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Mack is a MagSafe-like cable adapter for headphones

The Mack magnetic headphone jack makes clotheslining yourself on headphone cords almost impossible.


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Apple Music FAQ: The ins and outs of Apple's new streaming music service

What kind of playlists can I create? Will Apple Music replace iTunes? What will happen to my Beats subscription? We have the answers, and more.

AKG and Quincy Jones produce an exquisite pair of headphones

The AKG N90Q headphones use ultrasound technology to custom calibrate their audio reproduction for whomever is wearing them.

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Apple releases major updates to Logic Pro X, Mainstage 3

Alchemy gets incorporated into Apple's pro audio production apps.


Pono woes: Neil Young bemoans "lack of resources" for expanding the reach of the lossless music player

Despite a hardcore audience in the tens of thousands, Pono may have trouble expanding its brand of better-than-CD-quality tunes.

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Fix your iTunes Match music with iTunes update 12.2.1

The new iTunes 12.2.1 update fixes a problem with iTunes Match and Apple Music.

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Why you might not want to upgrade to iTunes 12.2

If you're meticulous about your music library, you should seriously consider not upgrading to iTunes 12.2 until the quirks are fixed.

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How iTunes Match and Apple Music work together

Don't understand how iTunes Match, Apple Music, and iCloud Music Library work together? Here are the differences of these music services from Apple.

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Users experiencing mangled music libraries in iTunes 12.2

Some users are finding that using iCloud Music Library in iTunes 12.2 results in scrambled artists, titles, and albums.

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Family Sharing and Apple Music: It's all about the price

An Apple Music family membership is a good deal price-wise, but don't expect anything else.

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What's new in iTunes 12.2

Apple Music, obviously. But there are several other changes you may have missed.

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iTunes 12.2 update available with Apple Music support

Want to get Apple Music on your Mac? All you need to do is update iTunes.

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GarageBand update lets artists publish directly to Apple Music Connect

Artists can create an engaging social experience by using the new iOS version of GarageBand to directly upload content to their Apple Music Connect account.

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Meet Twist, the AirPlay light-bulb speaker designed for apartment renters

Home automation gets ultra simple with this smart light bulb that also streams music.

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Taylor Swift takes issue with Apple Music free trial in open letter

Despite her criticism of Apple's handling of royalties during Apple Music's trial period, Swift remains bullish on the service's potential.

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Whoops! Sony Music CEO confirms Apple's new music streaming service

According to Sony Music CEO Doug Morris, Apple will introduce a brand new music streaming service at Monday's WWDC keynote.