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Review: TuneUp cleans up your misnamed music files with a few clicks

If you are in the habit of ripping CDs, you know how frustrating it is when the ripped CD doesn't provide track names, and you have to manually type them by hand. TuneUp is an add-on for iTunes and Windows Media Player that renames your files for you and adds album art.

Google Music adds scan and match feature

Google's feature saves you the time of manually uploading your music to Google Music

Dropbox buys Audiogalaxy. Is a cloud music service on the way?

Audiogalaxy promised to bring great new experiences to the 100 million plus users of Dropbox

Convicted music pirate asks Supreme Court to review case

Lawyers for Jammie Thomas-Rasset argue that the $222,000 damage award is unconstitutional

Windows 8 deep dive: Get to know the Music app

Rocking hard or hardly rocking? We find out when we plunge deep into Microsoft's Music app.


Eight tips for Windows Phone 8

A short list of answers for some of the most common questions about Windows Phone 8.


Jam with Chrome music app moves band practice online

The app uses HTML5 features such as Web Audio API, Websockets, Canvas and CSS3


Terrifying tech for Halloween hosts

Want to throw the best bash on the block? Follow our tech tips and tricks for a screaming Halloween party.


The CD player turns 30

Believe it or not, the first CD player was released on October 1, 1982. Benj Edwards looks back on 30 years of the compact disc.


Google yanks free music service in China

Google is shutting a Chinese music search service that offered free licensed music downloads because it wasn't popular enough, the company said Friday.