Adam Turner Two good options for upgrading from cheap earbuds to headphones.
Rod Easdown Noise-cancelling headphones do their best work where there is constant, predictable noise.
Rod Easdown This Mother's Day, the big retailers are making a push on digital radios, but be sure to try before you buy.
Rod Easdown New small speakers from Axis produce remarkable sound – but there are two points to get past.
Rod Easdown Think of your music reaching every room in your house so no matter where you are, you’re hearing it in full-bodied richness and detail rather than echoing down the hall.
Rod Easdown Most buyers spend $500 or less on TV soundbars, but lately many people have been spending much more.
Rod Easdown From the Shun Mook record clamp to turntable tone arms and speaker cabinets, wood has long been a staple material in hi-fi products.
Rod Easdown There are several things to think about before buying. Sound quality is the most obvious and you can only judge this by listening.
Rod Easdown We know vinyl records have made a comeback, but remember that they're easily damaged by poor-quality turntables.
Rod Easdown The Nu-Vista amp – the first using nuvistor valves – was released in 1999, but the supply quickly dwindled. Now they're back with extra punch.
Terry Lane A new book by Kathleen Whelan celebrates more than 100 years of photography in the pages of The Age newspaper.
Rod Easdown Most hi-fi enthusiasts spend lots of money on equipment and next to nothing on the room in which the stuff is deployed.
Rod Easdown There are acoustic aids that can be tailored to any room, made specifically for music rooms and home theatres.
Rod Easdown There is plenty to look at when shopping for a new TV.
Rod Easdown You can get good sound from backyard speaker systems, but do you need it?
Rod Easdown Multi-component hi-fi set-ups can provide superior sound but one-brand units offer appealing simplicity.
Rod Easdown The market for the special computer screens is exploding along with the growing popularity of highly-visual games.
SIGHT & SOUND
Rod Easdown Generally even premium televisions have dreadful sound.
Rod Easdown Along with sounding far better, a good set of headphones are a lot more comfortable than buds.
Rod Easdown A good record cleaner is essential for anyone who buys second-hand vinyl at garage sales.