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What is FLAC? The high-def MP3 explained

Until recently, the music format FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) enjoyed a similar “pirates-only” reputation to MP3 because of its lack of DRM, but it has the potential to reach a larger audience than just audiophiles and tech enthusiasts. Currently, record labels like Merge and Warner are on board with the format, and consumers can buy music from acts such as M. Ward and the Grammy-winning Arcade Fire — for the same price as the iTunes Store. – Ty Pendlebury, CNET

Rocki plans to “revolutionize” music streaming with new products – CNET

The ROCKI Play is a $40 (about £30 or AU$53, converted) streaming audio player that connects to existing speakers and debuted, and managed to score funding on Kickstarter in late 2013. […] In the coming months the company plans to release a follow-up product, the Rocki Play+, which adds HDMI and optical outputs which would enable audiophiles to connect their own digital analog converters (DACs). – Ty Pendlebury, CNET http://ift.tt/1lT1gk0