Cheap Lumia 520 Bundle Is The Ultimate iPod Competitor

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Microsoft may not make its own direct competitor to Apple’s iPod line any more, but that isn’t stopping the company from offering the best deal lovers of music-only devices have ever seen. As of now, Microsoft Store shoppers can bundle a year of Xbox Music with the Nokia Lumia 520 or Lumia 521 for less […]

Xbox Music Gets Offline Playback on iOS and Android

Xbox Music on Android is available today.

Microsoft’s Xbox Music has gotten more useful. After launching the companion app to the music subscription service it surfaces on Windows 8, Windows Phone and the web, Microsoft is finally bringing offline music playback to the apps that it makes available to Android and iOS users. Xbox Music on iOS was the first to receive […]

Xbox Music & Video Arrive on Windows Phone, Saving It From Itself

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Users of Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 operating system can finally sync, purchase, download and stream content from Microsoft’s own Xbox Music and Video services thanks to two new in the Windows Phone Store. Of the two, Xbox Video is probably the application Windows Phone users have hoped would arrive the longest. With the app, users […]

Xbox Music Celebrates Cyber Monday with Marshall Mathers LP2 Giveaway

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Microsoft’s Xbox Music isn’t just celebrating the busiest online shopping day of the year with a few deals. It’s also giving away digital copies of The Marshall Mathers LP2, Eminem’s latest studio album, free to all users. Microsoft’s Xbox Music announced the deal earlier today, saying that it wanted to “show appreciation” for its users […]

Xbox One Users To Get Free Xbox Music Streaming

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The Xbox One will allow users to stream music from its content library free of charge when it debuts later this month. At least, that’s according to a single tweet from Microsoft’s Albert Penelllo, who informed a user that the Xbox Music app on the Xbox One would allow users to stream music for free […]

Xbox Music on iOS and Android Gains Radio Station Creation Tool

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Keeping true to its promise to add more features to over time, this week Microsoft added the ability for users to create custom radio stations to the Xbox Music apps for iOS and Android. While Microsoft didn’t formally detail the changes in a blog post, it did add the features to changelog for the app […]

Microsoft Apps You Should Have On Your iPhone and Galaxy S4

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Microsoft is typically on the receiving end of a lot of criticism these days. The company’s Windows 8 operating system introduced a new swath of changes that both delighted and alienated longtime Windows users. Its Surface RT tablet cost the company $900 million in stock write downs. Very few of the company’s moves can’t be […]

Microsoft Bolsters Xbox Music Pass with iOS and Android Apps

Xbox Music on Android is available today.

iPhone and Android users have a new subscription service to consider when shopping for an unlimited music download service: Xbox Music. Announced today on the company’s Xbox Wire blog, Microsoft is now making its Xbox Music Pass service available to iPhone users and devices with Android installed. The two new applications, the Android version of which […]

Xbox Music Now Playing Everywhere Your Phone

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In what is likely a bid to shore up the service against tough competition from Google and Apple, Microsoft has unveiled a new Xbox Music web application that will allow users to stream their Xbox Music Pass content in a web browser. The new web interface, which launched this morning to little fanfare from Microsoft, […]

Windows 8.1 Apps Leak, Refined Metro Interfaces Abound

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Pictures of the new and updated applications making their way to Windows 8 users with the Windows 8.1 update have now leaked. The pictures, which were obtained by The Verge from a leaked copy of Windows 8.1’s Windows Store app detail some of the huge app usability changes that are coming as part of the […]

Xbox Music Launches Tuesday, Included in Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8

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Microsoft’s new Xbox Music service will officially launch on the Xbox 360 tomorrow and is pre-installed on all Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Phone 8 devices. With Xbox Music Microsoft want to help its users combine music discovery, streaming, and purchasing into one service. Xbox Music will offer free ad-supported music streaming to all […]

Xbox Music To Come With Free Version on September 26

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Microsoft first announced Xbox Music in June at E3 and it looks like the service is finally close to releasing to the public. According to The Verge Microsoft’s Xbox Music will launch on October 26, the same day as Windows 8. The service will offer streaming music on any modern device that uses a Microsoft-built […]

Microsoft Replaces Zune With Xbox Music

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The rumors were true, Microsoft is killing off Zune in favor of the Xbox brand, with Xbox Music coming later this year. Microsoft announced the new music service during its E3 press conference today, saying the service will be available on Xbox 360, Windows Phone, and Windows 8. Users will have access to over 30 […]