• Slacker Radio (for iPad)

    Slacker Radio (for iPad)

    Slightly Tweaked DesignThe latest Slacker iPad build keeps most of the previous version's design elements, but features a few visual changes.The look, curiously, doesn't conform to Slacker's smartphone and desktop designs that feature a soft, baby blue color scheme and panel-driven interface.
  • Hot Picks for the New Year -

    Hot Picks for the New Year -

    Over here at DT HQ, we are excited for a new year.And while we love all of our gadgets, what we really love is what we do with them.
  • Pioneer Solves iPhone 7 Charging While Listening to Music Problem

    Pioneer Solves iPhone 7 Charging While Listening to Music Problem

    One of the big issues that owners encounter when using an iPhone 7 is how to charge it while listening to music or chatting.Both the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus only have one Lightning port, so Pioneer went ahead and integrated a second one into the cable of its new Rayz Plus earphones.
  • Let everyone be a DJ! What Spotify and Apple Music should learn from Tidal

    Let everyone be a DJ! What Spotify and Apple Music should learn from Tidal

    This has us wondering: What else could Tidal add, and will other services like Spotify or Apple Music take note and give their subscribers some editing features?Warped filters could let you create a Skrillex-ey spacey sound, and vinyl effects could let you scratch songs like DJ Premier.
  • AmpMe Provides Surround Sound on the Cheap

    AmpMe Provides Surround Sound on the Cheap

    At one point I tried to set up multiple Bluetooth speakers around my house synced with different devices; one with my gaming PC, one with my laptop, one with my phone, one with my tablet.If the device in question is also synced to Bluetooth speakers, it creates a makeshift sound system.
  • Spotify is the best streaming music service, but its competitors aren’t far behind

    Spotify is the best streaming music service, but its competitors aren’t far behind

    The world of on-demand music streaming has never been more crowded.Whether you’re into music discovery, streaming radio, or the highest audio resolution you can find, these are the best on-demand streaming services in the land.
  • Amazon Reveals $230 Touch-Screen Echo Show

    Amazon Reveals $230 Touch-Screen Echo Show

    The Show, available in white or black, is available for pre-order now for $229.If you buy two or more Echo Show devices, get $100 off with the "SHOW2PACK" code.
  • MP3 Format Dead, But Not Gone

    MP3 Format Dead, But Not Gone

    A German foundation that owns the patent for the MP3 audio file format recently announced that it would stop licensing it, which is about as close as it gets to an official death warrant in the tech world.But obsolescence is a slow disease, and the MP3 will live on for some time.
  • Apple HomePod Smart Speaker Arrives in December

    Apple HomePod Smart Speaker Arrives in December

    As expected, Apple on Monday introduced a Siri-backed smart speaker, dubbed HomePod, which is expected to launch in December for $349.Echo devices are intended as a way for owners to get information and tap into the Amazon store to purchase items, but Apple is positioning HomePod as, first and foremost, a music speaker.
  • Apple HomePod vs. Amazon Echo vs. Google Home: Smart Speaker Showdown

    Apple HomePod vs. Amazon Echo vs. Google Home: Smart Speaker Showdown

    As an Apple speaker with Siri, the HomePod offers full voice control of any smart home device compatible with Apple's HomeKit ecosystem.Besides voice-controlled home assistants, the Apple HomePod, Amazon Echo, and Google Home are all speakers designed to let you listen to music.
  • ‘Everyone is a curator.’ Beats 1 radio’s Zane Lowe on DJing in the streaming age

    ‘Everyone is a curator.’ Beats 1 radio’s Zane Lowe on DJing in the streaming age

    The two year anniversary of Beats 1 Radio is coming up on June 30.So, if you are going to get in between that and be a part of that conversation, you have to add value, and that’s what Beats 1 does.
  • Spotify has started testing ‘sponsored songs’ in playlists

    Spotify has started testing ‘sponsored songs’ in playlists

    A number of Spotify users have started to notice sponsored tracks appearing at the top of playlists on both desktop and mobile.We’ve reached out to Spotify for clarification on whether paying subscribers are supposed to be seeing sponsored songs and will update when we hear back.
  • How to Listen to Music on Your Amazon Echo

    How to Listen to Music on Your Amazon Echo

    Well, you can access your library or stream tunes via Amazon Music or listen to music and radio stations from third-party providers.If you're an Amazon Prime subscriber, you can snag more than 2 million tunes from Amazon Music for free or upgrade to Amazon Music Unlimited for tens of millions of songs.
  • Apple Music (for iPhone)

    Apple Music (for iPhone)

    There's even an Android version of Apple Music, which is a major departure for Apple, one that shows how seriously it takes music.Instead, Apple Music is a streaming music service that brings millions of songs to your iPhone, desktop iTunes app, or Apple TV.
  • Amazon Echo Devices Gain Multi-Room Audio Functionality

    Amazon Echo Devices Gain Multi-Room Audio Functionality

    Should you happen to own multiple Amazon Echo products (Echo, Echo Dot, or Echo Show), you can now sync streams of music to all or some of them at the same time, thanks to the introduction of multi-room audio.To get started, you’ll need to have the Amazon Alexa app on your phone and be signed-in to it.