30 Results for

pono

Article

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

Article

Pono's success points to appetite for high-res audio

Neil Young's Pono has proved there is a market for high-resolution audio players. So why are people rushing to buy one when there are alternatives already available?

By March 12, 2014

Article

Will the $400 Pono Music Player sound like a $27,500 stereo preamplifier?

The Ayre KX-R Twenty costs as much as a car, but its designer claims the Pono Player will sound almost as good as the preamp!

By May 31, 2014

Article

Why wait for the Pono portable high-resolution music player? The FiiO X5 is here now

The Pono player is due in October, but the X5 is cheaper, plays more types of file formats, and sounds sweet says the Audiophiliac.

By May 14, 2014

Video

Neil Young's Pono dreams soon to come true, Ep. 151

Neil Young's PonoMusic service blew past its Kickstarter fundraising goal in one day. Are FLAC files the next wave in music? We also hear some jams from a cyborg drummer, and wake up to the sweet smells and sounds of the Bacon Alarm.

By March 17, 2014

Article

Crave Ep. 151: Neil Young's Pono dreams soon to come true

Neil Young's PonoMusic will soon blast 192KHz of music into your earholes.

By March 14, 2014

Article

Pono music player to debut on Kickstarter

The high-resolution music player and online store called Pono, backed by musician Neil Young, will be available to pre-order from Kickstarter in mid-March.

By March 9, 2014

Article

Neil Young's Pono music player to debut at SXSW

The high-resolution music player from Neil Young will make an appearance at SXSW in March this year.

By January 22, 2014

Article

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

Article

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