Apple put all the rumors to rest and officially announced their next entry into the music world with iTunes Radio. A music streaming service from Apple has been speculated about for years, and now that it's finally here we wanted to compare it with Google's offering. Apple is late to the subscription-based streaming party, but have a pretty good plan that has me questioning my Google Music All Access subscription already.
Sony must feel one of the ways to win that race for third is to begin attracting iPhone users. Well, while they haven't specifically offered that little tidbit, they have recently released an update for the PC Companion and Bridge for Mac apps -- one that is said to make it "ridiculously easy" to get your personal data off your iPhone and onto your new Xperia smartphone.
Temple Run was one of the most hotly anticipated games for Android back when it launched many moons after the iOS iteration, and here with the Apple-first release of Temple Run 2, history seems very much to be repeating itself - and not just figuratively.
Android site, we sure have been writing about Steve Wozniak a lot lately. First we got to take a look inside his travel backpack and see all of his gadgets, then we heard him saying that he didn't agree with the highly publicized Apple-Samsung verdict. Now, thanks to a new Q&A session at Slashdot, we're finding out a lot more about him in general. Woz answered a bunch of different questions during the Q&A session, but a few of his answers in particular stick out.
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 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.
Android Community 101: Amazon Appstore, has the word "Appstore" in it, right? Apple knows this too, and thinks that they own it. Apple's legal department is and has been worried that the word Appstore might infringe on their trademark ownership on the term "App Store", a fight they've got to fight for every sort of infringement like this lest they loose the title for their very own - that's how the US legal department sees it. In this case though, it's become apparent today, Apple's case is being seen as moot.
"If apps continue to be developed for each platform at this same rate, said Lookout CTO Kevin Mahaffey, "the Android Market will have more apps than the Apple App Store by mid-2012."