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Spotify is now free on Windows Phone

Spotify is now free on Windows Phone

By 26 August 2014

Spotify has announced that its mobile app is now available as a free service Windows Phones. The Spotify app works both as a free streaming music player and still as a premium paid service for selecting certain songs and artists. Nokia Mix Radio offered... >>

Bloom.fm is dead but users are given a lifeline by Blinkbox Music

Bloom.fm is dead but users are given a lifeline by Blinkbox Music

By 23 May 2014

Bloom.fm, the music streaming service, lost its sole investor and died. Now the Tesco owned Blinkbox Music streaming service is offering a lifeline to Bloom.fm users with a free trial. Users who used to pay £1 per month for Bloom.fm are now able to use... >>

Spotify has 10 million paying subscribers, 40 million active monthly users

Spotify has 10 million paying subscribers, 40 million active monthly users

By 21 May 2014

Spotify has confirmed that it has 10 million paying subscribers globally and that there are now 40 million active monthly users for the music streaming platform. Spotify, launched in 2008, has become the name to beat when it comes to music streaming,... >>

Deezer update brings free radio on mobiles, Mac beta and integration of local files

Deezer update brings free radio on mobiles, Mac beta and integration of local files

By 10 April 2014

Deezer has announced several major updates that give free music to mobile users and allow integration of downloaded music files. Deezer for Mac has launched as a beta from today. This allows users to merge their stored library of music with online streaming... >>

UK tax change could hike up the price of downloaded apps, music and books

UK tax change could hike up the price of downloaded apps, music and books

By 24 March 2014

Music, book and app downloads may jump in price in the UK soon after VAT changes were announced in the annual budget. Chancellor George Osborn pointed out in his annual budget speech that companies are currently charged tax at source on digital downloads,... >>

Amazon music streaming service and TV set-top box rumoured once again

Amazon music streaming service and TV set-top box rumoured once again

By 12 March 2014

Amazon working on a music streaming service and TV set-top box aren't new rumours. But the fact they're re-appearing suggests they could be accurate ones. The Wall Street Journal has reported that Amazon is hoping to offer a music streaming service as... >>

Apple iTunes Radio vs Samsung Milk: What's the difference?

Apple iTunes Radio vs Samsung Milk: What's the difference?

By 11 March 2014

If Apple announces a new feature, Samsung isn't far behind.   That's why last week Samsung debuted its take on Apple's iTunes Radio, called Milk, to serve up new music to listeners. Samsung is calling it a "fresh take on music".  Apple fanboys and... >>

Beats Music API goes public, could be on a device near you soon

Beats Music API goes public, could be on a device near you soon

By 7 March 2014

Beats Music has taken a big step forward in opening up its API to developers. This means anyone can modify its code so it'll work on their platform, meaning TVs, cars, speakers - anything. Other streaming services like Spotify and Rdio already have open... >>

JBL Authentic L16 and L8 wireless speakers stream studio quality music from almost any device

JBL Authentic L16 and L8 wireless speakers stream studio quality music from almost any device

By 5 March 2014

JBL has announced a new Authentic Series of wireless speakers in the L16 and L8. Both work with virtually any device, feature digital music enhancing technology and play streams at studio quality. Both JBL Authentics L16 and L8 feature AirPlay, DLNA,... >>

Amazon said to be launching music streaming service through Prime

Amazon said to be launching music streaming service through Prime

By 27 February 2014

Amazon is planning a music streaming service to take on Spotify and Rdio, according to Recode.  The new service is said to be being offered by Amazon to members of its Prime yearly subscription service. It's not clear when the music streaming service might... >>