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  • News: After slamming Spotify, Thom Yorke and Nigel Godrich back Soundhalo streaming service

    Fresh after removing their catalog from Spotify, members of the musical super group Atoms for Peace, including Radiohead's Thom Yorke and producer Niles Godrich, appear to be putting their weight behind the Soundhalo music service. Atoms for Peace will stream two live shows on the fledgling platform on July 25 and 26.

  • News: Play This! Podcast 34: The Last of Us

    Jason, Armando, and Alex W. hold down the podcast fort after the departure of Carlos, who left to run his own production company. The trio manages to focus almost entirely on The Last of Us, an epic PlayStation 3 game.

  • News: Spotify helps you get scalped with new StubHub app

    Spotify users in the U.S., Canada, and the U.K. now have an easier way to get fleeced by overpriced concert tickets thanks to the launch of a StubHub Spotify app.

  • News: Sony adds high quality streaming and offline listening to Music Unlimited on iOS

    If you're an iOS user who subscribes to Sony's Music Unlimited subscription streaming service (you did know Sony had a streaming music subscription service with a global catalog of more than 20 million tracks, right?) you should be feeling better right about now.

  • News: Ex-Disney boss: Hulu's eventual sale could kill day-after episodes

    The days may be numbered for Hulu's free buffet of next-day streaming TV episodes, according to former Disney CEO Michael Eisner.

  • News: It's on! PlayOn bringing Aereo TV streaming to Android and game consoles

    Cutting the cord is about to get a little easier. On Tuesday MediaMall Technologies' announced that its PlayOn PC-to-TV and mobile streaming service will bring Aereo to a new cast of devices beginning July 10. By coupling with Aereo, PlayOn will expand service to game consoles (PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii, and Wii U), Google TV, and Android devices.

  • News: Digital Reading Room: Rock 'n read

    [As tablets get more powerful, with more memory and sharper-looking screens, their apps are getting a makeover. Increasingly, mobile apps employ multimedia--combining words, pictures, audio, and video--in new and interesting ways. In our Digital Reading Room series, we'll look at some eye-catching multimedia apps and tell you which ones deserve a place on your mobile device.]

  • News: 10 summer flicks that will thrill and chill

    The long holiday weekend may be over, but there's still plenty of summer left. Here's a highly recommended hodgepodge of Hollywood blockbusters, thrill rides, animations, documentaries, independent movies, and--finally--silent comedies available streaming on Netflix and Hulu Plus. Most of them have a summery feel, except for two documentaries about snow and ice--which may sound quite lovely if you're feeling overheated. Enjoy!

  • News: Pandora app update improves your work day with auto-pause, stutter-free streaming

    The Tuesday after a holiday weekend can sometimes drag on--everyone's still getting back into their groove, and it can be tough to get back to actual work. That's why a well-placed tune can improve your day; and if you rely on Pandora's iOS app for those work-day tracks, you can now rock out to the sweet sounds of Daft Punk even in flaky connection areas, thanks to the app's recent update.

  • News: Spotify adds Discover to iPhone, thinks it knows you better than you know yourself

    Spotify has a lot of things going for it, but the experience of using it isn't necessarily among them. On Tuesday, the company moved to address some of those shortcomings with an update that primarily affects iPhone and iPod touch users. Oh, and there's a new icon to go along with it.

  • News: Action: Yahoo buys Qwiki moviemaking app

    In yet another mobile acquisition, Yahoo has acquired Qwiki, a New York City company that makes an app for turning photos and videos into short, edited movies.

  • News: Bare-bones Xbox Music service hits the Web at $10 a month

    As expected, Microsoft has launched a Web version of Xbox Music, allowing access to the service on computers that don't run Windows 8.

  • News: Time Warner Cable set to bring a whopping 300-plus live TV channels to Xbox 360

    Rejoice! Time Warner Cable subscribers will soon be able to watch live broadcasts of shows like The Walking Dead, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and South Park right on their Xbox 360.

  • News: Twitter adds genre search to #music iOS app

    Twitter is hoping to make it easier for people to discover new music on its #music iOS app with the addition of genre search tools, released Thursday.

  • News: Amazon introduces AutoRip service

    Amazon has announced AutoRip, a service which will give UK customers a free digital MP3 copy of any CDs, vinyl or even cassettes purchased online.

  • News: Web version of Xbox Music could be imminent

    Xbox Music may soon break out of Microsoft's own platform and onto any desktop web browser.

  • News: Razer's new Surround software turns your stereo headset into a 7.1 home theater

    I've built and rebuilt more gaming PCs than is probably healthy, but I could never afford to include a decent surround-sound system. I'm not talking only about the price, either--years of living in city apartments with paper-thin walls have made me exceedingly cautious of offending neighbors (and landlords) who have sensitive ears.

  • News: Pink Floyd members reunite to slam Pandora

    Call it another brick in the wall. The surviving members of Pink Floyd have gotten together to slam Pandora for its support of an Internet radio bill that the rockers say would lead to an 85 percent pay cut for musicians.

  • News: Pink Floyd members reunite to slam Pandora

    Call it another brick in the wall. The surviving members of Pink Floyd have gotten together to slam Pandora for its support of an Internet radio bill that the rockers say would lead to an 85 percent pay cut for musicians.

  • News: Android has 99 handsets, but Jay-Z's on one

    Samsung Galaxy users will soon get supersized bragging rights to go with their supersized displays. They'll be given the opportunity to get their ears on Jay-Z's new album Magna Carta Holy Grail before it's released to the general public. And they'll get it for free.

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