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Remains of the Day: It's about the music

The Apple TV's getting musical, with a new music video channel possibly arriving soon, and a livestream for Apple's annual iTunes Festival. Elsewhere, Apple technology gets put to the test in the classroom.

Jongo expands streaming speaker lineup, unveils subscription music service

Watch out Sonos, Jongo has two new speakers *and* its own subscription music service on the way.

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Where to download free music

Looking for free music without the hassle of a lawsuit? Here are a slew of sites that offer free, legal downloads.

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3D modeling software helps design one-of-a-kind guitars

A New Hampshire design firm is using its expertise in 3D modeling and music in a new business making custom wood guitars.

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Review: Logic Pro X loses none of its power, gains great new features

Apple's latest version of the venerable digital audio workstation, Logic Pro, adds a new, easier-to-use interface; Smart Controls; bass rigs; retro synths; and a free iPad controller app to the mix. We're impressed.

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.

Digital Reading Room: Rock 'n read

We look at musical memoirs from Ringo Starr, Cheap Trick, and Led Zeppelin available from Apple's iBookstore. While the first two disappoint, the third shows how good an enhanced iBook can be.

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Spotify adds Discover to iPhone, thinks it knows you better than you know yourself

Spotify has a lot of things going for it, but the experience of using it isn't necessarily among them. On Tuesday, the company moved to address some of those shortcomings with an update that primarily affects iPhone and iPod touch users.

Twitter adds genre search to #music iOS app

Twitter is hoping to make it easier for people to discover new music on its #music iOS app with the addition of genre search tools, released Thursday.

The Week in iOS Apps: Picture perfect

This week's roundup of new and updated iOS apps includes a couple of great new options for sharing your favorite photos; we've also got music, productivity, and education apps in store.