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.
We get our hands on Neil Young's uniquely designed PonoPlayer, which delivers high-quality audio and a balanced output for true stereo sound.
While it has its faults, the distinctive and fun PonoPlayer offers a taste of high-end audio.
The Audiophiliac spends a bit of quality time with the Toblerone-shaped high-resolution music player.
Offering both the FLAC-playing PonoPlayer and access to the PonoMusic online store, the rocker's campaign goal of $800,000 was easily surpassed.
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.