music

SoundHound updated with faster song search and lockscreen widgets

The wildly popular song search and recognition app SoundHound has received a nice little update this afternoon that should make many users happy. Today the developers have issued a quick update that promises to make searching and song recognition even faster. They've also added a few new features and improved on the layout. Now it's the fastest and best looking song matching app for Android.

Spotify hits 1 million paid subscribers in US

We have a feeling that some of you like Spotify just as much as we do, because today the company announced a rather big milestone for the music streaming service. Today Spotify CEO Daniel Ek announced that the service has 1 million paid subscribers in the US, which is a pretty big achievement. It gets even better though, as Ek also said that there are 5 million paid subscribers worldwide.

Rhapsody takes on Shazam with their new app ‘SongMatch’

For all the music lovers out there we have a brand new song identifying or song matching app for Android available today, absolutely free. If Soundhound, Shazam, Google Ears and more weren't what you're looking for then give the all new app from Rhapsody a try. They've just introduced a new app neatly called SongMatch and it's available right now.

Samsung S Pebble music player coming to the US

When Samsung announced their extremely popular Galaxy S III flagship smartphone earlier this year, along with it was a neat little music player. It was called the Samsung S Pebble, came in the same Pebble Blue color option, and obviously was shaped like a little stone. It has been for sale internationally but new details are now confirming the tiny little media player is headed to the US.

Polk announces new UltraFit headphones made for Android

Today the popular speaker and audio company Polk Audio has just announced a slew of headphones for those leading an active lifestyle. Their somewhat new UltraFit 1000, 2000, and 3000 series are meant to handle all the elements, stay tangle free, and sound amazing. The best part about this news is they're now offering each model specifically for Android soon.

Geneva WorldRadio pairs a classic FM radio with Bluetooth for Android

There's plenty of Bluetooth wireless speakers available today we can pair with our Android smartphones and tablets, but today we were tipped off on a neat new one worth checking out. It's called the Geneva WorldRadio and they've combined the classic look of an old school FM radio (metal handle and all) with a 2.4-inch LCD display for easy pairing with your Android smartphones and tablets.

Microsoft’s Xbox Music service launching Tuesday and coming soon to Android

Microsoft has announced that its new music service is launching on Tuesday for a slew of devices. Sadly, Android is not among the initial device offerings, but Microsoft has confirmed that the Spotify competitor is coming to Android (and iOS) shortly after the initial launch. This means that Android owners can take advantage of the cool stuff Microsoft's Xbox music service offers very soon.

SuperTooth Disco 2 Bluetooth speaker review

Today we have our hands on the next generation of both wireless and wired sound from the folks at SuperTooth. This is their new and improved Disco 2 Bluetooth speaker we first saw at CES earlier this year. If you're a fan of the original SuperTooth Disco you'll surely want to check out this new version. It's smaller, more portable, has a variety of colors, and sounds great. Lets take a look.

Google Music Fall Flash Sale offering fresh albums for $2.99

Is it just us or does it seem like Google is having a sale on music on a daily basis? Every time you head to the Play Store you'll be greeted with a few new albums for $3.99 and sometimes even less. This time around the sales are impressive though. Their Amazon approach offering free daily songs, good deals, and low prices should hopefully be helping Google Play Music grow. Today they've announced a new "Flash Sale" offering fall classics for just $2.99 per album.