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BlueAnt Ribbon Bluetooth Streamer: Elegant Design, Amazing Price (review)

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Our reviews editor Sandy Berger sees a ton of gadgets, services, software, hardware and apps. It's rare she finds one so well-designed and priced that she recommends it without equivocation. The BlueAnt Ribbon Bluetooth Streamer is the exception. She raves about its bang for the buck sound quality, functionality and elegant design. Here's why.
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Apple iTunes 25B Milestone, Netflix House of Cards: Yet Another Tech Show

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Netflix House of Cards launches and Apple hits 25B mark in music downloads in iTunes. It's Yet Another Tech Show with our Ant Pruitt, Larry Press, Mat Lee and Mike Rothman.
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CES 2013 Leo Laporte This Week In Tech: TWiT Meets Las Vegas Live, Plus Recap video

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CES 2013 Leo Laporte This Week in Tech went live at CES with Fr. Robert Ballecer. Watch that here, plus the TWiT CES 2013 recap vidcast. A not-to-miss.
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CES 2013 Sony Cuts Off Playstation 2, Turns Up Bob Dylan Outtakes Collection Vol 1

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CES 2013 Sony news from Monday, Jan 7, 2013 -- Sony will cease manufacturing of the Sony Playstation 2 *(finally!) and suprised with an online release of 86 rare Bob Dylan tracks via bobdylan.com -- but you only get them if you log in from France or England. One hundred copies of the collection -- aptly called Bob Dylan: The 50th Anniversary Collection: The Copyright Extension Collection Vol I -- are available for a pretty penny on eBay. Plus lots of pirated copies. Why the release? Europe's new use it or lose it copyright law, which comes into effect 2014. Expect a lot more Bob Dylan this year. Happy New Year, Bob. Details inside.
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CES 2013 Monday Livestreams: Watch Sony, Samsung, Intel, More Live Events Here

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Watch CES 2013 livestreams and recorded events of the hottest events at the Consumer Electronics Show 2013 in Las Vegas here. First one up: The Sony livestream now is updated with Playstation news and Sony's Bob Dylan Europe-only rare track release now. It's a release driven by new EU copyright law. We'll keep adding livestreams to this post. Stay tuned. Also, check this post for directions to own Windows vidcaster supreme David McCabe, a Microsoft MVP. He's got a continuing live video podcast all show long. Let us know your take on Monday's coolest announcements that flew below the Sony-Samsung-Intel trifecta radar. I'll quote you.
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Obama Honors Led Zeppelin: Rock and Politics (video roundup)

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"Of course, these guys also redefined the rock and roll lifestyle. We do not have video of this. But there was some hotel rooms trashed and mayhem all around. So it's fitting that we're doing this in a room with windows that are about three inches thick ... and Secret Service all around ... So, guys, just settle down ..." President Obama told Led Zeppelin's Robert Plant and band mates. Video roundup from YouTube inside. We include the legendary one showing a Ohio judge decrying the Beatles, a preacher explaining why Elvis was dangerous, the Elvis Nixon meetup in the 1970s and more.
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Steve Jobs Tribute: One Too Many Mornings, Bob Dylan

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Out of respect for the Jobs family, we're not going to barrage you with Steve Jobs tribute material today, the first anniversary of the late Apple co-founder and CEO's death. Rather, we're posting his favorite song. He was a Buddhist but music was his religion, as the other Apple co-founder and my co-author Steve Wozniak once told me. So enjoy. Life is for the living.
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Peace One Day Concert 2012: London Live Feed Here, Elton John Headlines

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At 7:30 p.m. London Time, the Peace One Day concert -- headlining Sir Elton John -- will kick off. Here's the live feed on YouTube.
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Meet Mat Lee: YATS Host, Senior Editor and Podcaster

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Meet Mat Lee. Host of YATS -- Yet Another Tech Show -- rounding up our best Android experts here at aNewDomain.net every single week. Because he can.
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The Cult of Mic: Cultish Audio Tech Through the Years

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Travel Editor Russ Johnson has had a parallel career as broadcaster and voice over talent. He explains how microphones, some classics, have achieved rock star status.
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Olympics 2012: Watch Closing Ceremony Live Feed Here

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Mick Jagger and Keith Richards won't be the only ones rocking out the Olympics 2012 closing ceremony in London on Sunday, August 12. If you want to watch, here's the live feed of what is sure to be a really cool performance ending the summer games.
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Wikipedia Shuts Russia Site, Protests Net Censorship Bill

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ED note: Back in the USSR — music video below the fold. Wikipedia shut down the Russian version of its site — in protest of a proposed firewall in Russia that would limit the spread of information there. Wikipedia chief Jimmy Wales was not available for comment at this writing. But it’s consistent. Wikimedia founder […]
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Android Audio: What I’m listening with

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When Android diehard Shane Brady heard that iOS 6 will spin off the podcast portion of iTunes into its own app, and subsequent chatter that it's a move to dominate streaming and audio downloads, he has this to say: Android users are ahead of iOS when it comes to audio. Find out why he thinks of this.
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SiriusXM For Android: Great New Choice for Heavy Podcast Listeners (review)

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Shane Brady reviews the new Android app for SiriusXM. All in all -- it's a standout entry. Here's why heavy podcast listeners should care.
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Eurovision 2012: Sweden’s Loreen Wins Best Song Overall (VIDEO)

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The European song festival Eurovision 2012 is about to start ... here's a link to the live blog and its Youtube channel for live watching. Below, here's a scene from the dress rehearal before the Finals Competition, which begins minutes from now in Europe, at 2:30 PT Sunday.
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Eurovision 2012: Eurovision Past Winners Video Gallery

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Sweden's Loreen won this year's Eurovision 2012 music competition. Here's who won in 2011. Jump in the story to see ABBA win for Sweden back 1974! Azerbaijan's Ell & Niki “Running scared”
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Tupac In Concert? John C. Dvorak X3 Video of the Week

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It's John C. Dvorak X3 with Andrew Eisner and Joe Engo. One topic, three pundits, two minutes. More or less.
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Ant Pruitt: Amazon Cloud Player, Google Play Music, and Spotify Compared (review)

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Here's how Ant Pruitt stacks up subscription music services from Amazon, Google and Spotify. Music is like a religion to him. Who better to take a deep dive?
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Apple April 1 Anniversary: History of Apple (est. April 1 1976)

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Here's a shot of the Apple I. Apple inventor and co-founder Steve Wozniak invented this DIY computing kit circa 1975. Soon after, Wozniak, his boyhood friend, the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, and investor Ronald Wayne officially incorporated as Apple Computer Corp. on April 1, 1976 -- thirty-seven years ago.
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TED Talks: Rob Reid and the $8 Billion Apple iPod (video)

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Our Larry Press on what he says is a great TED Talks session with comedian Rob Reid on how pirates are robbing the music industry and everyone associated with it.
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