First off, we must disclose that there's no relation between Shigeki Yamamoto, the designer of the tube amplifier pictured with this item, and any particular Cravers we know. How can we be so sure? Because neither we nor any of our relatives would be smart enough to charge up to $7,300 for a piece of audio equipment that looks like a high school electronics project. We've seen our share of tube amplifiers, but the "high-end flea watt tube amp" boasts a ton of specs that we would never dare attempt to decipher, such as "a combination of two 300B tubes, two German Telephony C3m drivers and a single Emission Labs 5U4G rectifier to produce a full eight watts into each of its two channels," according to Audio Junkies. We do like the cherrywood casing, however, even though it does look more appropriate to serve sushi.
(Credit: Audio Junkies)
Apps to help adjust to daylight saving
This Sunday morning, our clocks spring forward one hour to mark the beginning of daylight saving time. While it might be nice for some to have more light at the end of the day, it can be tough for bodies to adjust to darker mornings. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on some ways technology can help ease the transition.