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Thu, 5th Nov 2009
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The entire Beatles catalogue is to be released soon on a limited edition USB device.The apple-shaped USB drive is loaded with the re-mastered audio for The Beatles’ 14 stereo titles, as well as all of the re-mastered CDs’ visual elements, including 13 mini-documentary films about the studio albums, replicated original UK album art, rare photos and expanded liner notes. A specially designed Flash interface has been installed, and the 16GB USB’s audio contents will be provided in FLAC 44.1 Khz 24 bit and MP3 320 Kbps formats, fully compatible with PC and Mac.Only 30,000 of the USB apples will be released, starting in early December in North America, at a price of $US280.