Google's new Music endeavor is certainly exciting, and not just because it's yet another digital music store. Google is the first company to offer a free preview of your purchased music to your contacts on Google+. Your friends can listen to one full play of any song or album you purchase.
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going on now, Google has just announced that over 200 million android devices have been activated a globally. A number that has doubled in the past 6 months. Whoa, that is a pretty large number that appears to be growing by the thousands every single day.
creatively-teased event in Los Angeles this afternoon, Google finally pulled the wraps off its long-awaited music store. Hundreds of tech press were crammed into Mr. Brainwash Studio, where the details were finally hammered out. Google has been testing the streaming music waters for since May with its Google Music Beta program, but today it comes to everybody in the country.
press event that surely will be all about the new Google Music service and or store for Android devices. It officially starts at 2:00 PM PT (so in a matter of minutes) and we'll have all the details and information as it comes in.
Google Music event set for Wednesday. As if the title "These Go to Eleven" from Spinal Tap didn't give anything away, the invite from T-Mobile does. Mentioning live performances from Drake, Maroon 5, Busta Rhymes and more. If you weren't convinced this was a musical event, you should be now.
leaked screenshots showing a Google Music store in the Android Market, just like Movies and Books. The screenshots appear to be an early build or at least similar to what we can expect Google to announce at the "These Go to Eleven" press event this Wednesday.
Google's Spinal Tap-inspired event, but if Cnet is to be believed, it'll launch without two of the biggest players in the US music industry. Sony and Warner will not be posting any of their artists on the new MP3 store, putting it at a major disadvantage to iTunes and other digital music vendors. The other two major labels, EMI and Universal, will be selling music through Google.
Google Music. It looks like the time has finally come and Google will be announcing and showing the world what they have in store for Google Music. If the "These Go to Eleven" didn't ring a bell for anyone, think Spinal Tap. If you don't know what that is I suggest you Google that, and enjoy it. Recent Google Music pages pointed to a music store coming to the Android Market, but we'll all know the details come next week.
for months, and it looks like it's about to finally come to pass. But don't take our word for it: head over to music.google.com with your Android device (make sure you've got your user agent set to default) and you'll see something similar to the screenshot on the right. The page mentions "millions of songs in the Android Market", though both links appear to be inactive at the time of writing.
Amazon's MP3 Store has become a de facto Android music platform, and there's plenty of 3rd party stores and apps that offer paid and free song downloads. Google's going head-to-head with Amazon with its cloud-based Google Music, but according to the New York Times, they may be after a more direct sales model with a full-on MP3 store.