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With its Napster acquisition this week, Rhapsody, the venerable U.S.-only digital music subscription service, is in battle mode as rival Spotify attempts to carry its strong momentum in Europe to America.
Adobe has released the latest version of Flash Media Server, which includes the ability to stream content to iOS devices. It may not be the end of the war, but it's a step towards peace.
Ambrosia Software on Friday released an iPad edition of Soundboard, its sound-effects utility for podcasters, broadcasters, and other live performers.
The iPhone has once again proved that consumers can get some satisfaction. Elsewhere, Google has scooped up a Yelp rival that's decidedly old school, and Apple's making new inroads into charity.
The creators of Ocarina, Magic Piano, and I Am T-Pain return with a new app that aims to make music from any sounds you can find in the world around you.
One young designer takes on a hefty hunk of Apple legalese and tries to make it friendly. Meanwhile an old school union boss has a beef with Cupertino, but an Arizona-based company drops its dispute with 1 Infinite Loop. And we hope you like dissecting innocuous photos for clues, because we've got our fill of that.
Lex Friedman and Dan Moren discuss the problem some iTunes users have reported where their gift card balances are being drained by unwanted purchases.
Sonos customers found that Macs running Lion couldn't successfully stream to their speakers. On Tuesday, the company offered a fix.
Michael Dell and HP go head-to-head on the PC industry, Lenovo throws down the gauntlet in the tablet space, and it's The People vs. Apple on censorship.
It's tune-up time for iTunes: Apple on Monday released iTunes 10.4.1 to address a collection of bugs present in the application.
SoundHound now includes a new LiveLyrics feature that makes it possible for users to see a song’s lyrics in time with the music.
Electric Pocket Limited's Coverjam Pro app visualizes the music-listening experience by playing a slideshow of images tagged with an artist’s name, as their music plays.
AOL has released Play, a new music sharing app for iPhones and iPads.
IMCapture for Skype for Mac OS X lets you record your audio and video Skype conversations in a host of formats for later viewing.
Propellerhead's newly announced Reason 6 includes more audio recording and editing control, plus several new effect options. The company is also debuting Reason Essentials, a more basic version of Reason.