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Wren Sound Systems V5US speaker review: A versatile, solid-sounding, but ultimately overpriced wireless speaker

This craft-built speaker supports every major wireless streaming protocol, but it’s not enough.

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Apple could make Beats Music free -- for a little while, anyway

Industry sources claim that the revamped music service could come with a free trial, depending on the outcome of Apple's continuing negotiations with music labels.

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Spotify's next jam could be streaming video, report says

After dominating the streaming music business, Spotify is reportedly wooing web video creators and mainstream media companies.

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Beats Music relaunch drama: FTC may be probing Apple's Spotify-squashing tactics

Apple is taking heat from rivals like Spotify and the government before its revamped streaming service gets off the ground.

How a touchscreen Apple TV remote could hit all the right buttons

Rumors of a touchscreen Apple TV remote could be a sign of great things to come... if Apple gets it right.

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Apple TV gets a couple more apps from CBS Sports and USA

A full-blown app store is rumored for this summer, but TV networks aren't waiting.

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Despite lacking music rights, Beats Music is expected to relaunch at WWDC

Apple's Beats Music revamp may not have the rights to stream music from all the major record labels, but sources are confident of a June launch date.

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Apple reportedly wants free Spotify dead to pave way for Beats relaunch

As the music industry tires of Spotify freeloaders, Apple may be pushing labels to kill off unpaid streaming.

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Meerkat integrates address books, befriends Facebook after Twitter snub

The live streaming video app starts reducing its Twitter dependency after losing access to the network's social graph.

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No, Tidal didn't raise its App Store prices, but it does have a perception problem

The latest Tidal flare-up drives home just how negative perceptions of Jay-Z's streaming music service have become.

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Apple's TV play won't be first, but it could be the best

Tim Cook said during Monday's conference call that "we're in the early stages of major, major changes in media." Whatever could he mean?

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Remembering Front Row, the Apple TV precursor on your Mac

Front Row was Apple’s “10-foot UI,” a way of interacting with your music, movies, and photos from across the room. And it was fabulous.

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Live streaming apps like Meerkat and Periscope pose legal risks for users

Apps like Meerkat and Periscope can lead users astray of privacy and copyright laws

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Sling TV channel guide: All the programming, and all the restrictions, all in one chart

Dish's streaming video service may be cheaper than a bloated cable bundle, but it can still be just as confusing.

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iOS 8.4 beta brings a Music app overhaul

New features include customizable playlist images, a mini-player for quickly controlling playback, and a global search function.