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Prince Originals Review

Prince’s takes on the songs that others made famous is an unusual concept for an album, but is it any good?

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Musings on Prince’s Piano & a Microphone 1983

There’s a “new” Prince album out, and this time it’s all material that hasn’t been heard before. Except for the bits that have. Umm… it’s…

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Which Prince Album should I buy?

A friend of mine just asked me this exact question, and it got my brain buzzing. If you didn’t have much (or any) Prince, which album or albums should you buy?

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Streaming Exclusivity: Maybe Good For The Artists, Poor For Everyone Else

The trend at the moment is for streaming services to tout the “exclusive” content that they’re offering. It’s probably a good deal for individual artists,…

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Did Retro tech give us a better experience?

I’ve had a seriously retro weekend in technology terms, and it’s made me think about how improvements in technology change our appreciation for entertainment.

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mBeat Portable USB Turntable Recorder Review

If you’re after a bit of tech kitsch, or want to convert those dusty old LPs, the mBeat Portable USB Turntable Recorder will do the…

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Google Play offers free music? I'll take three (tracks, that is)

Google’s offering a selection of free music through Google Play. Apparently, it’s the voice.

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D-Link WiFi Audio Extender Review

The D-Link WiFi Audio Extender does double duty as a way to connect your smartphone to speakers without wires, as well as extending the range…

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Belkin HD Bluetooth Music Receiver Review

The Belkin HD Bluetooth Music Receiver offers a variety of connection methods for hooking up your existing speakers wirelessly to your smartphone, although range remains…

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Google I/O offers shiny products… for a price

This morning’s Google I/O keynote revealed new maps, new search, new games and new music, and most of it is free! Free! FREE! Except that…

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