Articles & Videos: Portable MP3

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.

The MP3 format is still the de facto standard for digital music. Understanding what it is — and its limits can help expand your listening options.

The Astell & Kern AK100 represents a new benchmark for portable audio, with true audiophile performance you can fit in your pocket. It plays high-resolution music files, delivering them with all their native detail and depth for high fidelity playback beyond the capability of CDs.