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Apple releases OS X 10.8.5 supplemental update, iTunes 11.1.1

Apple on Thursday released a pair of minor bug-fix updates for OS X 10.8.5 and iTunes 11.1.

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Google's All Access music may finally come to iOS

Remember when Google launched a music service in May? Seems like the company may finally be getting around to welcoming iOS users to the party.

Smule Nation lets you unleash your inner Bieber on the world

Smule, maker of popular music creation apps, now lets you enjoy—or critique—the work of others via its Smule Nation website.

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4 ways Amazon can fix its crummy Cloud Player

Music is supposed to be fun, not frustrating.

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iTunes 11.1 brings iTunes Radio, Genius Shuffle, podcast stations, more

There's something for everyone in iTunes 11.1: iTunes Radio for music fans, Genius Shuffle for those who like to mix it up, and the new My Stations feature for podcast listeners.

Slacker Radio for iOS sheds another interface, adds My Vibe playlists

Slacker Radio unwrapped its latest iOS app update on Wednesday, with a cool new My Vibe feature that offers playlists based on the time of day.

Get to Know iOS 7: iTunes Radio

One of the most significant additions to iOS 7 is iTunes Radio, a feature built into the OS's Music app. Let's find out what it's all about.

Remains of the Day: More like Louis Leaky, if you know what I mean

Apple wins a monopoly case in court, a mysterious Apple TV update may be en route, and at last we can (partially) answer the question of where one blogger gets all these wonderful leaks?

What to expect from Apple's next iPhone event

Reports have Apple holding a launch event for the next iPhone on September 10. Dan Moren and Lex Friedman consider past iPhone launches as well as the current rumor mill to see what might be in store.

AirTurn puts mobile device control at your feet

AirTurn's wireless remote controls are great for musicians who want to access their sheet music on a mobile device without taking their hands off their instrument. In this video report, we'll look at two AirTurn accessories along with an upcoming mount that can attach your phone or tablet to any standard microphone stand.

5 essential tools that every iTunes user should have

iTunes is great at lots of things on its own. But here are several tools to make using it even better.

Apple OKs pre-teen iTunes accounts upon school request

Apple is allowing children under 13 to have their own iTunes accounts as part of a new push coming later this year to increase the use of its iPad in education.

Apple: One billion iTunes podcast subscriptions and counting

Apple on Tuesday announced that iTunes has eclipsed one billion podcast subscriptions.

Pandora app update improves your work day with auto-pause, stutter-free streaming

The Tuesday after a holiday weekend can sometimes drag on; that's why we have music to lighten the mood. If you use Pandora's iOS app for your work-day tunes, check out its new update: It brings improved streaming and auto-pause features.