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Keep your iTunes clean and organized with TuneUp [VB Store]

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This sponsored post is produced by StackSocial. We all know that iTunes can become a real mess. That said, it’s a pretty smart program in that it can “occasionally” know what Track 1 is based on the album it comes from. But what if you’re importing a mixed CD?...
Keep your iTunes clean and organized with TuneUp [VB Store]

EFF wants to help Megaupload users get files back from Feds

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Worried your legal files stored on Megaupload are about to be deleted? The non-profit Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has offered to help with retrieving legitimate content and returning it to Megaupload users. For those who haven’t been paying attention, here’s a quick recap: Megaupload was a cloud-based storage company that...
EFF wants to help Megaupload users get files back from Feds

Samsung Announces Mini-Me Version of Galaxy S III

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The Samsung Galaxy S III got a new sibling today with the introduction of the Galaxy S III Mini. But if you were hoping to simply get the company’s flagship Android smartphone in a smaller package, prepare to be disappointed. The Galaxy S III Mini is indeed more compact than...
Samsung Announces Mini-Me Version of Galaxy S III

The Internet Underground Music Archive is back

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A huge part of online music’s forgotten history went back online this month, thanks to Jason Scott, the man behind Textfiles.com. Scott spent the past week uploading a huge chunk of the original Internet Underground Music Archive, also know as IUMA, to the servers of Archive.org. From his blog: “Oh,...
The Internet Underground Music Archive is back

How “Dirty” MP3 Files Are A Back Door Into Cloud DRM

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All the big music sellers may have moved to non-DRM MP3 files long ago, but the watermarking of files with your personal information continues. Most users who buy music don’t know about the marking of files, or don’t care. Unless those files are uploaded to BitTorrent or other P2P...
How “Dirty” MP3 Files Are A Back Door Into Cloud DRM

Music Piracy Is NOT a Problem, It’s an Excuse

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Apparently, independent research is not enough to illustrate that the situation is complex, multi-dimensional, and industry losses are likely completely unrelated to file-sharing. As both an artist and music business owner, I know with certainty that it’s time to move on and spend our energy innovating new businesses and getting...
Music Piracy Is NOT a Problem, It’s an Excuse

Downloadify lets Chrome users copy MP3s of Spotify songs

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A Chrome extension lets people copy unencrypted music files from the streaming-music service's Web interface. It doesn't play well with Google's developer agreement, though. [Read more]...
Downloadify lets Chrome users copy MP3s of Spotify songs

How to join music tracks and add album art with iTunes

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Tips for manipulating music files across devices, joining or deleting tracks, and persistent download problems....
How to join music tracks and add album art with iTunes

MusicBee, a Web-Centric Music Manager

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I rarely post about topics that don't have too much to do with Google, but there's a little-known music player that deserves some recognition. MusicBee is a powerful music player and music organizer for Windows that helps you auto-tag your songs, find lyrics and album pictures, create smart playlists with...
MusicBee, a Web-Centric Music Manager

Windows PCs get an AirPlay-like wireless speaker: Aperion Aris

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Apple devices have enjoyed wireless music playback through AirPlay speakers, but Windows users generally have been left out in the cold. Until now, that is. Aperion announced its Aris wireless speaker on Tuesday, allowing Windows 7 and Windows 8 Consumer Preview computers pipe tunes wirelessly using Microsoft’s “Play To” feature....
Windows PCs get an AirPlay-like wireless speaker: Aperion Aris

Russian Appeals Court Says Popular Social Network vKontakte Is Liable For File Sharing By Users

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The Russian social network site vKontakte is often called "The Facebook of Russia," in large part because it looks a lot like Facebook. It's incredibly popular across the Russian-speaking region (Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, etc.). However, for years, the entertainment industry has argued that the main reason it's so popular is...
Russian Appeals Court Says Popular Social Network vKontakte Is Liable For File Sharing By Users

How to Add More Music to Your iPod or iPhone

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How to Add More Music to Your iPod or iPhone is a post from Chris PirilloIf you’re a music fanatic, I bet you’ve griped many times about the lack of space for tunes on your Apple device. With the release of the new version of iTunes today, those rants will...
How to Add More Music to Your iPod or iPhone
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Study finds iCloud/iTunes Match dominating cloud storage wars with 27% market share in U.S.

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According to a recent survey by research firm Strategy Analytics (via Engadget), Apple is dominating the cloud storage space with 27% of respondents picking iTunes Match and iCloud as their go to service. Closely behind is Dropbox at 17%, Amazon Cloud Drive at 15%, and Google Drive at 10%....
Study finds iCloud/iTunes Match dominating cloud storage wars with 27% market share in U.S.

Why A Site You've Never Heard Of, SoundCloud, Has 180 Million Users

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Song-sharing site Soundcloud announced at Le Web Paris that it now has 180 million users a month. Soundcloud co-founder Alex Ljung said on stage at Le Web that users upload more than 10 hours of music every minute. That's probably because Soundcloud serves as a great platform for independent artists...
Why A Site You've Never Heard Of, SoundCloud, Has 180 Million Users

Amazon Cloud Player Launches PC App

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As part of its mission to bring its music service "everywhere," Amazon announced the release of a dedicated Cloud Player app for desktop PCs Monday. The release comes less than a week after Amazon announced iOS compatibility with Ford Sync-enabled vehicles. PC users could already access Cloud Player through their...
Amazon Cloud Player Launches PC App
With Audiogalaxy Acquisition, Dropbox Signals Its Cloud Music Ambitions

Unlimited Music: Opera Software launches its music streaming and download service in Russia

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Norwegian Internet firm Opera Software has announced a new subscription-based service called Unlimited Music for users in Russia, the company’s key market for its Opera Mini browser. The main idea behind Unlimited Music is to “make music files available in a simple and affordable way for Russians, no matter if...
Unlimited Music: Opera Software launches its music streaming and download service in Russia

Keep Megaupload out of our server seizure case, US lawyers say

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When the US government shut down file-sharing site Megaupload, it also grabbed the service's US-based servers, located at Carpathia Hosting and other companies. That inspired legal demands from Kyle Goodwin, an Ohio man who makes his living videotaping high school sports events, and wants his files back. But the...
Keep Megaupload out of our server seizure case, US lawyers say

Cloud-Music Player AudioBox Lands On iPhone

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Following a significant reboot late last year, cloud-music player AudioBox has released a new app for iPhone that lets users stream their cloud-stored music collections on Apple’s device. It supports most of the features found in the startup’s desktop HTML5-based offering, including the ability to access music stored on a...
Cloud-Music Player AudioBox Lands On iPhone

BandCentral, a Basecamp for Bands, Launches Today

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U.K. startup BandCentral announced its official launch today. Describing itself as a "Basecamp for bands," the service is an online tool for bands, record labels and managers to track finances, manage tours, update social media profiles, and handle merchandising. Sponsor BandCentral provides artists with an online "BandHub" where they can...
BandCentral, a Basecamp for Bands, Launches Today

VIDEO: Music piracy: Google under fire

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The British music trade body, BPI has requested the deletion of more illegal online music files in the six months of this year so far than in the whole of 2011....
VIDEO: Music piracy: Google under fire
Pirates fail to trigger Copyright Alert System after torrenting TV, movie, and music files
Digital Strength Drives First Growth in Music Sales Since 1999 as File Sharing Declines

Gadgetwise Blog: Q&A: Uploading Music to Amazon's Cloud

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The Amazon Cloud Player supports several types of music files, but not those with built-in copy protection....
Gadgetwise Blog: Q&A: Uploading Music to Amazon's Cloud
EMI Group forces file-sharing service MP3tunes into bankruptcy
Nokia Music, company's first Windows 8 app, is now available
Study shows P2P music thieves also buy more music than everyone else

Spotify takes music quality to the “extreme” on iPhone

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If you’re a Spotify user with an iPhone, it’s time to pump up the volume. The popular music streaming service has added support for extremely high quality 320 kbps music streaming and offline synchronizing — just about the best sound you can get from compressed music files. Spotify originally offered...
Spotify takes music quality to the “extreme” on iPhone
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