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Sony is looking to include MP3 and CD support for the PS4.
Any CD or vinyl bought through Amazon will now appear in your mp3 collection.
Amazon has beaten industry competition to launch its own cloud-based storage and playback services.
A new music download site has launched which offers to give half its profit from each sale to charity.
Having a hard disk full of MP3s is all well and good if you only ever want to listen to your music when you're sat at your computer. Logitech's Squeezebox Boom is a 21st century stereo that can stream music from your PC and from the web. We crank it up to 11 to see how it sounds.
Rumour has it that Sony is looking towards Google's Android platform for its next revision of the Walkman range of MP3/MP4 players.
Mobile provider Vodafone has announced it is to switch all of its music download services to the DRM-free MP3 format, starting this summer with the UK.
A glitch in an Amazon offer of £3 off purchases on its MP3 Store over Xmas lead to some customers being able to download as much music as they wanted, free of charge.
Stanford's professor of music reveals that tests with his new students show an increased preference for MP3 files over higher quality formats.
Security researcher Charlie Miller has unveiled a rather worrying security hole in Google's Android platform - one which allows for arbitrary code execution.
The bundled iPhone earphones aren't great when it comes to sound quality and comfort, but the integrated mic and remote control is extremely handy. We take a look at six replacement iPhone earphone sets from Bose, Etymotic, Shure, Sennheiser, V-Moda, and Apple itself to see which is the best upgrade.
Apple has made a surprising announcement at this year's MacWorld - all songs available on iTunes are to be made DRM free as of this quarter.
Microsoft has coughed to a flaw in the firmware on its Zune media player devices that leave them unusable on the 365th day of a leap year - like the one we've just had.
The Entertainment Retailers Association has launched a new scheme offering music downloads sites the use of an "MP3 Compatible" logo if they forgo the use of DRM.
US wannabe-goth clothing retailer Hot Topic has launched a 'lifestyle portal' with a DRM-free music download section featuring backing from the 'big four' publishers.
A new study into the health implications of personal audio players warns that up to five million people across the EU could suffer hearing damage in the next five years.
Nintendo may be working on a new version of the DS, this time with a built-in camera and music playback option.
US retail chain Best Buy is to purchase digital music distributor Napster for $121 million according to documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Amazon has announced that it is to open the doors to its MP3 download site for independent publishers via its CreateSpace venture.
Yahoo! Music is to transition into a partnership with Rhapsody by disabling its DRM servers at the end of September, a move which will cripple the music collections of its customers.
Music subscription service Rhapsody has launched a digital music shop, offering five million songs in standard MP3 format with no DRM whatsoever.
Trent Reznor has released another album for DRM-free digital download, but this time it's completely free for the whole thing - as a "thank you" to his fans.
Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke has described the famous giveaway of 'In Rainbows' as a "one-off" that is unlikely to be repeated.
An interesting marriage of a NAS drive with a basic Linux PC offers automated ripping of your music collection to a UPnP media server - no keyboard or mouse required.
Amazon has finally got around to shipping a Linux version of it's MP3 Download software.
We're riding rollercoasters made of music, being pelted with neon coloured bricks and screaming out the words to some rather embarrassing power ballads. Have we lost it completely? No. We've just discovered one of the most fluid music-games to date.
The Pirate Bay, one of the most popular file sharing sites on the web, is now facing prosecution for conspiracy to break the law.
QTrax has announced deals with major music industry types to offer a 25 million song catalogue for free download, with no risk of being sued? Has the music industry finally woken up?
Plans to introduce a levy on the sale of digital audio players - yes, including the ubiquitous iPod - have been scotched by the Canadian Federal Court of Appeals.
Fearing that users aren't smart enough to know whether they're sending themselves deaf listening to music, Apple patents an automatic volume limiting system for iPods.
Christmas is over and, thanks to unimaginative but rich relatives, you've managed to scrape together a little bit of cash with which to treat yourself. Unfortunately, you're so stuffed with turkey that you can't think of what to buy! Never fear though - bit-tech is here!
The new update to the Wii Photo Channel annoyed many by removing MP3 support, but Nintendo is now offering a downgrade.
We've had AMD's Phenom in our labs for the last week or so and it's time to find out if the company's new native quad-core consumer processor is it any good? We test this new beast at 2.2, 2.3, 2.4 and 2.6GHz, to find out how it scales and if it's worth buying.
We try out Shure's new entry-level in-ear headphones, which come in at just under £55. Are they worth the cost considering you'll just cover them in wax? We find out by testing them out on some slammin' tunes!
In this week's poll, we're asking what brand of digital music player you use. Did you get picked up by the Apple steamroller, or are you using something else?
The MP3 is by far the most popular way to listen to music on your PC, but it's not the best way. We have a look at lossless audio and explain how to get the most out of your music.