43 Results for

pono

Review

PonoPlayer

The PonoPlayer is an inherently likeable portable music player that delivers excellent high-end sound, but its quirky design and lackluster battery life leave us waiting for the second generation -- or a price cut.

By March 12, 2015

3 stars Editors' rating March 12, 2015

Available from the manufacturer.

Video

Uh oh, it's PonoPlayer!

While it has its faults, the distinctive and fun PonoPlayer offers a taste of high-end audio.

By March 4, 2015

Article

The PonoPlayer, what's up with that?

The Audiophiliac spends a bit of quality time with the Toblerone-shaped high-resolution music player.

By January 10, 2015

Video

The PonoPlayer brings high-quality music to audiophiles

We get our hands on Neil Young's uniquely designed PonoPlayer, which delivers high-quality audio and a balanced output for true stereo sound.

By January 7, 2015

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

Great American sound: The Audeze EL-8 headphones

Audeze's new headphone wows the Audiophiliac.

By May 2, 2015

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