Spotify upgrades its family plan to match Apple Music's

Spotify has upgraded its family plan, now allowing up to six Premium accounts per family for $14.99 a month. The new plan is a direct match to Apple Music’s family plan — which Google Play also matched back in December — and is a dramatic improvement over Spotify’s old family offering, which would’ve …

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Oculus Rift update accidentally makes piracy easier

Last Friday, Oculus released a software update blocking Revive — a piece of software that allowed users to port Rift games they’d bought from the Oculus store onto HTC’s Vive headset. However, it seems Oculus’s intervention may have backfired, with an update to Revive not only allowing users to port titles again, but …

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UK's National Obesity Forum slams 'disastrous' low-fat diet advice

The UK’s National Obesity Forum (NOF) has come out with a scathing report this week that condemns the common advice handed down from authorities to eat a low-fat, low-cholesterol diet. It argues that “eating fat does not make you fat” and joins a growing wave of backlash against the established dietary …

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Review: Jaybird Freedom

Josh Valcarcel/WIRED A few months ago, we told you about the imminent arrival of Sine, the new compact on-ear headphones from Audeze. They use planar magnetic drivers, not the dynamic drivers found in most headphones. Dynamic drivers are the familiar cone-shaped variety you’ve seen a million times—look inside the stereo speakers …

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Searching for Atlantis Really Isn’t the Best Career Move

Mark Adams, author of the bestselling travel memoir Turn Right at Machu Picchu, discovered something quite surprising while researching his book: Everything we know about the lost city of Atlantis goes back to the philosopher Plato. Intrigued, Adams decided to investigate further, but quickly he discovered the subject of Atlantis …

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