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Fill your home with holiday music

With a ho-ho-ho and a modest-to-moderate financial investment, you can blast holiday tunes from one end of your home to the other.

How to get started with AirPlay

Apple's AirPlay technology lets you stream audio and video from a Mac or iOS device to AirPlay-enabled output devices. If you aren't using it yet, you should be. Here's how.

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Microphones: What you need to know before you buy

Everything you need to know about choosing a microphone for recording music at home.

Fill your home with holiday music

It's the time of year when the sound emanating from our speakers contains more sleigh bells than usual. Learn how to configure your home for holiday music as well as find sources for it.

How to beat the line at the Apple Store

No one likes waiting in a long checkout line. Here are a few tips and tricks for making your holiday visit to the Apple Store a little more pleasant.

Podcasting: All you need to know

We tell you everything you need to know about producing your own pro-caliber podcasts.

A/V connectors guide in pictures

What do all the connectors on the front and back of your A/V receiver do? Loyd Case has the answers (and pictures) you need.

How to Get Started With Music on Google Play

We give you all the tips and tricks you need to have Google stream your songs.

Declare Independence From iTunes With Spotify Premium

Spotify’s desktop application is a fantastic music manager. Here’s how to make Spotify your default app on the go as well.

What Should I Look For When Buying a Home Theater Sound System

Pilege21 asked the HDTV & Home Theater for advice on buying a surround sound system

Infographic: The different types of headphones illustrated

Whether your favorite audio device came with bad headphones (or no headphones at all) or your trusty cans have seen better days, at some point everyone is in the market for headphones.

Leap Day Bargain: 29 Albums Priced at $2.99 Each

We interrupt our regularly scheduled PC troubleshooting to solve the "hassle" of overpaying for music. Today only, Google has some great albums for cheap.

Rip and Enjoy Lossless Compressed Music in the FLAC Format

MLStrand56 asked the Music & Video Software forum about ripping music to FLAC files, which compress the file size without damaging the audio quality