For audiophiles and music fans, the dream of a lossless streaming service has been tantalizingly out of reach for some time. While Neil Young talked big about his still-mysterious Pono audio format, the closest we've had to a "true" hi-fi service is Spotify. That is until this morning.Online service Murfie has announced that users will be able to stream their CDs losslessly to the new Voco streaming devices, while Sonos and smartphone users are limited to 320Kbps streams.
Sonos has announced support for music service Murfie, which is a site that enables users to store their physical CD collection offsite and stream or sell the CDs through the cloud.
Users can stream their ripped CDs or, for a dollar, download them in a number of formats including FLAC. Until today, the only way a Murfie user could stream a collection was via a Web browser, but the dedicated Murfie plug-in means you can use your Sonos controller wirelessly around the house.
Murfie works by enabling users to mail their CDs in and rip them and have them stored … Read more