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How to make an Apple Music playlist in iTunes or on iOS

Because creating a playlist from scratch actually isn't as easy as it should be.

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Spotify gets the IFTTT treatment

Most of Spotify's If This Then That recipes will be familiar to users of the recently launched Deezer IFTTT channel.

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More cracks appear in the pay-TV wall as HBO Now comes to Verizon broadband

HBO’s Internet-only subscription service is now available to Verizon’s FiOS and high-speed Internet customers.

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Apple Music racked up 10 million subscribers in less than a month

The number isn't too shabby compared to Spotify's 20 million premium listeners.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Coping with iTunes features that have disappeared

The newest version of iTunes added a bunch of new features. But it also took some away.

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Netflix's new TV interface sounds kind of iffy

Selecting a movie or TV show will automatically begin playback, while menu options linger on the screen for a few seconds.

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YouTube video subscriptions may include music, but no network TV

As the ad-free version of YouTube inches closer to launch, don't expect it to look anything like Netflix, Amazon Prime, or Hulu.

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NFL Game Pass brings streaming football reruns to the TV

The NFL is replacing its Game Rewind streaming service with something that's much more TV-friendly, but don't expect live games anytime soon.

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Spotify challenges Apple Music's superior playlists with Discover Weekly

Maybe algorithms know you better than humans after all.

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Ad-free Hulu rumors return at just the right time

The streaming video service could launch an commercial-free version as soon as this fall, but at a significant mark-up.

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The average mobile YouTube session is now 40 minutes

That's double the session time from a year ago, executives said Thursday.

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Showtime streaming explained: What you get, and how you can get it

Following the footsteps of rival HBO, Showtime now offers a standalone service with no pay-TV subscription required. Here's what you need to know.

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Neil Young to remove music from streaming services because of low sound quality

"I don't need my music to be devalued by the worst quality in the history of broadcasting," Neil wrote on Facebook.

Apple is reportedly 'close' to securing broadcast networks for online TV service

New estimates peg Apple's TV service at $10 to $40 per month, with a mix of broadcast and cable channels.

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How Beats 1 can take on SiriusXM

What if Beats 1 was the start of a whole radio network?