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Apple and Beats Music: What you need to know

As rumored, Apple has acquired Beats Electronics and Beats Music. Chris Breen lays out everything you need to know about the deal.

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How to fill your home with Beats music

Now that Apple has acquired Beats Music, how do you set about filling your home with its music? Chris Breen explains.

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Apple officially acquires Beats for $3 billion

After much discussion and many theories, Apple has officially plunked down $3 billion to buy Beats Music and Beats Electronics.

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Outgrowing the garage: Moving from GarageBand to Logic Pro X

GarageBand is a terrific (and cheap!) music tool, but when you've reached its limits, take a look at what Logic Pro X adds to the mix.

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Djay 2 update features Spotify integration

The latest update to the popular app from Algoriddim gives users access to more than 20 million tracks of streaming music, giving experienced DJs a deeper well of music to play, and helping add polish to amateurs.

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The Week in iOS Apps: The sound of music

This week's roundup features improvements to several apps that let you listen to music and podcasts when and where you want to.

How to extract audio from a Blu-ray disc

In one hand, a Blu-ray disc. In the other, an iOS device. How do you get audio from one to the other? Chris Breen explains.

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New Sonos Controller apps exits beta with surprise feature

The Android and iOS app will let home theater users with 5.0- or 5.1-channel systems direct their surround speakers to play stereo sound -- a feature Sonos added during the beta process for its mobile app.

on techhive.com

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The Week in Mac Apps: House of glass

This week's Mac app roundup brings you software that can take you from device to device without batting an eye, a product that can save you money on your music, and another one that will play just about any music you can buy.

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Staff Picks: Hum is the little songwriting app I never knew I needed

Store your hums, tunes, lyrics, and notes in this beautifully-constructed little songwriting app.