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Podcast: Bathing in the Retina iMac's golden glow

Chris Breen and Susie Ochs discuss the week's news including impressions of the Retina display iMac, Apple Watch release rumors, who cares about Office 2015, and Tim Cook comes out.

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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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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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Podcast: The rise of the revolting retailers

Chris Breen and Susie Ochs talk CVS vs Apple Pay, new iPads, iTunes 12, and declining music sales.

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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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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.

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Taking the bait: 5 Apple developments we've been waiting for

When promoting its October 16th event, Apple tells us that "It's been way too long." If that doesn't invite Chris Breen's speculation, nothing does.

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Corsair Voyager Air 2 review: Wireless media streamer adds cloud storage sync to its repetoire

The syncing works only with Dropbox and Google Drive for now, but it's a cool new perk on this redesigned media-streaming hard drive.

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Rockin' the living room: Beats Music arrives on Apple TV

In the latest Apple TV update Beats Music graced the home screen. Chris Breen takes you on a tour.

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Five things Apple should fix in the next Apple TV update

Family Sharing and Beats Music are nice and all, but Apple needs to go a lot further to make Apple TV as easy to use as Roku and Fire TV.

Rockin' the living room: Beats Music arrives on Apple TV

In the latest Apple TV update Beats Music graced the home screen. Chris Breen takes you on a tour.

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Why Apple needs Beats Music to keep its street cred

Apple won’t shut down Beats Music because the streaming service can keep iTunes relevant.