Same here, I'm pretty sure the problem is ISP side. Tidal streams perfectly on T-Mobile LTE but hangs on a 300mbit TWC connection. Oh well, I got 3 months of Google Play unlimited for $3 to hold me over.
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/gavn8r/geek-a-new-usb-awesomifier-for-headphones I believe the device is coming out ~Jan of next year (according to their Kickstarter page), the one at the meet was a prototype.
I really like Shuttle, it has a beautiful and clean interface. I can't comment on the EQ quality because I keep it flat and I also can't tell the difference in sound quality between Neutron, Poweramp, Winamp, Samsung, and Jetaudio.
I wonder if our devices are going to be affected by this update and how it will be affecting SQ, if at all. I believe this DSP is integrated into the S800 chipset.
Just got my Note 3 yesterday. As someone who has been using iOS since the very beginning (3 iPhones), I found Android confusing as all hell for the first few minutes I used it. Its unusual to go from a relatively closed operating system to something like Android. It took me a few hours to get the hang of things and now its relatively easy.
As far as the sound quality between the two, its a really close call. The iPhone 5 has noticeably more output power than...