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Students: How to cut your Spotify payment in half

Students: How to cut your Spotify payment in half

By 25 March 2014

Music streaming giant Spotify is hoping to attract students with a new price cut on Tuesday.  Its Premium service - the top tier with no advertisements and unlimited music - is now priced at $4.99 per month for college students in the US, a cut in half... >>

Google Play Music updated with 'Fireplace Visualiser' to set the mood through your Chromecast

Google Play Music updated with 'Fireplace Visualiser' to set the mood through your Chromecast

By 13 February 2014

Google has released a visualiser feature within its Google Play Music service, letting you beam an image of a fireplace to your Chromecast. The company is calling it "the perfect way for you to set the mood" for Valentine's Day.  To turn the feature on,... >>

Rdio launches personalised radio stations that remind us of Pandora

Rdio launches personalised radio stations that remind us of Pandora

By 8 August 2013

Listening to the same music over and over can get stale, and that's exactly why music-streaming services have a radio functionality. Now Rdio is the latest to join the fray with its new "Stations" feature, bringing custom tailored music to listeners through... >>

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... >>

Google reportedly developing music-streaming service for Q3 launch

Google reportedly developing music-streaming service for Q3 launch

By 25 February 2013

Google is looking to bolster its Google Play offering, with the company reported to be in-talks with record labels to license music for a music-streaming service similar to Spotify and RDIO, according to both Financial Times and Bloomberg. According... >>

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... >>

7Digital: Coming to a mobile platform near you

7Digital: Coming to a mobile platform near you

By 19 October 2010

Busy, busy times at 7Digital. Following the announcement back in August that the online music store would be providing the engine for Pure's Flow Songs service - CEO Ben Drury has revealed a whole host of new partnerships - and it's obvious that 7Digital... >>

ESSENTIALS: Software to improve your life - doubleTwist

ESSENTIALS: Software to improve your life - doubleTwist

By 1 May 2010

It's easy to get you computer clogged up with software. You buy a camera and Nikon wants you to install a program, you get a camcorder and Flip tells you how wonderful their desktop application is, Nokia's requiring something to get mobile images onto... >>

We7 Premium Plus to launch on 1 March

We7 Premium Plus to launch on 1 March

By 24 February 2010

We just had word from We7 that its iPhone application has made it through Apple's labyrinthine approvals process, paving the way for its mobile music streaming service to finally launch on the handset on 1 March. As previously detailed, the £10/month... >>

Spotify issues Symbian update

Spotify issues Symbian update

By 17 December 2009

If you've been using the new Spotify app on your Symbian phone and found it a little buggy, then good news as the music streaming service has announced an update. Spotify has released the update - Version 0.3.22 - that's said to "fix a number of issues... >>