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You can imagine that back in August 2011, when a user requested support for the lossless audio format FLAC in Chrome, it didn't shoot to the top of Google's list of critical features to implement. But that was five years ago. It's only with Chrome 56, the browser's next major revision, that FLAC will be playable natively.


Ever been told that you should fully discharge your battery to prolong its life? Or that jailbreaking your phone is illegal? Or that you should wait for the newest Intel processor because it's going to be "so much faster"? These are tech myths we hear all the time, and likely spread to our friends -- but most are just a waste of your time (and in some cases, they can actually harm your gadgets). Here are some of the worst offenders.


Apple's not known for being particularly open -- well, not since the Apple II days when Steve Wozniak had an active say in matters, anyway. It opened up one thing today, however, taking its lossless ALAC codec open source.


For most people, dropping a CD into their disc drive and clicking "Import" in iTunes is good enough. For music freaks, though, it's not—and with good reason. Here's how to digitise your tunes, the right way.