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What's up with Neil Young's Pono high-resolution music system?

We've heard about Pono for years, and now the promised 2014 launch has been postponed.

By October 19, 2013

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Streaming-audio app Play-Fi takes on Sonos and AirPlay

Play-Fi is the newest home streaming standard and could give Sonos and AirPlay a run for their money, promising wider manufacturer support and hi-res playback.

By September 24, 2013

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FiiO's nifty $200 portable high-resolution music player is a knockout

The Audiophiliac spends some quality time with FiiO's little X3, an awesome 192kHz/24-bit music player/headphone amplifier; it also sounds sweet with MP3s.

By September 7, 2013

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iTunes Match vs. Amazon Cloud Player: What's the better option?

CNET's Donald Bell compares Apple's iTunes Match cloud music service to Amazon's Cloud Player, recently updated with scan and match song identification and a paid tier with a 250,000-song limit.

By August 2, 2012

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The 404 935: Where vampire power sucks (podcast)

Leaked from today's 404 podcast: ALAC codec goes open source, HP pivots PC unit AGAIN, McRib McFibs, jailbroken iPhone 4S, pirates hit Modern Warfare 3, and behold: the podcast revolution!

By October 28, 2011

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Ep. 935: Where vampire power sucks

Leaked from today's 404 podcast: ALAC codec goes open source, HP pivots PC unit AGAIN, McRib McFibs, jailbroken iPhone 4S, pirates hit Modern Warfare 3, and behold: the podcast revolution!

By October 28, 2011

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Apple's lossless audio format goes open source

Apple's lossless encoder and decoder has gone open source, 7 years after it was introduced to let users rip CD-quality music into files that could be archived.

By October 28, 2011

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iPhone OS 2.2.1 Released: Undocumented Fixes

Apple has released iPhone OS 2.2.1, a minor update to the device's firmware and operating system. Apple's release notes state only that the update increases the stability of Safari and resolves a problem in which images saved from Mail do not display corr

By January 27, 2009

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Next for Apple: Lossless iTunes Store

They say once you've had FLAC, you don't go back. It was true for me, and I have an inkling Apple will add lossless music to iTunes sometime in 2008

By December 18, 2007

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What's lossless audio and do I need it?

I've heard of lossless audio but I know lossless music files are huge. Do I really need it?

By July 18, 2007