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Apple’s ‘iRadio’ Service To Launch In 2013 As Label Negotiations Continue [Rumor]

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This year is likely to be another big one for Apple — even if we don’t see that much-anticipated television set. One new product the Cupertino could have up its sleeve is an internet radio service called “iRadio.” It’s reportedly been negotiating the necessary deals with the music labels, and one analyst expects the service to be integrated into iTunes within the next 12 months, competing with the likes of Pandora.

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Koss’s Striva Headphones Stream Internet Radio Direct

Koss’s Striva Headphones Stream Internet Radio Direct

No matter how hard I try, I can't get enthusiastic about these white elephants

You know how many tech companies strive to make our experience of their products easier and more transparent so that — in the case of things like the iPad — the product disappears and lets us enjoy whatever it is that it does?

Koss didn’t get that memo, and has launched Striva, an “initiative” which takes something as simple as a headphone and makes it as complicated as an old-school router.

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Thirty Days With Sonos Play 3: A Letter From Music Heaven [Review]

The Sonos iPhone controller app is responsive and feature packed.

I could tell what Sonos and its PR firm thought about the product as I walked in.

Festooned over a thousand square feet of penthouse atop one of San Francisco’s finest boutique hotels were samovars of fresh coffee, pitchers of fresh-squeezed juices and a banquet table overflowing with edibles under picture windows filled with panoramic views of Union Square and the San Francisco skyline. The layout was also outfitted, front-to-back, in a couple thousand dollars worth of Sonos gear — including the subject of this review, the Sonos Play:3 ($299).

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