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Every day we see it. People seemingly coming from nowhere and finding their way onto your crowded radar; they’re carving out a reputation for themselves as an expert or authority in a particular space and then over the journey you watch them get bigger and more influential as their star rises with each new blog or video post.
9 May 2013
Twitter #Music is a good way to find new music, and it can even play tracks via Spotify, Rdio or iTunes. Right now, you can browse trending artists or search for specific ones. With this URL tweak, you can queue up a Pandora-style list of similar artists to the ones you love.
3 May 2013
Today, Facebook introduced a new feature called Trusted Contacts that allows you to choose three to five people to help you regain access to your account if you ever lose your password. After you choose your friends, if you ever have trouble getting into your account, you’ll have the option to recruit their help.
23 April 2013
20 April 2013
Streaming music apps and discovery services are a dime a dozen, but even the best ones have a hard time competing with the names everyone already knows. Even so, getting out of your comfort zone a little bit and trying a new service will only reward you with lots of great new music. Here are a few services we love that we think you’ll love too.
16 April 2013
Android: Facebook Home, Facebook’s new Android skins, is officially only available for a handful of devices. However, if you want to give it a try, some enterprising devs at the XDA Developers Forum tweaked the app so it will work on any Android device.
15 April 2013
13 April 2013
iOS/Web: Most music discovery services rely on algorithms to deliver music you’ll enjoy, but Piki, a new discovery app for the iPhone, aims to make finding great new music a little more personal. Tell the app which artists you like, and it will match you up and start playing music from other Piki users who like the same stuff.
12 April 2013
If you feel like Facebook has more ads than usual, you aren’t imagining it. Facebook has been inundating us with more and more ads lately, and using your information — both online and offline — to do it. Here’s how it works, and how you can opt out.