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  • Google Play Music All Access vs iTunes vs Spotify vs Amazon Cloud Player vs Xbox Music vs Music Unlimited
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    Google Play Music All Access vs iTunes vs Spotify vs Amazon Cloud Player vs Xbox Music vs Music Unlimited

    By 16 May 2013

    The arrival of Google Music on UK shores has added to the tumbling pile of digital music service options for people to consider, throw in the just announce All Access setup from Google and you have a Spotify rival to boot. With so many different services...

  • Amazon Cloud Player app optimised for iPad
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    Amazon Cloud Player app optimised for iPad

    By 27 February 2013

    Amazon has announced that the Amazon Cloud Player app is now optimised for the iPad and iPad mini, bringing more playback options to your Apple tablet. The app will let you access music you have stored on Amazon's cloud service, either tracks you've uploaded,...

  • Amazon MP3 store optimised for iOS Safari, making track purchases easier
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    Amazon MP3 store optimised for iOS Safari, making track purchases easier

    By 17 January 2013

    Amazon has unleashed a version of its Amazon MP3 store specifically optimised for Apple's iPhone and iPod touch's mobile web browser, allowing customers to discover and purchase music easier via mobile.  In our brief testing of the new HTML 5 page, when...

  • Amazon to AutoRip CD purchases to Amazon Cloud Player, giving you free MP3s
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    Amazon to AutoRip CD purchases to Amazon Cloud Player, giving you free MP3s

    By 10 January 2013

    Amazon has today announced that its AutoRip service is live, which gives customers who buy a CD from the online retailer an MP3 version for free. The AutoRip services will automatically add the MP3 version of the CD's tracks to the customer's Cloud Player,...

  • Google Music UK is live, buy tunes from Google Play
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    Google Music UK is live, buy tunes from Google Play

    By 13 November 2012

    Google Music has gone live in the UK, meaning that UK residents now have a more complete offering from Google when it comes to entertainment. The company confirmed that the service would be expanding beyond the US at the announcement of the Nexus 4 and...

  • Get some Bieber on your BlackBerry with the Amazon MP3 app
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    Get some Bieber on your BlackBerry with the Amazon MP3 app

    By 14 December 2010

    BlackBerry owners (in the States at least) now have access to major digital music store, with the official launch of the Amazon MP3 app into the BlackBerry App World. The app lets you directly download the tunes you want to your handset (which you can...

  • UK Amazon MP3 for Android officially announced
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    UK Amazon MP3 for Android officially announced

    By 21 January 2010

    So we knew this was coming, thanks to early leaks of the contents of Google's Nexus One, and we showed you how to get the app early on your phone, but now it's official. Unlike the early edition of the app, it now works on Android 1.5 devices. In fact...

  • Nexus One's MP3 store hacked onto other handsets
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    Nexus One's MP3 store hacked onto other handsets

    By 18 January 2010

    Following reports that Amazon's MP3 store is available on Nexus One handsets in Britain, coders at the XDA-Developers forum have worked out how to port Amazon's MP3 store to any Android 1.6 handset in the UK. It's not the most simple process in the world,...

  • TuneChecker helps you find the cheapest music online
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    TuneChecker helps you find the cheapest music online

    By 8 December 2009

    Martin Lewis, the man behind moneysavingexpert, has launched a new music price comparison service on Tuesday, hoping to allow music fans a way to find the cheapest music on the Web. The new site, called TuneChecker.com, is in Lewis' words "all about finding...

  • Amazon MP3 repeats "25 Days of Free" this Christmas
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    Amazon MP3 repeats "25 Days of Free" this Christmas

    By 2 December 2009

    In the States, Amazon has announced it will be repeating a holiday tradition on its Amazon MP3 store which started last year.   Dubbed "25 Days of Free", every day this month up until Christmas, the online retailer will provide a new Christmas-themed...

  • Who'll be the casualties of Google Music?
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    Who'll be the casualties of Google Music?

    By 29 October 2009

    Not content with crashing down hard on the satnav industry yesterday, today Google put the willies up the music industry too with the launch of a Google music search feature. Just before you go diving off to try it, it's only available in the US at the...

  • MySpace hits next phase of music offering
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    MySpace hits next phase of music offering

    By 22 October 2009

    MySpace has announced what it says is "the next phase" of its music offering with a wave of new products and tools now available to artists and fans. As well as allowing users to buy music on iTunes in addition to Amazon MP3, the global rollout of a new...

  • Which is the best online music service?
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    Which is the best online music service?

    By 12 October 2009

    With Sky's announcement of the company's upcoming service, Sky Songs, we finally have proof that every man and his dog is getting in on the music scene. As a consumer, though, the picture just gets that little bit more complicated. If you want all the...

  • Amazon MP3 hits 5 million tracks milestone
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    Amazon MP3 hits 5 million tracks milestone

    By 6 April 2009

    The Amazon.co.uk MP3 store has hit the five million tracks offered milestone since its launch in December 2008, the etailer has announced. To celebrate Amazon is now offering a selection of over 100 top-selling MP3 tracks for 29p per track. "Our aim is...

  • Amazon MP3 offers tracks for 29p
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    Amazon MP3 offers tracks for 29p

    By 5 March 2009

    The Amazon.co.uk MP3 store has announced a new promotion that will let consumers purchase ten tracks from chart-topping artists for 29p. The promotion, which is live now and will run for a limited time only, features songs from the likes of Kings of Leon,...

  • Amazon's MP3 store gets mysteriously quiet UK launch
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    Amazon's MP3 store gets mysteriously quiet UK launch

    By 3 December 2008

    With an inexplicably silent debut, Amazon has made its MP3 download store live in the UK. Following months of speculation and rumour as to when the UK might see the launch of the DRM-free music store, the company's site is now quietly offering the service....

  • Shazam launches Android app
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    Shazam launches Android app

    By 21 October 2008

    Shazam has announced the launch of its mobile application for the Android platform, as Pocket-lint reported they would back in September. The app allows users to discover music that - if they are States-side - can then immediately be purchased through...