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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.
Deals

Snag these Bose SoundTrue around-ear headphones II for only $100

If you're looking for headphones that make everything simply sound better but don't break the bank, look for name brand model such as these popular Bose SoundTrue Around-Ear Headphones II currently discounted to only $100 on Amazon.
Music

Think turntables have gotten boring? This one will change your mind

Using a cleverly hidden tonearm, Miniot's Wheel is a turntable that doesn't look like any turntable you've ever seen before, while keeping both its components and your precious vinyl collection safe.
Music

SoundCloud debuts middle-tier streaming service, its cheapest ad-free option ever

SoundCloud has launched a new middle-tier version of its paid subscription service, allowing users to avoid ads and save their favorite playlists, tracks, and remixes for offline listening.
Mobile

Sony Xperia Ear open-style earbuds let you listen to music, the world around you

Sony's wild new Xperia Ear open ear concept headphones use bone conduction to let you hear the ambient noise around you. They also support a smart assistant that supplies directions, calendar appointment reminders, and recordings on…
Music

5 songs you need to stream this week: Ride, The Lemon Twigs, 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: Ride, The Lemon Twigs, Haley Bonar, and more.
Music

Alec Ounsworth won’t side with streaming over vinyl, but understands you might

Layered vocal tracks, intentionally loud instrument mixes, and percussive battles are just some of the elements Alex Ounsworth and Clap Your Hands Say Yeah utilize when mixing and mastering their recordings.
Health & Fitness

Can you hear me now? Researchers one step closer to reversing hearing loss

In a new study, a team of researchers from Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and MIT have increased the number of regenerated hair cells from 200 to 11,500, paving a path towards restoring hearing loss.
Music

Need to cut some expenses? Here’s how to cancel Spotify Premium

Spotify Premium is an excellent service, but if you're using a free trial or simply need to save money, you might want to cancel your subscription. Thankfully, doing so takes mere minutes -- here's how.
Product Review

Doppler Labs Here One Review

Doppler Labs' Here One 'buds are part hearing aid, part mixing board, all wireless.