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Host Philip Michaels speaks with Chris Breen about the Mac mini he's set up as a media server.
A media streamer set-top box is the missing link between your TV and the vast array of content available over the Internet. And no streamer provides more than the $100 Roku 3.
You want one box to manage all of your local and online media. Could the Mac mini be that box? Chris Breen says the answer could be yes if you're technically inclined, but maybe not for the whole family.
Comfortable, portable, on-ear headphones aren’t hard to find, but ones that sound and look great are. We tested four head-turning models that claim to satisfy your ears.
If you're a fan of the Instacast podcast app for iOS, you'll be happy to hear it's coming to OS X really soon. Marco Tabini goes hands on with the public beta.
The iTunes Store has, in many ways, been a pillar of success for Apple. But that doesn't mean it can't be improved upon: Here are a dozen ways we think it could become even better.
We've downloaded a lot of songs during the 10 years that the iTunes Store's been open for business. And more than a few of those don't look like such smart decisions in the cruel light of day.
Sure, Apple has enjoyed a decade of success with the iTunes Store. But stepped-up competition and the changing attitudes of media consumers mean that iTunes and Apple will have to adapt.
It's been a decade since the iTunes Music Store first flung open its digital doors. All it has done since then is change the way we buy and listen to music.
Part of Apple's campus is delayed until after a spaceship launch, iTunes sales aren't on the grow, and German iPhone users may once again be notified of their email *schnell*!
The Plair video streamer is an interesting concept, but in its current form too buggy for primetime. When it worked, it was pretty cool. But unfortunately it was pretty much hit or miss.
Invoking the success of Apple's game-changing iPhone and iPad, CEO Tim Cook has hinted that Apple will introduce "exciting new product categories" starting this fall and through the end of 2014.
Netflix's streaming video app for the iPhone and iPad are a must-install for most users. Unfortunately, while playback is fairly competent, limited additional options make queue management frustrating.
These wireless bone-conduction headphones are quite comfortable, but perhaps a tad expensive for the sound quality.
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