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Get down to Digital Trends’ best albums of the year (so far)

Here's our list of the best albums to hit store shelves in the first half of 2016, a varied list of records which embodies the massive creative energy flowing through the modern music world.
Music

SoundCloud takes on Spotify’s Discover Weekly with new Suggested Tracks feature

Spotify's Discover Weekly playlist is one of the streaming service's most popular features, and now SoundCloud is introducing a similar feature with its new Suggested Tracks feature.
Movies & TV

Even Scorsese, Jagger weren’t enough to save HBO’s ‘Vinyl’

Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger's 1970s-era music-industry drama 'Vinyl' was canceled by HBO this week, just four months after the television series was renewed for a second season by the cable network.
Music

Shred on the go: Your next pair of Converse can have a built in wah-wah pedal

Converse has created a sneaker-based homage to all its musical fans, a new All Star called the Chet Atkins All Wah, which has a built-in bluetooth-enabled guitar pedal.
Movies & TV

Gomez and Corden share a wild ride in new Carpool Karaoke

Harmonizing on a roller coaster with Selena Gomez, pounding ginger shots, and befriending McDonald's employees may not sound like your typical morning commute, but for James Corden, it's just another trip to the office.
Music

Sonos Controller app for iOS gets lock screen controls, more in latest update

The latest Sonos update for iOS brings a host of improvements including lock screen controls, support for Force Touch, and simplified Trueplay calibration, though users don't have to worry about going through the calibration process again.
Virtual Reality

A rock star designed this VR viewer for your phone, after being inspired by Victorian tech

Tired of tech with no soul? How about a VR viewer for your phone with a design that's inspired by Victorian technology, and designed by real life rock star Brian May? You'll want the Owl Stereoscope, and we've tried it out.
Music

Look ma, no hands! Siri and Google Now come to the UE Boom 2 and UE Megaboom

The UE Boom 2 and UE Megaboom are already popular speakers, but they'll likely become even more popular now that they feature built-in Siri and Google Now support, thanks to a firmware and software update.
Music

Music from Prince’s vaults could be used in a musical or other intriguing projects

Prepare yourselves, Prince fans: The legendary musician's music is likely coming out of the vaults, and a source working with the attorney for Prince's estate has hinted at it being used for a musical, among other possibilities.
Music

Microsoft’s Groove Music takes a hint from Spotify for its newest feature

Taking a hint from Spotify and other services, Microsoft's underdog Groove Music has added smart playlist features in the latest preview build now available to Windows Insiders.
Movies & TV

Trailer for Ron Howard’s Beatles doc shows Fab Four’s insanely manic early years

Ron Howard has released the first trailer for his upcoming Beatles documentary, which showcases the band during their formative years and the anxiety that came with capturing the world's ears.
Music

Spotify has hit 100M users, but have its paid subscriber numbers grown as well?

Spotify has hit a milestone with 100 million active monthly users. The company is keeping quiet for now about how many paid subscribers it has, but they numbered 30 million at last count.