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Experimental Differences in Audio Compression Formats

I think everyone knows that lossy audio compression formats in the likes of MP3 and AAC sacrifice audio quality for a smaller file size. Some people like myself can distinguish between lossless and lossy copies of the same song just by ear, but most cannot, or simply do not know what to listen for. You […]

Fix FLAC Files Not Playing on Android

A long time ago I bought an ASUS TF300T Android tablet and have been very happy with it. The only thing that it never did correctly was play FLAC audio files. According to Google, all versions of Android after 3.1 can┬ánatively┬áplay FLAC files, and since my device runs 4.1 it should be no problem, right? […]