Articles & Videos: Headphones & Wireless Audio

Keeping your portable player or smartphone at safe volume levels not only protects your hearing, but can also improve your listening experience in the process.

Sonos systems let you tap into music from your personal collection and from the Internet, anywhere in your house. Watch this video to see how one of our employees uses Sonos at her house.

Introduction to Wi-Fi ®
by Ryan Steele

An introduction and overview of Wi-Fi wireless technology, its advantages and disadvantages, and the future of the technology.

iPod® Glossary
by Ralph Graves

Glossary of terms associated with Apple iPods, iPhones and iPads.

Thanks to faster Internet speeds and cheap data storage, music files no longer have to be compressed into lifelessness. High-resolution music downloads that sound as good as or better than CDs are available for thousands of titles. Find out what makes high-res audio sound better, and how you can experience it.

Thinking about turning a spare room into a recording studio? Looking for a portable kit to record live music? This article will help you choose the right gear.

High-resolution audio Q&A
by Steve Kindig

Adding high-resolution audio playback to your system usually means adding a component or upgrading your computer's music software. Depending on your current setup and your goals, there are many different paths to getting high-res sound.

The mophie juice pack powerstation gives you a handy portable battery so you can recharge portable devices on the go. The powerstation can be used with most tablets, smartphones, game consoles or other portable devices that take a USB charging cable.

You want your iPhone to keep going as long as you do, wherever your day takes you. Mophie juice packs give you a protective case and a built-in battery with enough power to keep your iPhone 5 or 5S going for hours after its battery has run out.

Sonos® donated a wireless audio system to our local fire station. The firefighters looked forward to being able to play music from their smart phones as they did their chores, cooked and worked out in the firehouse.

Want to get amazing sound from digital tunes with your home stereo? That's what Sony offers with this high-resolution server and player. Can it please your ears while offering more convenience than computer-based setups? I took it home to find out.