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This handy app lets Mac users control their Grooveshark experience with a few keyboard shortcuts

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The key to any decent music player, at least as far as convenience is concerned, is none other than having access to keyboard shortucts. Using a Web-based service like Grooveshark can be a frustrating experience, if each time you want to skip or pause a song, you have to pull...
This handy app lets Mac users control their Grooveshark experience with a few keyboard shortcuts
Amazon reportedly in talks with record labels to allow music library matching in its cloud service

Awesome desktop music player Tomahawk relaunches, and there’s a new Web version too

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You may or may not have heard of this music player before, but either way you’ll probably want to read on as we think you’ll like it. Tomahawk is a cross-platform, open source desktop music player. Not only does it let you play tunes stored on your hard-drive, as any...
Awesome desktop music player Tomahawk relaunches, and there’s a new Web version too

Apple’s Television

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People have been talking about an Apple television for the last couple of years, but nobody knows for sure if the company will actually make one or not. I wouldn’t count Apple out of that market. I’ve long held that Apple will enter markets that it feels it can make...
Apple’s Television

Google's long awaited Nexus 4 Wireless Charger arrives for $59.99, looks like half of an 8-ball

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Google’s Nexus 4 Wireless Charger is now available for sale in the Google Play store. For $59.99, customers can charge their Nexus 4 device wirelessly using the Qi inductive charger. The company says that it expects orders to begin shipping in less than one week.   At first glance, one...
Google's long awaited Nexus 4 Wireless Charger arrives for $59.99, looks like half of an 8-ball

Today in Tech: Can Justin Timberlake reboot Myspace?

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Facebook's newest advertising technique raises concerns; why so-called 'Silicon Valley wallflowers' are hot.  Myspace teases a completely rethought service, and believe it or not, it looks beautiful [THE NEXT WEB] As you can see in the teaser below, discovered by Grace Dent and The Financial Times' Tim Bradshaw, Myspace is debuting a media-focused social network which emphasizes...
Today in Tech: Can Justin Timberlake reboot Myspace?

iFixit tears into the new iPod touch, bemoans lack of repairability

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The folks over at iFixit have gotten their tool-sporting hands all over the new iPod touch, giving Apple's latest music player the customary detailed teardown. The alien autopsy-esque dissection reveals the device's A5 processor, flash memory from Toshiba and a lot of parts secured firmly in place. The latter,...
iFixit tears into the new iPod touch, bemoans lack of repairability

LeapFrog reveals LeapPad 2 and Leapster GS learning tablets, priced at $70 and $100

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Got a youngster who ain't keen on waiting for his or her Surface of choice to ship? There's a LeapFrog for that. The name in educational slates has just revealed a pair of refreshed gizmos, the LeapPad 2 and Leapster GS. Boasting higher resolution front and rear cameras /...
LeapFrog reveals LeapPad 2 and Leapster GS learning tablets, priced at $70 and $100

Navegas is a classy, super-simple music player in your browser

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There’s no shortage of ways to listen to music online these days, and Navegas is throwing its hat into the ring as a browser-based portal for accessing tunes from a variety of sources. As it’s made in Berlin, there’s little surprise that this is a good-looking site, oozing the Berlin...
Navegas is a classy, super-simple music player in your browser

This teeny tiny portfolio case for the iPod nano is the only April Fools gag I really want to buy

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We’re huge fans of the work that Pad & Quill does making polished cases for Apple products. We’ve reviewed the Contega for iPad and the Cartella for MacBook Air previously and found them to be fantastic. But there was one product that P&Q didn’t cover, and they decided today was...
This teeny tiny portfolio case for the iPod nano is the only April Fools gag I really want to buy

Snakebyte gamepad evolves into Unu Android tablet, promises to replace your Smart TV

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What defines ambition? Maybe it's building an Android tablet after first setting out to build a Bluetooth gaming controller. That seems to be the backstory behind the Unu, a pair of seven and 10-inch gaming tablets that started life as the Snakebyte gamepad. The German made tablet is built...
Snakebyte gamepad evolves into Unu Android tablet, promises to replace your Smart TV

Apple Leaps to #6 in Latest Fortune 500 Rankings

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Fortune today released its annual "Fortune 500" list, a high-profile ranking of the largest companies in the United States ranked by revenue. In the new rankings, Apple has risen to #6 from its #17 spot in last year's rankings.Apple is bigger than ever -- the company cracked the Fortune 10...
Apple Leaps to #6 in Latest Fortune 500 Rankings

Former Palm Head Jon Rubinstein Leaves Hewlett-Packard

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Jon Rubinstein, the former Apple executive who took over handheld maker Palm and moved with it to Hewlett-Packard in a 2010 acquisition, has left HP effective today, AllThingsD has learned. Rubinstein is said to have no immediate plans, and had completed a 12- to 24-month commitment to stay with HP...
Former Palm Head Jon Rubinstein Leaves Hewlett-Packard

HTC updates Beats Audio, makes it work with any third-party app

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Let's just say we were underwhelmed by the first iteration of HTC Beats on the Sensation XE. But now it looks like the technology has been revamped for the latest One handsets, so -- once we've tasted the pudding -- we might just have to revise that opinion. The...
HTC updates Beats Audio, makes it work with any third-party app

New Smartphone Or Headphones? Here Are A Few Tips To Prevent Hearing Loss

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This holiday season, many of us will be tearing the cellophane off of a hot new pair of headphones, a new smartphone, or music player. Before you decide to test the limits of OSHA’s volume regulations on your eardrums, we thought you’d want to know some helpful tips so you...
New Smartphone Or Headphones? Here Are A Few Tips To Prevent Hearing Loss

From forum concept to reality: The Auxo Jailbreak tweak sets the standard for iOS app switching

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Multitasking has been a part of iOS for a number of years — coming to third-party apps in 2010 with the launch of iOS 4.0 — but iOS device users have often lamented at the lack of innovation in the implementation of Apple’s app-switching features. In early October, designer @Sentry_NC wowed...
From forum concept to reality: The Auxo Jailbreak tweak sets the standard for iOS app switching

UE Boom: a splash-resistant, Bluetooth-enabled speaker for overzealous rioters

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You know what'll go perfectly with that waterproof Bluetooth speaker ball that a Billy Corgan doppelganger recommended a few years back? That odd tube you're undoubtedly fixated on above. That's the Ultimate Ears UE Boom, and those people underneath are presumably blitzed from a day of raving at [insert...
UE Boom: a splash-resistant, Bluetooth-enabled speaker for overzealous rioters

Engadget Podcast 289 - 04.13.2012

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The Real Engadget Podcast: New York City: It's when bloggers stop being polite, and start getting real, which for these Engadget Podcasters means talking to their pets and talking to their beers, with a stiff dose of tech talk up top that can't be out-realed.Host: Brian HeaterGuests: Michael Gorman,...
Engadget Podcast 289 - 04.13.2012
With Audiogalaxy Acquisition, Dropbox Signals Its Cloud Music Ambitions

Nielsen: More Teens Now Listen To Music Through YouTube Than Any Other Source

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According to Nielsen’s latest “Music 360” report, 48% of consumers in the U.S. still see radio as the dominant way to discover new music. For almost two-thirds of U.S. teenagers, however, Google’s YouTube is now a more important source of music than radio (54%), iTunes (53%) and CDs (50%). Despite...
Nielsen: More Teens Now Listen To Music Through YouTube Than Any Other Source

Zuckerberg Might Not Bother Attending Facebook's Road Show

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Usually, before a company goes public, its top executives travel around the country and sell the deal to big institutional investors. This is called the road show.  Facebook is going to IPO in about a month, and its road show is about to start. In a surprise to some traditionalists,...
Zuckerberg Might Not Bother Attending Facebook's Road Show

Ear candy! The best Windows 8 music apps

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The touch-friendly modern UI at the core of Windows 8 looks and feels like no Windows that's come before, but for music lovers, the question is how does it sound? This early into the life cycle of the Windows Store, the best music apps--as with any other genre--are going...
Ear candy! The best Windows 8 music apps

Rolling Stone Giving Online Readers 'Total Access'—For A Price

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Rolling Stone finally took control of its website back from RealNetworks (NSDQ: RNWK) last summer—now it’s finally putting the contents of the entire magazine, along with 43 years worth of archives, online. But much of the heretofore print-only content will be behind a paywall. Still, in an interview with...
Rolling Stone Giving Online Readers 'Total Access'—For A Price

The world's smallest and lightest phone now does email, is still ridiculous

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Ultrapixels, styli and Retina displays -- enough. Willcom's Phone Strap 2 has arrived and it weighs 32 grams. Does it look familiar? It should, as it's the spitting image of its predecessor, the WX03A. With the same 32mm x 70mm footprint (though it's 1mm thicker), it's a pretty absurd...
The world's smallest and lightest phone now does email, is still ridiculous

Microsoft adding music playback capabilities to SkyDrive, perhaps taking Xbox Music to iOS, Android

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If you are excited about Xbox Music, Microsoft’s new music service that has replaced the never-quite-there Zune product that was loved by some, but remained a punchline for others, something good may be just around the corner. Microsoft has long hinted at adding the ability to have your music library...
Microsoft adding music playback capabilities to SkyDrive, perhaps taking Xbox Music to iOS, Android

Myspace teases a completely rethought service, and believe it or not, it looks beautiful

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Myspace has just revealed a video of what appears the be the future of the once wildly popular social network, now that Justin Timberlake and others have steered it in a new direction. As you can see in the teaser below, Myspace is debuting a media focused social network which...
Myspace teases a completely rethought service, and believe it or not, it looks beautiful

Apple revamps iOS Podcasts app

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Apple has recently revamped the iOS Podcasts app to version 1.2, hastily followed by a version 1.2.1 update to address a few issues that some users were having. The new version of the app is available now as a free Universal download from the App Store. When Apple launched its...
Apple revamps iOS Podcasts app

Yandex Tempts Samsung Ultrabook Buyers With 250 GB Of Storage Space

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Russian search company Yandex is distinctly Googley in its hosting of a disparate array of digital services. Its latest play is cloud storage space, which it is promoting with a little help from Samsung. Starting today, Yandex will offer 250 GB of free space on its fledgling cloud storage service...
Yandex Tempts Samsung Ultrabook Buyers With 250 GB Of Storage Space
SkyDrive Assets Hint At Web-Based Streaming Music Player Coming From Microsoft

OUTFLANKED AND SLOW: How E-Ink Got Blindsided By The Tablet Era

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Amidst our growing love affair with the tablet, spare a thought for its increasingly shelfbound sibling: the e-reader. Take Taiwan's E Ink Holdings Inc, which makes most of the monochrome displays for devices such as Amazon.com Inc's Kindle and Barnes & Noble Inc's Nook. After five years...
OUTFLANKED AND SLOW: How E-Ink Got Blindsided By The Tablet Era
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