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Yes, there's a trade show for augmented reality, and its demos are enchanting

From musical pants to stinky phones, this year's Augmented World Expo showed us our wonderful (and terrifying) augmented future.

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Meet Stanley, the player piano that will play just about any song you tweet to him

Stanley is an Internet-connected vintage player piano powered by a MacBook Air that can play just about any song you tweet his way.

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Awesome new Discover feed adds personalized music recommendations to Spotify

Spotify's always had basic music discovery tools, but it's long lagged behind the competition. The new Discover feed changes that.

Twitter #Music doubles down on song discovery with new chart features

How does a music service built around sharing and song discovery get even better at surfacing hot tunes? Simple: Add some charts.

Introducing TechHive's Digital Entertainment Superguide

Interested in cutting the cord on your television and exploring what the digital media landscape has to offer you? Make the move with our Digital Entertainment Superguide, hand-crafted for you by the TechHive editors for just $3.99.

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Hands-on: Google's All Access music service is still a rough cut

On Wednesday, Google joined Spotify, Mog, Rdio, Rhapsody, and Slacker with the launch of its Google Play Music All Access subscription music service. We go hands-on to give it a try.

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iTunes 11.0.3 enhances MiniPlayer, tweaks album options

The minor 11.0.3 update to iTunes brings a few user interface changes, though probably not the ones wanted by those unhappy with the latest version of Apple's media software.

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Review: Notion 4 shatters your musical notation notions

The slickest musical score editor on the planet has new entry tools and a significantly lower price.

RIAA expands gold and platinum record awards to streamed music

The RIAA has announced that it will now calculate music streamed from on-demand services into its Gold & Platinum awards program.

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The iTunes Store at 10: How Apple reinvented the music business

It's been a decade since the iTunes Music Store first flung open its digital doors. All it has done since then is change the way we buy and listen to music.

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