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XtremeMac Tango TRX Review

XtremeMac Tango TRX Review

The iPod dock by the name of XtremeMac Tango TRX has been out for some time now, having been first announced all the way back in 2010, but it's no worse for wear with the 2011 holiday season rapidly approaching, and since we've never had a look at it before and there's a brand new bit of functionality now with Google Music out of beta, let's have a look, shall we? This device comes with several parts - first being the main speaker complete with iPod dock which can house anything from the tiniest iPod to the iPad 2, though I wouldn't recommend the latter as it does block a bit of the sound blast and isn't exactly held the most securely in place. Then there's the bit that makes this whole thing unique: the second docking station, one that allows you to charge the device on one side of the house while the speaker jams music out at the other.

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5 Things SlashGear is thankful for this year

5 Things SlashGear is thankful for this year

It's turkey day here in the United States, and as the reasons for Thanksgiving have been blurred and broadened since the first celebration many moons ago, so too must we take a non-traditional post: here's five things SlashGear is thankful for. We're a team from all across the United States as well as a few other continents on this lovely gadget-tastic world of ours, and even though the first Thanksgiving got its start in the USA, this whole day should be called one where we realize how very lucky we all are to have what we've got. That said, enjoy five items that the average citizen might never have considered, but that we here at SlashGear hold dear.

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iPad garners almost 90% of tablet web traffic globally

iPad garners almost 90% of tablet web traffic globally

Even with all the steadily surging amount of tablet competition out there as of recent, Apple's iPad has managed to snag almost 90% of global web traffic for tablets. According to a just released report from the Royal Pingdom, The iPad has reached 87.6% of all global tablet web traffic. Now that's something that any tablet manufacturer not named Apple should be concerned about (Yes, I'm looking at all you Android tablet manufacturers out there). And there are quite a few of those.

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Google Music app launches for Google TV, music purchases on Android Market

Google Music app launches for Google TV, music purchases on Android Market

Just as Google affirmed with their announcement yesterday, their music service is "opening up to a broader audience and that it will integrate with the music store on Android Market to make music discovery, purchase, and sharing easy and fast." Well, the Google Music App has just launched right now for the Google TV, as well as the Android Market now opening up to music purchases to select Android smartphones. So for all you Android and Google TV users out there, feel free to start downloading and listening to your favorite tunes.

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Google Music Artist Hub gives no-label indy bands full control

Google Music Artist Hub gives no-label indy bands full control

Google has announced this week a whole new Google Music which will, as they explain, allow music artists to sell their own music at a 70/30 cut, that's 70% of the profit sent to the artist or band, plus a one-time fee. Artists are able to create their own profile for a one-time $25 fee, and will be able to sell their music directly to fans through this page. Individual tracks and albums will be able to be posted and sold, and all purchases will be able to be shared in the Google+ social network, through Android, and more. You'll be able to share tracks for free, preview tracks as little or as much for free as you like, and cash in without any label in between.

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Google boasts 200 million Android devices activated

Google boasts 200 million Android devices activated

We're covering live the special star-studded Google Music event taking place right now in Los Angeles. And before diving into all the juicy details, Google has revealed that its Android platform has continued to grow at an astounding pace. The company boasts now having 200 million Android devices activated.

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Google Music integrates with Android Market for digital MP3 sales

Google Music integrates with Android Market for digital MP3 sales

This week at the "These Go To Eleven" event in Los Angeles, California, Google has revealed that they will begin digital sales of music through the Android Market with Google Music. This announcement puts Google in what they hope will be direct competition with the giants of online music sales such as iTunes, but places the ability to purchase music right alongside their apps, books, and video sales. This event, mind you, took place at Mr Brainwash Studios, this fellow Mr Brainwash the guy you may know well from the graffiti artist Banksy's film "Exit Through the Giftshop" - his artwork strewn about the walls.

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Google and Universal near deal on music streaming?

Google and Universal near deal on music streaming?

We have talked about the Google Music streaming service that is set to come to market soon. The official launch will be tomorrow and we know that Sony is signed up right now to provide songs to the store. We also know that the two other major labels are holding out. Business Week reports that Universal Music may be close to signing a deal that will see its artists in the new Google store.

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Google Music Store screenshots surface, Sony and Warner included

Google Music Store screenshots surface, Sony and Warner included

Despite news to the contrary, it appears that all four big music labels here in the USA will be onboard with Google's new Music store, that is if screenshots that've appeared just this morning via TechnoDroidVE are to be believed. What you're about to see here is a set of what appear to be screenshots of Google Music or Google's Music Store, whatever it'll end up being called, it appearing very much to be a continuation of what Google has in place with its Android Market, complete with a wide selection of artists on all four giant music labels rather than missing Sony and Warner - we'll find out exactly what the true situation is this Wednesday at the "These Go to Eleven" event in California.

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