Sony Walkman Z1000 Android PMP Headed to U.S.


After announcing that it would absorb Ericsson’s interest in Sony Ericsson and bring smartphones in-house, Japanese consumer electronics giant Sony has announced at the Consumer Electronics Show that its portable media player, the Walkman Z1000, will be headed to the U.S. market. Essentially, the PMP is a connected media player that runs Android Gingerbread 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 […]

Google Music Comes Out of Beta, Launches in the U.S.

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As expected, Google announced that it has taken Google Music out of beta and has made it available to everyone. Everyone in the U.S. that is. Along with the overhaul, the company announced that the service is currently only available for residents inside of the United States. Those who happen to live inside of those […]

Apple Launches iTunes Match to Public


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 […]

BBM Music App Arrives for BlackBerry Smartphones

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RIM’s long awaited BBM Music app has finally arrived and it will be available to BlackBerry smartphone owners in the United States, Canada and Australian within the next 24 hours. For now, those are the only regions where the app is available on the BlackBerry App World. Other regions around the world will see an […]

Sonos PLAY:3 Review

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If you love music, but are sick of listening on the puny smartphone speakers or being chained to headphones while you move through your house, you need to get a Sonos system. The new Sonos PLAY:3 is a smaller, more affordable HiFi system that delivers impressive audio and can connect to the Sonos Bridge, allowing […]

Windows Phone Glitch Shuts Out Zune Pass Listeners


Users who have upgraded their HTC-made Windows Phone 7 smartphones to the Mango firmware update are now noticing that their handsets are freezing, or locking up, when they’re using Zune Pass. Users have been complaining and documenting their issues on Microsoft’s support forum, and according to these users, Microsoft is saying that there may be […] for iPhone Now Available in the App Store for iPhone

The moment many of you have been waiting for has arrived., the social DJing platform that has taken the music world by storm, is now available for consumption on the iTunes App Store for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users. No, there is no standalone iPad application yet so those of you who have […]

Google Launches Google Music Web App for iPhone, iPad

Google Music Web App

The announcement didn’t come with any big announcement but I have a feeling this might actually be a pretty big announcement for some of you out there who love Google Music and own an iPhone or an iPad. Google, rather slyly, announced that it has released a web application for devices running iOS 4. If […]

PowerDVD Mobile Streams Media to and From Android Tablets


Everybody wants to stream media to your tablet, including PowerDVD with their new PowerDVD Mobile software. The Honeycomb tablet app finds your video, music and photos served up by the company’s most expensive media playing PC software and then streams them over your home or office Wi-Fi network to your Android tablet running their app. […]

Sony Launches Live with Walkman Android Phone

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Sony has introduced a new phone at the Sony Developer Conference, the Sony W8. This is no regular Sony Ericsson Android device, it is a Sony Walkman device. Sony has said that the Sony Live with Walkman phone will be available in select markets before the end of 2011. The Sony Live with Walkman has Walkman integration […]

MetroPCS and Rhapsody Bring Unlimited Music to Android Users


If you’ve been looking for a reason to sign up for one of MetroPCS’ truly unlimited rate plans, the carriers new partnership with Rhapsody might just be what you needed to hop over the fence. Today, the companies announced a partnership that will bring unlimited music to MetroPCS’ current Android lineup. It’s called Rhapsody Unlimited […]

Spotify Set to Launch in the US on Thursday


Well, tomorrow is shaping up as potentially an interesting launch day. Conventional wisdom is that Apple will let the Lion out of the cage tomorrow, along with new Mac Mini’s and new Macbooks (but no Mac Pros). It also looks like European music service, Spotify, will also have its invitation only launch tomorrow as well. […]

Spotify Finally Headed to The US, Sign Up for Early Access


After a long wait, the music streaming service Spotify has confirmed that it will be heading to the United States as the company has updated its website with a sign up page for people living in the U.S. For those that can’t see it in the photo or don’t want to read it on a […]

Tablet PCs Help REO Speedwagon Rock!


Linda Epstein at got the scoop on Tablet PCs in action at an REO Speedwagon concert featuring Rick Springfield. Speedwagon and Springfield may not be what the kids today consider “rock” but their use of tablets is definitely rocking.   

How To Keep Your Android Screen On While Listening To Music In the Car

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Android devices like the HTC Thunderbolt and Droid X2 make for great multimedia devices in the car especially with all the great music apps currently available. The biggest issue is that on most phones and in most apps the screen will go blank and the phone will lock after a short period, even while plugged […]

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 […]

HTC Listen on HTC Sensation 4G Picks Up Where Google Music Leaves Off


The newly launched Google Music cloud streaming service is a good step in the right direction for Google as the company tries to compete with Apple’s iTunes in the content delivery space on mobile devices, but it still lacks a true MP3 download store. That void is being filled by HTC Listen, the second content […]