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Pandora Premieres gives you an early listen on new albums

On Tuesday, Pandora launched Pandora Premieres, a new station with upcoming albums that you can stream ahead of their U.S. release dates.

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Review: 9 Rugged Bluetooth speakers for travel and outdoor use

With summer on its way, the temptation to take your music on the go is getting hard to resist. Here are seven Bluetooth speakers designed to take the kind of abuse your handset can't.

The Week in iOS Accessories: What's old is new again

Want to make your Apple TV looks like it belonged in the 1980s. We've got accessories for that. Want to make your 30-pin dock useful again? We've got accessories for that, too.

Review: Four stylish on-ear headphones worth hearing

Comfortable, portable, on-ear headphones aren’t hard to find, but ones that sound and look great are. We tested four head-turning models that claim to satisfy your ears.

Hands on: Instacast for OS X beta is a good listener

If you're a fan of the Instacast podcast app for iOS, you'll be happy to hear it's coming to OS X really soon. Marco Tabini goes hands on with the public beta.

Review: Three amps for building your own desktop audio system

If you've got a set of traditional bookshelf speakers gathering dust, it's time to pull them out of the closet. We take a look at three compact amplifiers for creating your own desktop audio system.

Review: Beacon Audio Phoenix is an unimpressive portable Bluetooth speaker

For just $100, you can own the highly portable Bluetooth Phoenix speaker, but its audio quality and controls leave a lot to be desired.

Review: Big Blue Media Tower mostly disappoints

The Big Blue Media Tower lives up to the tower part of its name. But it wouldn't make much sense in your entertainment center.

The Week in iOS Accessories: Picture this!

This week's roundup of iOS accessories includes several new ways to get the most out of your iPhone as a camera, as well as stands, mounts, and more.

Converting audio tapes to digital files

You say you have a desire to convert all your books on tape to a form playable on your iOS device? Chris Breen shows you how.