Tagged with: Music

How to Pick the Best iOS Cloud Music App for Your CD Collection

How to Pick the Best iOS Cloud Music App for Your CD Collection

Believe it or not, an awful lot of people still buy CDs. When digital music purchases surpassed physical music sales in 2011, one would have thought that the world had forever changed and no-one was buying CDs anymore. Then it was all about on-demand music services like Spotify, Rdio, Beats Music and Google Play’s All ...

Samsung’s ‘Milk Music’ Will Soon Include Ads, Have a $3.99/Month Premium Option

Samsung’s ‘Milk Music’ Will Soon Include Ads, Have a $3.99/Month Premium Option

When Samsung introduced its first Internet radio service Milk Music in March, one of the things that stood out was that it was available free and without ads. That may change soon, according to information disclosed by Samsung. Nestled away in an infographic about Milk Music is a pricing plan which suggests that the free ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – April 23, 2014

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – April 23, 2014

You probably have a dozen devices in your house that can stream music from your phone already. But you probably DON’T have something quite like Gramofon, which recently launched on Kickstarter. Gramofon, created by ‘social Wi-Fi’ company Fon, connects to your home’s internet connection and acts like a social ...

The Technology of Coachella

The Technology of Coachella

I just spent three days in Indio listening to a whole bunch of my favorite music. From Queens of the Stone Age to Lorde to ZZ Ward, everything about my first festival was memorable. But from a tech perspective, one thing trumps all else: the festival’s wristbands. (If your guess was the two-minute voiceover about ...

Report: Apple is Building a Shazam-Like Feature Into iOS 8

Report: Apple is Building a Shazam-Like Feature Into iOS 8

Apple wants to help you name that tune. The company is planning to unveil a song-discovery feature in an update of its iOS mobile software that will let users identify a song and its artist using an iPhone or iPad, said two people with knowledge of the product, who asked not to be identified because the feature isn’t ...

Gramofon is a Social Jukebox That Streams Spotify, Shares Wi-Fi to Facebook Friends

Gramofon is a Social Jukebox That Streams Spotify, Shares Wi-Fi to Facebook Friends

There’s no shortage of video-focused, Internet-connected boxes on the market and most of them can handle music streaming too. But what if you stripped out the video and concentrated entirely on audio? That’s what ‘social WiFi’ company Fon is doing with its new Gramofon device. Hook a Gramofon box up to your Internet ...

Report: Sprint and Spotify to Partner Up, Offer Trials and Discounts

Report: Sprint and Spotify to Partner Up, Offer Trials and Discounts

Sprint and Spotify are working to push the streaming music service out to the wireless carrier’s customers. A planned tie-up between the two companies, similar to one already under way with AT&T and Beats Music, will feature free Spotify trials for Sprint customers and will give them the ability to pay for the service ...

Report: Apple Considering a Major Revamp of the iTunes Music Store

Report: Apple Considering a Major Revamp of the iTunes Music Store

The failure of iTunes Radio to halt the decline of music downloads has prompted Apple Inc. to consider the most dramatic overhaul of its iTunes music store in more than a decade, according to executives familiar with Apple’s internal deliberations. iTunes Radio, which launched in September with much fanfare, so far only ...

YouTube (Again) Delays On-Demand Music Streaming Service

YouTube (Again) Delays On-Demand Music Streaming Service

YouTube, which originally planned to launch its on-demand music streaming service late last year, has pushed its debut to the second quarter or beyond. The deferment is caused by the online video company's desire to "get it right," according to an executive briefed on YouTube's plans. Under contracts that its parent company ...

Spotify Revamps App Across All Platforms, Adds ‘Collection’ Mode

Spotify Revamps App Across All Platforms, Adds ‘Collection’ Mode

Remember the jukebox? No, not the rock and roll machine hugging the wall at your local dive bar, but the digital music players we all used to manage MP3s back in the late 2000s. There was Winamp, Musicmatch Jukebox, and later iTunes. These apps listed your library of songs track by track and often featured big, visible play ...