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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.

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Hands-on with VLC's beta Metro app: Already better than Windows 8's Video app

The PC geek's beloved video player, VLC, has finally landed on the modern side of Windows 8.

on pcworld.com

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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.

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Desktop app will help turn your voice into songs

Imitone aims to replace the amateur musician's MIDI keyboard.

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Neil Young's Pono hi-fi music player revealed: $400 for 128 GB, no DRM

Kickstarter pre-orders will get a discount starting March 12.

Sleep tight: Ambient audio for iOS

Have trouble sleeping? Work in an open office and need to shut out the jabbering of your coworkers? These iOS apps may be just what the sleep doctor ordered.

on macworld.com

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$100-headphone review: What does a Benjamin get you?

You don't have to spend a lot to get great headphones. We tested six full-size models that each cost less than $100 (one of them significantly less), and we came away impressed by what you can get.

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Beep aims to make dumb speakers smart

The $150 device lets you wirelessly send music from a smartphone or tablet to any old speaker systems or boomboxes you've got around the house.

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CanOpener review: Apps makes your iOS music through your headphones sound better

CanOpener works well to improve the sound of older tracks playing on you iPhone or iPad.

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Budget Bluetooth review: Six wireless headphones for a song

Bluetooth is seemingly everywhere, but until recently, getting a good set of wireless headphones meant spending a bunch. We take a look at six Bluetooth headphones for those on a budget.