Scott WilkinsonFreelance contributor, TechHive

Scott has written about audio and video technology for 30 years in a wide variety of publications. As a professional musician, he can be heard on the soundtracks of Gladiator, Myst, and other movies and video games.

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iFi hip-dac portable DAC/headphone amp review: Sublime sound from a tiny, well-built package

Compared with a smartphone's built-in DAC/amp, the sound of this gem is a revelation.

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DALI IO-6 Wireless Hi-Fi headphone review: Wonderful, warm sound awaits buyers of these noise-cancelling cans

Exceptional sound quality and noise reduction combine with solid construction and enviable comfort in this top-notch headphone.

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8K vs 4K TVs: Double-blind study by Warner Bros. et al reveals most consumers can’t tell the difference

It depends on your visual acuity and how far you are from the screen. But even under the best conditions, the difference between 4K and 8K is minimal.

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Zvox AV50 wireless noise-cancelling headphone review: There's a lot to like about this headphone

The sound quality is rich and clear, and the active noise cancelling is quite effective, although the vocal enhancer is very subtle.

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Sony 360 Reality Audio review: This headphone-virtualization system expands music beyond your head

Sony's new immersive audio format sounds fantastic with headphones.

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1More wired in-ear headphone reviews: Do more drivers equal better performance?

An in-depth comparison of 1More's Dual, Triple, and Quad Driver in-ear headphones reveals that more drivers provide minor improvements from an excellent baseline.

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McIntosh RS200 wireless speaker review: Congested sound mars the performance of this high-end behemoth

It's humongous, heavy, and very expensive with a good feature set and exceptional build quality, but its audio performance falls short.

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Beyerdynamic Xelento Wireless in-ear headphone review: Audiophile-worthy sound, luxury-goods price tag

In addition to superb sound, Beyerdynamic's Xelento Wireless in-ear monitor offers exceptional build quality and an app that tailors the EQ to your specific hearing profile.

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LG 88ZN 88-inch 8K OLED calibration results

This slideshow is a companion piece to our in-depth review of the LG 88ZN OLED smart TV.

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LG 88Z9 8K OLED TV review: If you've got the cash, this stunning TV delivers the goods

This monster-sized 8K OLED (88 inches measured diagonally) comes to market with a price tag much lower than was rumored, but it will still set you back about $30,000.

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CEDIA Expo 2019: There was a lot to see and hear at the annual confab for custom-installation professionals

Major trends included projectors designed to replace TVs, direct-view LED screens, 8K, and more affordable high-end audio.

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Urbanears Rålis Bluetooth speaker review: Rich, smooth sound emanates from this big, heavy speaker

This portable Bluetooth speaker consistently sounds good from any direction.

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Audeara A-01 headphone review: These ANC cans promise to compensate for your hearing deficits

It's a brilliant idea, and the tech that makes it possible works fairly well, at least when ANC is turned on.

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Eyes on Sony’s CLED (Crystal LED) display technology: Samsung isn’t the only player in the Micro LED game

Sony's Crystal LED video-wall technology looks astounding, far better than any conventional commercial-cinema or home-based display I've ever seen.

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Klipsch Groove Bluetooth speaker review: Long battery life doesn't compensate for poor sound quality

Small though it is, this portable, battery-powered Bluetooth speaker packs in surprisingly big sound. Unfortunately, that sound was quite closed in and congested on virtually every track we listened to.