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per-capita music spending


A better sounding (and much cheaper) alternative to pricey sound bars

The Audiophiliac compares a $380 stereo audio system with one of the very best sound bars, and even he was surprised by what he heard.

By February 6, 2016


Samsung still smarting from phone slump

Electronics giant reports 15 percent increase in profits but misses analysts' estimates on softening smartphone sales.

By January 27, 2016


Can Apple escape iPhone fatigue?

A year ago, the iPhone 6 helped Apple report the best quarter in its 38-year history. This time around, the company must deal with consumers who don't race to buy the latest smartphone like they once did.

By January 25, 2016


No money, no problem with these affordable cars

From bare bones to econo-boxes to vehicles that offer terrific value for money, affordable cars are a huge segment.

By January 25, 2016


How live streams could change the music festival experience

Going to a summer music festival can mean spending hundreds of dollars on tickets, enduring the crowds and Porta-Potty lines, and trekking from stage to stage to see different bands. But more festivals and concerts are being streamed live, making every seat the best seat in the house and bringing together music fans from around the world. CNET's Molly Wood takes us inside the Outside Lands music festival in San Francisco, Calif.

By August 13, 2013


Study: File sharers spend more money on music

A survey in the U.K. suggests that file sharers spend 75 percent more on music than those who claim to be scrupulously honest. Why might this be?

By November 1, 2009


Do you spend more on Starbucks than music?

They say music's too expensive, what about Starbucks? Tasty as these frothy concoctions can be, it's a fleeting satisfaction. An album's worth of music is a repeatable pleasure.

By February 4, 2009


Top 5 free iPhone music applications

CNET editors round up the five best music applications that you can get for the iPhone or iPod Touch without spending a dime.

By July 13, 2009


Barry Adamson, 'Spend a Little Time': Free MP3 of the Day

Like some nasty Leonard Cohen or Scott Walker alter ego, Adamson plays blues-folk as something dark and gruff. Download a free MP3 of "Spend a Little Time" courtesy of CNET Download Music.

By April 22, 2008


People bought more music in the early 90s

As I noted on Wednesday, the period of 1987-1996 had a much greater proportion of mega-selling albums than previous decades, or the decade since. Today, a study from research firm eMarketer confirms that user spending-per-capita peaked in that period. Why

By September 14, 2007