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GarageBand 10 review: Great tool for musicians (sorry podcasters)

GarageBand 10 could easily have been named Logic Light, given its acquisition of some of its more powerful sibling's finest musical features. But podcasters will regret the loss of some favorite features.

Amazon Cloud Player review: Desktop version does a few neat tricks, but falls flat

At long last, Amazon has brought a desktop version of its Cloud Player app to the Mac. You'd think that's a good thing. And you'd be wrong.

Podcast: All about iLife

Apple has ushered in refreshes for iMovie, iPhoto, and GarageBand. Let's learn about what's new for both the iOS and OS X versions from the editors testing these apps.

Playlist Assist review: Drag and drop to create playlists, like iTunes of yore

If you miss being able to open playlists in their own windows, as you could in older versions of iTunes, Playlist Assist is worth a look.

Cook: App Store, iTunes Radio sport prominent growth

More than 1 million apps are now available in the App Store, and more than 20 million listeners are using the new iTunes Radio.

Sonos Play:1 review: A powerful gateway drug to the Sonos universe

The Play:1 lets you get your Sonos on for less than $200.

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Hands-on with Capo 3 for Mac: Easily learn your favorite songs

Associate editor Serenity Caldwell tunes in for a hands-on with SuperMegaUltraGroovy's Capo 3, an OS X app for quickly learning songs with automatic chord mapping, speed and pitch modulation, and more.

Audyssey and LouderLogic review: Enhanced audio players make your iOS music sound better

The Audyssey Music Player and LouderLogic are iOS audio players that offer different ways to enhance your music.

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Google's All Access music may finally come to iOS

Remember when Google launched a music service in May? Seems like the company may finally be getting around to welcoming iOS users to the party.

Smule Nation lets you unleash your inner Bieber on the world

Smule, maker of popular music creation apps, now lets you enjoy—or critique—the work of others via its Smule Nation website.

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