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Pandora: Give a brand your undivided attention, get an hour of ad-free music

Amid greater competition from Apple and Google, Pandora hatches a new way to skip the annoying commercial breaks.

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A Hulu intern just made a clever Apple Watch app

Hulu users can now control playback from an Apple TV, Xbox One, PlayStation, or Chromecast straight from the wrist.

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FTC ponders App Store's 30% take from streaming rivals after Apple Music launch

The US Government may investigate whether or not App Store policies gives Apple Music an unfair advantage, according to Reuters.

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Google Play Music deleting cached songs on SD cards, but not on purpose

What is it with subscription streaming music services messing with people's stuff lately?

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Plex beefs up its Xbox One app, but still requires a subscription

New features include playlists, music support, SmartGlass controls, and direct MKV playback.

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Showtime debuts a la carte streaming for $11 on Apple TV and iOS

The network's new channel comes with a month-long free trial.

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Apple confirms it's trying to fix Home Sharing for iOS 9

Updating iOS for Apple Music disables streaming iTunes songs from a Mac, and it'll stay that way for at least a couple more months.

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iOS 8.4 nixes Home Sharing for music, at least for now

iTunes users no longer have a free, built-in way to stream their songs from a Mac to iPhones and iPads.

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Why you might not want to upgrade to iTunes 12.2

If you're meticulous about your music library, you should seriously consider not upgrading to iTunes 12.2 until the quirks are fixed.

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How iTunes Match and Apple Music work together

Don't understand how iTunes Match, Apple Music, and iCloud Music Library work together? Here are the differences of these music services from Apple.

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Prince shakes up streaming by pulling music from Spotify, Rdio, and Deezer

The Purple One's Apple Music absence now makes sense.

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Sony's new whole-home speakers combine Google Cast and Apple AirPlay

Can't decide on the best way to send audio from your phone to your sound system? Now you don't have to.

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Hands-on with TiVo's new buddy, Plex Media Server

If you're a TiVo junkie it's a great way to get more content from your computer on to your TV.

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Apple Music FAQ: The ins and outs of Apple's new streaming music service

What kind of playlists can I create? Will Apple Music replace iTunes? What will happen to my Beats subscription? We have the answers, and more.

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First look at Apple Music: Siri and Beats 1 turn streaming on its ear

Siri integration, a 24-hour live radio station, music videos, and tailored recommendations prove Apple isn't messing around when it comes to Music.