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More Gift Card Offers

Real Canadian Superstores and Target Canada stores are currently 15% discounts on iTunes gift cards.

Participating Real Canadian Superstores are offering this discount on $30 multipacks up to April 17th, 2014 with a special coupon obtained from their gift card display.

Participating Target Canada stores are offering their discount on all iTunes gift cards up to April 10th, 2014.

If you are unable to get this discount through your local Real Canadian Superstore or Target Canada location, then try your local Rexall Pharmacy. They offer a 10% of these gift cards until April 10th, 2014.

Gift Card Offer @ Target

Participating Target stores in Canada are offering 15% off iTunes cards until April 3rd, 2014. Please consult your local flyer for details.

Pono Music – A Week Later

It’s been a week and the response to Neil Young’s Pono Kickstarter project has been incredible.

They have now surpassed US$4 Million when their original goal was US$800,000. And many of their first Pono players have already sold out.

The official Pono Music site has been updated with a special video from Neil Young along with additional information on the player and music service.

By the way, a second VIP Dinner and Listening Party with Neil Young has been added to the project. This event will again happen in New York.

Pono Music Player Update

Neil Young is planning on starting a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign for his new high fidelity music device on March 15th, according to his March 10th, 2014 press release.

The PonoPlayer, which was developed by engineers at Ayre Acoustics (of Boulder, Colorado), will feature a 128 gigabyte hard drive and will convert digital music files to analog.

It will retail for $399 and will be coupled with software and a music service that will sell 192 kHz, 24-bit recordings.

Neil Young is scheduled to speak about Pono at the SXSW 2014 Music Conference in Austin, Texas today from 5 pm to 6 pm, Central Time. 

Update – The Kickstarter campaign was moved forward is is currently active. The device is currently available to people who donate $300 or more. Click here for details.

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