1. Pono and Harman plan high-res car audio; PonoMusic store goes live

    Pono and Harman plan high-res car audio; PonoMusic store goes live

    The Pono Music ecosystem has generated plenty of headlines and the download store part of the family is now live in the US. Neil Young also took the time at CES to reveal a partnership with Harman to bring Pono high-res audio to cars.

    Fri, 09 Jan 2015, 05:50pm
  2. CES 2015: Sony NWZ-ZX2 high-res Walkman adds SD card and DSD support

    CES 2015: Sony NWZ-ZX2 high-res Walkman adds SD card and DSD support

    Sony took the wraps off its new high-resolution portable music player at CES 2015, bringing expandable memory, plus support for DSD playback and a new "superior" LDAC Bluetooth codec.

    Tue, 06 Jan 2015, 02:08am
  3. Apple cleared in $1bn iPod lawsuit

    Apple cleared in $1bn iPod lawsuit

    Apple has been cleared in a $1bn class-action lawsuit that had accused the Cupertino giant of having used unlawful and unfair tactics to dominate the digital music sector.

    Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 04:44pm
  4. $1bn Apple iPod lawsuit starts – but suffers significant setback

    $1bn Apple iPod lawsuit starts – but suffers significant setback

    A $1bn class action has begun against Apple in the US – but lawyers could already be facing an uphill struggle to prove the iPod manufacturer used unlawful tactics to dominate the digital music sector.

    Tue, 09 Dec 2014, 12:47pm
  5. Tim Cook reveals why Apple killed the iPod Classic

    Tim Cook reveals why Apple killed the iPod Classic

    Apple CEO Tim Cook has revealed why the company pulled the iPod Classic from its line-up last month, citing an inability to get the parts and low demand.

    Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 12:49pm
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  7. Astell & Kern introduces AK240 Blue Note 75 Limited Edition

    Astell & Kern introduces AK240 Blue Note 75 Limited Edition

    In celebration of the fact that it's 75 years since the Blue Note Records jazz label was founded, Astell & Kern has revealed that it will be producing 1000 Limited Edition AK240 high-resolution music players.

    Wed, 08 Oct 2014, 09:08am
  8. UK government legalises CD, DVD and Blu-ray copying for personal use

    UK government legalises CD, DVD and Blu-ray copying for personal use

    It's taken enough time to come about, but the UK government has finally confirmed that you can now make copies of your CD, DVD and Blu-ray collection for "private purposes" – including format shifting and backup.

    Thu, 02 Oct 2014, 11:37am
  9. Astell & Kern players get NAS streaming and Qobuz downloads

    Astell & Kern players get NAS streaming and Qobuz downloads

    A firmware update to the AK240 allows users to stream music - from MP3 to 24/192 - from a NAS device directly to the player, while all three current A&K players can now download music directly from Qobuz.

    Tue, 30 Sep 2014, 04:22pm
  10. Qobuz app now available on Astell & Kern's high-resolution audio players

    Qobuz app now available on Astell & Kern's high-resolution audio players

    Qobuz has announced the launch of a new app for Astell & Kern's range of high-resolution audio players, which allows you to stream, browse and download music from the French service direct to the device using a wi-fi connection.

    Tue, 23 Sep 2014, 12:09pm
  11. R.I.P. iPod Classic: Apple quietly kills the iPod Classic

    R.I.P. iPod Classic: Apple quietly kills the iPod Classic

    Amongst the excitement of the new iPhones and Apple Watch, the iPod Classic has been removed from the Apple website and store, quietly ending nearly 13 years of Apple's specialist music device

    Tue, 09 Sep 2014, 08:56pm

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