My little plug for Acer: Their computers aren’t elegant, and are usually plasticy or low-end, but they are the Volkswagen of laptops. Lenovos on the other hand, will have all the bells and whistles, but will die of broken hinges over and over again!
I should know – I’ve enough examples of both brands.
There’s just something magical about vacuum tube stereos. For me, it’s the combination aesthetics and sound quality. These two considerations almost appear to be interlinked; the glowing filaments seem to add a feeling of life to an otherwise bland appliance. The warm, vibrant tones of tube-equipped amplifiers make even inexpensive amps interesting to own. After … Continue reading DIY ‘Hi-Fi’: Tube Audio on a Tight Budget