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Are mix tapes legally protected? Spotify suit questions originality of compilations

Is track order a legally-protected concept? The courts will have to sort this one out.

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Why high-resolution audio is an industry pipe-dream

The CEA wants you to think high-def audio is going mainstream. Don't believe the hype.

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Review: Musique is the simple and beautiful music player you've always dreamed of

Musique is a functional and easy to use music player that will appeal to both beginner and more advanced users. With its basic features and beautiful interface, it will quickly become your go-to place when you want to relax to some music.

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Tunesify review: No-fuss audio file conversion

Tunesify is a good compliment to iTunes, allowing you to covert files to different file formats.

Backing up and restoring musical instruments

You know you should back up your Mac. If you're an electronic musician you should additionally back up your instruments. Chris Breen shows you how.

Week in Mac Apps

The Week in Mac apps: Better, faster, stronger

In this edition of Mac-app updates and releases, we've got solutions for faster typing, quicker finding, better coding, easier listening, and Visio Viewing. And that's just the first five new apps.

Remains of the Day: Bugging out

A T-Mobile move may hint at the next iPhone's release date, bugs swarm OS X and iOS, and Apple's bringing free music to the masses.

Review: Forte starts the flow of music between instruments and computer

Forte is a USB audio input device for music production.

Mac Gems: Looking for the perfect beat? Start with DM1

Make your Mac a drum machine with DM1.

MTV VMA

MTV Video Music Awards: Where to stream and follow all the hot young talent

This collection of videos, information, and links will put you in the know on all the nominees and their illustrious bodies of work. Or just their bodies.

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