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Neil Young's high-def music format Pono due next year

Rocker says new audio format will debut in early 2014, along with a portable music player and a library of music in the format.

By September 3, 2013

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What is FLAC? The high-def MP3 explained

CNET explains what FLAC is, as well as where to buy music in the FLAC format, and how to play it on your iPhone, computer, or MP3 player.

By October 18, 2012

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Fox, Warner want secure, high-def film players

The studios want to deliver movies in their highest quality but fear the potential for piracy. A new consortium seeks to build safe storage devices.

By February 28, 2012

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Neil Young's PonoMusic hits Kickstarter

Neil Young's Pono service has been in development for several years, but hi-res music fans are finally be able to purchase a first-edition PonoPlayer on Kickstarter for $200.

By March 11, 2014

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Samsung Shape streaming devices to get Spotify

​Samsung has confirmed Spotify will be coming to its Shape Multi-Room streaming products in the US by mid-2014, joining the forthcoming IHeartRadio.

By March 27, 2014

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Sound bite: Despite Pono's promise, experts pan HD audio

By raising $4.3 million on Kickstarter, Neil Young's startup shows an appetite for better sound quality. The only hitch: experts say there's little point going beyond CD quality.

By March 20, 2014

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Neil Young's PonoMusic hits $2M on Kickstarter in one day

Offering both the FLAC-playing PonoPlayer and access to the PonoMusic online store, the rocker's campaign goal of $800,000 was easily surpassed.

By March 12, 2014

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Google's new Chromecast dongle plays hard to get

Google's new $35 streaming hardware is now listed only as "coming soon" on the company's online store. But there will be other places to buy the device.

By July 24, 2013

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Chromecast: Google's best weapon to breach the TV biz

The $35 device could drive hordes of people to dive deeper into the Google media world, but its popularity depends on more than just price.

By July 24, 2013

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CNET's guide to 3D TV: What you (still) need to know

3D TV may be a flop in many ways, but there's no doubt it's here to stay as a feature on many higher-end TVs. If you're curious about 3D, here's the place to find out more.

By July 18, 2013