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

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... >>

Brit Spotify rival Rara.com goes Windows 8 and iOS

Brit Spotify rival Rara.com goes Windows 8 and iOS

By 23 October 2012

Music streaming service Rara.com is increasing its presence by launching iOS and Windows 8 apps, as well as updating its Android and web offerings. Rara.com, a UK rival to Spotify, has also expanded its service to 27 countries, while select Lenovo Windows... >>

iTunes 11: What's new?

iTunes 11: What's new?

By 13 September 2012

iTunes 11 is set to arrive some time in October 2012, as the world found out at the iPhone 5 press conference. Even if you don't want to splash out on a brand new handset, you can at least grab yourself something different to play with in the shape of... >>

Spotify streams hitting Billboard Hot 100

Spotify streams hitting Billboard Hot 100

By 14 March 2012

The US equivalent of the singles chart, the Billboard Hot 100, is to get a 21st-century makeover with streams from the likes of Spotify being included for the first time. Currently the Hot 100, the US music industry standard singles popularity chart,... >>

Spotify update adds gapless playback

Spotify update adds gapless playback

By 23 February 2012

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

By 15 February 2012

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

By 26 January 2012

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

By 26 January 2012

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

By 2 January 2012

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

By 28 December 2011

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... >>


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