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VLC update adds in-app extensions, resume playback, Android TV support, more

The latest version of VLC is ready for prime time and it has some nice features users will appreciate.

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Spotify adds song lyrics, gets more social on PCs

Spotify is now its own karaoke machine on the desktop just without the bouncing ball.

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Google Play Music finally works on iPads

Play Music has been on iOS for 15 months and finally Google rolls out an iPad version.

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How a new Beats service would make Apple the king of digital music (again)

Deep iOS and iTunes integration means Beats Music will be perfect for your car, your house, and anywhere else you use your Apple devices. Which, let's face it, is everywhere.

Apple wants to know more about your listening habits

Apple has reportedly acquired analytics platform Musicmetric

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Qualcomm's AllPlay promises to deliver audiophile-quality wireless music streaming

Monster's SoundStage Wi-Fi speakers use Qualcomm's AllPlay tech to stream audio at sampling rates up to 192kHz, and resolution up to 24-bits.

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Spotify's smart new playlist tunes you in to your friends' favorite songs

Spotify just introduced a new playlist that's updated daily and compiled from what your friends are listening to.

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Bop.fm delivers almost ad-free, a la carte music streaming on the go

It may sound too good to be true, but startup Bop.fm says their music aggregation service for Apple iOS can pull in the best of what other paid services have to offer.

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Podcast: Bathing in the Retina iMac's golden glow

Chris Breen and Susie Ochs discuss the week's news including impressions of the Retina display iMac, Apple Watch release rumors, who cares about Office 2015, and Tim Cook comes out.

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Southwest Airlines adds free Beats Music streaming to its list of perks

Now you can stream all the curated playlists you desire, and your bags still fly free, too.