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    Beats Music hands-on: Will design and personal touch make it music streaming king?

    By 23 January 2014

    The music streaming space is already crowded, with Spotify, Rdio, Pandora, iTunes Radio, Google Play Music, Last.FM and others having already edged out their place on customers' credit card statements and home screens. Now there's a new player in town,...

  • Cars

    Hands-on: Rara music streaming in BMW 4 Series Coupé review

    By 20 December 2013

    Car manufacturers are increasingly looking to offer connected services to drivers. Those used to having everything at their fingertips on their smartphone can now find that the car is just as connected a place. Cars have long been offering online services...

  • Apps 4 out of 5

    Pure Music review

    By 26 December 2011

    Back in October, Pure, the radio specialist, officially announced Pure Music; a streaming service that sees it going head-to-head with Spotify. Although you won't hear a Pure employee mention the S word, the similarities are obvious and it is impossible...

  • Phones

    APP OF THE DAY: Spotify preview release (BlackBerry)

    By 19 October 2011

    Spotify continues to extend its web of musical streaming onto just about every platform imaginable, just recently Facebook integration was added and now finally long overdue BlackBerry connectivity is nearly complete. As of now the Spotify app exists...

  • Audio 4 out of 5

    Cambridge Audio Sonata NP30 review

    By 21 July 2011

    As computer hard disks and external HDD balloon in size, are we the only ones who have returned to rip our CD collection in lossless quality? Probably not, and though streaming lossless files (in 24-bit/96kHz studio quality on the NP30, no less) around...

  • Apps

    APP OF THE DAY: Spotify for iPhone

    By 22 November 2010

    When the iPhone came along, one of its key selling points was that it was an iPod, but with phone capabilities. The iPod was very much at the forefront of its design. But over time, as the smartphone revolution has kicked in and the web, and particularly...

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