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Spotify update adds gapless playback

Spotify update adds gapless playback

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The prayers of millions of Spotify users have finally been answered. No, Stefan Dennis' s1989 hit Don't It Make You Feel Good hasn't landed on the platform but gapless playback has finally been introduced. This means, when streaming a live album, classical... >>

HTC Spotify rival rumoured

HTC Spotify rival rumoured

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Since HTC coughed up a cool $300 million for a majority stake in the digital sound company Beats, we've had plenty of souped-up audio action on handsets such as the HTC Sensation XE, but nothing to get too excited over....yet. But all that could be set... >>

Rhapsody takes the fight to Spotify with European Napster buy-out

Rhapsody takes the fight to Spotify with European Napster buy-out

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The UK's streaming music arena could be set to welcome the arrival of a heavyweight contender by way of US giant Rhapsody. Rhapsody has just announced its European expansion through the acquisition of Napster International, following its takeover of... >>

Pure Music now live in the UK

Pure Music now live in the UK

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Pure Music, the Spotify-rival from the digital and internet radio specialist, is now live in the UK, with a free month trial available for a limited period. Building on the success of its FlowSongs platform, Pure Music has again teamed up with 7Digital... >>

Digital music boom can't halt album slide

Digital music boom can't halt album slide

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The digital music landscape is shifting with the increasing popularity of streaming services such as Spotify but digital download purchases continue to grow. The digital music boom is highlighted by the 2011 figures which show that digital album purchases... >>

Year in review 2011: May

Year in review 2011: May

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It's the end of the year, but before we get too excited about what's to come next, lets take a breather, let those mince pies break down and glance back at 2011. In the big wide world at large, the US finally tracked down Osama Bin Laden, Manchester United... >>

Best iPad music apps

Best iPad music apps

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Having that slightly larger screen on the iPad grants a lot more space to play with the tablet's music making capabilities. There is room there for extra sliders, bigger buttons and larger instruments. The result is a selection of iPad music apps that... >>

Rara.com brings digital music to the forgotten masses

Rara.com brings digital music to the forgotten masses

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A new music streaming service has hit the web aimed squarely at the mass market. Rara.com is a UK-based, all-devices, ad-free, paid-for experience that’s designed to capture the 80-odd per cent of the users out there who’ve never gone digital before.... >>

Spotify Radio tunes in new features

Spotify Radio tunes in new features

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It's all systems go over at Spotify Towers. 2011 has seen the company get friendly with Facebook, the long awaited US launch and also the revelation of Spotify apps. But the music streaming platform isn't ready to stop with the roll-outs just yet it seems,... >>

Spotify App Finder announced for 'appy times

Spotify App Finder announced for 'appy times

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What's next for Spotify you ask (or rather it did)? Well, let us tell you - the music streaming company took to the stage in New York to announce that apps will now be part of the Spotify platform. At an event that was simulcast via the wonders of the... >>