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The Ultimate Digital Music Guide: The Best Way to Store, Organize, and Play Digital Music by Michael Miller

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Chapter 29. Playing Your Portable Music in the Living Room

I don’t want to sound like a total snob about digital music. While audiophiles argue about the DAC performance and what file format is best for digital music playback, an equal if not greater number of people are content to store their music libraries on their portable music players and smartphones (re: iPods and iPhones), at a lower (but still acceptable) bitrate. Not everyone has the same amount of gold in their ears, and iPod/iPhone playback is just fine for a lot of folks.

If you count yourself among the portable device-reliant populace, you may still want to ...

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