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USB publishes new Audio Class 3.0 spec for phones without a 3.5mm jack

by: Robert TriggsOctober 3, 2016
USB-IF has published the finalized specifications for the new USB Audio Class 3.0 standard, which will aid manufacturers looking to ditch the 3.5mm jack.

Apple takes a risk on audio, but do we really believe the claims?

by: Robert TriggsSeptember 9, 2016
With Apple and a small number of Android manufacturers ditching the 3.5mm audio jack, can wireless audio hop in to fill the gap?

What is the LG V20’s “Quad DAC” and how does it affect audio quality?

by: Robert TriggsSeptember 5, 2016
The upcoming LG V20 is boasting a "Quad DAC" for audiophiles. We break down exactly what this could mean and how it will affect music quality.

Audio file formats explained and where to get them

by: Robert TriggsAugust 30, 2016
Android users have access to a huge choice of music services, offering MP3, FLAC, and more to stream and download. Here's everything you need to know.

The LG V20’s world’s first Quad DAC stakes a claim for wired headphones

by: Kris CarlonAugust 11, 2016
LG has announced that the upcoming LG V20 will feature the world's first 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC, taking a stance in favor of traditional wired headphones.

3.5mm audio vs USB Type-C: the good, bad and the future

by: Robert TriggsJuly 12, 2016
The venerable 3.5mm audio jack is in danger of being phased out. Let’s take a look at the good, the bad, and the future of what USB Type-C audio is going to mean for smartphone and music enthusiasts.
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Intel to propose a USB Type-C audio specification

by: Robert TriggsApril 27, 2016
Speaking at IDF Shenzhen, Intel unveiled some of its early plans for a USB Type-C digital audio specification and what this could bring to consumers.
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Android beats Apple in ditching the headphone port on smartphones

by: Kris CarlonApril 20, 2016
While the upcoming iPhone 7 has been rumored to do away with the 3.5mm headphone port, the first phones to do so have just been announced on Android.
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LG collaborates with Bang & Olufsen to bring premium audio to the LG G5

by: Robert TriggsFebruary 19, 2016
LG has been working closely with audio specialists Bang & Olufsen to develop a premium audio experience for the upcoming LG G5 smartphone.

Android Marshmallow edges closer to “Pro Audio” with lower audio latency

by: Robert TriggsFebruary 3, 2016
Research conducted by Superpowered reveals that Android Marshmallow offers vastly improved round-trip audio latency when compared with Lollipop.
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