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Nickelodeon's 'Noggin' streaming service is just for preschoolers

Nick's first subscription streaming video plan has arrived, though it's not the far-reaching service we expected.

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Spotify adds song lyrics, gets more social on PCs

Spotify is now its own karaoke machine on the desktop just without the bouncing ball.

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Hands-on: Child-friendly YouTube Kids app launches on Android and iOS

YouTube Kids is here and it's pretty good.

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Google Play Music finally works on iPads

Play Music has been on iOS for 15 months and finally Google rolls out an iPad version.

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The mysterious case of the unauthorized iTunes Store purchases

A big storm. A power outage. Then suddenly, eight songs starting with the letter M appear in Glenn Fleishman's purchase history. Huh?

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How to watch the 2015 Super Bowl on your iPhone, iPad and Apple TV

As in previous years, Super Bowl XLIX will be streaming live and for free. But watching the big game from the device of your choosing can get tricky.

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So long, Flash! YouTube now defaults to HTML5 on the web

Flash's importance to YouTube has been dwindling for some time. Now Adobe's video solution is one step closer to banishment from the world's most popular video site.

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Apple brings back free music with new iTunes promotion

So long, Single of the Week. Hello, Free on iTunes.

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Spotify's Touch Preview makes song sampling painless

Spotify has a new solution for previewing songs to save them to your music collection or creating a play queue on the fly.

Apple wants to know more about your listening habits

Apple has reportedly acquired analytics platform Musicmetric

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Google reveals Cast for Audio, a Chromecast-like way to beam music to sound gear

First Chromecast took over your TV, and Google Cast for Audio hopes to do the same for speakers and other audio gear.

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'The Interview' is on iTunes now, whoopee

The Sony movie that's dominated headlines just became available on Apple's digital storefront.

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Where to find the best streaming holiday music and movies

Egg nog and mistletoe can take you only so far. To complete the holiday mood, dial up some appropriate music and movies.

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Spotify's smart new playlist tunes you in to your friends' favorite songs

Spotify just introduced a new playlist that's updated daily and compiled from what your friends are listening to.

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Why you can't get 4K Netflix and Amazon on a PC or Mac (even though they're capable)

It could be a long time before Netflix and Amazon enable 4K streaming to PCs and Macs.