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  • EarHeroSport Earbuds Allow Atmospheric Noise

    EarHeroSport Earbuds Allow Atmospheric Noise | BLOG ENTRY

    A new breed of tiny earbud headphones aims to let listeners enjoy music without shutting out the sounds of everyday life. Unlike standard cans, which can prevent listeners from hearing blaring horns or sirens, earHerosport...

    April 11, 2012 3:00 PM ET
  • Fender Video Shows Guitar-Building Process at Breakneck Speed

    Fender Video Shows Guitar-Building Process at Breakneck Speed | BLOG ENTRY

    Fender Musical Instruments has released a time-lapse YouTube video that takes viewers behind the scenes to...

    April 10, 2012 4:10 PM ET
  • FireDock Speakers Boost Kindle Fire Audio

    FireDock Speakers Boost Kindle Fire Audio | BLOG ENTRY

    Speaker docks for the iPhone and iPad are as commonplace at consumer electronics retailers as hedonistic lead singers are at low-rent bars. Enter Grace Digital Audio's FireDock speaker dock for the Kindle Fire eReader, a veritable...

    April 4, 2012 4:00 PM ET
  • 50 Cent Unveils Street by 50 In-Ear Headphones

    50 Cent Unveils Street by 50 In-Ear Headphones | BLOG ENTRY

    Rapper 50 Cent's new STREET by 50 in-ear wired headphones have just hit the market. Currently retailing for $119.95 from SMS Audio, the chart-topping MC's latest models utilize gold-plated connectors and custom-tuned drivers that...

    April 4, 2012 2:20 PM ET
  • Sounddrop.fm Unveils Social Jukebox App

    Sounddrop.fm Unveils Social Jukebox App | BLOG ENTRY

    Group listening solution Sounddrop.fm has made the jump from Spotify application to a free iPhone, iPad and iPod touch app. A competitor to rival services Turntable.fm and Rolling.fm, the software program also lets users create...

    March 28, 2012 4:10 PM ET
  • Daniel Johnston Releases 'Space Ducks' iPad Game

    Daniel Johnston Releases 'Space Ducks' iPad Game | BLOG ENTRY

    Popular underground singer-songwriter and artist Daniel Johnston (whose struggles with manic depression are immortalized in the 2005 documentary The Devil and Daniel Johnston) has released a new interactive comic book and downloadable game application. Entitled...

    March 27, 2012 2:30 PM ET
  • The Best New Music Services on Google Chrome

    The Best New Music Services on Google Chrome | BLOG ENTRY

    Google's Chrome web browser has built a following quietly among music fans, in part because it has made apps from popular services like Gooveshark, MOG, Rhapsody, Rdio and Pandora all available for download via the...

    March 21, 2012 2:05 PM ET
  • Foursquare Offers Fans New Rewards for Checking Into Concerts

    Foursquare Offers Fans New Rewards for Checking Into Concerts | BLOG ENTRY

    The location-based social network Foursquare recently surprised showgoers at South by Southwest by rolling out a new feature that rewards fans for checking in at bands’ concerts and live events. Participation includes bonuses such as free song...

    March 20, 2012 2:15 PM ET
  • iAlbums Provides Hi-Tech Liner Notes

    iAlbums Provides Hi-Tech Liner Notes | BLOG ENTRY

    Two new, free apps for iOS music lovers hope to keep the party going on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch systems until SXSW Interactive brings even more software announcements. Designed to improve the music listening experience, or at...

    March 7, 2012 10:00 AM ET
  • StagePage Creates Virtual Concert Scrapbook

    StagePage Creates Virtual Concert Scrapbook | BLOG ENTRY

    Combining Pinterest’s visual nature with Instragam’s flexibility, free iOS app StagePage acts as a virtual concert scrapbook, letting you record and preserve event-related memories on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Presenting a high-tech alternative to...

    March 2, 2012 4:30 PM ET
  • Google Adds Concert Listings to Search Results

    Google Adds Concert Listings to Search Results | BLOG ENTRY

    Google has added concert listings and tour dates to online search results. As a result, music fans searching by bands or individual artists can now quickly access information on live events and make ticket purchases with fewer...

    March 2, 2012 3:15 PM ET
  • Sony Playstation Vita is a Win for Fans and Tech Creators

    Sony Playstation Vita is a Win for Fans and Tech Creators | BLOG ENTRY

    Sony's PlayStation Vita portable video game handheld has just launched, bringing several innovations to the portable gaming space including a super-bright 5-inch OLED screen, front/rear touch controls and cross-platform play capabilities. It is capable of offering PlayStation...

    February 23, 2012 4:30 PM ET
  • Kids' Music Technology Dominates Toy Fair 2012

    Kids' Music Technology Dominates Toy Fair 2012 | BLOG ENTRY

    From sensor-equipped stuffed animals to action figures with companion apps and Barbie dolls boasting built-in digital cameras, Toy Fair 2012 continued to underscore technology's growing influence in kids' lives. The showcase wrapped today in New York, and...

    February 17, 2012 2:50 PM ET
  • MTV Updates Music Meter App

    MTV Updates Music Meter App | BLOG ENTRY

    Today, MTV unveiled a new update to its Music Meter mobile app, which is available immediately for download on Android and Apple iOS devices. Version 2.0 of the program ranks artists' daily online...

    February 15, 2012 4:00 PM ET
  • NoteStar iPad App Delivers Interactive Sheet Music

    NoteStar iPad App Delivers Interactive Sheet Music | BLOG ENTRY

    Music equipment maker Yamaha hopes to unleash your inner keyboardist in time for the Grammys with its recently released NoteStar iPad app. Featuring songs by popular artists – including Lady Gaga, Adele and Katy Perry –...

    February 10, 2012 9:00 AM ET
  • Rhapsody Introduces Artist Discovery App for Android Tablets

    Rhapsody Introduces Artist Discovery App for Android Tablets | BLOG ENTRY

    Streaming music service Rhapsody has rolled out a new downloadable app designed specifically for Android tablets. Beyond standard-issue options including playlist creation/editing and song playback, the program also includes original artist discovery and editorial content...

    February 9, 2012 10:50 AM ET
  • New Earbuds Offer Stereo Sound in One Ear

    New Earbuds Offer Stereo Sound in One Ear | BLOG ENTRY

    From celebrity-branded units to waterproof options and vibrating models that use your skeleton as amplifiers, there’s no shortage of weird, wild and unique headphones crowding the consumer electronics market. Happily, audio...

    February 2, 2012 11:20 AM ET
  • New Game Remixes Chopin Into Reggae

    New Game Remixes Chopin Into Reggae | BLOG ENTRY

    Topsy-turvy as music gaming's fortunes have been lately, classical composers' success as mainstream crossovers has been even spottier since Falco's "Rock Me Amadeus" topped Billboard's Hot 100 chart in 1985. This makes the...

    February 1, 2012 4:05 PM ET
  • iPad Apps Expand Amateur Recording Options

    iPad Apps Expand Amateur Recording Options | BLOG ENTRY

    While a multitude of music-making apps exist for the iPhone, iPod and other Apple devices, portable recording offerings that specifically utilize the iPad’s enhanced power and screen real estate are rarer. But two recently-released...

    January 25, 2012 4:55 PM ET
  • iHeartRadio Expands to Include College Stations

    iHeartRadio Expands to Include College Stations | BLOG ENTRY

    National broadcasting giant Clear Channel is expanding its ubiquitous iHeartRadio digital app to include live online streaming from leading college radio stations nationwide. It comes as a free download for PC, smartphone, tablet, connected car stereos or...

    January 23, 2012 4:00 PM ET
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