Qobuz & you

Qobuz subscriptions, streaming rights and integration in network players

Qobuz Qobuz & you On April 19, 2018

In Qobuz&You #35, we tackled the problem of the compatibility of Qobuz subscriptions with the network player capabilities. But unfortunately, as with many other technical subjects, it can be poorly worded by people finding it more or less obvious. Therefore, we decided to write this new article, or rather, as it...

Network players and Qobuz application, CD quality and Hi-Res quality: let’s try to clarify the subject! April 1, 2018

Things were simpler a few years ago, as only Qobuz allowed for streaming in CD quality and Sonos was the only way to stream Qobuz, also in CD...

Stream Qobuz in Hi-Res, completely wirelessly (or almost) in your car! March 29, 2018

Recently, following our article about the Bluetooth aptX HD, a Qobuz subscriber told us he had problems trying to listen to Qobuz in Hi-Res on the...

Qobuz for Mac/PC now compatible with UPnP/DLNA and ChromeCast! March 18, 2018

People often asked us if it would ever be, and some of our subscribers must now be overjoyed: Qobuz for Mac/PC is now compatible with UPnP/DLNA...

Connection between an iOS or Android smartphone/tablet and a DAC, let’s focus on the connectivity. March 11, 2018

Connecting a smartphone, or a tablet, to a DAC, portable or not, requires the use of suitable connectors, and this is not always easy, whether on...

Bluetooth connection with a Hi-Fi sound: yes, it’s possible! March 4, 2018

With its reduced output of around 400 kbps, the Bluetooth connection is not natively suited to the broadcast of CD-quality audio files which...

A Converter or a network player: a subscriber asks us some questions. February 27, 2018

Our readers and subscribers trust us, and it makes us happy. Thus, this column, which is devoted to you, also happens to be a place of dialogue...

Casting Qobuz without difficulties from the Chrome browser on PC or Mac! February 22, 2018

We rarely talk about this, but the Chrome browser integrates the GoogleCast protocol—for good reason—and can thus wirelessly broadcast audio...

We have tried the Google Pixel Buds Bluetooth earphones February 20, 2018

Last November, we made in our 17th issue of Qobuz & You a presentation, including a comparison, of two systems of in-ear earphones destined to...

Removing any doubt about the playback of a Hi-Res album purchased on Qobuz! February 20, 2018

Today, we are answering the mail of this reader who has had difficulty in knowing if the album he has purchased in Hi-Res on our website is well...

Controlling the music broadcast from an iMac February 20, 2018

We have chosen to answer the mail of this Qobuz subscriber via the Qobuz&You column —whom we thank for his compliments which we were delighted to...

Qobuz application, M-connect player and UPnP/AirPlay network player February 20, 2018

We sometimes get asked what quality can be broadcasted by a Qobuz stream toward a UPnP/AirPlay network player coming from an iPhone (or iPad) on...

Qobuz application, Korg iAudiogate and Hi-Res on iOS. February 20, 2018

Streaming Qobuz in Hi-Res or playing Hi-Res files on an iPhone prompts some enthusiasts to ask themselves, or us, some questions, like this reader...

Pioneer XDP-100R digital audio player and USB OTG connection February 20, 2018

This reader’s mail which has just reached us first left us a bit perplexed and we have decided to process it in this column, as this situation...

How to buy and download albums on Qobuz: a practical guide February 20, 2018

In this article we will detail the different steps you’ll have to go through to buy and (or) download an album on Qobuz, whether you access our...

The R2R digital-to-analogue converters: a few clarifications! January 8, 2018

Most digital audio files use PCM (Pulse Code Modulation) encoding, which has also always been used on CDs. This encoding is always...

What about the brands that don’t integrate Qobuz? What can I do in that situation? January 5, 2018

It seems that the article from last month focusing on Qobuz integration and Qobuz compatibility raised some questions among some of our readers...

Qobuz integration, Qobuz compatibility… let’s break it down for you. December 27, 2017

Sometimes words are interchangeable and sometimes they’re not, so we’re going to look at the difference between Qobuz integration and Qobuz...

Uncovering the audio of the new LG V30 smartphone December 12, 2017

It’s beautiful. It offers a 6” (15.24 cm) display with a resolution of 1440×2880 pixels and its back proudly flaunts the B&O logo—since it’s sold...

Music on the go: Apple AirPods vs Lightning compatible Pioneer Rayz Plus wireless earphones! December 4, 2017

A confrontation, a duel, a face-to-face, a match, or even, in more technical terms, a comparison - there’s no lack of words when you put two...