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Get an Echo Dot for $1 with an Amazon Music Unlimited subscription

Amazon has a killer deal for you if you'll subscribe to Amazon Music Unlimited for one month for $8 with auto-renewal. The bonus is a third-generation Amazon Echo Dot for just $1 more. That's right, less than an extra buck to get a Dot with an Amazon Music Unlimited first-month subscription.
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How to score a free Google Home Mini if you’re a Spotify Premium subscriber

Following up on its super-popular Google Home Mini giveaway from 2018, Spotify is back with another freebie, this time giving away free Google Home Minis to all of its U.S.-based Spotify Premium members, while quantities last. Want to know how to get your free smart speaker? We have all the details.
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You’ll soon be able to stream songs in Sony’s 360 Reality Audio format

The next big thing in music is coming sooner than we thought. Sony has announced that its 360 Reality Audio immersive music format is coming to Tidal, Amazon Music HD, and other services this fall. All you'll need to experience it is a set of headphones and a compatible streaming app for your phone.
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The best car songs for 2019

Is there a better road trip companion than good music? To aid you on this journey, we've compiled a list of the top 55 best songs about cars.
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Amazon Music now has an app for Apple TV. Here’s how to use it

Amazon Music is now available on the Apple TV platform thanks to a new version of the app designed specifically for the media streaming box. It gives users access to all of the same content as on their phones, including the scrolling lyrics function. Could this be a sign that Amazon Music is heading to Apple's HomePod?
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A.I. musicians are a growing trend. What does that mean for the music industry?

The most prolific musical artists manage to release one or two studio albums in a year. A.I. company Auxuman plans to put out a new full-length album every single month. Welcome to the world of machine creativity. Here's why Auxuman's founder is so confident he's onto a winner.
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From AirPods to Surface Earbuds, why are big tech’s earbuds so ugly?

Distinctive, sure. Pretty? Absolutely not. From Apple's AirPods and Google's Pixel Buds to the brand new Microsoft Surface Earbuds, why does it seem like big tech brands are incapable of creating a pair of true wireless earbuds that are both functional and easy on the eyes?
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Pandora revamps its mobile apps with more personalization and unique content

Pandora has a new mobile app experience for iOS and Android that puts a heavier emphasis on personalization, discovery, and the company's unique content and features. It leans heavily on its podcasts and SiriusXM shows while giving users new ways to tweak what they hear on the app's Stations.
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Spotify now lets you mix tunes and talk with podcast playlists

Playlists have always been a big part of Spotify, and now they're set to become even bigger with the ability to create podcast-based playlists. It's a mobile-only feature for now, but users can create huge lists of podcast episodes for listening on-the-go, or they can add podcasts to existing playlists.
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The best new music this week: Sturgill Simpson, Tegan and Sarah, and more

Every week, there are countless new records hitting the airwaves, and it's just too much for you to handle. That's why we scour the internet to find the best sounds. This week: Sturgill Simpson, Tegan and Sarah, John Coltrane, Moon Duo, The New Pornographers, and Wild Nothing.
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YouTube Music replaces Google Play Music as default app for tunes in Android 10

Google has announced that YouTube Music will now come pre-installed on Android 10, essentially replacing Google Play Music as the default music-streaming app on Android. The service will also now come pre-installed on new devices sold with Android 9.
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Sennheiser Momentum Wireless 3 review: Your ears will love it

The Sennheiser Momentum 3 noise-canceling headphones skirt the line between business and pleasure, offering an intuitive and accessible interface and gorgeous sound for listening both at home and on the go. While their noise-cancelling can't beat the best, it's hard not to fall for these gorgeous cans.
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Rare Leica camera designed by Andy Summers of The Police has matching guitar

The special-edition Leica M Monochrom Signature designed by guitarist Andy Summers will have a matching Fender guitar. The camera, designed by Summers, is partially inspired by the Fender Signature guitar. The rare special edition doesn't come cheap, however, at $15,000.
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Digital Trends Live: Pixel 4 launch date, Amazon HD music, and more

On this episode of Digital Trends Live, hosts Greg Nibler and Ryan Waniata break down the biggest trending stories in tech, including the Pixel 4 launch date, Amazon’s new HD music service, Seinfeld coming to Netflix, more Volocopter news, and more.
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Apple may debut over-ear headphones with advanced noise cancellation

The internet is awash with rumors claiming that Apple is working on a set of high-end, over-ear headphones, and there's a (50/50?) chance we could see them unveiled at the company's event at its Cupertino, California headquarters on September 10. Here's everything you need to know about them.
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How to upload music to Spotify

Ever wondered if you can add your private music collection to your Spotify account, so you can listen to it on-the-go? It's possible, using a feature called Local Files. It works differently than uploading music to other streaming services, but we've got a step-by-step how-to for those who want to make it happen.
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Apple Music takes a peek at what people are Shazaming for new weekly playlist

Taking on Spotify isn't easy, but Apple Music is making great strides, especially in the U.S. Now the streaming giant is hitting Spotify where its users live: A new weekly chart/playlist has been added to Apple Music and it's powered by the company's Shazam music identification app. Will it attract even more users?
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Beats Powerbeats Pro vs. Bose SoundSport Free

Bose and Beats have each taken aim at workout enthusiasts with their first true wireless in-ears. Both feature secure, oversized designs and large charging cases. So which company makes the better workout earbuds? We put the Beats Powerbeats Pro and Bose SoundSport Free head-to-head to find out.
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Battle of the best workout buds: Beats Powerbeats Pro vs. Jabra Elite Active 65t

Jabra's Elite Active 65t have become some of the most universally acclaimed true wireless headphones on the market since their launch in 2018. From fit to functionality, here's how the new Powerbeats Pro from Apple-owned Beats compete with our favorite wireless workout earbuds.
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Beats Powerbeats Pro vs. Samsung Galaxy Buds: Which are better daily in-ears?

Samsung's Galaxy Buds quickly became our favorite wireless earbuds on the market when they came out in early 2019. Now, there's a new player in the wireless in-ear game: Beats, whose Apple-backed Powerbeats Pro promise many of the same great features. Read on to find out which we think are the better pair.
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Spotify’s favorite speaker feature lets your tunes follow you with just a tap

Spotify appears to be testing a new feature that lets users select a favorite Spotify Connect speaker or TV and then have the app automatically prompt you to switch your listening session when it detects that device nearby. It's similar to a feature Apple has promised in iOS 13, with its HomePod.
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Bose slashes the price on factory-renewed Bose Solo 5 TV sound system

Whether you're snapping up an awesome deal on a 4K TV or re-directing your 401(K) funding for gaming glory with an 8K TV, you need a soundbar for high-quality audio. Bose just dropped an outstanding deal on a factory-renewed Bose 5 TV sound system with the lowest price we've seen for this versatile sound system.
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These ski goggles deliver music using your face bones instead of earbuds

A company called BoneTech has introduced a new pair of ski googles with a very special skill: They can use the bones in your skull to play your favorite music, meaning you don't have to worry about missing vital sounds from the outside world on the slopes, or worry about your earbuds falling out.
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Bose QuietComfort 25 noise-canceling headphones drop to $129 on Amazon

For office workers, frequent flyers, and anyone else who needs a pair of headphones with effective noise-canceling and superb audio quality, the Bose QuietComfort 25 is an outstanding choice. You can grab the iOS (normally $198) or the Android-compatible (usually $179) model at a discounted price of $129 on Amazon.
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Bose Noise Cancelling 700 vs. QC35 II: Are Bose’s newest headphones worth it?

The Bose Noise Cancelling 700 are the company's new flagship headphones, but how do they stack up to their older, still-beloved, QC35 II model? We compare both pairs of headphones in terms of features, noise-canceling performance, and sound, helping you decide which is the better buy.
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Beats Solo3 wireless headphones still $140 off on Amazon after Prime Day

Amazon Prime Day has come to a close, but some summer savings and discounts still remain on headphones, smartphones, and more. The matte black Beats Solo3 wireless headphones are still $140 off their original price, so score yours now at Amazon for just $160 in this premium post-Prime Day deal.
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Sony WF-1000XM3 vs. Sennheiser Momentum vs. Klipsch T5 True Wireless headphones

We've been testing three of the most popular premium true wireless earbuds against each other, aiming to find the best. In our comparison of the Sony Wf-1000XM3, Sennheiser Momentum, and Klipsch T5 True Wireless, we compare sound, comfort, and style, helping you decide how to best spend your money.
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Amazon Music Unlimited is fastest growing music streaming service, report says

Amazon Music Unlimited is the fastest growing music streaming service, ahead of both Spotify and Apple Music, according to a new report by Midia Research published in the Financial Times. Amazon Music Unlimited has been booming recently, with a massive 70% growth in the last year.
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How to watch Taylor Swift’s blockbuster Amazon Prime Day concert tonight

Amazon plans to celebrate its first 48-hour Prime Day sale with a blockbuster concert featuring Taylor Swift, Dua Lipa, Becky G., and Sza on Wednesday, July 10. You’ll need to be an Amazon Prime member to take part in the festivities. Here's how to watch the whole thing live, or listen to it later.
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JBL Charge 3 waterproof Bluetooth speaker now 40% off ahead of Amazon Prime Day

Waterproof Bluetooth speakers are the ultimate way to experience your summer soundtrack. Already affordable at its original $149, the JBL Charge 3 waterproof Bluetooth speaker is now just $90 on Amazon. A full 40% off a pristine portable speaker before Prime Day even begins? Sounds good to us.
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Sony aims shrink ray at noise-canceling headphones with its WF-1000XM3 earbuds

Sony has announced its latest pair of true wireless headphones, taking a shrink ray to the same excellent noise-canceling technology in its over-ear WH-1000XM3 to create the new WF-1000XM3 model. With six hours of battery life and the promise of great call quality, these could be the new buds to beat.
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The humble cassette player gets a modern-day makeover, sort of

If you've been wondering what it was like to live in the 80s, or want to experience for yourself the joys of owning a portable cassette player, then this modern-day effort from Ninm Lab may be of interest. Now on Kickstarter, the maker claims it’s the first portable cassette player in the world to come with Bluetooth.
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Klipsch T5 True Wireless vs. Beats Powerbeats Pro

With great battery life and an IPX4 water resistance rating, The Klipsch T5 True Wireless offer many of the same features as the Beats Powerbeats Pro, but at a significantly reduced price tag. Which pair of wireless earbuds is better for you? We put them head to head to find out.
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Amazon takes on Roku with new Fire TV Edition TVs supporting Dolby Vision

Amazon has announced new Fire TV Edition TVs with Dolby Vision support, which should allow for impressive HDR contrast from a growing collection of Dolby Vision videos. The company has also announced a pop up at the Dolby Soho space in New York, where visitors can get the full Dolby Vision experience.