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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.

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Podcast: The rise of the revolting retailers

Chris Breen and Susie Ochs talk CVS vs Apple Pay, new iPads, iTunes 12, and declining music sales.

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Corsair Voyager Air 2 review: Wireless media streamer adds cloud storage sync to its repetoire

The syncing works only with Dropbox and Google Drive for now, but it's a cool new perk on this redesigned media-streaming hard drive.

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Rhapsody unRadio is no Pandora One killer but it's free (for some)

Similar to Pandora One, Rhapsody's unRadio is largely a repackaging of the streaming service's existing Radio feature but with less intelligent auto-generated playlists.

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Shazam adds full in-app song playback for Rdio subscribers

Rdio users are no longer limited to short song previews, with support for other streaming services coming soon.

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How to stream your musical performances across the Web

Seems like today would be a good time to play "The Stars and Stripes Forever" for your friends and family across the country. Chris Breen explains how.

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T-Mobile looks to keep customers satisfied with test drives, free music streaming

The latest moves in T-Mobile's Uncarrier campaign include letting would-be customers test drive an iPhone 5s for a week and allowing subscribers to stream music from more than half-a-dozen services without it counting against their data plan.

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