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Smart thermostats will help households save money on heating
Chargers can be swapped for official Apple hardwares for $10 or local currency equivalent
Launched in summer 2005 on iTunes, Apple’s podcasts have now racked up 1 billion subscriptions with the store offering around 8 million episodes from 250,000 different podcasts in more than 100 languages.
Seasoned Microsoft watcher Paul Thurrott has claimed in a 'What the Tech' podcast, that the console will be unveiled at a 'reveal' event in May
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An Irish country-rock band and a Native American rapper are among 15 acts vying for the title of the BBC's Sound of 2013 – the annual award which attempts to predict which musicians are due to hit the big time next year.
Galloway sparks outrage with claim that alleged crimes are part of 'the sex game'
It might not be worth risking them in the June drizzle, but when the sun's out this lot will brighten up your BBQ...
Professional body piercer Dave Hurban is a man attached to his iPod. Literally.
The second album of LA band Best Coast arrives in mid May. I’ve previously written about the lead off song (and title track) “The Only Place” which continues in the vein of their debut album in offering lashing of West Coast surf pop meets garage rock - with newly added hints of country rock and Neutral Milk Hotel. The track can still be downloaded free at bestcoast.us.
There isn't an area of music where Richard Blackford has not exercised his craft.
"Technicolour for your ears" - that's how The Independent described the John Wilson Orchestra's 2009 BBC Proms tribute to 75 years of the MGM musical.
Welcome to The PROBIZ Football Podcast – a one off special for The Independent looking ahead to the new Premier League season.
Sarah Tynan is one of English National Opera's great success stories.