Maybe it's nostalgia but I think the golden age for Sony portable audio was in the late 90's, some years before the release of the original Apple iPod. I already wrote about portable audio in the 90's and also about the quality improvements in portable audio since the 80's, but I want to write about … Continue reading The Sony Walkman downfall.
Vitor Valeri is someone I respect a lot in the headphone community, mostly because he’s the guy behind “Fones the Ouvido High-End” a Brazilian facebook group dedicated to headphones. As a administrator he gives a lot to the community and asks nothing in return so this is my way of paying back to him. … Continue reading Audio Enthusiasts – Vitor Valeri – Environmental Health.
Helmuth is a Dutch electronic engineer with some mighty skills with the soldering iron and spectacular loudpeaker designs, I really advise a visit to his blog to enjoy his projects. 1. Would you like to tell us a bit about yourself? Yes I would. 2. What music do you enjoy and why? Music I like all styles. … Continue reading Audio Enthusiasts – Helmuth Lageschaar – Electronic Engineer.
The big stores in Portugal don’t have much choice if you want a dedicated portable audio player. Ok, you got the typical Apple products, some stuff from Sony and Philips and a lot of white brands on the shelves! It sucks hard because the stores have tons of cheap stuff and a lot of expensive … Continue reading The Portuguese crisis of dedicated portable audio players.