Google to bring Play Music’s most useful feature to YouTube Music

Google is reportedly testing Play Music's best feature for YouTube Music, the ability to upload your music library.

Feb 10, 2020, 3:28 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  3 comments
Spotify hits nearly 125 million subscribers, acquires major podcast company

Spotify cemented its top spot in the streaming music service industry after an incredible 2019.

Feb 05, 2020, 8:24 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
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DOJ calls in iOS app developers for questioning in investigation of Apple

It appears that the Attorney General and his Justice Department have been investigating the Apple App Store looking to see whether Apple has acted as a monopoly.

Feb 04, 2020, 4:50 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  3 comments
Amazon Music soon to beat Apple Music after an incredible 50% growth in 2019

Amazon Music Unlimited has reached more than 55 million customers globally. These are customers who are paying for an Amazon Music Unlimited subscription, not trial or ad-supported accounts.

Jan 22, 2020, 10:04 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  2 comments
TIDAL adds support for more smart TVs in the US

TIDAL kicks off 2020 with a new announcement that informs users its music service is now available on VIZIO smart TVs.

Jan 13, 2020, 11:52 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
YouTube Music gets more personal with three new mixes

YouTube Music has just announced three new personalized mixes are now available for its customers. The music streaming service is rolling out today the new Discover Mix, New Release Mix, and Your Mix.

Dec 17, 2019, 12:55 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
Dolby Atmos support is coming to TIDAL subscribers on HiFi tier

TIDAL continues to improve its music streaming service, and the next meaningful step towards perfection after bringing high-fidelity mode to its subscribers is to further enhance sound quality for its customers.

Dec 12, 2019, 3:09 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments

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DEAL Еxpired Even more Spotify subscribers can get a free Google Home Mini for Christmas

Spotify is renewing and improving its popular free Google Home Mini offer for new and existing subscribers, letting students get in on the action for the first time ever.

Dec 12, 2019, 7:23 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
TIDAL releases playlists curated by Alicia Keys, Bon Jovi, Jonas Brothers, other musicians

TIDAL, the music streaming service available in more than 50 countries, announced a partnership with renown musicians to bring customers a collection of 500+ new “Now Playing” curated playlists.

Dec 11, 2019, 11:29 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
DEAL Amazon's third-gen Echo Dot is crazy cheap for new Music Unlimited subscribers

New Amazon Music Unlimited subscribers can get the third-gen Echo Dot bundled with 1-month access to the streaming service for a grand total of only $10.98 or $8.98 if you're also an Amazon Prime member.

Dec 11, 2019, 10:54 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
The new Pandora mobile app rolls out to everyone on Android and iOS

The all-new Pandora mobile experience is rolling out to all users on both Android and iOS platforms, across all tiers of service – free ad-supported, Pandora Plus and Pandora Premium.

Dec 05, 2019, 12:37 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
iPhone and iPad users finally get a handy Spotify feature available on Android since May

Spotify is getting a small but important update on iOS enabling the Sleep Timer functionality that's been a thing for Android users for many months now.

Dec 03, 2019, 7:20 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
Huawei FreeBuds 3 Review

The company admits that its newest entry, the Huawei FreeBuds 3, has been positioned as a direct competitor to Apple’s non-Pro AirPods and, as it turns out, the results are pretty impressive.

Dec 02, 2019, 8:34 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  17 comments
DEAL Еxpired New Apple Music subscribers receiving six months of service for free

From now until Cyber Monday, if you've never been subscribed to Apple Music you'll be getting six months of service for free.

Nov 30, 2019, 10:04 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
TIDAL intros new video discovery feature for curated visual playlists

TIDAL announced a brand-new feature is coming to both Premium and HiFi customers in the coming days: My Video Mix.

Nov 27, 2019, 12:21 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
Best portable wireless Bluetooth speakers this year

We take a look at the top Bluetooth speaker options and highlight the speakers that shine with great sound, battery life and additional features...

Nov 26, 2019, 3:48 AM,  by Victor Hristov, Georgi Zarkov,  33 comments
DEAL Еxpired TIDAL announces its Black Friday and Cyber Monday offer

The Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals offer customers a rare chance to buy their TIDAL memberships for a very low amount.

Nov 25, 2019, 9:37 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
Spotify joins forces with Amazon and Bose to further boost its number of free users

Spotify Free users can now stream their music on smart speaker from Amazon and Bose in addition to Sonos sound systems.

Nov 21, 2019, 8:59 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
Apple Music has a business side that you probably don't know about

Apple has a business side to its streaming music unit. Called Apple Music for Business, the venture sells background music to retailers such as Britain's tony Harrods chain.

Nov 21, 2019, 12:30 AM,  by Alan Friedman,  1 comment
DEAL Еxpired Spotify holiday deal offers free Premium service to newcomers and past subscribers

From November 18 to December 31, Spotify's new subscribers will receive three months of Premium service for free.

Nov 19, 2019, 9:29 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
Tidal update adds new option to share music directly to Snapchat

Following announcement of social sharing to Instagram and Facebook Stories, Tidal introduced today a similar feature aimed at Snapchat users.

Nov 19, 2019, 8:50 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
Audiophiles have an affordable new option to stream HiFi music on Android and iOS

Deezer is going after Tidal on iPhones and Android handsets at last by expanding its HiFi music streaming service tier, which now also has to compete against Amazon Music HD.

Nov 19, 2019, 5:35 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  5 comments
Amazon Music expands free, ad-sponsored tier to Android and iOS in select markets

After launching a free, ad-sponsored music streaming tier on Echo smart speaker and Alexa devices, Amazon has decided to further expand the service to even more platforms.

Nov 18, 2019, 7:05 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
The company behind TikTok is planning to challenge Spotify and Apple Music soon

Spotify and Apple Music are expected to get some fierce competition soon from an affordable music streaming platform developed by the company that created the TikTok global phenomenon.

Nov 18, 2019, 7:26 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
More Spotify users can now stream their music on popular Sonos sound systems

Until recently, only premium Spotify subscribers could stream their music on Sonos speakers, but now free users of the world's most popular such platform can also join the party.

Nov 13, 2019, 7:25 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
DEAL Killer new Amazon Music Unlimited deal brings on the holiday cheer ahead of Black Friday

New Amazon Music Unlimited subscribers can pay a measly $0.99 for a full four months of on-demand, ad-free streaming with offline listening capabilities if they sign up by January 6, 2020.

Nov 13, 2019, 5:31 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
DEAL Grab Bose's class-leading noise-cancelling headphones at 30% off

The Bose QuietComfort 35 Series II headphones are discounted at $240 on eBay.

Nov 08, 2019, 1:44 PM,  by Eugene Jeong,  2 comments
AirPods Pro Review

After the runaway success that the original AirPods were, it’s time for round two! Apple, which defined the “truly wireless earbuds” category, is back at it again with a more advanced, more expensive product, called AirPods Pro. There new earbuds cost $250, which is considerably more expensive than the classic AirPods’

Nov 07, 2019, 7:05 AM,  by Rado Slavov,  20 comments
DEAL The first Apple Music/Apple TV+ bundle deal is here, but only students can get it

Apple Music student subscribers will be able to add Apple TV+ access at no extra cost starting November 1, when the company's video streaming platform is launching at long last.

Oct 30, 2019, 4:25 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  3 comments
New YouTube Music feature for iPhone users makes it a better competitor to Apple Music

YouTube Music continues to make great progress in a market dominated by Apple Music and Spotify, adding Siri support on iOS and getting a desktop Progressive Web App.

Oct 29, 2019, 4:17 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
Spotify's latest subscriber and financial numbers are a surprise even for the company itself

Not only is Spotify outpacing Apple Music in terms of subscriber growth, as the company's latest quarterly numbers (including a rare profit) seem to have taken the company itself by surprise.

Oct 28, 2019, 9:52 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  5 comments
Waze gets support for yet another music streaming service

Waze users will be pleased to know that their favorite navigation app now supports another music streaming service: TIDAL.

Oct 26, 2019, 6:32 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
Spotify Premium and Free users to receive notifications from artists

Spotify announced that very soon it will allow artists to alert users about their newly released music.

Oct 24, 2019, 3:26 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
DEAL Spotify brings back Google Home Mini freebie, which is now easier to get for new and existing users

Whether you're a new or existing Spotify Premium subscriber on a family or individual account in the US, you're eligible for a free Google Home Mini as long as you didn't already claim one last time around.

Oct 22, 2019, 3:06 PM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
DEAL Prime members can bundle Amazon Music Unlimited and a third-gen Echo Dot at an incredible price

If you haven't tried out Amazon Music Unlimited yet, you can get one month of access to the premium streaming platform and a popular third-gen Echo Dot smart speaker at a combined price of $8.98... with a Prime membership.

Oct 22, 2019, 7:46 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
Here's why Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon sounds better now on YouTube Music for Android

Gapless playback is rolling out to the Android version of YouTube Music via a server-side update. This feature allows consecutive tracks on an album being streamed to maintain the same gap between tunes as found on the original album.

Oct 18, 2019, 9:19 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  3 comments
Spotify intros Canvas, a new visual experience for Android and iOS apps

Spotify recently introduced a new way for artists to interact with its music app – Canvas.

Oct 14, 2019, 2:11 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  2 comments
Amazon Music finally arrives on Apple TV

Amazon has just announced that its music streaming service is finally available on Apple TV 4K and Apple TV HD running tvOS 12.0 and later.

Oct 10, 2019, 2:33 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
You might soon be able to bundle Apple Music and Apple TV+ at a discount

A combination of the Apple Music and Apple TV+ streaming services at a competitive price is reportedly in the works, but record labels are not happy about the tech giant's plans.

Oct 08, 2019, 4:44 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  2 comments
House Judiciary Committee asks Spotify to rat on Apple

Spotify has been asked by the House Judiciary Committee for information related to its beef with Apple over the so-called "Apple Tax." The House is investigating Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon for possible antitrust violations.

Oct 04, 2019, 5:26 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  19 comments
YouTube Music will widely gain three big weapons soon in its fight against Apple Music and Spotify

The Discover Mix, New Release Mix, and Your Mix tools will be widely available for premium YouTube Music subscribers by the end of the month as the streaming service continues to close the functionality gap to Spotify and Apple Music.

Oct 03, 2019, 2:54 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  4 comments
YouTube Music app comes pre-installed on Android 10 and Android 9 devices

Google has just announced that the YouTube Music app will now come installed on all Android 10 and Android 9 devices, including the Pixel series.

Sep 27, 2019, 1:16 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  3 comments
Spotify launches two personalized playlists to satisfy your music obsessions

Spotify has just announced two new personalized playlists are now available for music lovers with obsessions: On Repeat and Repeat Rewind.

Sep 25, 2019, 5:30 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
YouTube Music adds yet another useful feature designed to challenge Spotify

YouTube Music continues to close the functionality gap to the likes of Spotify and Apple Music with a "Discover Mix" feature that serves weekly personalized playlists based on the user's general and specific preferences.

Sep 23, 2019, 5:11 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
Pandora and Amazon team up to bring Alexa Linking to iPhone users

Starting this week, Amazon and Pandora announced they have expanded their partnership to include Alexa Linking.

Sep 19, 2019, 2:40 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
Pandora releases new app for iOS 13, adds Dark Mode, Siri on iPhone, HomePod and CarPlay

Pandora is one of the first music streaming services that is bringing important changes to its app ahead of the iOS 13 release scheduled for September 19.

Sep 18, 2019, 7:52 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
Amazon undercuts Tidal while beating Apple and Spotify to the HD music streaming punch

Amazon Music HD is an extension of the e-commerce giant's standard Music Unlimited streaming service, starting at $12.99 a month for access to millions of high definition and Ultra HD tracks.

Sep 17, 2019, 9:15 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  8 comments
Spotify wants to track your location 'from time to time', which feels wholly unnecessary

Spotify Premium Family subscribers should take note of a recent terms and conditions change allowing the music streaming service to ask for re-verification of your home address "from time to time."

Sep 12, 2019, 9:16 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  4 comments
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