Amazon Releases Amazon Cloud Player App for Mac

Amazon Cloud Player App for Mac

Mac owners who use Amazon for their music playing and purchasing will be happy to  know that Amazon has released the Amazon Cloud Player App for the Mac. This desktop client works side by side with Amazon’s Cloud Player service for playing and purchasing music. Amazon had previously released a version for Windows machines. For […]

Beats Music Streaming Service Launching in the “Next Few Months”

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It’s been rumored for ages that Beats would be launching its own music streaming service, and the company confirmed a while back that this is true. However, Beats confirmed today that Beats Music will be launching “within the next few months” in the US. President and COO Luke Wood told The Next Web that the service […]

Google Play Music All Access for iOS Reportedly Launching This Month

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Google Play Music All Access is said to be launching on iOS later this month, according to Engadget, which says that “sources aware of Google’s plans” say that Google is currently testing out the iOS app internally, but still has a few bugs to fix before a public release. However, the app is planned to […]

Rdio Launches Internet Radio Service to Take on Spotify, Pandora

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Popular music streaming service Rdio has launched its own internet radio feature in order to compete with the likes of Pandora and Spotify. Rdio is launching the service on iOS and Android, and it’s completely free for non-paying Rdio users, but while the service is ad-free right now, expect that to change soon as Rdio […]

Spotify Connect Streams Music Wirelessly to Compatible Speakers

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In an effort to get in on the hardware game, Spotify has announced a new service called Connect, which allows Spotify users to stream music wirelessly from their devices to compatible WiFi speakers. The company is partnering up with a handful of popular speaker manufacturers to add support for Connect, including Bang & Olufsen, Philips, Pioneer, […]

Apple Streaming iRadio Service Launch May Be Delayed

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Apple may be facing opposition from some of its content partners surrounding the terms it had proposed for the rumored iRadio music streaming service in a move that could delay the summer launch. iRadio is positioned as a streaming music service that would compete in the same space as Pandora and Spotify, and though it […]

Twitter #Music App for iPhone and Web Browsers Launches

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Twitter unveiled #Music, a new web service, and dedicated iPhone application for discovering and sharing music with others on the company’s social network. Together, #Music, which consists of a native iPhone application and web service, is meant to help users find the latest in popular and quality music according to their followers and let them […]

Apple Reportedly Close To iRadio Deal With Record Labels

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Apple is close to making a deal with Universal Music Group and Warner Music for its rumored upcoming “iRadio” music streaming service in time for a summer release according to a CNet report. Sources talking to CNet say Apple and the two labels are close to making a deal that see Apple pay the labels […]

Will Apple’s iRadio Streaming Music be iOS 7′s ‘One More Thing’

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Apple may resurrect Steve Jobs’ famous ‘one more thing’ keynote surprise with the launch of iOS 7 with a much anticipated and highly rumored iRadio music streaming service this summer. According to Internet reports, Apple is on track to launching its Internet radio Pandora competitor this summer and the iTunes-operator has been making progress in […]

Apple Music Streaming Talks Stall, Service Potentially Delayed

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Apple’s rumored music streaming service may not come out until summer or later due to a breakdown in talks with music labels. The New York Times reports that Apple ran into issues when negotiating with Sony/ATV. Sony is one of the largest record labels in the world, and it controls the EMI publishing catalog. While […]

Google Launching Streaming YouTube Music Service This Year

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Google is said to be prepping a music streaming service under its YouTube brand for launch later this year. According to a report on Fortune, the YouTube streaming service will be separate, but complementary to, Google’s own Play Music service. YouTube music would be positioned as a streaming subscription service that’s intended to compete against Spotify, […]

Apple Announces 25 Billion Songs Sold Through iTunes

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Today Apple announced that it had sold its 25 billionth song through iTunes, almost a decade after the iTunes Music Store debuted. The 25 billionth song downloaded from iTunes was “Monkey Drums” (Goksel Vancin Remix) by Chase Buch. To celebrate his downloading the 25 billionth song on iTunes Apple will send Phillip Lüpke from Germany an iTunes […]

iOS 6.1 Hidden Buttons Hint At Apple Radio Feature

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Two unused radio buttons found in jailbroken iPads running iOS 6.1 may hint at Apple’s rumored music streaming service. The two buttons look similar to the radio icon Apple uses on the desktop iTunes app for streaming internet radio stations. No iOS devices currently support internet radio streaming without the use of a third-party app. […]

Nokia Announces Unlimited Music+ Subscription Streaming Service

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In addition to having launched the free ad-free Nokia Mix Radio service, which is a Pandora-like competitor, for its Lumia range of Windows Phone smartphones, Nokia has announced an enhanced version that will come with a monthly subscription cost. Nokia has announced that the service will cost €3.99 in Europe or $3.99 that will give users […]

Zagg Origin Offers Two Speakers in One to iPhone & Android Owners

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At CES 2013 in Las Vegas, accessory maker Zagg introduced a new two-in-one speaker called Origin that combines quality sound with a unique, portable design that’s perfect for taking the party on-the-go. The Zagg Origin is the company’s brand new two-in-one speaker that offers two unique ways for users to listen to music. The first, […]

Apple Delays iTunes 11 Until Late November

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Apple’s newest version of iTunes 11 won’t make its target October release date and will now come out “before the end of November” according to All Things D. The delay announcement comes from Apple Spokesman Tom Neumayr who said “The new iTunes is taking longer than expected and we wanted to take a little extra time […]

Will HTC Return to Its Roots As an ODM?

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HTC began making its mark in the early Pocket PC days by building quality hardware–then PDAs running Microsoft’s Palm-Sized PC and Pocket PC OSes–for various larger name companies. HTC encountered success when it had designed and manufactured the popular Compaq iPAQ PDA, which was later acquired by HP, and later it had designed and built […]

How to Take Charge of your iPhone Music

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The iPhone is the best way for many users to listen to music. Apple makes it easy to control your music on the iPhone, but all the shortcuts aren’t easy to find. This guide will show iPhone owners how to control music from the iPhone lock screen and multitasking bar to quickly skip tracks or […]

Amazon Cloud Player Gets Scan And Match to Take on iTunes Match

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Amazon is taking a shot at Apple’s iTunes Match with its latest licensing agreement for Cloud Player. Today Amazon announced that it now offers a scan and match service for the Cloud Player. For $24.99 a year users can scan their entire music library and have Amazon match their songs in the Cloud Player. Users […]