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YouTube’s new HD music videos let you relive your youth in vivid detail

You can now watch your favorite classic music videos with improved clarity with YouTube’s new remastered music videos. Effective June 19, the video-sharing website, via a partnership with Universal Music Group, will be upgrading up to 1,000 music videos to HD by the end of 2020.
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Radiohead releases 18 hours of material to torpedo hacker’s ransom demand

A hacker who stole 18 hours' worth of unreleased Radiohead recordings was reportedly demanding $150,000 in exchange for its return. But to scupper the scam — and to offer something unexpected to fans — the band decided to release the material, with the proceeds going to a climate-action cause.
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Cambridge Audio’s earbuds have nearly twice AirPods’ juice for $40 less

Acclaimed British audio brand Cambridge Audio announced its first pair of true wireless headphones. Called the Melomania 1, the tiny in-ears feature 9 hours of battery life, and up to 45 hours if you count the four additional charges available inside the included charging case.
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Apple gives Beats Solo3 a fresh paint job, but no new features

If you were anticipating that Apple would refresh its aging Beats Solo3 wireless headphones with the same tech it installed in the new AirPods and PowerBeats Pro, prepare to be disappointed. Instead of new features, the on-ear headphones simply received four new color options.

Shazam on Android no longer needs to hear songs to identify them

Normally, Shazam users need to crank up the volume on their internal speaker in order to get the app to ID a song from another app, but a new feature lets Android users give Shazam the ability to listen in on other apps, no microphone required. Called Pop-up Shazam, it's an Android exclusive for now.
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How to cancel Pandora Premium

Figuring out how to cancel Pandora Premium can be confusing, because how you cancel it all depends on how you signed up in the first place. Just a few possible ways include iTunes, Google Play, Roku and the Amazon Appstore. Once you remember where you got it, canceling your account is easy.
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With U.S. launch of Stations app, Spotify aims to beat Apple to Pandora’s crown

Spotify might be the dominant music streaming service globally, but in the U.S., it still faces an uphill battle. To add another weapon to its American arsenal, it has launched its stand-alone Stations app. With a stripped-down interface and quick access to music, it's a way for Spotify to highlight one of its best features.
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Digital Trends Live: Spotify launches stations in U.S., Amazon’s train kiosks

On this episode of Digital Trends Live, we discuss the trending tech stories of the day, including Spotify’s plan to launch the Stations app in the U.S., Amazon sets up kiosks in U.K. train stations, IKEA’s custom gaming accessibility products, balloon satellites, and an Xbox body wash.
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Walmart drops price on this LG wireless portable Bluetooth speaker

Rather than settle for the audio from the weak speakers in most mobile devices, connect to a high-quality portable Bluetooth stereo speaker to elevate your listening engagement and enjoyment. Walmart dropped the price of the LG Music Flow 20-watt portable Bluetooth speaker in time for Father's Day gift shopping.

The sounds of silence: Jabra Elite 85H vs. the Bose QC35 II vs. Sony’s WH-1000XM3

Looking for the best pair of noise-canceling headphones that money can buy? Here we pit three of the top models from Jabra, Bose, and Sony against one another, pointing out the most desirable features of all three to help you spend your money on the pair that's best-suited to you.
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Get schwifty and snag this Rick and Morty-themed pocket synth before it’s gone

Pocket synthesizer manufacture Teenage Engineering announced a special new collaboration with Rick and Morty that allows you to play with custom-made samples from the popular animated series. Called the PO-137, the limited edition device will be available for purchase in July and will likely sell out quickly.

Boasting only a faster processor, Apple hopes new iPod Touch will lure AR gamers

It's been a very long time since Apple updated its iPod Touch, which means that expectations for a new version -- if it were to come at all -- were very high. Instead, Apple's seventh iteration of its popular portable media player gets a new brain, and more storage, but is otherwise completely unchanged.
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Amazon slashes the price for Corsair’s HS70 wireless gaming headset

Amazon and Corsair cuts the price of Corsair's HS70 wireless gaming headset. We were stoked in April when Amazon first cut the HS70 price and now you can save even more. Pick up one of our favorite headsets with Wi-Fi wireless and 7.1 surround sound.
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Oh, hey, Google! Bose brings Google Assistant to smart speakers and soundbars

Bose announced a new partnership with Google Assistant that will see the digital helper being added to all of its current smart speakers and soundbars, bringing listeners a ton of added functionality at no extra cost, and giving smart home lovers another reason to consider its various products.
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B&H bundles Bose SoundTouch 10 and Amazon Echo Dot in smart speaker deal

Smart speakers are everywhere these days, but some smaller models struggle with sound quality. B&H now offers the best of both worlds, bundling the compact Amazon Echo Dot and the euphonious Bose SoundTouch 10 Wireless Music System together for a great price.
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Nura shrinks its personalized sound tech down to wireless earbud size for $199

Following up on the success of its full-size Nuraphone wireless headphones, Nura announced the NuraLoop, a set of wireless earbuds with the same technology, but a much lower price. Featuring tunable active noise cancellation and 16 hours of battery life, they're up for a limited pre-order for $159.
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Spotify hits repeat on its Premium special offer: $1 a month for 3 months

Back by popular demand it seems, or perhaps to bolster demand, Spotify is relaunching its $1 for three months of its Premium tier of service for anyone who has not previously signed up for a subscription. The offer begins on May 15 and ends on June 30.
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Spotify is quietly turning itself into a storytelling platform for artists

To provide more ways for artists and creators to engage with audiences, Spotify is testing out its own version of the popular Stories format, with a new feature called Storyline. It has also launched a new online tool that vastly simplifies the creation of podcasts. Here's what you need to know.
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Amazon’s unheard-of price cut on Klipsch R5 Neckband earbuds is for today only

Saturday only, Amazon has reduced the price of the comfortable and great-looking Klipsch R5 by 58%, saving lucky buyers $69. Whether you're buying a gift for Father's Day, a graduation present, a late Mother's Day present, or upgrading for yourself, don't wait because this deal ends at 11:59 P.M. PST.
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Google has 15 million subscribers for its music-streaming services

Google is chasing its competitors in the world of music streaming services, according to subscriber numbers. It is the fourth largest paid music streaming service. Google's two paid music services, YouTube Music and Google Play Music, have reportedly passed a total of 15 million subscribers.
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Google and Qualcomm want to make more smart headphones with the Google Assistant

Google and Qualcomm have released a new development kit aimed at making it easier for manufacturers to add Google Assistant support to headphones and headsets. The development kit is now available, and supports the use of push-to-talk to communicate with the Google Home app on your smartphone.
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Future underwater robots could charge their batteries by eating fish poop

The U.S. Navy wants to find a way to create underwater robots that can stay submerged for longer. Their idea? Giving it special batteries that can be recharged by eating fish poop. Here's how it could work, and what a team of researchers have demonstrated so far with the project.
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Man accidentally swallows AirPod, AirPod keeps on rocking

Apple's AirPods might not be waterproof, but apparently, they're pretty durable. A man claimed he accidentally swallowed air AirPod while sleeping and experienced a shocking surprise: The headphone still worked in his stomach, letting him know that he had lost it inside himself.

Spotify tests voice-enabled ads for those who prefer talking to tapping

What do you do when you hear an ad on the radio, or perhaps Spotify? Odds are, not much at all. But that may soon change: Spotify is now testing audio ads that you can respond to with your voice. The first ads only take you to other Spotify content, but it's clear: We'll soon be able to holler back at our ads.
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Plex amps up its music offerings with tighter integration with Tidal

Plex may not be the first platform you think of for music streaming, but that may be about to change. The popular media server has added more Tidal integrations to its growing list of features, letting Plex users integrate their personal music collection with Tidal's for a unified experience.
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Amazon will reportedly launch a hi-fi version of Amazon Music Unlimited

A new report suggests that Amazon is in the final months of preparation for the launch of a new hi-res tier for its music subscription service. If true, it might launch later this year, for around $15 per month, making it the first of the big streaming giants to take this step.
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Best Buy slashes prices on Sonos and Sonance outdoor speaker bundles

With the summer entertainment season coming fast, Best Buy slashed the price of the Sonos and Sonance Outdoor Speaker Streaming Audio Bundle with an xPress Audio Keypad. This outdoor bundle includes a Sonos Connect amplifier, two Sonance Outdoor Speakers, and an Audio Keypad. You can save $550 during this sale.
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Roland’s Amazon-exclusive BTM-1 Bluetooth speaker doubles as a guitar amp

Roland, long known for its many digital instruments, has made an Amazon-exclusive Bluetooth speaker for performers on the go. With a guitar cable input and overdrive and reverb effects, as well as the ability to play backing tracks through a 3.5 mm input, it might be the perfect portable rig for musicians.
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Digital Trends Live: Drone delivery OK’d, Aerosmith’s immersive concert, and more

On today's DT Live, we talk about the FAA's drone delivery approval, the Hubble telescope's birthday, how geoengineering can help combat climate change, 3D printing and prosthetics, current identity management practices and how to strengthen them, and Aerosmith's immersive THX concert in Las Vegas.
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Dream on: The concert of the future is in Vegas, and Aerosmith leads the charge

Aerosmith has partnered with THX, L-Acoustics, 1More, and Mixhalo to provide fans with an unparalleled, tech-fueled concert experience for the band’s 50th anniversary. From deeply personal on-stage experiences to immersive, object-based surround sound, here’s how this one concert series could shape the future of live music around the globe.
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Amazon drops prices on Bose speakers and sound systems by up to 50%

Amazon knocked $220 off the price of a pair of Bose 301-V Direct/Reflecting bookshelf loudspeakers, a 50% discount. The 301-Vs are equally suited for listening to music or for combining with other components for a home theater system. Amazon's sale also includes the Bose Solo 5 TV Sound System with remote.
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Get some bud-green Master and Dynamic wireless headphones for $50 off this 420

Looking for the best possible audio experience to pair with your favorite herb? Master and Dynamic has announced a special 4/20 edition of its gorgeous on-ear and over-ear headphones. they will be available for $50 off this 4/20, making now the perfect time to splurge on those headphones you've been eyeing.
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Amazon’s free Spotify competitor is here. Just ask Alexa

Just ask Alexa to play your favorite song. Amazon has launched a free, ad-based music streaming service to compete with Spotify's free tier on its popular Echo devices, aiming to keep listeners into the Amazon ecosystem, and to bolster subscriptions to its paid Amazon Music Unlimited service.
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Puro’s kids headphones don’t just sound great, they help prevent hearing damage

Puro Sound Labs' PuroQuiet headphones are a pair of noise-canceling over-ears that are designed for young listeners, allowing them to jam out to their favorite tunes, but limiting volume to the avoid long-term hearing damage. For parents, they're a great way to provide great sound and peace of mind.