TIDAL is coming to Astell&Kern players!
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Tidal & Astell&Kern is currently developing a TIDAL APP for Astell&Kern portable devices.
What do you think?
Let's discuss.
 
I believe, this endeavor will give them a clear edge over other brands in the market and it will further premiumize the Astell&Kern brand and it's users. 
 


 
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Asked Alex An about this, he confirmed. It really is coming!
 
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I'm the odd man out trying to get some Google Play Music love going. :) Streaming services in general would be good. Play Music has an unofficial API, so if they just created their own SDK, I'd gladly just write the app myself...
 
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Surprised its still not available, you'd expect AK to associate themselves with the highest possible quality out there. With all the bluetooth and wifi etc. functionality I'd have thought a tidal app would have been a higher priority.
 
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Is this official ?   Tidal has been promissed by A&K already.... 1 year Ago, and on their Facebook page, they answered 4 days ago :
 
" As much as we would love to have Tidal integration as fast as possible, we are still working out the kinks."
 
 





So... i will wait now until I see it before I believe it 

 
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to the OP: where did you find official confirmation of the app? Any info on whether this will also work on the 240?
 
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  Is this official ?   Tidal has been promissed by A&K already.... 1 year Ago, and on their Facebook page, they answered 4 days ago :
 
 


 
Bertrand, I wish you would stop saying "A&K promised 1 year ago" cos your point of argument of "a promise" hinges on an AK240 advertising photo without any written words from A&K promising Tidal at all.
 
It would help the audience here of spreading known facts rather than speculation here.
 
P.S. I have no concerns about your conversations with Alex on FB about Tidal but that was way less than a year ago.
 
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I wonder if this means MQA support is on the cards...
 
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In DARco 's article in February 2015, I can read about the AK500n : "[COLOR=333333]There’s no access to the Google Play Store (as per the Sony ZX-1/2) but a Tidal lossless streaming app is apparently “in the works”.[/COLOR]

[COLOR=333333]This was 16 months ago... :wink:[/COLOR]
 
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It would actually make sense if TIDAL was postponed because A&K want to implement MQA too. Think about it, beginning of the year, shortly after MQA was introduced A&K said "look out for an announcement soon" maybe they have been rethinking TIDAL integration because why only get lossless streaming if you can get MQA?
Btw A&K said it will come to all their WiFi enabled devices.
 
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