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JBL Reflect Response earbuds have gesture control so you can wave in the air like you just don’t care

JBL Reflect Response earbuds have gesture control so you can wave in the air like you just don’t care

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JBL has unveiled what it claims to be the "world's first gesture control smart headphones". The JBL Reflect Response earbuds come with motion sensing technology, so can recognise waves of a hand in order to change tracks or answer calls without needing... >>

Spotify apps are dead, but more live on integrated into the new desktop

Spotify apps are dead, but more live on integrated into the new desktop

By 26 February 2015

Spotify has announced new app integration in its desktop platform that signifies the end of third-party apps on Spotify once and for all. Spotify announced back in March 2014 that it would no longer be updating its apps. Most have still been accessible... >>

Which is the best music streaming service in the UK? Spotify vs Rdio vs Deezer and more

Which is the best music streaming service in the UK? Spotify vs Rdio vs Deezer and more

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As long as there have been digital music files there has been digital music piracy, with services like Napster becoming massive around a decade ago simply because the music industry couldn't keep up with the illegal distribution of its content. However,... >>

Google Play Music: Now store 50,000 songs in the cloud to stream anywhere, free

Google Play Music: Now store 50,000 songs in the cloud to stream anywhere, free

By 26 February 2015

Google Play Music has extended its cloud storage offerings from 20,000 songs to a whopping 50,000 tracks. For those that want to keep their owned music files but also like to stream, rather than carry the files on their device, Google Play Music is ideal.... >>

Lossless Led Zeppelin available to stream for the first time and not where you'd expect

Lossless Led Zeppelin available to stream for the first time and not where you'd expect

By 25 February 2015

Six of Led Zeppelin's classic studio albums are available to stream in a lossless music format for the first time, through Norwegian Spotify rival Tidal. Guitarist Jimmy Page has even worked with the music streaming service to remaster the albums to present... >>

Ultimate Ears UE Megaboom review: Boom and bass
5 out of 5

Ultimate Ears UE Megaboom review: Boom and bass

By 24 February 2015

When we reviewed the original UE Boom, we thought it was the best portable Bluetooth audio speaker since sliced bread. But for when you want a thicker slice, with a greater dollop of bass spread, there's the UE Megaboom. Bigger scale, bigger sound, but... >>

MTV looks to shake up music streaming services with 'play-as-you-go' MTV Trax app

MTV looks to shake up music streaming services with 'play-as-you-go' MTV Trax app

By 24 February 2015

MTV has announced a duo of apps that it hopes will change the nature of music streaming, both audibly and through video. MTV Trax is a "play-as-you-go' music service designed for those who don't wish to commit to a direct debit subscription with all-you-can-eat... >>

Blur to release first new album in 12 years, Spotify gets first single: Listen to it here

Blur to release first new album in 12 years, Spotify gets first single: Listen to it here

By 19 February 2015

The British group Blur has announced its first studio album in 12 years, which will be available in all formats and to stream from 27 April. And to celebrate the announcement, the first single "Go Out" is now available to listen to on Spotify. You can... >>

Spotify move over, YouTube Music Key will give you offline music vids soon

Spotify move over, YouTube Music Key will give you offline music vids soon

By 19 February 2015

YouTube is preparing to launch its paid monthly subscription music service in a few months. YouTube Music Key, as it's called, was announced as imminent by Robert Kyncl, head of content and business operations, at the Code/Media conference. The service... >>

Zane Lowe leaves BBC for Apple, here are 6 jobs he could be doing

Zane Lowe leaves BBC for Apple, here are 6 jobs he could be doing

By 16 February 2015

Zane Lowe, the BBC Radio 1 DJ has announced that he will leave the BBC in March to join Apple. Lowe, who has been with the BBC for 12 years, currently hosts a number of shows at the station, but is giving all that up to relocate to Cupertino with his... >>