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Think Retro: When Apple packaging made the hard sell

If you've been buying Apple products long enough, you probably have memories of more than just the products. It's okay to be nostalgic for the old boxes too.

Rapid Review: Drobo Mini makes protected storage a snap

Push in some spare drives like you're popping a SIM card into a phone. This little enclosure does the rest.

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Now you can DJ your Uber ride with in-car Spotify streaming

No word on whether drivers can dock your star rating based on terrible music taste.

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Google YouTube Music Key one-ups streaming music services by adding videos

Google now gives you something other streaming music services can't provide: access to music videos and streaming music, even offline. Meet YouTube Music Key, a beta subscription service Google launched Wednesday.

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Beats' first new headphones under Apple combine wired and wireless connectivity

Solo 2 Wireless headphones can switch to wired mode when the battery runs out. It's a clever feature, even if Apple wasn't really involved.

Everything we know about the upcoming Steve Jobs movie (updated)

We're going to need popcorn just watching this thing get made.

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Southwest Airlines adds free Beats Music streaming to its list of perks

Now you can stream all the curated playlists you desire, and your bags still fly free, too.

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Seth Rogen will play Steve Wozniak in the next Steve Jobs biopic

But his part might be naturally limited by the reported structure of the Aaron Sorkin-penned script.

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The golden age of cord-cutting is upon us. Don't let scare tactics tell you otherwise

Despite what cable apologists may tell you, a la carte pricing is poised to change everything.

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Apple’s slipping iTunes sales prove streaming is the future

The company doesn’t break out music sales, but reports indicate downloads are falling fast.

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Christian Bale to play Steve Jobs because the Steve Jobs bio-pics must never end

But, hey, at least Christian Bale is a very good actor.

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Apple, Spotify aim to push streaming prices down

What’s the streaming music subscription sweet spot? Apple is reportedly eyeing a $5-a-month option.

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New CBS All Access joins streaming-service trend, but many strings are attached

The future of a-la-carte TV looks less than rosy. The $6 monthly All Access service omits football games and “The Big Bang Theory” due to licensing issues, and new shows will still have commercials.

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What a cable-free HBO subscription could mean for Apple TV

HBO Go might just be the first domino to fall.

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HBO shoots back at Netflix with plans for standalone streaming video service

HBO's new standalone streaming video service will launch in 2015, but details are scarce.

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Apple will live stream the Oct 16 special event to Apple TV and the web

See the new iPads and whatever else Apple announces, from the comfort of your couch or favorite computer chair.