John Grandberg

John Grandberg  |  Dec 22, 2011  |  29 comments

The Apple iPad is a versatile device. It's a game-playing, movie-watching, internet-browsing, email-sending, video-chatting, picture-taking, overall fun time-waster. And it can even help you get some work done too. But is there any way to use it as part of a serious audio system?

Let's have a listen!

John Grandberg  |  Nov 15, 2011  |  35 comments

A library of over 10 million tracks. New albums added daily. High quality audio. Access through your home computer, smartphone, or streaming audio device. Sound interesting? There are several music services out there claiming to provide just that, for a small monthly fee of course.

But from an audiophile's perspective, do any of them actually live up to their promises?

John Grandberg  |  Sep 28, 2011  |  14 comments

If you’ve been around the forums reading about portable audio players, it’s likely that you’ve come across the term “Rockbox”. You probably wondered what it was. Maybe you even looked into the matter further but stopped pursuing it when it got complicated. In this article I intend to arm you with enough info to help you understand what Rockbox is, what it does, and ultimately if it is something worth trying.

Interested in hot-rodding your portable audio player? Read on.

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