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Alcatel OneTouch Pixi 3

At CES 2015, Alcatel showed off one entry-level smartphone with a heap of permutations. Bottom line: the Pixi 3 that goes on sale in your neighborhood may be completely different than one halfway around the world.

By January 6, 2015

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Alcatel's OneTouch Pixi 3 is like pick-n-mix for carriers

Countless permutations on specs and even the phone's OS mean that there's no one way to get a Pixi.

By January 6, 2015

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Watch out, Spotify, Tidal is upping the ante for streaming-music sound quality

The Audiophiliac explores the deep end of Tidal's new music subscription service, and he loves the lossless sound quality.

By January 10, 2015

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Radiohead frontman takes stage with BitTorrent to test paywall

BitTorrent's paywall system launches via a bundle from Radiohead's Thom Yorke to see whether fans will pay for content. The move could end up upending the crowd-funding world in the process.

By September 26, 2014

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Learning the Tao of Toad the Wet Sprocket, geek to geek

Crave's Eric Mack has spent a lifetime geeking out over Toad the Wet Sprocket. Here's what it was like for him sitting down with lead singer Glen Phillips to talk about life and the band's new Kickstarter-funded album.

By August 18, 2014

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Hilarious Weird Al music videos skewer Yelp reviews, twerking

Everyone's favorite purveyor of parodies, Weird Al Yankovic, debuts eight videos in eight days to promote his new album "Mandatory Fun." They live up to the name.

By July 17, 2014

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Apple's new iPhone 5S ad: Complete with song about oh, really?

A pulsating new ad for the iPhone 5s trumpets its power. Its musical accompaniment is "Gigantic" by the Pixies -- which is about, well, try guessing.

By April 23, 2014

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Poll: Live vs. recorded music -- what's better?

As always, opinions vary, but what's your preference?

By February 16, 2014

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Why is the engineer who recorded Nirvana still using analog tape?

The Audiophiliac interviews the great Steve Albini, who not only made his name with legendary bands, he loves recording local talent!

By September 8, 2013

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Top 6 sites for buying FLAC music

If you're looking to buy lossless music in FLAC format, from indie to classical to jazz, here are our favorite sites.

By October 15, 2012