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Drastic Spotify redesign sports a darker look and revamped Your Music section

Spotify is doing away with its gray theme for a bold new black look. Here's a preview of what you can expect.

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Hands-on with the new mobile Sonos apps

We've tested the beta versions of the new Sonos controllers and come away impressed.

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Clockwise Podcast 28: Music, video, and point-one interfaces

Music subscription services, iOS 7's increasingly customizable user interface options, how movies and TV are faring in the war on piracy, and Microsoft relents with changes to Windows 8.1.

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Hands on with Samsung's Milk Music, the next step in de-Googlefying its Android devices

The streaming radio app piggybacks off of Slacker radio and is exclusively available to Samsung Galaxy device users.

on greenbot.com

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Beep aims to make dumb speakers smart

The $150 device lets you wirelessly send music from a smartphone or tablet to any old speaker systems or boomboxes you've got around the house.

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Asus USB-AC56 review: Feature-rich and very fast

Asus makes the fastest 802.11ac router and the fastest 802.11ac adapter.

D-Link DWA-182 review: A solid performer at all distances

There’s a lot to like here, including compact dimensions, a handy cradle, and decent performance.

Netgear A6200 review: Good up close and flat-out fabulous at long range

This adapter finished in second place up close, but it took first place when the client was far away from the router.

Buffalo AirStation WI-U2-866D review: Decent performance for a low price

This isn't the best 802.11ac Wi-Fi USB adapter, but it boasts an excellent price-to-performance ratio.

Linksys WUSB6300 review: Mediocre performance doesn't jibe with higher price

There just aren’t many reasons to consider this 802.11ac Wi-Fi client USB adapter.