Google Working on Wireless Home Entertainment System for 2012?

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According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, Google is hard at work on a wireless home entertainment system that will allow owners to stream music wirelessly throughout the house among other things. In addition, it appears that the entertainment system is going to roll out with Google-branding attached to it.  The company is […]

Google Music Sale Offers Romantic Songs for Valentine’s

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Remember the days of mixed tapes and CDs? Well, Google is hoping those days are long gone and the outfit is hoping that you’ll be turning digital once February 14 rolls around as Google is now offering a sale on romantic albums just in time for Valentine’s. The sale isn’t quite as steep as Google’s […]

ION Audio Guitar Apprentice Turns iPad Into Usable Guitar

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ION Audio, makers of interesting iPad accessories like the iCade gaming joystick dock, announced the Guitar Apprentice, a new attachment for your iPad that turns it into a useable guitar. Along with a forthcoming app, Guitar Apprentice will let you play the guitar and even give you lessons. Combined with other apps or games, it […]

Sony Walkman Z1000 Android PMP Headed to U.S.

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After announcing that it would absorb Ericsson’s interest in Sony Ericsson and bring smartphones in-house, Japanese consumer electronics giant Sony has announced at the Consumer Electronics Show that its portable media player, the Walkman Z1000, will be headed to the U.S. market. Essentially, the PMP is a connected media player that runs Android Gingerbread and […]

What’s Your Music Locker Preference?

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Shakespeare has Orsino begin the play Twelfth Night with the line “If music be the food of love, play on.” And certainly listening to music is a big part of many lives. Our music tastes define us both to ourselves and to others. And, like the choice of our mobile devices, we are probably entering […]

Google Music Comes Out of Beta, Launches in the U.S.

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As expected, Google announced that it has taken Google Music out of beta and has made it available to everyone. Everyone in the U.S. that is. Along with the overhaul, the company announced that the service is currently only available for residents inside of the United States. Those who happen to live inside of those […]

Apple Launches iTunes Match to Public

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According to Apple’s website, Apple’s iTunes Match is now available to the public. Originally scheduled for last month, Apple’s cloud music service takes the music you own and compares it to Apple’s catalog. If you own it, you can then stream any of that music to your devices registered with that iCloud ID. If you’ve […]

iTunes Match Launch Is Imminent

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While we still don’t have an official date for the launch of Apple’s iTunes Match service, we now know that a launch is imminent as Apple has told beta users that it will be performing one last iTunes wipe ahead of launch. That wipe is scheduled to take place tomorrow at at 10am PST which […]

BBM Music App Arrives for BlackBerry Smartphones

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RIM’s long awaited BBM Music app has finally arrived and it will be available to BlackBerry smartphone owners in the United States, Canada and Australian within the next 24 hours. For now, those are the only regions where the app is available on the BlackBerry App World. Other regions around the world will see an […]

Sonos PLAY:3 Review

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If you love music, but are sick of listening on the puny smartphone speakers or being chained to headphones while you move through your house, you need to get a Sonos system. The new Sonos PLAY:3 is a smaller, more affordable HiFi system that delivers impressive audio and can connect to the Sonos Bridge, allowing […]

Windows Phone Glitch Shuts Out Zune Pass Listeners

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Users who have upgraded their HTC-made Windows Phone 7 smartphones to the Mango firmware update are now noticing that their handsets are freezing, or locking up, when they’re using Zune Pass. Users have been complaining and documenting their issues on Microsoft’s support forum, and according to these users, Microsoft is saying that there may be […]

Turntable.fm for iPhone Now Available in the App Store

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The moment many of you have been waiting for has arrived. Turntable.fm, the social DJing platform that has taken the music world by storm, is now available for consumption on the iTunes App Store for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users. No, there is no standalone iPad application yet so those of you who have […]

Google Launches Google Music Web App for iPhone, iPad

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The announcement didn’t come with any big announcement but I have a feeling this might actually be a pretty big announcement for some of you out there who love Google Music and own an iPhone or an iPad. Google, rather slyly, announced that it has released a web application for devices running iOS 4. If […]

PowerDVD Mobile Streams Media to and From Android Tablets

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Everybody wants to stream media to your tablet, including PowerDVD with their new PowerDVD Mobile software. The Honeycomb tablet app finds your video, music and photos served up by the company’s most expensive media playing PC software and then streams them over your home or office Wi-Fi network to your Android tablet running their app. […]

Sony Launches Live with Walkman Android Phone

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Sony has introduced a new phone at the Sony Developer Conference, the Sony W8. This is no regular Sony Ericsson Android device, it is a Sony Walkman device. Sony has said that the Sony Live with Walkman phone will be available in select markets before the end of 2011. The Sony Live with Walkman has Walkman integration […]

MetroPCS and Rhapsody Bring Unlimited Music to Android Users

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If you’ve been looking for a reason to sign up for one of MetroPCS’ truly unlimited rate plans, the carriers new partnership with Rhapsody might just be what you needed to hop over the fence. Today, the companies announced a partnership that will bring unlimited music to MetroPCS’ current Android lineup. It’s called Rhapsody Unlimited […]

Spotify Set to Launch in the US on Thursday

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Well, tomorrow is shaping up as potentially an interesting launch day. Conventional wisdom is that Apple will let the Lion out of the cage tomorrow, along with new Mac Mini’s and new Macbooks (but no Mac Pros). It also looks like European music service, Spotify, will also have its invitation only launch tomorrow as well. […]

Spotify Finally Headed to The US, Sign Up for Early Access

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After a long wait, the music streaming service Spotify has confirmed that it will be heading to the United States as the company has updated its website with a sign up page for people living in the U.S. For those that can’t see it in the photo or don’t want to read it on a […]

Tablet PCs Help REO Speedwagon Rock!

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Linda Epstein at TabletPC2.com got the scoop on Tablet PCs in action at an REO Speedwagon concert featuring Rick Springfield. Speedwagon and Springfield may not be what the kids today consider “rock” but their use of tablets is definitely rocking.