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iTunes overload

Remember when iTunes used to be about playing music? It's evolved into a mess of an app for selling Apple's media services.

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Rdio doubles down on curation, announces new expert radio stations

Online-radio service Rdio recruits a number of music labels, artists, and brands from around the world for its expert-curated radio stations.

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Apple drops Recovery Key in new two-factor authentication for El Capitan and iOS 9

Apple said at WWDC it would build a more integrated and comprehensive two-factor security system into its next OS releases, and today explains what that means.

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Private I: Firefox and others deal with unwanted trackers, whether ads or malicious

A deep setting in Firefox lets you reduce tracking even further than Do Not Track. It seems to be a dead end, but the path is being well trod.

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Podcast 464: Hacking compatibility

The Hacking Team got hacked. Safari may (or may not) be the new Internet Explorer. Not all music can play over all speakers. It's been a strange week.

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Tidal launches new family plan -- still not cheaper than Apple Music

Adding a family member to your Tidal plan will cost $5 on top of your $10 monthly subscription, similar to Spotify and Rdio but nowhere near as affordable as Apple Music.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Apelpi, Tangerine, and JamSpot give accessories a flavorful edge

This week's roundup of new iPhone and iPad accessories includes new chargers and new ways to best utilize your iPhone's video-making capabilities.

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Apple's getting ready to sell 90 million new iPhones

The company is expecting another blockbuster holiday quarter if its early production run is any indication.

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People quickly installed iOS 8.4 to use Apple Music

iOS 8.4 adoption is already past 40 percent in just a week after its release.

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All United Airlines flights in U.S. grounded by 'network connectivity' issues

Passengers were unable to check in for flights or print boarding passes.

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New trial on damages ordered in Apple, Smartflash patent dispute

The court is concerned that the jury was not properly instructed in iTunes patent case.

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The Verdict: Should you pay for Apple Music when the free trial ends?

The Macworld staff is ready to unplug our current streaming services, and crank Apple Music up to 11.

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You Should Play: Explore dungeons and power-up your character in new RPG classic Spirit Lords

The mobile-exclusive Spirit Lords balances action, skill, and depth into an RPG that's perfect for casual players.