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Spotify free vs Spotify premium: What's the difference?

Spotify free vs Spotify premium: What's the difference?

By 7 October 2014

Spotify has made some big changes to its platform in recent years, revamping the way its desktop and mobile applications work in order to attract more users. There have long been three tiers of Spotify listening: Free, Unlimited (£4.99 per month), and... >>

As Winamp closes, Spotify releases Spotiamp to pay homage

As Winamp closes, Spotify releases Spotiamp to pay homage

By 22 December 2013

Winamp, the infamous audio player and an important piece in the history of digital music consumption, shut down on Sunday.  Internet streaming service Spotify is trying to fill the gap with the release of Spotiamp. It's a fully-functional music player... >>

Apple celebrates 'A Decade of iTunes' in new timeline

Apple celebrates 'A Decade of iTunes' in new timeline

By 24 April 2013

Apple has rolled out a new section to its iTunes Store to celebrate the tenth anniversary of iTunes on 28 April. It's no secret that iTunes pushed music listening to where it is today, and "A Decade of iTunes" takes you down that road.  Apple has broken... >>

DoubleTwist Magic Radio adds subscription streaming music for US customers

DoubleTwist Magic Radio adds subscription streaming music for US customers

By 13 March 2013

Android music application doubleTwist has been updated with a new feature set to take on Pandora radio streaming. Dubbed Magic Radio, the $4 (£2.70) a month service offers 13 million songs that can be mixed by several categories.  Before Google Play... >>

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By 31 January 2013

For most people the hi-fi is dead. The days of needing two large speakers and a central unit to play music died when we switched to MP3s and AAC audio tracks from the likes of the iTunes store, or Amazon MP3. It wasn't that people didn't want CDs anymore,... >>

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

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... >>

Linn enhances network streaming range with the Kiko Music System

Linn enhances network streaming range with the Kiko Music System

By 30 July 2012

If you use your computer as your main media outlet, and if you’ve got a couple of grand to spare, the Linn Kiko Music System might tickle your fancy.  By synching the Kiko Music System to your computer's network, you’ll be able to play any music... >>

Sonos controller gets update for improved music experience on iPhone, iPad and Android tablets

Sonos controller gets update for improved music experience on iPhone, iPad and Android tablets

By 17 July 2012

The Sonos Controller has received an update for both the iPhone and iPad as well as on Android tablets. Version 3.8.1 brings several new features depending on what operating system you use Sonos to listen to music. For example, the Sonos Controller for... >>