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Mac Gems: Fission 2 is a powerful but easy-to-use audio editor

If you're an audio pro, you've surely got multiple programs with powerful audio-editing features (and, likely, steep learning curves). For the rest of us, Fission makes it easy to perform the most common kinds of audio-file edits, including trimming songs, splicing tracks, editing voice recordings, fading tracks in or out, and creating ringtones.

Review: Velodyne vPulse headphones offer big bass without offending

The vPulse is the first headphone offering from subwoofer specialist Velodyne, and as you'd expect, it offers big bass. But as with its subwoofer siblings, the vPulse's bass is high quality and doesn't get in the way of the rest of the music. Combine that low end with a lovely midrange and a functional design and you get a headphone that's easy to recommend in the $100 price range.

New Apple EarPods aim to improve on headphones of old

Apple on Wednesday announced the immediate availability of new headphones called EarPods, which the company says are designed to better fit in your ears.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Manipulating files

The iTunes Guy answers questions about importing and converting audio.

Exporting uncompressed podcasts

Chris Breen shows you how to export an uncompressed podcast from GarageBand.

Remains of the Day: My word is my Bond

Apple didn't use one of its prominent patents in the suit against Samsung, the iPhone may soon play wireless audio in a whole new way, and James Bond's going to have a hard time coming up with a pun for "Xperia."

Turn your saved Instapaper articles into podcasts with Readomator

This Instapaper client converts your saved Instapaper articles into podcasts with iTunes.

Ask the iTunes Guy: iTunes tips 101

The iTunes Guy answers questions about importing and converting audio.

Three apps for listening to streaming radio on your iOS device

Internet radio stations are easy to access via iTunes, but no so on iOS devices. These apps might be just what you're looking for.

Kickstarter-funded Hidden Radio starts shipping

After a hugely successful Kickstarter launch late last year, the Hidden Radio Bluetooth speaker has started shipping to supporters; the company is also accepting new orders.