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Deezer picks up podcast app Stitcher to bolster its streaming service

Deezer has yet to launch inside the US but continues to expand its streaming service nevertheless — the company has announced that it has acquired popular talk radio and podcast app Stitcher.


Apple to fold Beats Music into iTunes next year

The latest rumor for Beats Music comes from the Wall Street Journal, which is reporting that the service will indeed be folded into iTunes next year thanks to another terrible quarter for digital downloads.


Amazon’s Fire TV blazes ahead, adds Spotify, NFL Now, and more

As the Fire phone continues to sink, Amazon's Fire TV claws for more space in the streaming marketplace, announcing it's app count has tripled since launching in April, and piled on new apps including Spotify, NFL Now, and more.

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Take your iPad Air’s sound from paltry to powerful with the stylish Amp

Part case, part stand, and part wireless stereo speaker system, OIO's new Amp is a beautiful add-on for your iPad Air, designed to take the portable media experience to the next level.

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The day the music died: Xbox Music cancels free streaming feature

Microsoft has announced that it is discontinuing the free Xbox Music streaming feature on December 1 in all countries where it is currently offered. A subscription pass remains.


Make any old speaker a portable wireless sound system with The Vamp

The Vamp aims to turn any speaker in your arsenal into an autonomous wireless sound system, at a price that pretty much anyone can afford.

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While hipsters relive the sound he pioneered, Gary Numan keeps forging forward

Remember the ‘80s? Gary Numan does, and he’s ready for something new. The electronic music pioneer talked with us about hi-res recording, the magic of the piano, and why he’s running alongside today’s electronic crowd – not in it.


This Week in Music: Aretha Franklin takes on Adele, new Smashing Pumpkins single

New music is dropping all the time. It's time to get some new tunes in your ears. Here are our favorite new releases for the week, including Jessie Ware, Aretha Franklin, Gwen Stefani, Smashing Pumpkins, and more!


Thanks to Songza, Google Play Music now tells you what you want to hear

Google Play Music harnesses the power of Songza to give you context-based listening suggestions. The redesigned app is available on Android, iOS, and the Web.


Awesome! The Guardians of the Galaxy soundtrack is coming out on cassette tape

The Guardians of the Galaxy soundtrack will be released on cassette tape this November. It's a limited edition and can only be found at a few record stores.


Spotify supports CarPlay now! Except it has for a while, and it’s still broken

Spotify today released an update to its iOS app which supposedly added Apple CarPlay support. Unfortunately, CarPlay support isn't actually new for Spotify, and even worse, the app still doesn't work with CarPlay.

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Spotify’s new family plans let everyone jam for less

Spotify now offers family plans for music streaming at a much lower price than paying for individual subscriptions. Spotify aims to convince casual users to subscribe with the new plans.