You'll likely never see a full-sized Apple TV- For good reason
TAGS: Apple | Apple iTV | Apple TV | Audio Den | HBO Now
The string of remarkable successes of innovative and market defining products, the iMac, the iPod, the iPhone, the iPad, will not include an Apple branded television set. All of these either created a market niche or redefined an entire product category. The iPod gave us something we didn’t know we wanted and the iPhone gave us exactly what we knew we wanted but couldn’t figure out ourselves. In each case, Apple made a product that addressed a hole in the market, filling a need that consumers ravenously bought. A television set would fill no market gap, or drive purchases of digital media.
Listening to music on vinyl is a superior option to digital playback
TAGS: Audio Den | Coltrane | Ella | Hi-Fi Audio | Joe Pass | Louis Armstrong | Marantz | turntable | Vinyl
I just spent an hour sitting with a client in one of our listening rooms, demoing the Marantz TT-15S1 acrylic turntable. With virtually every drop of the stylus, he would turn to me and exclaim, “How does this sound so much better than the CD version of the same album? It doesn’t make sense. Isn’t digital better?”
Duke Head Coach Mike Krzyzewski sets a stunning example for success
TAGS: Audio Den | Coach K | Duke
We can all learn from Coach K’s success, no matter what your profession. This is especially true in the world of custom audio and video integration. If you treat your clients, your co-workers and your community with respect and compassion, everything else will fall into place.
Audio Den explains the resurgence of vinyl and the growing popularity of hi-res audio playback
TAGS: Audio Den | Hi-Fi Audio | Hi-Res Playblack | Music Streaming | Turntables | Vinyl
"What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun.”
I’m not one who normally quotes scripture. However, once in a blue moon my years of Hebrew School education fit right into my thinking about high fidelity. My childhood Rabbi would argue that my Hebrew School education lends itself to every aspect of my thinking - but I digress.