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Hands-on: Google's All Access music service is still a rough cut

On Wednesday, Google joined Spotify, Mog, Rdio, Rhapsody, and Slacker with the launch of its Google Play Music All Access subscription music service. We go hands-on to give it a try.

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iTunes 11.0.3 enhances MiniPlayer, tweaks album options

The minor 11.0.3 update to iTunes brings a few user interface changes, though probably not the ones wanted by those unhappy with the latest version of Apple's media software.

Google launches All Access subscription music service

On Wednesday Google announced a new subscription streaming music service called All Access, designed to compete with the likes of Spotify.

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RIAA expands gold and platinum record awards to streamed music

The RIAA has announced that it will now calculate music streamed from on-demand services into its Gold & Platinum awards program.

The best subscription music service: Spotify

Which music service should you spend your hard-earned money on every month? We've got the answer.

The Week in iOS Accesories: Duly noted!

This week's roundup of accessories for the iPhone and iPad include lots of help for musicians making music.

iTunes Match: another neglected Apple service

iTunes Match should be mature by now, but Kirk McElhearn points out that the service doesn't live up to expectations.

How to fix the iTunes Store

The iTunes Store has, in many ways, been a pillar of success for Apple. But that doesn't mean it can't be improved upon: Here are a dozen ways we think it could become even better.

iTunes music downloads we regret

We've downloaded a lot of songs during the 10 years that the iTunes Store's been open for business. And more than a few of those don't look like such smart decisions in the cruel light of day.

The iTunes Store at 10: How Apple reinvented the music business

It's been a decade since the iTunes Music Store first flung open its digital doors. All it has done since then is change the way we buy and listen to music.