“Linn Products has become the first manufacturer to announce it will give up on CDs from the start of next year,” Fraser reports. “Instead, the niche company, based in East Renfrewshire, will focus on producing digital streaming equipment.”
Fraser reports, “The firm, which makes systems costing from £2,500 to more than £100,000, said discerning customers recognised the superior quality of digital streaming.”
“The shift from CD players to digital music streamers has been very recent. It was only during 2009 that the digital players outsold Linn’s CD players,” Fraser reports. “The newer technology allows digital streaming through other operating systems, including home computers and networking throughout homes.”
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MacDailyNews Take: A future headline: “More blood on Apple iTunes Store’s play button: The CD player is dead”
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “James W.” for the heads up.]