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25th Beijing International Music & HiFi Show Report

Founded in 1994, the Beijing International Music & HiFi Show now in its 25th year, took place from 7th to 9th of September in Beijing, China. As with previous years, the venue...
Tokyo Headphone Festival 2019 Autumn

Tokyo Headphone Festival 2019 Autumn Report

Following our coverage of the Tokyo Headphone Festival 2019 Spring, Porta-Fi back for the Tokyo Headphone Festival 2019 Autumn which happened on 2nd and 3rd November at Nakano Sunplaza. Organised by Fujiya...

International Sound & Sight Exhibition 2018 Report

Organised by Singapore's Sound & Sight Journal, the International Sound & Sight Exhibition (ISSE) 2018 is being held at the Parkroyal on Kitchener Road Hotel, Singapore from the 16th to the 18th of...
FiiO M9 DAP

An insight into the design philosophy of the FiiO M9

This article was originally written by Demond Ding, Product Manager of FiiO Electronics Technology Co., Ltd. and was published on Weibo in Mandarin on the 22nd of September. With permission from FiiO, our...
Bluetooth 5 Logo

Verisimilitude of Wireless Audio: Bluetooth 5.0

Bluetooth technology is a godsend for many who seeks to minimize the wire clutter from the digital lifestyle. The jack-less smartphone design which was first led by Apple with a number...
FiiO M9 DAP

FiiO M9 – the “Bucket Machine” of Chinese DAPs

This article was originally written by James Chung, Gemma Liang and Matt Liao of FiiO Electronics Technology Co., Ltd. and was published on Weibo in Mandarin on the 30th of September. With permission from...
TIDAL Masters

MQA on jackless mobile devices – The Truth

In 2017, TIDAL announced the availability of 'Master' quality recordings. Integrating MQA, the company has offered it to all TIDAL HiFi tier subscribers under a new 'Master' listing. On 11th of March...
Earphone Cable

Verisimilitude of Earphone Cable

The age-old argument of cable quality has raged between audiophiles for ages. Regardless of whether it is desktop or portable, some enthusiasts argue the quality of the cables is as just...

5th China Guangzhou International Headphone Expo Report

Previously known as Guangzhou HiFi Headphone & Digital Audio Expo, the China Guangzhou International Headphone Expo, now in its 5th year, took place from 1st to 2nd of September in Guangzhou, China. Apart...
FiiO Signage at Manufacturing Facility

Tour of FiiO Manufacturing Facility in Guangzhou, China

Manufacturing capabilities contribute to a company’s overall strategic strength. The ability to respond quickly to customers’ orders, or to ramp up production rapidly can be a powerful and difficult-to-replicate competitive weapon. FiiO...