Google Music Now Matches iTunes, Amazon’s Music in the Cloud Features

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Today Google announced that its Google Music services now supports music matching in the U.S. The new feature makes rebuilding a music library in Google Music much faster. Previously users had to upload all of their music to Google Music using the Music Manager. Now the Music Manager will simply scan a music library and […]

What’s Your Music Locker Preference?

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Shakespeare has Orsino begin the play Twelfth Night with the line “If music be the food of love, play on.” And certainly listening to music is a big part of many lives. Our music tastes define us both to ourselves and to others. And, like the choice of our mobile devices, we are probably entering […]

Apple Launches iTunes Match to Public

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According to Apple’s website, Apple’s iTunes Match is now available to the public. Originally scheduled for last month, Apple’s cloud music service takes the music you own and compares it to Apple’s catalog. If you own it, you can then stream any of that music to your devices registered with that iCloud ID. If you’ve […]

iTunes Match Launch Is Imminent

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While we still don’t have an official date for the launch of Apple’s iTunes Match service, we now know that a launch is imminent as Apple has told beta users that it will be performing one last iTunes wipe ahead of launch. That wipe is scheduled to take place tomorrow at at 10am PST which […]

Apple’s iTunes Match Misses October Launch Deadline

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Today marked the end of the month of October which means that Apple has missed its self imposed deadline for the launch of its iTunes Match service. Originally announced all the way back at WWDC, Apple had made it clear at the iPhone 4S event that the service would be rolling out to the general […]

Google Music Store Speculated to Allow Users to Share Tunes

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Sometimes, a drummer may march to his own beat, but what if that drummer wanted to march to the beat of his fellow peers? Google’s Google Music store will supposedly allow users to share songs and tunes with each other according to the latest Internet speculation. To enhance the content available for the Android platform […]

iTunes Match Button Appears in iOS 5

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It looks like the iTunes Match service might be getting closer to launch. AppAdvice noticed that the button magically appeared in the iOS 5 Music Apps settings today. Sure enough it appears in mine as well. iTunes Match is designed to let you have music you did not purchase through iTunes available through Apple’s iCloud […]

iOS 5: What is iCloud and What Will it Do for Me?

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iCloud is one of the biggest parts of iOS 5. While we are excited about iCloud, we keep hearing, “What is iCloud?” and “Why is it called a cloud?” Have no fear, we have everything you need to know about iCloud right here, so that you’re ready for iOS 5 on October 12th. Unlike many […]

iTunes Update Expected By Tuesday, Ahead of iOS 5 Release Date

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Apple is almost ready to push the latest version of iTunes out the door, complete with iCloud support. The update to iTunes 10.5 comes ahead of October 12th, the iOS 5 release date. Update: iTunes 10.5 is Available to Download iTunes 10.5 brings support for the new iCloud service and iOS 5, which means that we […]

iTunes Match Coming End of October

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Apple at its iPhone event today has announced that its iTunes cloud music matching service, dubbed iTunes Match, will be coming at the end of October for an optional annual subscription price of $24.99. Essentially, iTunes Match will scan your iTunes library and automatically re-create your music library in the cloud, negating the need for […]

iPhone 5 May Have Up to 64GB of Storage

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The next iPhone is expected to arrive in just a few short weeks, and it may mark the first time you can buy a 64GB iPhone. The current iPhone 4 is available with 16GB or 32GB of storage, priced at $199 and $299 respectively. Mr. X, tells 9to5Mac, that the new iPhone will come in […]

iOS 5 Release Date and What to Expect from iOS 5

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iOS 5 is the next mobile operating system for Apple’s iPhone, iPod and iPad devices. Announced this summer at WWDC, the software has been in beta testing for the past several months, and is due for a fall release, which we expect to come close to the iPhone 5 release date. (Read: 5 Things to […]

iTunes Match Includes iTunes Streaming [Video]

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iTunes Match is set to launch alongside iOS 5 and the iPhone 5 this fall, and we are now learning more about how the iTunes Match service will work, including the ability to stream music. Yes, Apple has finally launched a streaming music service, and it is coming to your iPhone and iPad in weeks. Back when […]

Weekly Wrapup: Notebook, Tablet & Smartphone News – WWDC Week

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While a decent amount happened this week in the world of notebooks, smartphones and tablets; the primary focus was on Apple as the company took to the stage at WWDC to announce iOS 5, iCloud and OS X Lion. There was no iPhone 5 announced, but the new software is already on many devices, including […]

Details on iCloud Still a Bit Foggy

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Yesterday’s announcements from Apple at WWDC showed that there are major changes coming when it comes to how Apple users think about media and data. Yeah, I’m talking about the iCloud features. Most of what we heard yesterday had already leaked, and quite honestly while we learned some new details, we’ve still got quite a […]

iTunes Match Cost vs. the Competition

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Apple just announced iCloud, a new online service that provides easy access to all the music users have purchased through iTunes for free. Apple has also announced a service called iTunes Match, which will match the music you have ripped or purchased from other stores and add a high quality version to your iCloud library […]

Apple’s New iCloud Service Will be Almost Free

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Apple announced their new iCloud service at WWDC 2011 confirming the rumors that have swirled for months that a cloud storage and syncing feature will become a free part of Apple’s device ecosystem. iCloud is free unless you want access to a new part of the music portion of the cloud version of iTunes. The […]