Author: steven stone

Apple TV Poised to Sell Over 1 Million Units

Audiophile News

Apple introduced a second generation Apple TV, which took the device away from a model with a hard drive to one that is streaming only. Now it looks to be a smash success despite its many technical inferiorities when compared to its predecessor.

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Lotus Group Announces New Flagship AC Cable

Cables

Cables can make a difference to a system, even a simple AC cable. However, the Avatar II AC cable from the Lotus Group is not just a simple...

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Sony Launches Music Streaming Service – The sound of one shoe dropping…

Audiophile Music

Sony has released a new streaming music service for consumers, one which might put it ahead of its competition in terms of access but could...

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Retro Styling: Form Following Foggy Recollections of Old Stuff

Analog

What is the deal with retro styling? It’s one thing when it is applied to a pair of jeans. It is quite another when it is applied to an audio component that is supposed to offer modern functionality. So again, what it the deal?

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Is Flat Sales Growth Such a Bad Thing?

Audiophile News

Reuters releases a new bulletin that warned that the digital download business might be in trouble. However, upon looking closer, Steven...

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Was Don Was Right or Was He Wrong?

News

Don Was bemoaned the loss of liner notes with iTunes, speculating that it is contributing to the loss of the album experience. However,...

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Was Don Was Right or Was He Wrong?

News

Don Was bemoaned the loss of liner notes with iTunes, speculating that it is contributing to the loss of the album experience. However, that may not necessarily be the case in our modern times.

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Why “Made in China” Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Means

Audiophile Music

Made in Chine is a ubiquitous term, earning scorn from many. However that scorn may not be well earned as a new report shows that not as...

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John Varvatos and McIntosh – Is This The Future?

News

At the 2010 Rockey Mountain Audio Fest, Steven Stone had a conversation about what the future of audio retail needs to be to survive, but...

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John Varvatos and McIntosh – Is This The Future?

News

At the 2010 Rockey Mountain Audio Fest, Steven Stone had a conversation about what the future of audio retail needs to be to survive, but it looks like McIntosh may have been ahead of him on this one.

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Home Theater Review’s 2010 Best of Home Theater Awards

Audiophile News

Every year, Home Theater Review, Audiophile Review's parent site, compiles a list of the best components of that year. In all categories....

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The Detroit Symphony Orchestra Strike

News

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra musicians are locked in a long and difficult battle. For information on what is going on in Detroit and if...

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