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Last.fm demands premium radio subscriptions for iOS, Android & more

Last.fm demands premium radio subscriptions for iOS, Android & more

Last.fm has announced mandatory paid subscription plans for mobile and home entertainment devices accessing its streaming radio service, with the new premium subscriptions affecting anybody listening on their Android or iOS device, or indeed via Logitech's Squeezebox system. According to the company "it is not practical for us to deliver an ad supported radio experience" beyond the website and desktop app, though Windows Phone 7 users will still get free service in 2011.

Full list of affected devices after the cut

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Synology DiskStation DS411slim NAS: up to 4TB in palm-sized box

Synology DiskStation DS411slim NAS: up to 4TB in palm-sized box

We're big fans of Synology's DiskStation NAS drives and the flexible DSM software they run, so we've high hopes for the company's newest small form-factor model. The Synology DiskStation DS411slim hides up to four 2.5-inch drives in a 120 x 105 x 142 mm chassis for up to 3TB of redundant storage; it's also got a small power footprint, sucking down under 17W under load or 9.6W in hibernation mode.

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The Daily Slash: January 10, 2011

The Daily Slash: January 10, 2011

Behold the most massive amount of posts outside the Daily Slash CES 2011 roundup. This is a big weekend and a day's worth of content you might never be able to wrap your eyeball skins around, believe it! To even have a chance, you'll have to start with Chris Davies CES 2011: All-Star Tablet Round-Up and the CES 2011 Complete Android Community Breakdown by yours truly. From there, head over to Ben Bajarin's Verizon iPhone – An Analysis of the Major Questions in preparation for tomorrow's SlashGear Verizon Event Liveblog: Tuesday Jan 11 Live Verizon Press Event (we'll be there to bring it to you DOUBLE live!) Head over next to a personal roundup Goodbye, CES 2011 – It’s been fun by Dylan Bailey over on Android Community, and -Oh! Don't forget your Google Goggles!

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: January 10 2011

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: January 10 2011

Get ready to get your sweet collection post on starting this morning with Chris Davies CES 2011: All-Star Tablet Round-Up! Next head over to the Android side of the world with the CES 2011 Complete Android Community Breakdown! Check out the future of iOS with an On Time Analysis by Ben Bajarin by the name of Verizon iPhone – An Analysis of the Major Questions. From there, you've got one big fat lists of posts to look through from this weekend and today - so much CES 2011, so much time! Behold and be held by this new technology paradise. All this and MORE on SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up.

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Orb Music MP-1 Review

Orb Music MP-1 Review

Whole-house audio isn't new, and - as Sonos has shown - it isn't necessarily complicated, but nor has it generally been all that affordable. Orb plans on changing that with the Orb Music MP-1, a $69 wireless audio adapter that - along with some free software to turn your Apple or Android smartphone into a remote control - promises Sonos-style streaming without the sky-high price tag. Check out the full review after the cut.

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Excito Bubba Two: home server the size of a paperback

Excito Bubba Two: home server the size of a paperback

All the way back in early 2007 we mentioned Excito's Bubba super-compact home server, a palm-sized FTP, media and backup store, and now the company has updated things with the Excito Bubba Two.  As before, it's pretty darn small - 4.5 x 1.8 x 7 inches - and, since the enclosure is fanless, quiet too; choose an SSD model and it's silent.  For basic users it can be as straightforward as plug-and-play, whereas for those who prefer tinkering the full Debian Linux underpinnings are available to muck about with.

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Avi Greengart’s Products of 2009

Avi Greengart’s Products of 2009

As 2009 comes to a close it’s time to acknowledge some of my favorite tech products of the year.

The first “product” on the list works across the iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, and iPod touch: Apple’s App Store. The hardware upgrades to the iPhone and iPod touch in 2009 were less impressive than the price drop on the iPhone 3G and the greatly expanded capabilities that application developers were given for writing for the iPlatform. The developer community responded with tens of thousands of new apps that turn an iPhone or iPod touch into a portable game console, heart monitor, prayer book, GPS navigator, eBook reader, and myriad other possibilities. Other platforms also rolled out app stores this year, but Apple retains an enormous lead in both the number and quality of options.

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