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Music

Sounds of the city: Google's new location-based podcast will be music to your ears

Artists and cities often go hand in hand, which is why Google is looking to interview musicians about just how their city inspired their music in its first original podcast: City Soundtracks.
Product Review

Nuheara IQbuds Review

Nuheara’s brilliant wireless IQbuds are clever and clear enough to cut out clutter.
Wearables

Ruawalk fitness wearable will keep your pace by matching the beat

Ruawalk is a Kickstarter project that helps you keep a consistent pace during walks. The circular wearable first needs to pair with your smartphone, and then you can clip it to your shoe.
Music

Spotify vs. Apple Music: Which service is the streaming king?

Apple Music is giving Spotify a run for its money, but which service is best for you? We compare and contrast all we know about the two streaming music services to help you make the best decision.
Mobile

Google Play celebrates anniversary with lists of its most popular apps

In celebration of Google Play's fifth birthday, the company published lists of its top five most-popular games, apps, music, movies, and books since the platform's launch in 2012.
Mobile

Shazam is now about more than just music — it has an AR platform, too

You first got to know it as the app that helped you identify your music, but now, Shazam is helping you identify a whole lot more. On Monday, the app announced the launch of a new augmented reality platform
Music

5 songs you need to stream this week: Laura Marling, Ryan Adams, and more

Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what new tracks and albums dropping this week are worthy of your attention. Up this week: Laura Marling, Ryan Adams, and more.
Music

Guitar monster John 5 on how he released an album, one song at a time, on YouTube

Guitarist John 5 of Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson fame talks to Digital Trends about how he used YouTube to release an album one song at a time, and why selling albums is utterly pointless in today's paradigm.
Product Review

Master and Dynamic MW50 Review

Go wireless in style with Master & Dynamic’s gorgeous MW50
Music

Spotify has reached a big milestone in paid subscribers

Spotify has added 10 million paying users to its music streaming service in the last five months, taking the total to 50 million. That's more than double the number signed up to Apple Music, one of its main rivals.
Music

On second thought, Apple doesn’t have to pay $533M for alleged patent infringement

On Wednesday, a federal appeals court overturned the original verdict requiring Apple to pay $533 million to Smartflash LLC, a tech company that alleged Apple's iTunes software infringed upon its data storage patents.
Product Review

Vizio Smartcast Crave Pro Review

Vizio’s Crave Pro is loud, but its barreling bass sounds decidedly amateur.