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The Week in iOS Accessories: Rockin' docks

This week's roundup of new gear for your iOS devices includes several docks for charging and syncing -- and maybe even for putting it at the center of your home-entertainment system.

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Reborn Walkman steals some of Pono's hi-res audio thunder

Neil Young's PonoPlayer arrives in a few months to deliver high-resolution audio playback to serious audiophiles. But you can get your hands on Sony's NWZ-ZX1 Walkman now -- if you're willing to pay up for this high-res audio music player.

Sonos beta-testing an all-wireless solution for ditching the Bridge

If all goes well, someday you'll be able to run a full Sonos system without wiring anything to your router.

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Google bakes Chromecast-style Sonos support into Play Music

The deep integration is a first for both Sonos and Play Music.

Add Some Music to Your Memories

How to turn your family photos into a musical slideshow

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Neil Young's Pono music player blasts past Kickstarter goal

Less than 24 hours after debuting on Kickstarter, the Pono is fully funded with another month of its campaign left to go.

Dorm room entertainment: Build a killer system with just two devices

All you need is a good multi-use monitor and and awesome set of speakers.

Say hello to Jongo, the newest multiroom music system

On Wednesday Pure announced that its Jongo multiroom music system is now available for purchase.

Meet Stanley, the player piano that will play just about any song you tweet to him

Stanley is an Internet-connected vintage player piano powered by a MacBook Air that can play just about any song you tweet his way.

Introducing TechHive's Digital Entertainment Superguide

Interested in cutting the cord on your television and exploring what the digital media landscape has to offer you? Make the move with our Digital Entertainment Superguide, hand-crafted for you by the TechHive editors for just $3.99.

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Hands-on: Google's All Access music service is still a rough cut

On Wednesday, Google joined Spotify, Mog, Rdio, Rhapsody, and Slacker with the launch of its Google Play Music All Access subscription music service. We go hands-on to give it a try.

Amazon's AutoRip now offers MP3s to vinyl snobs

Amazon's AutoRip provides free 256 kbps MP3 tracks for every song on a vinyl album purchased from Amazon, and automatically adds them to its Cloud Player online storage.

What's the best way to discover new music?

How does a song go viral? Is it from Internet radio algorithms or a YouTube link from your best friend? Attendees at the S.F. MusicTech Summit Tuesday debated the issue.

Sonos enters home theater market with wireless soundbar

Facing new competition in the wireless multi-room audio system market that it dominates now, Sonos seeks to expand into the home-theater audio market.