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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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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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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

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Samsung to ship smaller 4K TVs

The F9000 series includes 55-inch and 65-inch 4K (UHD)-resolution televisions, selling for $5,500 and $7,500 respectively.

By July 10, 2013

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Neil Young to release high-res music player Pono in 2013

The iconic rocker Neil Young is working on a high-resolution music player called Pono, which is expected to be released next year.

By December 2, 2012