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In a recent poll, our readers clearly expressed that they carry no great amount of love for the Apple earbuds included with every iOS device. Today we’re going to take a look at a product that may be just what the doctor ordered for iPhone and iPod owners looking to upgrade to a decent headset without spending a fortune.

The SteelSeries Siberia Neckband is a stylish and affordable set of headphones that I recently got my hands on for a review. We’ll rate the cans on both design and functionality so you can decide whether they’re right for you.


Who doesn’t love music videos? We were all teenagers once, rocking out to MTV and VH1 as we watched songs from our favorite artists unfold in an artistic drama on the screen.

For a very short while, Apple had a section where you could watch free music videos on iTunes, but this was quickly replaced by paid downloads, leaving a void for free music video content for Apple fans. Vevo HD fills this void for iPad owners and brings a ton of great music videos for music fans of all types, no big downloads or expensive purchases necessary. Today we’ll go over the app’s features and interface and discuss whether or not you should download it.


Have you ever seen great guitarists like Jimi Hendrix and Eric Clapton bust out an amazing solo or blues riff and wonder what their secret is? What amazing tricks are their fingers performing and why can’t you do that?

With today’s app, you’ll learn quick techniques that will blow your friends and fans away. We’ll be checking out Lick of the Day a new app from Guitar World that blew me away the minute I opened it for the first time. Whether you’re a seasoned six string pro or have simply always thought about learning to play the guitar, read on to see if this app can help.


Last week Apple released a music-based social network called Ping. Steve Jobs described Ping as “sort of like Facebook and Twitter meet iTunes” and lauded it as an amazing new way to discover new music.

So is Ping the next great social network? What does this mean for MySpace Music and other music-related social sites like Today we’ll discuss these questions and more as we walk you through Ping’s basic functionality.

iTunes has long held the crown when it comes to desktop music on the Mac – and for good reason. Apple has taken the software from a simple MP3 organisation tool, right through to powerhouse it has become today. Despite everything iTunes has to offer, this year has seen me make a move towards Spotify.

Spotify is an audio streaming app that allows you to discover and play any music via the Internet. They also offer an iPhone application, which we’ll be taking a look at today. Spotify Mobile is a great companion to the desktop software, and not to be missed if you’re a Spotify user.


As your iTunes library grows ever-larger, it becomes increasingly difficult to remember all those old tracks you haven’t played in months. Unless you listen to music all day, every day, certain albums are bound to fall by the wayside and be forgotten about.

Attic is an application developed with the sole purpose of rediscovering those albums. In this review we’ll be looking at how well it does the job, and another way of achieving a similar result.


Despite the fact that your iPhone comes with a built-in alarm, a huge variety of “alarm clock” apps are available on the App Store. After you’ve seen today’s app, you’ll think the built-in one lacks in both functionality and elegance. Meet Alarm Clock Pro; it’s here to cover all your time-related needs!

We’ll be taking a look at the basic functionality of Alarm Clock Pro, investigating the options and settings available, and providing a few useful tips!


Ever been on a trip and tried to sync your iPhone/iPod with another computer? Ever set up a new system and wanted to easily pull the content off your iPhone into your new iTunes library? Ever lost your local hard drive and the data on your iPod or iPhone was all you had left?

If you answered any of these questions with a yes, you’ll probably know that copying files from your iPod into an iTunes library is incredibly confusing. iRip aims to solve this problem, making the entire process remarkably simple.


If there is one thing that the iPod touch and the iPhone are definitely built for, it’s enjoying music. There’s a plethora of dedicated apps to listen to internet radio stations, artists albums or even to mix your own music. Despite all the competition among them all, Ghostly Discovery has found a sweet spot.

By offering a super-simple interface, quality content, streaming over Wi-Fi or 3G, and no advertising, you may find yourself tapping into it’s sound vault more often than you initially expected.


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