Rdio Taking on Upcoming Apple Music Service


In an effort to take on current music streaming services and the upcoming rumored Apple music service, Rdio has launched a cheap $3.99/month subscription that gives casual music listeners access to on-demand music. It’s called Rdio Select and it comes with¬†ad-free personalized radio (similar to Pandora) with unlimited skips, and the ability to listen and […]

Spotify to Roll Out Free Ad Supported Service to Mobile Next Week


There are so many fronts where companies are competing for your eyeballs and also your ears. One of those is streaming music. There are a number of services tied to operating systems like iOS, Android, and Microsoft, as well as third party services like Pandora, Rdio, and Spotify. Spotify to this point has been a […]

Rdio Launches Internet Radio Service to Take on Spotify, Pandora


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 […]

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 […]

Rdio Launches Vdio, A New Way To Buy Movies and TV Shows


Today Rdio launched its new service called¬†Vdio, a new store for buying movies and TV shows in a desktop browser or the iPad. Unlike Rdio, which lets users pay a flat monthly fee to stream as much music as they want, Vdio asks users to pay per movie or TV show. The model makes it […]

Hands-on: Spotify is a Tour de Force for Mobile Music Lovers

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With last week’s launch of the Spotify music subscription service in the US, American listeners now have the option of joining their European pals in an all-you-can-eat musical smorgasbord. After spending some time with a Premium subscription, we have to say that this is a buffet that many music lovers won’t want to miss. Service […]