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Get the most out of your iPhone 6 and 6 Plus with these accessories

With an updated processor and larger screen, the iPhone 6 is bigger and better than any Apple smartphone before it. Check out some of our favorite accessories for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, whether you're in the market for top-notch sound or…
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Apple Music’s sketchy song-matching feature is being replaced by iTunes Match

Are you sick of Apple Music matching songs in your carefully curated music library with the wrong songs on its service? That should change soon as Apple is slowly rolling out iTunes Match's audio fingerprinting to Apple Music subscribers.
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Spotify won’t like Apple’s new streaming music royalty proposal

Apple has proposed a new streaming royalty scheme to the United States Copyright Royalty Board which would pay 9.1 cents per 100 streams, making each hundred streams pay as much as a paid download.
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Sting’s first pop album in 13 years will include songs about Prince, refugees

British pop icon Sting has announced his first pop album in 13 years, after filling that time with symphonic, musical theater, and lute-based works. The new record will be called 57th & 9th.
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Apple’s simplified payment plan to stream music would make life expensive for rivals

Apple proposed a new simplified streaming music payment plan for songwriters and publishers that would make it much more expensive for Spotify and YouTube to offer free music streaming.
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5 songs you need to stream this week: Wilco, Jamie Lidell 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: Wilco, Jamie Lidell, Jones and more.
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Katy Perry's new Olympics-themed power ballad will get you to the gym in no time

Pop superstar Katy Perry has released her first new material in three years, a power-pop single called Rise, which was written with legendary Swedish producer Max Martin for NBC's Olympics coverage.
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Deerhoof break bad and cook up a batch of audio endorphins on ‘The Magic’

Even Walter White would approve of pure endorphins Deerhoof peddle on ‘The Magic,’ an album recorded in a deserted Albuquerque office building.
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eStories is a new audiobook service that's giving Audible a run for its money

Look out Audible -- there's some competition knocking at your door. 10 months after being acquired by personal cloud company TriPlay, eMusic has reemerged as eStories, described as a "premium audiobook service at [a] low price."
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Vevo hits reboot, previews new features, teases subscription service

Vevo launched its biggest update today with a redesigned mobile app, new personalized video feed, and a more unassuming logo. Vevo plans to launch new original programming and have music experts curate playlists from different genres..
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Watch: Chance the Rapper debuts new single as Muhammad Ali tribute

Chance the Rapper shared a heartfelt new song at this year's ESPY awards, a tribute to the memory of recently-deceased heavyweight champion of the world Muhammad Ali, which featured a touching montage.
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Spotify aims to rival Beats One with two radio-inspired streaming options

Spotify has launched two new on-demand radio-style shows which feature interviews and commentary from big-name artists, hoping to steal some of Zane Lowe's Beats One spotlight from Apple.