After years of speculation, Neil Young's Pono device has finally appeared on Kickstarter, but what makes it different from a smartphone? CNET takes a closer look at this device and tells you what you need to know.
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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.