In September 2016, the corporate giant Apple launched iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The keyword in the launching event was ‘courage’ and this display of ‘courage’ made a dent in the smartphone industry for ever. To put it simply, Apple took away the headphone jack (aka 3.5mm jack) and needless to say android smartphoneContinue reading “Sony Headphone Connect- Customization is thy middle name”
Android as an operating system has no dearth of quality music players. Currently they range from simple and minimalist music players such as ‘Musicolet’ to highly customizable and complex music players such as Jetaudio HD music player plus. There are also dedicated music players from corporate giants such as Sony and Sennheiser which are primarily intended for controlling their bluetooth headphones. In addition to all of these, there are myriad music streaming services such as Amazon music, Spotify, Gaana, JioSaavn etc. Among all these diversity of apps catering to the smartphone music enthusiast, Poweramp stands out by virtue of the great customizability it offers, its beautiful interface, solid equalizer and most importantly its long history as a reliable music player.
My interest in audio gear sparked nearly seven years earlier when I was studying for BA English at St Thomas College, Palai. My first earphone, which I purchased, was Sennheiser MX 170, one of the most affordable wired headsets from the prestigious German brand of Sennheiser. Sennheiser is a very popular name in the audiophileContinue reading “My First Sennheiser Experience”
My first bluetooth headphones were a pair of boat rockerz that cost around 1500 Rs. They were a pair of on ear headphones that sounded good enough for the price. During September 2018, I chanced upon a great offer for the entry level noise cancelling headphone, Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC in Amazon, India. The mrpContinue reading “Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC- My First Pair of Noise Cancelling Bluetooth Headphones”
Yesterday, I published an article regarding the app ‘wavelet’ that provides the android user with advanced sound customization across multiple apps like Spotify, Gaana and many others. However, before the advent of music streaming services such as Spotify, Amazon Music, Gaana and Tidal people chiefly stored music in the internal memory of their android smartphoneContinue reading “Jetaudio HD Music Player Plus”
There is no audiophile in this world who is unaware of the German brand Sennheiser. They are famous for their professional microphones and audiophile grade open backed headphones such as HD 650, HD 660 and the HD 800 series. Sennheiser Orpheus HE90 is generally considered to be at the apex of audiophile grade headphones, whetherContinue reading “Sennheiser HD598 SR- A Modest Review”