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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?


How a new Beats service would make Apple the king of digital music (again)

Deep iOS and iTunes integration means Beats Music will be perfect for your car, your house, and anywhere else you use your Apple devices. Which, let's face it, is everywhere.


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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Hark, the Netflix angels sing: Here are 10 Christmas movies for you and yours to stream

No need to fight the crowds at the cineplex. Netflix has plenty of holiday classics for your nearly silent night.

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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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Qualcomm's AllPlay promises to deliver audiophile-quality wireless music streaming

Monster's SoundStage Wi-Fi speakers use Qualcomm's AllPlay tech to stream audio at sampling rates up to 192kHz, and resolution up to 24-bits.

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The cord-cutter's guide to free (and legal!) TV streaming

You don't need to pay to watch great TV. The networks are offering more and more of their top shows online, where you can watch them for free on set-top boxes, game consoles, and other devices. We'll show you how.


Netflix says offline viewing 'is never going to happen'

Netflix says downloads are a 'short term fix' for the bigger problem of Wi-Fi access.