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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
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Skip Tunes is an elegant, graphical alternative for skipping between music tracks

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When you’re heads-down and working hard on something, you might have some music playing on your computer. When that happens, you don’t necessarily want to stop what you’re doing and switch to the app that’s playing the music just to skip tracks. Mac users known that you can simply tap...
Skip Tunes is an elegant, graphical alternative for skipping between music tracks

Eyeconit for iOS lets you scan app icons in the real world to get them for yourself

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If you’ve ever hung out with a bunch of friends who have iPhones you know that the conversation at some point will turn to “what apps do you have?”. I’ve seen it happen in bars and restaurants and I always enjoy it when someone pulls out their phone and demos...
Eyeconit for iOS lets you scan app icons in the real world to get them for yourself

Scosche bassDOCK blasts Weezer from any iPad, available now for $150

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If you're having trouble wading through the pool of iPad dock prospects, we're about to add another to the mix. Scosche has announced that its bassDOCK for both iPad models is now shipping. The dock will blast "My Name is Jonas" from a pair of 1.6-inch stereo speakers and...
Scosche bassDOCK blasts Weezer from any iPad, available now for $150

Deezer teams up with indie rights agency Merlin to provide access to even more music

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Deezer, the subscription music streaming service, and Merlin, the global independent rights agency, have struck a deal so that music fans can now access tracks from some of the world’s top independent labels. The match is a pretty good one as Deezer has global ambitions and Merlin’s catalogue has quite...
Deezer teams up with indie rights agency Merlin to provide access to even more music

Huawei Mercury for Cricket gains unlimited Muve Music service, challenges aural appetites

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Consider it a bit of a rebirth. Cricket's premiere smartphone, the Huawei Mercury -- known elsewhere as the Honor -- has just taken on a new life as a member of the carrier's Muve Music lineup. Beginning today, current owners may add the unlimited music subscription service to their...
Huawei Mercury for Cricket gains unlimited Muve Music service, challenges aural appetites

Google to launch pilot program for Android-based HUD glasses

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Google has reportedly been hard at work developing glasses with a built-in heads-up display (HUD) on one lens. The glasses reportedly look very similar to Oakley’s Thump sunglasses, which allowed users to load songs onto a small flash drive and listen to tunes through integrated ear buds. According to...
Google to launch pilot program for Android-based HUD glasses

Lumix GF5: Panasonic fine-tunes its entry-level ILC (hands-on)

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We took a preproduction unit of Panasonic's latest entry-level interchangeable-lens camera for a spin and found its design tweaks useful and its performance zippier. [Read more]...
Lumix GF5: Panasonic fine-tunes its entry-level ILC (hands-on)

JVC nightstand pulls double duty as iPhone dock

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This fancy bedside table packs powerful speakers, so you can blast your tunes while recharging your iPhone or iPod....
JVC nightstand pulls double duty as iPhone dock
Feature: Mastered for iTunes: how audio engineers tweak tunes for the iPod age
Da Chip releases second album of Daft Punk chiptune covers, streams it free online

BlackBerry Music Gateway hands-on (video)

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The music streaming accessory market is immensely saturated, but RIM is hoping to add its own flavor with its latest version of the BlackBerry Music Gateway. We took a brief look at this year's BlackBerry World in Orlando, and were impressed by both its size and ease of use....
BlackBerry Music Gateway hands-on (video)

Google Play adds shared song playlist to Music, helps you relive your friends' terrible taste in tunes

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Remember that funky beat your buddy at work shared with you over Google+? Don't bother digging through their post history, Mountain View's music service has you covered with its new "Shared with me" auto-playlist. This self-maintaining list keeps track of all the songs friends and colleagues send your way,...
Google Play adds shared song playlist to Music, helps you relive your friends' terrible taste in tunes

UK gets official Top 100 music streaming chart next week, Billboard seen crying in the corner

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Used to be, musicians were judged (commercially speaking, of course) by how much radio play they got and how many albums and singles they sold. The UK's answer to Billboard, the Official Charts Company, has seen a future filled with streaming music from services like Spotify, Napster and Deezer...
UK gets official Top 100 music streaming chart next week, Billboard seen crying in the corner

Google Music users granted de-authentication reprieve as company retools activation system

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Google Music users learned of a frightful new policy this morning that dictates a user may de-authorize only four devices in a year, out of ten total activations. While the policy is likely to go unnoticed by the majority of consumers, it instantly created a great pain for those...
Google Music users granted de-authentication reprieve as company retools activation system
Rdio’s Major Redesign Gives Listeners A Unified View, Enhanced Sharing, Private Playlists & More

Olympus tunes up its top compacts with the SZ-31MR iHS, TG-820 iHS

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New sensors and image processors make these two top-of-the-line models look very interesting....
Olympus tunes up its top compacts with the SZ-31MR iHS, TG-820 iHS

PSA: Google Play offers 24/7 phone support for apps, books, movies and music

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Maybe it got lost in the transition from Android Market to Google Play, but it's come to our attention that Mountain View's now offering phone support for any issue related to its shop. The deal's fairly simple; if you happen to run into any troubles with apps, tunes, books...
PSA: Google Play offers 24/7 phone support for apps, books, movies and music

Vimeo partners with SmartSound, debuts new Enhancer tool to embed 50,000+ tracks to videos

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Expanding its music offering, Vimeo has today launched two new features to its video service, releasing Enhancer — a new tool that allows users to embed over 50,000 music tracks from its Music Store — now also offering nearly 4,000 customisable tracks via a new partnership with SmartSound. Similar to YouTube’s online...
Vimeo partners with SmartSound, debuts new Enhancer tool to embed 50,000+ tracks to videos

Music Smasher searches Spotify, Rdio, MOG and more in one shot

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When it comes to streaming music services are you something of an agnostic? That's not necessarily a bad thing -- Spotify, Rdio, MOG, Grooveshark, etc... all have their strengths and weaknesses (Spotify, for example, is a great source for Norwegian black metal). The trouble is, it's neither fun nor...
Music Smasher searches Spotify, Rdio, MOG and more in one shot

Nyx Mobile Twist Connect hands-on

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It's not often that we write about a feature phone, but we were charmed by the Twist Connect's unique design. The dual-SIM device prides itself on its integration with Nyx Messenger, social networks like Twitter and it's MP3-playing abilities. It's the music playing features that caught our attention. The...
Nyx Mobile Twist Connect hands-on

NEC adds speakers to lightbulb, Edison wishes he'd had the idea (video)

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NEC Lighting has produced a union 'twixt wireless speaker and LED ceiling light that's controllable with an Android phone. You can rock out to your favorite tunes over Bluetooth at the same you play with the brightness and color temperature of the light. Or you can switch to one...
NEC adds speakers to lightbulb, Edison wishes he'd had the idea (video)

Sony Music Unlimited comes to iPhone with streaming music app

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Android and PlayStation Vita owners have felt the Music Unlimited love on their respective devices for quite some time now, but the Spotify / MOG / Rdio competitor has finally made its way to the App Store, bringing with it yet another option for streaming music on iOS. The...
Sony Music Unlimited comes to iPhone with streaming music app

YouTube updates its Audio Editing interface, adds featured tracks and mixing options

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When you want to share a video with a lot of people, YouTube is the top destination for most people. The service continues to draw top-notch talent to the platform as well, and continues to add more features for content creators. One of the handiest YouTube features is the ability...
YouTube updates its Audio Editing interface, adds featured tracks and mixing options
SoundCloud Gets A Major Makeover, But Only Private Beta Users Can See It (For Now)

WhoSampled launches iOS app to let you discover remixes and covers of your favorite tunes

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As we wrote way back in 2009, London-based startup WhoSampled answers music’s most frustrating question: Where do I recognize that song from? As with any self-respecting tech startup, WhoSampled is finally rolling out a brand new iOS app today, which is excellent news for music fans around the world. Why?...
WhoSampled launches iOS app to let you discover remixes and covers of your favorite tunes

This Turntable.fm Chrome extension will show you concert listings and suggested tracks

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As mentioned earlier today, we attended SF Music Hack Day this past weekend and saw some amazing demos. One of the more popular hacks came from a Chrome extension called Turntable.fm Extended which adds concert listings along the left-hand side of the screen for each artist currently playing in a...
This Turntable.fm Chrome extension will show you concert listings and suggested tracks

Four HUBOs "Come Together" for a Drexel Engineering MET-lab demo

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Robot Beatles cover band? Check. Students at Drexel University's Music and Entertainment Technology Lab (MET-lab) have developed software that allows HUBO robots to create tunes following a musical score. The Roboband plays the song without human control during the performance -- a demo that combines humanoid tech and creative...
Four HUBOs "Come Together" for a Drexel Engineering MET-lab demo
Splash.FM, a Klout for music discovery, opens up beta
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