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TDK Trek Flex

The TDK Trek Flex speaker is rugged and weatherized

Yep, yet another Bluetooth speaker. This one's noteworthy for the IP65 rating that protects it from dust and water jets.

HearNotes Kleer earbuds

Meet HearNotes: the really, truly wireless earbuds

They’re lightweight, comfy, and they use high-resolution Kleer technology instead of Bluetooth.

PCWorld News

Facebook acquires speech-recognition startup

Is a verbal "Like" feature on the way?

Neoh 3D Soundspace headphones

These headphones track your headspace, literally

3D Sound Labs’ Neoh headphones incorporate Bluetooth head-tracking sensors to deliver a truly immersive audio experience.

SuperTooth multi-room audio system

SuperTooth debuts super-cheap multi-room speaker system at 2015 CES

There’s nothing new about using Bluetooth to stream audio, but can it keep multiple speakers in sync?

Samsung WAM6500

Samsung tips its hand ahead of CES, announces new wireless speakers and sound bars

In addition to wider sound bars, we’ll see a pair of new table-top speakers.


LG's Music Flow aims to outstream Sonos with portable speakers and auto-playback

LG brings a bunch of new ideas to the whole-home audio game, but can it match Sonos' ecosystem and polish?


Messaging app Line buys Microsoft's MixRadio music-streaming app

Microsoft says that Line gives MixRadio 'an excellent platform for expansion'

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Microsoft's giving 100 more insanely great music albums away for free

And once you've claimed the albums you want, you can download them as DRM-free MP3s.

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Grooveshark gives fully-legal streaming a shot with 'Broadcasts' radio service

After years of battling with record labels and ultimately getting outdone by Spotify, Grooveshark is taking on Pandora instead.

sonos app speaker

Sonos update makes family use easier with multi-account support

Got a family plan with Spotify or Rdio? Now everyone can beam their tunes throughout the house--for better or worse.

PCWorld News

With biggest update in two years, Pandora wants more of your feedback

The company's updated mobile app wants users to rate songs more frequently

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Apple faces trial in decade-old iTunes DRM lawsuit

Plaintiffs complain that Apple married iTunes music with iPod players, and they want $350 million in damages.