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How to turn any Web page into an impromptu Music app playlist in Windows 8.1

A hidden new addition to Windows 8.1 can create long, impromptu playlists based on any artist or topic in mere seconds.

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6 audio/video players to ease the sorrow of losing Winamp

Winamp is no longer supported as of December 20. If you've had eyes for no audio/video player but Winamp, take a look at these six attractive alternatives. Most are free.

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Giving the gift of digital downloads

Whether it's a last-minute gift or something you've been planning to give for a while, online stores are a great source for digital presents during the holidays -- if you know where to look.

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Short on holiday music? Slip into the stream

If your tree isn't trimmed or egg fully nogged until it's accompanied by oceans of holiday music, we can help you find the stuff by the stockingful.

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Shikumi Design's Kagura app

Intel app winner conjures music with a wave of the hand

Shikumi Design won $100,000 from Intel for its Kagura app, which could turn DJing into performance art.

Stream your favorite holiday music

Blast holiday tunes from one end of your home to the other with this helpful advice.

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Party poopers: Turntable pulling the plug on Turntable.fm

The impromptu-DJ service will have one final hurrah on December 2nd.

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The end of an era: Winamp's shutting down

After a 15-year run that includes nearly a decade of obsolescence, the legendary Winamp media player soon will be no more.

Bing's music video search gets visual with hover-over previews and more contextual results

Hover-over previews now let you blare your tunes from directly within Bing's search results.