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Bob Dylan unveils first song from forthcoming studio album

Bob Dylan has released the first song from a forthcoming 36th studio album, due before the end of the year. Full Moon & Empty Arms, which is streaming now on Dylan's website, is best known as a 1945 hit for Frank Sinatra.<p>For the moment, Dylan's remaining quiet about his plans for the follow-up to …

Time Out of Mind: the Lives of Bob Dylan review – an essential addition

<i>Time Out of Mind</i>, the second volume of Ian Bell's ambitious two-part biography of Bob Dylan, picks up where <i>O</i><i>nce Upon a Time</i> left off – with the recording of Dylan's mid-70s masterpiece, <i>Blood on the Tracks</i> – and ends, some 500 pages later, with the release of 2012's critically acclaimed <i>Tempest</i>.<p>If …

Here’s Why You Should Be Very Excited For Bob Dylan’s Next Album

In 1966, Bob Dylan got into a motorcycle wreck that nearly killed him. It also saved his life: he ditched the pills, the booze, and the speed-influenced lifestyle that makes <i>Dont Look Back</i> a fascinating, if hard to watch documentary, and retreated to Woodstock, New York, where he could make music …

Bob Dylan honoured by Jack White, Neil Young and more at 2015 tribute gig

An all-star Musicares concert in LA next year will celebrate the 73-year-old for his impact on world culture<p>Bob Dylan is to be celebrated by artists including Jack White, Neil Young and Beck as next year’s MusiCares person of the year. A tribute concert on 6 February will recognise the 73-year-old …

Bob Dylan: When You’re Lost in The Rain in Juarez … Tom Thumb’s Blues

All’s Well That Begins And Ends Well<p>A record exists between two silences. The silence before the song starts is one of expectation and anticipation. …

Secrets of great ‘lost’ albums

With the arrival of long-awaited releases from Dylan and The Velvet Underground, Greg Kot explores the enduring appeal of the never-heard classic.<p>Rock history is littered with ‘lost’ albums, and in the next few weeks two more buried treasures will be unearthed: Bob Dylan’s Basement Tapes and an …

Google Earth update brings new 3D rendering tech and a few other tweaks

It’s Update Wednesday and while the most exciting thing to come from Google is the new Inbox from Gmail app, Google is also rolling out a new Google Earth update that includes new 3D rendering tech and a few other tweaks.<p>In their blog post, Google says that 3D images will now look much better and …

Inbox by Gmail Quick Look (video)

Inbox by Gmail has been on a lot of mind’s these last couple of days. Thanks to invite system and its claim to re-invent email, it’s a hot commodity that a lot of people want to try for themselves. In this short video (linked above), we’ll take a quick look at Inbox by Gmail to see what it’s really …

5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week! – Google Play Weekly

Welcome back to Google Play Weekly! Here are the headlines from this last week:<p>The Google Play Store now allows you to filter searches to apps with 4 star ratings or higher.<br>• Plex has been making a lot of waves lately. Most recently, it’s been announced that it’ll be a default app on the Nexus …

Don’t toss that old Android: Turn it into a Chromecast receiver!

For its $35 price tag, Google’s Chromecast is already fairly inexpensive. Still, you might be able to save that money by re-purposing an Android …

Amazon has made its Appstore for Android obsolete

Since its creation, the Amazon Appstore stood apart, banned from being offered in the official store for Android apps, Google Play, until now... sort of. When Amazon recently updated its main Android app, it got a new "Apps & Games" department that duplicates the content found in the standalone …

Got Google's new Inbox app? Now you can invite three friends!

The jury's still out on Google's new mobile approach to email, but that hasn't stopped people from going a little batty over getting invited to use it (see also: Gmail, Google Wave). In case you were feeling a little weird about begging Google for an Inbox invite, though, you can now just beg your …

The Absolute Beginner's Guide to Social Media

Be selective<p>Your early foray into social media might seem a bit daunting and it can indeed quickly overwhelm you if you try too much, too soon. Don’t make this mistake. There’s no need to dive headlong into a long list of networks, or even the top four, right out of the gate.<p>Pick just one or two. …

Silicon Power Armor A60 review: A tough and fast portable drive for a friendly price - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Silicon Power Armor A60 portable drive is fast and affordable. The drive can also withstand drops and dust and is water-resistant.<p><b>The Bad</b> The drive doesn't use a traditional Micro-USB 3.0 cable, it includes no backup software and is slightly bulkier than its peers.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> The …

Batteries Are Evolving: Three Batteries That Demonstrate Product Range

Backup batteries are big. At least most of them. The team at Go Design Group thought the world needed a smaller battery so they kicked out an idea into the world, the idea of a backup battery that would fit in a wallet.<p>The resulting product almost fits that specification, depending on your wallet …