February 22, 2018, 2:40 am
Onkyo and Pioneer Enable MQA Playback on the Onkyo DP-S1 and XDP-30R DAPs

Onkyo and Pioneer Enable MQA Playback on the Onkyo DP-S1 and XDP-30R DAPs

Onkyo and Pioneer have announced the release of a firmware update for the Onkyo DP-S1 and Pioneer XDP-30R enabling MQA playback on their latest DAP players, delivering on a promise that was made when...
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Verisimilitude of Wireless Audio: aptX HD

Wireless Audio, a term that is loosely translated to "audio signals that travel without wires". For decades, audio signals have been transmitted in its analog form via wires, a tried and tested technology and...
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Pioneer XDP-30R Review

For some, the emergence of Digital Audio Player (DAP) seemed like a return to the days when our need for portable music was provided for on separate devices. The evolution started with portable cassette...
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Hi-Res Audio vs. Hi-Res Music – Are they the same?

During my interactions with fellow enthusiasts, the term "Hi-Res Audio" and "Hi-Res Music" are commonly used interchangeably, often leaving impressions that the two are the same. In reality, "Hi-Res Audio" and "Hi-Res Music" are different and...
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IFA 2017: Labels Sony, Universal and Warner outlined hopes of mass-market appeal for hi-res...

"We are at a time where we are seeing major opportunities for hi-res: to get the younger generations to move on to hi-res. Formats like MQA make it more portable, so it’s easier to...
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IFA 2017: MQA expands partnership with Music Services and playback support on LG and...

MQA has announced a breadth of partnership news at the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin. Starting with new MQA Streaming Partners, Korean-based hi-res streaming service, Groovers who is working on MQA mobile and desktop implementation for its...