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Quest For The Perfect Playlist: iTunes Radio, Pandora And Spotify

With the recent release of iTunes Radio, Apple threw its hat into the streaming radio ring. And for all the discussions over features and pricing of the service compared to established competitors like Pandora and Spotify, what music lovers ultimately care about is hearing songs they like. Radio …

Seven Ways Musicians Make Money Off YouTube

You'd think because "The Internet" equals "music piracy," your favorite pop stars would never make any money from those millions and millions of …

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Madonna releases new film exclusively via BitTorrent Bundle

Madonna has released her new anti-persecution SecretProjectRevolution film exclusively via BitTorrent Bundle. It’s a major endorsement of BitTorrent’s new file format, which combines content, community, and — if desired — commerce.<p>“My goal is to show by the example of SecretProjectRevolution my …

Rdio and Cumulus will announce deal to create free, ad-supported music

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit:<p>It seems that Rdio, the streaming music service founded by Skype, is making some big plays to overtake its competition. …

With Automatic Photo Import, Days Gets One Step Closer To Having Users Share Everything

Days by Wander launched back in May with a very difficult mission: to change the way you think about photo-sharing. While some think that pictures of your feet or coffee are too mundane for photo-sharing to Instagram or Facebook, Days asked you to share as many photos as possible, mundane or …

'Call of Duty' meets chess in 'Superhot'

Gallery: 'Call of Duty' meets chess in 'Superhot'<p>Gallery: 'Call of Duty' meets chess in 'Superhot'<p>+ 2<p>+ 1<p><i>This article was first published in the July</i> …

Mobify – Digital Experience Platform

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What It's Like To Use An App That Claims To Make You Happier And Healthier

That's a tall order for an app, but it's exactly what Inner Balance aims to do.<p>HeartMath explores the relationship between the human mind and the human heart by researching what's called heart/brain coherence. In plain language, they look at how well your heart can communicate with your brain.<p>The …

Best apps on campus

As college-bound students head off to school and high school students cram spontaneous adventures into their final few weeks of summer, it's time to trade the time-wasting apps and websites of summer for others that can help them make the grade. Among them are apps and sites that can help freshmen …

Get a monthly mystery care package for nerds

A new service called Nerd Block sends a nerd-themed mystery gift every month for just $20.<p>Do you like presents? Of course you do -- and a new service lets you send geeky surprise gifts to yourself.<p>Nerd Block is a subscription-based nerd care package service which, for $19.99 a month (plus …

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Former Apple employees call ‘Jobs’ biopic a ‘work of fiction’, explain how it really happened

<b>Update:</b> Steve Wozniak provided some of his thoughts on the film to Gizmodo after seeing ‘JOBS’ last night.<p>With the new Steve ‘Jobs’ biopic starring Ashton Kutcher set to hit theaters nationwide today, Slashdot just posted an interview with two former Apple employees who gave their take on some of …

Make love, not war: a military contractor helps build a dating app

Instead of bad guys, Hinge wants to help you find dates<p>If you Google "John Kleint," you won’t come up with much. This time last year, Kleint was working for a military defense contractor that he won’t name. "Big data analytics," he calls the job. "Projects involved analyzing a large social graph of …

Why were women finally added to 'Call of Duty: Ghosts' multiplayer?

Yesterday, <i>Call of Duty: Ghosts</i> introduced the first playable female characters ever featured in <i>Call of Duty's</i> multiplayer campaign. The change, Activision CEO Eric Hirshberg tells <i>Polygon</i>, has long been one of the most requested features in the game: "If I had a billboard chart of requests, this …

Leading ladies: Amazing indie games made by women (pictures)

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Kinect app that turns any surface into a touchscreen now available, starts at $149

With several companies developing technologies that can turn any surface into a touchscreen, it should be widely available soon. Those who want to try it out before it's cool, however, should look towards Ubi Interactive's software that combines the talents of Microsoft's Kinect for Windows sensor …

How Much Do Average Apps Make?

The last few years have seen an unprecedented number of people rushing to develop mobile apps for iOS and Android. But looking at the installed user base on each platform and information on the payouts made by the different companies, it appears that the vast majority of developers will find …

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Never before has security been so much in the spotlight as it is today. Every news site (or paper if you still get those where you live) and TV program is littered with details of the latest data breach, virus or hacktivist attack. Yet despite all this attention there are staggering myths and …

New Windows 8.1 build addresses first-time user complaints

Microsoft is expected to finalize its Windows 8.1 update in the coming days, but a near-final build has leaked online offering a closer look at some of the improvements. The 9471 build, a test version of the Release to Manufacturing (RTM) build that will be made available later this month, includes …

Firefox OS for the world! ZTE to sell $80 Open smartphone through eBay

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Have you been jonesing for a chance to play with Mozilla’s Firefox OS smartphone operating system, but you don’t live in one …

One more time: Flash storage vendor Nimbus Data declares hybrid storage dead

Advertisement<p>10 Comments<p>Broadly speaking, there are two schools of thought when it comes to flash storage. One holds that flash is perfect for …

Can an audiophile find joy in a full-size $40 headphone?

JVC's HA-RX700 not only sounds better than a lot of $100 headphones, it's remarkably comfortable and ruggedly built.<p>I'm always on the lookout for great sounding products in all price ranges, so when an Audiophiliac reader suggested the almost too good to be true JVC HA-RX700 full-size headphones, I …

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Pirate Bay releases 'PirateBrowser' to sail round censorship, mark ten years on the ocean wave

The Pirate Bay may be many things, but one that it is not, is a pushover. It's moved location, received continuous heat from various courts, and, of course, done some time. But still, it doesn't give up. The latest effort is a browser designed to help you access the torrent site in locations where …

Sexist Job Ad For Web Developers Complains That 'Your Girlfriend Doesn't Understand' Tech

<b>This help wanted ad for web developers at Bloopark assumes applicants will be male, and that their girlfriends don't understand what they do:</b><p>Bloopark is an Apple app development agency based in Magdeburg, Germany. It also creates web applications and e-commerce stores.<p>Many women in tech will sigh …

Sum up YouTube video stats with VidIQ Vision for Chrome

Ready to find out how you can reach a larger audience with your YouTube videos? VidIQ's Chrome extension will show you what makes other videos so popular.<p>When you create a video to share with the world on YouTube, you want it to be a hit. Although you can find analytics for your video through the …

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YouTube founders create Mixbit: Vine-like video sharing with a difference

Social Network-backed video sharing apps are all the rage, and now the biggest boys in school have woken up to the idea. MixBit is the brainchild of Chad Hurley and Steve Chen, better known as the founders of YouTube, and is a Google Ventures-backed iOS app that lets you record up to 16 seconds of …

Samsung Galaxy Folder flaunts its dual-screen flip design for the camera

Samsung may have already spoiled the Galaxy Folder's upcoming launch, but it hasn't given us a peek at a real, live device. Contributors to <i>Clien.net</i>'s forums claim to have what we're missing, however -- they've posted a trio of photos that appear to reveal the dual-screen Android clamshell in …

Edward Snowden cast as hero in smartphone game

The NSA leaker wanted by U.S. authorities stars in the mobile game Snowden Run 3D. In the endless runner, players must collect "sensitive information" while avoiding the long arm of the law.<p>Now Edward Snowden can hunt for information on Americans' smartphones.<p>The National Security Agency leaker …

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Filemaker withdrawing Bento as consumers turn to Evernote & its ilk

Business database company FileMaker, a subsidiary of Apple, is withdrawing its more consumer-orientated database app, Bento. It will remain available on the FileMaker Store, App Store and Mac App Store until the end of September.<p>Bento was well-received when it was launched in 2008, and had shipped …