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LONDON -- As you'd expect from a device with such a simple premise, there's not much to the Electric Jukebox's design. There's just the main dongle, with an HDMI connector, and the remote control.

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Besides this bright red color it also comes in light blue or charcoal black.

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The standard HDMI plug connects to the corresponding port on your TV.

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The remote has a Micro-USB port for charging, the same as most phones.

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There are just a few buttons on the remote as you primarily interact with the Electric Jukebox using motion control -- much like a Nintendo Wii remote.

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Alternatively, you can use the microphone on top of the remote for voice control.

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The onscreen interface, which is powered by the Web standard HTML5, begins with a home screen that shows just three options: your saved music, new music you might like, and a search option to find specific tunes or artists.

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Wave the wand to select your option.

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Or talk into your remote to make your selection.

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Artists are displayed with names and large photos.

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After the first year, you can either choose to listen to the radio channels and playlists curated by musicians such as Sheryl Crow and Robbie Williams, with ads...

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Or you can pay an annual subscription of £60 or $60 for access to the full streaming service.

Read more about the Electric Jukebox.

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