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Mass Fidelity Core: Bluetooth Speaker and Soundbar in One
Sep 4, 2014 - in News
Mass Fidelity's Core Speaker could make your stereo obsolete, combining amazing multi-directional audio with a host of inputs.
Sony Launches Thinnest Hi-Res Audio Player, Four Bluetooth Headsets
Sep 3, 2014 - in News
Sony's Walkman NZW-A17 supports better-than-cd quality ALAC and FLAC files in a compact form factor.
YouTube Music Key is Google's Answer to Spotify
Aug 19, 2014 - in News
Google is reportedly set to launch YouTube Music Key, a monthly music subscription service to take on Spotify and Beats.
12 Best Android Music Players
Aug 7, 2014 - in Picture Story
From nimble, cloud-based streaming players to feature-packed apps for audiophiles, here's the best Android music player apps for your listening pleasure.
How to Use Songza App on iOS and Android
Jul 2, 2014 - in News
Make the most out of playlist recommendation service Songza with this handy guide.
T-Mobile Takes Music to 11, Drops Streaming Charges
Jun 18, 2014 - in News
Not content with just one announcement, T-Mobile launched two new music-focused initiatives designed to further entice mobile customers from other carriers. As part of its latest unCarrier event, T-Mobile said that its customers will be able to stream m
YouTube to Launch Subscription Music Service
Jun 18, 2014 - in News
YouTube will soon launch a subscription music service to take on Spotify, but royalty issues could keep favorites like Adele and Vampire Weekend from being available.
Amazon Prime Music vs. Spotify: It's No Contest
Jun 12, 2014 - in News
Amazon's Prime Music sounds like a sweet deal, but how does it stack up to Spotify? Here's how the two compare.
Amazon Prime Music Arrives to Fight Spotify, Pandora
Jun 12, 2014 - in News
Amazon's new Prime Music service ties into your existing membership to bring unlimited tunes to all your devices.
What Coldplay Snubbing Spotify Means for Digital Music
May 29, 2014 - in News
This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Tom's Guide's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.Coldplay has barred music streaming service Spotify from adding their latest album Ghost Stories to i
Bose Unveils FreeStyle Earbud and SoundTrue Headphones
Apr 3, 2014 - in News
Bose has launched three headphones just in time for spring that combine eye-catching colors with quality audio.
World's First Smart Headphones, Stream Music Without Player
Apr 2, 2014 - in News
Cut out the middle-man and stream music directly from your headphones.
Pandora Jacks Price for One Service, Abandons Annual Plan
Mar 19, 2014 - in News
New Pandora One subscriptions will cost $4.99 a month instead of $3.99, and the company blames skyrocketing royalty fees.
Beats Music Review
Jan 24, 2014 - in Reviews
Beats Music brings finely curated playlists and deep personalization to the world of music streaming, complete with a sleek interface and millions of songs.
3D-Printed Music Box Is Playing Your Song
Jan 15, 2014 - in News
Music Drop, a custom music box from Left Field Labs, can be 3D-printed with a tune you create.
Spotify to Take on Pandora with Free Music
Dec 6, 2013 - in News
At an event on Dec. 11, Spotify will reportedly announce a new free mobile music service.
10 Best Video Game Soundtracks
Sep 4, 2013 - in Picture Story
Video game music has progressed from 8-bit ditties to concert-worthy compositions as compelling as movie soundtracks. These diverse represent the most impressive.
Pandora Ditching 40 Hour Limit for Mobile
Aug 23, 2013 - in News
No more worrying about going over the limit.
Verizon Carrier Billing May Come to Google's Music Service
Aug 7, 2013 - in News
This may be good for both Google and Verizon.
Sony's Board Elects to Keep Entertainment Unit
Aug 6, 2013 - in News
Sony has no plans to spin off Sony Pictures and Sony Music.
iTunes Customers Downloading More Free Apps Than Music
Aug 5, 2013 - in News
iTunes customers may be branching out to other platforms for music while iOS device owners are gobbling up free apps.
ASCAP Trying to Block Pandora's Radio Station Acquisition
Jul 30, 2013 - in News
Pandora's acquisition is a royalty bargaining chip and won't benefit the locals, claims ASCAP.
Radiohead's Thom Yorke, Nigel Godrich Pull Spotify Tracks
Jul 16, 2013 - in News
All is not well with Spotify and Radiohead.
10 Free Conversion Tools for your Audio & Video
Jun 12, 2013 - in Picture Story
Check out these 10 free audio and video conversion tools for your desktop.
Twitter Testing Music Service; Opens To All Next Week
Apr 12, 2013 - in News
Ryan Seacrest and a number of "influential" people are testing and promoting Twitter's new music service.
Pandora Hits 200 Million User Milestone
Apr 11, 2013 - in News
Pandora gained 100 million users in just two years.
Apple iMusic Could Land Warner, Universal Deals Soon
Apr 5, 2013 - in News
Apple is looking to launch iRadio in June along with the iPhone 5S.
Amazon's AutoRip Service Now Includes Vinyl Purchases
Apr 4, 2013 - in News
Vinyl records you purchase from Amazon will automatically have unlocked free MP3 versions.
10 Desktop Music Managers
Apr 4, 2013 - in Picture Story
Get your music library sorted out with these desktop music managers!
Is Apple Closer to Launching 'iRadio' Streaming Service?
Mar 30, 2013 - in News
What have you got up your sleeve, Apple?