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Google Play Music adds free, ad-supported radio in effort to lure subscribers

Human-curated playlists, the fruit of Google's acquisition of Songza, are part of the free offering that anyone can try.

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Spotify for Android 3.0 update adds swipe-to-skip gesture, revamped player design

Sadly, there's still no sign of that nifty running feature and new start page.

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Spotify launches beta testing program for Android

It's an invitation-only initiative, so sign up now if you want to check out new features before they're released widely.

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Android apps can track your Wi-Fi connections to puzzle out your location

A new study warns that Wi-Fi data collected by applications could be used for tracking.

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Turn your phone into a Wii-style remote with Motion Tennis Cast

The Chromecast game will have you swinging away at a virtual tennis ball, just make sure you don't let go.

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AllCast brings easy Chromecast photo beaming to iOS

The free app does a fine job of sending photos to your TV, but there are better options for video.

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This Android Wear app lets you control your PC with your watch

Unified Remote adds smartwatch support for launching apps and controlling media playback, but it's far from flawless.

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New Chromecast guest mode plays nicely with others' Android devices

You don’t need to give out your Wi-Fi password anymore if a visitor wants to cast the latest hit YouTube video.

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Bop.fm delivers almost ad-free, a la carte music streaming on the go

It may sound too good to be true, but startup Bop.fm says their music aggregation service for Apple iOS can pull in the best of what other paid services have to offer.

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Google wields veto power over Android TV app submissions

It’s pre-testing and approving all apps and games, which will hopefully mean none of them turn out as bug-ridden as Assassin’s Creed: Unity.

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Instagram update finally lets us edit captions

Now you can go back and edit your caption over and over again until it's perfect.

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5 quick tips for getting started with the new Google Calendar app for Android

The newly designed Google Calendar is live in the Google Play Store. Here's a few tips for getting started.

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You Should Play: Travel through time in two-part mystery The Silent Age

A smooth, atmospheric point-and-tap adventure game — with a plot twist!