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    • What is Spotify Radio? Created: Wednesday, April 09, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      What exactly is Spotify Radio? You may have used the Spotify streaming music service on your computer or mobile device, but does Spotify Radio offer anything different? For a quick explanation on what it is and does, read this short article which also goes highlights the different ways you can connect to Spotify Radio.
    • Amazon Prime Music Frequently Asked Questions Created: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      You may have heard of Amazon Prime Music, but what type of service is it? Has it got something to do with Amazon's MP3 download store or is it a streaming music service? To find out more, we've put together an FAQ article on Amazon Prime Music that explains what this service has to offer and how you can use it.
    • How to Change, Suspend, or Cancel an iTunes Store Allowance Created: Friday, July 18, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Setting up an iTunes Store allowance can be useful for controlling how much your kids spend on digital music and other content on the iTunes Store. However, what if you need to change the amount you send to their accounts every month? Or want to cancel altogether? This guide shows you how to use iTunes 11 to change individual allowances including how to suspend or permanently delete ones that are no longer needed.
    • How to Update or Remove a Credit Card Using iTunes 11 Created: Wednesday, July 16, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      Changing or removing the credit card details linked to your iTunes account is sometimes necessary. You may for example want to change to another credit card, enter a new card, or want to completely remove all payment information to make your iTunes account more secure. What ever the reason, this tutorial will show you how to easily do this using the iTunes software.
    • What Are Apple Loops? Created: Wednesday, May 28, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      Apple Loops are used for music production mainly in GarageBand and Logic Pro. They are in fact used in a similar way to other loop-based audio software packages like Propellerheads' Reason and Sony's Acid Pro software. But, what format do Apple Loops use and what types are there?
    • How To Transfer Music to iPhone: Sync Music to Your iPhone Using iTunes Created: Wednesday, September 14, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      Do you want to start using your iPhone to listen to music, but don't know how? By following the steps in this article, you will see how simple it is to start using your iPhone as an MP3 player -- j...
    • Best Ways to Convert YouTube Music Videos for Playing Offline Created: Wednesday, July 17, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      Do you need to watch YouTube videos offline? Are you searching for ways to download YouTube music videos and convert them to either MP3 or MP4? There are several methods you can use to convert YouT...
    • Free iPhone Music Apps: Streaming Music Services That Offer a Free iPhone App Created: Friday, June 01, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      As well as being a great smartphone, the iPhone makes a stellar portable media player for listening to music. The popularity of mobile music has seen strong growth in recent years with many service...
    • iTunes Ping Definition: What is iTunes Ping? Created: Tuesday, April 24, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      iTunes Ping is Apple's integrated social networking platform for iTunes. But what exactly can you do with it, and what benefits are there in using it? To find out the answers to these questions and...
    • Audiobooks Definition: What are Audiobooks? Created: Tuesday, December 27, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      Audiobooks are defined as recordings that you can listen to as apposed to having to read text. They can be useful if you seldom get the chance to read physical publications, or prefer to listen whi...
    • Free Text to Speech Software: Listen to eBooks by Converting them to MP3s Created: Wednesday, May 09, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      Do you wish you could listen to a text file on your computer rather than having to strain your eyes to read it all? Text to speech software allows you to convert various text documents into digital...
    • Online Music Services With Free Accounts: Listen for Free Before You Subscribe Created: Friday, April 13, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      The popularity of streaming music is growing all the time, but choosing the right subscription service can be a complicated affair. Not all paid-for music services offer a free option to try out th...
    • Top 4 Ways to Backup Your Digital Music: Best Storage Solutions For Your Media Created: Wednesday, February 23, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      Are you looking for some of the best ways to backup your digital music library? If you've amassed a collection of digital music (MP3s etc.), audiobooks, podcasts, videos, photos, etc., then you wil...
    • Top 6 Christmas Album Downloads: MP3 Music And Sounds For Christmas Created: Wednesday, December 08, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      Are you searching for Christmas music to download? Or perhaps looking for Christmas sounds and ringtones? This article highlights a varied selection of Christmas music albums and sounds that you ca...
    • Best 4 MicroSD Cards: Boost Your Portable's Storage Capacity Created: Wednesday, December 01, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      One of the best things about MicroSD and MicroSDHC cards is that they offer a cheap way of expanding the storage capacity of a vast range of electronic devices. They are also useful for instantly p...
    • Top 7 Digital Music Gift Cards: Credit For Popular Digital Music Services Created: Tuesday, November 13, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      Are you thinking about buying someone a music gift card? There are hundreds of different types of gift vouchers that you can purchase, but buying a music gift card will give them something a bit di...
    • iTunes Shortcut Commands in Windows: Essential Keyboard Shortcuts in iTunes Created: Tuesday, August 21, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      Keyboard shortcuts in iTunes can help you to quickly perform repetitive tasks without the need to constantly click your mouse button on menus and options all the time. This is a highly efficient wa...
    • Converting Audio Cassettes to MP3: Setting up to Digitize Your Audio Tapes Created: Wednesday, May 02, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      Have you got some old music tapes that you'd like to transfer to your computer as MP3s? If so then the first thing you'll need to ensure is that you've got all the equipment necessary to make it ha...
    • Digital Music Annual Review 2011: Best Digital Music News and Reviews of 2011 Created: Wednesday, January 04, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      In this digital music annual review of 2011, we take a look back over the last year and highlight some of the most memorable events that happened in the digital music world. As well as significant ...
    • Songza Frequently Asked Questions Created: Friday, July 11, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Songza is a personalized Internet radio service that boasts an intelligent way of using playlists in order to give you the right music at the right time. But, is it any different to the services you may already by using such as Pandora Radio, Slacker Radio, or Rdio? To find out the answer, plus more information on how you can use it, read this Songza frequently asked questions article for the lowdown.
    • Syncing iTunes Songs to an Android Phone Created: Wednesday, July 09, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      The iTunes software only supports the syncing of content to an Apple device like the iPhone. So, transferring music from your iTunes library to an Android device might sound like an impossible feat. However, in this tutorial we'll show you how to get your iTunes songs onto your Android phone in no time at all.
    • How to Recover a Deleted Spotify Playlist Created: Friday, July 04, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014
      If you have accidentally (or purposefully) deleted one of your Spotify playlists and want it back, then you'd think that the chances of recovery are pretty non-existent. However, there's a way to bring Playlists back from the abyss without having to start from scratch. This tutorial will show you how to use your account to restore playlists (that may have been deleted months ago) so they can be used once again in your Spotify music library.
    • Budget Media Players: Portables for Less Than $ 200 Created: Wednesday, August 15, 2007 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      If you need a cheap portable player that does more than just play music (MP3 players), then the best option is to go for a Portable Media Player (PMP). This type of portable device is suitable for ...
    • Vocal Removal Definition: How does Voice Removal Software Work? Created: Wednesday, November 16, 2011 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Do you need to find out more about vocal removal? Removing voice from a song can be achieved using software, but how does it work? This definition article explains the basics on removing the human ...
    • How to Transfer iTunes Library to New Computer: Move iTunes Library Created: Thursday, March 03, 2011 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Do you want to find out how to transfer your iTunes library to a new computer? If you've got DRM protected iTunes songs, movies, etc., then you will first have to authorize your new computer (and o...
    • eMusic review: An Indie Music Download Store Created: Friday, September 28, 2007 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      eMusic review - The eMusic Store is a digital music service with a difference. eMusic has concentrated on building a DRM-free MP3 digital music service that has indie music to download. Read this e...
    • Audacity Tutorial: How to Change a Song's Speed Without Affecting its Pitch Created: Wednesday, July 02, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      If you want to learn the lyrics to a new song (or play the music on an instrument), it can be useful to change the speed of a recording. However, simply altering the playback speed of a digital audio file will also affect its pitch. To solve this problem, you need to use a technique called, time stretching. To find out how to do this in Audacity, read this step-by-step tutorial.
    • Free and Legal Audiobook Websites Created: Wednesday, September 04, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      Trying to find totally free audiobook websites on the Internet can be difficult. A lot of services out there can appear free at first glance, but usually only come with a short-term trial period. T...
    • How to Use iTunes Radio on the iPhone Created: Wednesday, October 02, 2013 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      If you want to stream free music to an iOS 7 iPhone then one of the ways you can do this is to use iTunes Radio. This is a free service that enables to listen to millions of songs from the iTunes S...
    • How to Copy a Music CD: Backup Your Original Music CDs Created: Thursday, March 04, 2010 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      What's the best way to copy a music CD? If you've got a collection of original music CDs that you'd like to protect from damage (such as scratches), then creating backup copies is a good solution. ...
    • How to Make Winamp Portable: Play Your Music Straight From a USB Flash Drive Created: Thursday, November 10, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Need to find out how to make a portable version of Winamp so you can use it on a USB flash drive? Using portable apps such as software media players can make a lot of sense if you want to carry aro...
    • Apple ID FAQ: How Do I Reset My iTunes Account Password? Created: Friday, January 24, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Sometimes it's necessary to reset or change your Apple ID password in order to access the many services that Apple provide. A popular way is to do it via iTunes or the settings in iOS, but in this tutorial we'll show you how to use a Web browser to quickly reset your iTunes password.

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