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Minidisc Not Dead Yet

Like many long-standing minidisc users, I’ve been wondering when Sony will finally kill off this format. I do not live in a fantasy world, so I do realize that the tag-team of iPods, cheap MP3 players and an increasing number of high-quality portable digital audio recorders that use flash memory will spell the eventual end […]

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So-called HD-Radio, ain’t so HD

John at DIYmedia has posted a good introduction to what is now being called HD-radio, otherwise known as digital radio, or IBOC (acronym for In-Band On Channel). For the low, low price of about $500 you too can buy a digital radio capable of recieving almost-sorta-kinda-near-CD-quality audio on the FM dial, that the NAB and […]

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