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Music streaming has almost doubled in the last year, and that’s before Apple Music launched

Music streaming has almost doubled in the last year, and that’s before Apple Music launched

By 3 July 2015

Figures from the Official Chart Company show that online streaming is rapidly becoming the UK's favourite way to consume music content. In the first six months of 2015 Brits listened to 11.5 billion tracks streamed from services such as Spotify, Deezer... >>

Which is the best music streaming service in the UK? Apple Music vs Spotify vs Rdio and more

Which is the best music streaming service in the UK? Apple Music vs Spotify vs Rdio and more

By 30 June 2015

As long as there have been digital music files there has been digital music piracy, with services like Napster becoming massive around a decade ago simply because the music industry couldn't keep up with the illegal distribution of its content. However,... >>

No you're not going mad, the green has changed on the Spotify logo and here's why

No you're not going mad, the green has changed on the Spotify logo and here's why

By 17 June 2015

At the start of the week Spotify updated its app with "minor improvements" but what it didn't say at the time was that it had changed the green on the logo, used for some time, to a different green, sparking outrage and hysteria on Twitter and Facebook.... >>

Apple Music vs Spotify: What's the difference?

Apple Music vs Spotify: What's the difference?

By 8 June 2015

Apple has finally unveiled a Beats Music-infused Music app. The new and improved app is set to take on Spotify, one of the leading music streaming services available. But what makes the two apps different? And which paid service is worth your money? In... >>

What's new with the next-generation Spotify?

What's new with the next-generation Spotify?

By 20 May 2015

After months of rumours, Spotify has announced it is updating in a big way. With new rivals like Tidal offering music videos and exclusives, and even more competition likely on the way from Apple, Spotify probably felt it had no choice to find new and... >>

Next generation Spotify will use your phone's sensors to match songs to your running pace

Next generation Spotify will use your phone's sensors to match songs to your running pace

By 20 May 2015

Spotify has revealed that it is to use the accelerometer in your phone to choose the pace of your music streaming to match your running. The new version of the Spotify app, which is being rolled out for iPhone now, will find tracks that have the same... >>

Spotify adds video to be your all-in-one news feed and radio player on the way to work

Spotify adds video to be your all-in-one news feed and radio player on the way to work

By 20 May 2015

Spotify has announced it is changing its smartphone and tablet app platform completely to add video and automated playlist selection that's curated just for you. However, the radio functionality won't just look at your music tastes, it will play songs... >>

Starbucks to let coffee drinkers craft in-store Spotify playlists, coming soon to US and UK

Starbucks to let coffee drinkers craft in-store Spotify playlists, coming soon to US and UK

By 19 May 2015

Spotify has announced a new partnership that'll soon make its streaming service a go-to for coffee lovers around the world. The company has entered into a multi-year agreement with Starbucks, and as part of that deal, 7,000 Starbucks-operated stores in... >>

Spotify not ditching free ad-supported service, rumours are unfounded it says

Spotify not ditching free ad-supported service, rumours are unfounded it says

By 15 May 2015

Rumours have been circulating online over the last day or so that Spotify will be ditching its free ad-supported option in favour of a three-month trial to get people to sign up the the premium service. However, Pocket-lint has been informed that they... >>

Gramofon will connect your existing Hi-Fi kit for Spotify Connect, multiroom streaming, more

Gramofon will connect your existing Hi-Fi kit for Spotify Connect, multiroom streaming, more

By 11 May 2015

A new box that will let you turn existing Hi-Fi kit into an internet connected solution for around £45, has gone on sale in the UK, bringing streaming music services to thousands of new homes. Called Gramofon, the black box plugs into your existing... >>