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Automatic harmonica plays simple tunes

03/15/2011, An engineer by the name of Jon Sorkin has come up with one of the coolest ways to play a harmonica – by not playing it. He created a contraption that allows you to play songs on the harmonica with the push of a button. Just select a song, and press...

Microsoft: Zune’s not dead

03/15/2011, Yesterday we wrote about a report stating the death of the Zune music player. Turns out it was just a rumor, and Zune is here to stay. According to an announcement from Dave McLauchlan, head of business development for the Zune platform, Zune isn’t...

Trembo Trunks amplifies your earbuds without using any power

03/15/2011, Have you ever been in a situation where you wanted to share the music on your iPod with your friends, but the teeny speakers on the device didn’t do the sound much justice? Well, two designers from Sydney, Australia have come up with a solution to...

RIP: Zune music player

03/14/2011, Bad news for Zune fans: the Zune music player will no longer be updated, according to reports from Bloomberg. Microsoft has decided to throw the towel in for the music player market and discontinue the Zune line. Not surprising, considering that...

Apple iTunes gains 2 more competitors

03/09/2011, When you’re at the top, there’s always the fear of someone knocking you down – and that’s what Apple’s music service, iTunes, is probably feeling right now. It has been reported that RIM and Microsoft will have new music services...

The Woofer turns your dog into a portable music player

03/08/2011, If your guard dog doesn’t have a bite, then you better make sure it has a bark. But if your dog doesn’t have either, you might be in trouble – or are you? Introducing the Woofer. This T-Shirt designed for dogs comes with a built in speaker...

Google Music Sync working on rooted Android phones

03/07/2011, The folks over at XDA-developers have managed to get Google’s upcoming Music Sync service working on their rooted Android phones. After getting their hands on the Honeycomb music player and replacing the default player found on their phones,...

Apple to introduce unlimited iTunes music downloads?

03/04/2011, Whenever you purchase an app from the Apple App Store and you accidentally delete it and lose the backup copy of it on your hard disk, you won’t have any problems downloading another copy from the App Store again. Just hit download, iTunes will...

Apple Cloud Strategy for Music?

02/25/2011, Apple’s own files have hinted at a Free MobileMe in the past and Steve Jobs himself said that MobileMe would get a “lot better” in 2011. At this point, it looks like it’s going to happen as MobileMe packages are said to be removed...

Toyota Robots master the trumpet and the violin

02/24/2011, In the future, if you’re ever in need of a musician friend to help you practice your duet pieces with, you no longer have to rely on that human friend who’s always too busy with work or other stuff. Toyota recently released some footage...

Spotify to arrive in the US very soon

02/23/2011, According to Reuters, Spotify have been reported to be only “a few weeks away” from closing a deal with Universal Music Group – the world’s largest music company. Once complete, the deal will allow the service to launch in the US, even...

8-bit violin makes real music

02/22/2011, If there’s one thing you can be sure of, 8-bit will never go out of style. Last week we wrote about the 8-bit Hero guitar named the NES Paul, and this week we have another instrument that for you: a playable 8-bit violin. Unlike the NES Paul, this...

Apple to increase iTunes music quality

02/22/2011, CNN has reported that Apple will be increasing the quality of their music files purchased from iTunes in the near future. According to a recently published article, the owners of the largest most successful digital music store has plans to upgrade their...

Keep yourself entertained in the hospital with Stetheadphones

02/08/2011, Ever wished that you could listen to your music but still want to maintain your professional appearance when you’re working at a clinic? After all, there’s nothing more unprofessional looking than a doctor with a large pair of noise silencing...