closely resemble a magical genie that pulls your favorite tracks out of thin air. While a few snags in that dream may occur if you have unusual or uniquely selective tastes, the AI dream of a personal musical assistant does work.… Read the full article

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