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Beats Music reportedly heavily relying on curated playlists from musicians

Beats Music reportedly heavily relying on curated playlists from musicians

By 21 August 2013

Beats Music is an upcoming streaming music service that hopes to take on Spotify, iTunes Radio and others. Born out of the Beats Electronics company - which makes Beats by Dr. Dre headphones - the service will have 20 million tracks with which it hopes... >>

Shazam brings free iTunes downloads this Christmas

Shazam brings free iTunes downloads this Christmas

By 17 December 2010

We recently covered the availability of the iTunes 12 Days of Christmas app in out app-vent calendar, and now it turns out that Shazam is taking part in the promotion as well. From 26 December 2010 to 6 January 2011 Shazam users with an iPhone or iPod... >>

iTunes increases song preview time

iTunes increases song preview time

By 9 December 2010

As you may be aware, the Pocket-lint awards took place in London last night, with the tech industry gathering to see the Amazon Kindle named Product of the Year. And we at Pocket-lint know how to throw a party - so you'll forgive us if we come across... >>

Pure FlowSongs
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Pure FlowSongs

By 14 October 2010

FlowSongs is a service that allows users of Pure's internet enabled radios to tag and buy tracks while listening to any digital, FM or internet radio station. So in order to get make use of this service you're going to need one of the following radios:... >>

Tesco set to launch iTunes rival Digital Locker

Tesco set to launch iTunes rival Digital Locker

By 14 June 2010

Tesco's ambition to stick its fingers into as many pies as possible continues, as news comes out that it will be launching a "Digital Locker" for users to store digital content. The new service will allow customers to buy a music CD or DVD in store or... >>

How to download music from YouTube

How to download music from YouTube

By 3 June 2010

YouTube has become as an important source of music as any these days. It just so happens that the songs all have to have a visual component to them as well - whether you actually watch them or not. Of course, if you'd rather not have to navigate to the... >>

Apple iTunes store sells its 10th billion download

Apple iTunes store sells its 10th billion download

By 25 February 2010

Apple has announced that its customers have downloaded 10,000,000,0000 (10bn) iTunes tracks since the store first opened in 2003. In what the company called "One huge milestone for music" the Cupertino based company offered shoppers the chance to win... >>

Apple offers $10,000 prize for 10,000,000,000th song download

Apple offers $10,000 prize for 10,000,000,000th song download

By 14 February 2010

Apple is offering one lucky shopper $10,000 dollars in the form of an iTunes gift card if they happen to be the buyer of the 10 billionth song from the iTunes store. In what the company is calling "One huge milestone for music" the Cupertino based company... >>

Vodafone claims most paying music subscribers in Europe

Vodafone claims most paying music subscribers in Europe

By 26 January 2010

It seems Vodafone's DRM-free music is going down well with consumers as it has announced that nearly 450,000 Vodafone customers have signed up to its music subscription services since 2009. Vodafone is claiming this customer base gives it the largest... >>

Majority of Pocket-lint readers still buy CDs

Majority of Pocket-lint readers still buy CDs

By 30 December 2009

Despite the rise of both digital downloads - now thankfully mostly DRM-free - and free music streaming services, it seems the humble CD still has life in it yet. In a recent Pocket-lint poll we asked our readers if they still bought the physical format.... >>


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