Ep. 939: Where we're in a reality distortion field Video
Today we're talking all about headphones with CNET Audiphiliac Steve Sphere Guttenberg and InnerFidelity's Tyll Hertsens. Topics range from headphone recommendations to a breakdown of terms and what the criteria used to measure sound.
Sphere's Law of Recurring Subject Matter argues that, given enough time, all conversations with Steve Guttenberg will inevitably become audiocentric. As usual, The Audiophiliac brings a ransom list of talking points today, including Spotify robbing musicians, Benford's law, Say Yes to the Dress, and a Monoprice controversy.
CNET audio expert Steve "Sphere" Guttenberg samples some of his favorite reference tracks, dishes advice on what to do before buying a sound bar, and wonders: are the Beatles are groovy again?
CNET audio expert Steve "Sphere" Guttenberg helps us wrap up a week of shows with an episode that may offend a very niche segment of our listeners. Steve's carefully curated list of talking points includes a pair of custom custom headphones, a primer on John Lennon's jukebox, a tiny $39 amp that makes your headphones sound a lot better, and more!
Steve Guttenberg joins us on the show with his usual list of irreverent talking points.
When "The Audiophiliac" Steve Guttenberg tells us he has ideas for the The 404 Podcast, we listen. We invite him to sit down with us today to talk about Netflix splitting in half, which "high-end" audio manufacturers are making impossible claims about their products, and the headphones that just earned Steve's award for "Worst Sounding Audio Ever."
CNET's Editor at Large Brian Cooley checks out the latest portable video players and explains how these pocket-size devices could do for video what the MP3 player did for audio.
Our guest today is CNET's audio expert Steve Guttenberg, and he brings a list of the most significant inventions of the early 20th century with him.
The Archos 5 portable video player packs a ton of multimedia features into a shiny, pocket-size device, but it's not quite the high-end Internet media tablet we were hoping for.
CNET Audiophiliac and general audio diva Steve "Sphere" Guttenberg is back on The 404 Podcast for his last appearance of the year, and as usual he brings a list of talking points, like a kooky theory on how to curb population control, and when the iPad will eventually overtake the big screen TV. Jeff and the official 404 graphic designer Blake Stevenson have also partnered together for Crave's first weekly comic strip "Low Latency,"and a big congratulations goes out to our video voicemail contest winners!