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Yeah, that is what I thought, so does this look like a good combo?

http://www.amazon.com/E07K-Andes-Portable-Headphone-Amplifier/dp/B00A9LHLQ6/ref=sr_1_3?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1369529000&sr=1-3&keywords=fiio+e7

http://www.amazon.com/Crossfade-Over-Ear-Noise-Isolating-Headphone-Gunmetal/dp/B003BYRGKY
 
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Why do you say so? Im pretty impressed with the efficiency when using BB10.

You mean using a different audio player than the default?

Kernel - is like it is on Windows.
A way of operating the operating system.
A customer kernel allows you to change things within the ROM (firmware) that weren't previously possible - and such things include audio tweaks.

As for BB10 - I'm just disappointed with their overall integration and battery life.
The next gen BB doesn't look all too promising.

I would get the S4 or 3 if I were you, but that's coming from an Android "fan" lol - so up to you.
I doubt anyone will be able to give you reliable sources on the DAC on the BB.
Even for the S3/4 it was hard enough, without devs finding out, it wouldn't have been readily available information.
oh so you just mean rooting it first.

What about the integration? Not sure what you mean by that.
Battery life I guess I will see how it is.

I would get the S4 but I don't like android. tongue.gif too distracting+customizations, and BB10 has some things that appeal to me that make more sense. Less steps to go through to do things. And it has the best browser of all phones right now.

Aw alright. Well I'll just compare them myself then.
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It does to me. Very similar to the setup I'm using which is the E07K with the Crossfade M-100s. Those headphones don't really need an amp in the first place (mine are the same way) because they only have a 32Ω impedance but they will benefit significantly from the DAC. The amp helps improve the sound stage a bit anyway.

EDIT: What do you intend to use as your source device?
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Then you're all set. I didn't know if you planned on using it on the go or not. That's why I asked. thumb.gif
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Then you're all set. I didn't know if you planned on using it on the go or not. That's why I asked. thumb.gif
tongue.gif I might grab those sometime soon, also, what are some good bass heavy earphones(I know this is headphones but bear with me) for lets say under 50 bucks.

The reason I am asking is because I want decent mobile audio from my htc one, I have too much music atm ~30gb so I am buying these to store all my music on while on the go.
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00AQUMZRA/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A2KUZVNQ9LP7N9
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B008AN1DHI/ref=ox_sc_act_title_2?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A1C0E2G2LZFK00

All my music is 192k-320k and I do not plan on changing that if that matters.
 
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oh so you just mean rooting it first.

What about the integration? Not sure what you mean by that.
Battery life I guess I will see how it is.

I would get the S4 but I don't like android. tongue.gif too distracting+customizations, and BB10 has some things that appeal to me that make more sense. Less steps to go through to do things. And it has the best browser of all phones right now.

Aw alright. Well I'll just compare them myself then.

Well if you hate android, pointless even looking at the android options then...BB has gone downhill and tried attracting the wrong market if you ask me. That's reflected by rims drop in stock prices...
Anyway, good luck.
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oh so you just mean rooting it first.

What about the integration? Not sure what you mean by that.
Battery life I guess I will see how it is.

I would get the S4 but I don't like android. tongue.gif too distracting+customizations, and BB10 has some things that appeal to me that make more sense. Less steps to go through to do things. And it has the best browser of all phones right now.

Aw alright. Well I'll just compare them myself then.

Well if you hate android, pointless even looking at the android options then...BB has gone downhill and tried attracting the wrong market if you ask me. That's reflected by rims drop in stock prices...
Anyway, good luck.
Thanks. Yeah most people aren't interested in them because they focus on business users. I feel like many people are too absorbed with their phones all the time not even doing anything on them, and I don't want to be like that. It doesn't help that they don't have a bunch of games on their App Store which is a big reason for many people to buy a phone. Entertainment.
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Well if you hate android, pointless even looking at the android options then...BB has gone downhill and tried attracting the wrong market if you ask me. That's reflected by rims drop in stock prices...
Anyway, good luck.


......only two points here. Do you actually own a Z/Q 10, or is this speculation from a test run at a store.

The second point is nooooooooo that is NOT reflected in BBRY (RIM is no long the proper ticker) stock. In fact if you look at the 1 year charts, you will see that they stock has approximately doubled due to the z10 after some pretty abysmal stock prices. Their current issue with stock is that there are WAYYYY too many rumors about BB on the internet, and investors are reacting to them. It will still take a while before their stock reflects their products alone.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Totally Dubbed View Post

I would avoid buying RIM products...
The DAC on the S3 for example is quite good, but even BETTER when optimised, via external kernels (like siyahs)

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Originally Posted by iEATu View Post

Why do you say so? Im pretty impressed with the efficiency when using BB10.

You mean using a different audio player than the default?

It's also important to remember the European S3 uses a Wolfson, and the US variant, while sounding good, still sounds less stellar than the variant.

Also, if you like the Z10 after using it, and think you can use it as a daily phone without any qualms, then you should make that decision. Also, if there is a way to go and listen to music on it...maybe install Pandora or Spotify for a listening session and bring your headphones with you. I think that's what you should base it on wink.gif.
 
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