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Clockwise Podcast: Chromebooks, ebooks, Surface ads, and broken TVs

The days of electronics repair are over! Plus, Microsoft's aggressive Surface ads, the true value of an ebook, and a visit to the land of Chromebooks. With guests Jason Cross and Melissa Riofrio.

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Use Shazam for Mac to recognize background music from TV shows

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MacStories's Federico Viticci has a great Shazam tip for anyone who runs their Mac in the same room as their television.

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We've got the Beats

Serenity Caldwell and special guest star Dan Frakes review the news of the week including OS X Yosemite, Apple's Beats music integration, and more.

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Keep it Reel: Record, mix, and release a professional recording on your iPad

Here's how Berklee College of Music professor Andrea Pejrolo turned his iPad into a portable, professional recording studio. Part two: Record, mix, and releasing a project from the iPad.

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Keep it Reel: Make your iPad into a professional recording studio

Here's how Berklee College of Music professor Andrea Pejrolo turned his iPad into a portable, professional recording studio. Part one: Get your hardware and software in order.

Clockwise Podcast: Comic-Con, Yelp, smart bulbs, and "app rot"

Amazon and Apple make comic-book fans sad, Yelp lets reviewers add video clips, tablet and smartphone fans let "app rot" set in, and how many tech fans does it take to install a smart bulb? With guests Leah Yamshon and Blake Stimac.

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The mall of small apps

Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen review the news of the week including Apple acquisitions, Bose versus Beats, more about Beats, and Apple envy.

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Comic-Con: iPads are mainstream, but there's still digital drama

At Comic-Con, the existence of the iPad is no longer a big deal. But that's not to say there isn't still drama going on regarding digital comics.

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Comixology goes DRM-free on select comics

You won't see the latest Spider-Man or Superman stripped of anti-copying measures, but some independent publishers are going DRM-free.

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Gear We Love: Revo Wireless offers Bluetooth-headphone convenience without the compromise

Jabra's rugged and comfortable Revo Wireless gives you the convenience of Bluetooth without the audio compromises we've come to expect from wireless headphones.

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Apple's eighth annual UK iTunes Festival to kick off in September

The festival, taking place at London's Roundhouse, will feature Maroon 5, Pharrell Williams, Beck, and more.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Sights and sounds

This week's roundup of new iOS gear includes headphones that include a high-def camera for sending live video to your iPhone or iPad for immediate editing and distribution.

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Updating a Harmony Remote with updated software

If you have a modernish Harmony Remote there's no need to use outdated software with it. Give MyHarmony a try.

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Slingbox M1 review: Place-shift TV with minimal hassle

Sling brought back the native desktop apps and built Wi-Fi in to its entry-level Slingbox, now called the M1.

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