Stop Comparing Apple’s HomePod to Alexa and Google Home Right Now
June 6, 2017 at 9:33 am

Prior to officially pulling back the cover on its newest piece of hardware—the HomePod speaker—Apple had an image up on the big giant screen facing the audience at their Worldwide Developers Conference that had both a Sonos speaker and Amazon’s Echo speaker positioned next to one another. The messaging from Apple’s senior VP of worldwide…

Sonos is Keeping its Enemies Very Close
February 14, 2017 at 12:09 pm

Sonos’ latest venture is making noise in the wireless home audio space – materializing in the shape of artificial intelligence integrat

Who is the Modern Audiophile?
March 30, 2016 at 11:35 am

It used to be that someone passionate about investing time and money into musical playback was described as an audiophile.

The Myth of the ‘Wife Acceptance Factor’
May 17, 2015 at 8:53 pm

Not long ago, while binge-watching the recent season of Game of Thrones with my wife, Silvia, she turned to me and remarked on how much better the dragon scenes and overall sensory experience is when we’re streaming the show in our home theater. Not only was this validation and music to MY ears, but it…

Third-Party Reselling: The New Industry ‘Crack’
April 16, 2015 at 11:31 am

Over a beer not too long ago, an old friend and I were comparing thoughts about the demise of so many leading retailers over the past few years.  Circuit City, Tweeter, 6th Avenue, Harvey Electronics, Ken Crane’s, my old company MyerEmco, so many others.  What happened?  What was the cause?  Was it the Great Recession?…