Spotify has something in store for its Android users which it is now unveiling today. The upcoming update will bring a fresh, slick new look to the mobile app as well as a new area in the menu called Your Music.
Google Play Music support has arrived on Sonos this morning. The support will be available for those using the Android app, as well as the controller app on a desktop. And interestingly, you'll also be able to stream Play Music (to a Sonos setup) direct from the Play Music app in the same way you have been streaming to a Chromecast.
There is no dearth of media players on Android, so each one tries to carve out its a name for itself by focusing on some niche or unique feature. While MediaMonkey does indeed play music and video like any other, it is perhaps better known for helping you manage those files instead.
The latest Michael Jackson album was announced by Epic Records yesterday. The album is called XSCAPE and currently touted as being "the best you've never heard." XSCAPE will be available beginning on May 13th, however it looks like some Sony Xperia users will be able to grab the album for free -- on the day of release.
Coming as somewhat of a surprise, Samsung released "Milk Music" this afternoon. Milk Music arrives as yet another streaming music service, but this time around it is being done from the perspective of Samsung. Well, from Samsung and with a bit of help from Slacker Radio.
Google has rolled out the latest update for Play Music. This update doesn't have a long and involved changelog, however users will be getting one key new feature -- the ability to start radio stations based on personal playlists. For this, you'll notice the app goes from 5.4.1409N to 5.4.1413N.
Google Play Store is now two years old and Google is commemorating this auspicious day with a massive content sale. Come greet Android's primary app marketplace by buying, or downloading, not just games but books and videos as well.
Beats Music has acquired Topspin Media. Statements from both companies have already been shared on the respective company blogs, with Beats Music mentioning how this means they get a "team of talented people who have spent years working on building and fine-tuning the artist-to-fan connection." Naturally, this will only serve to further the Topspin integration already seen in the Beats Music service.
Aviate, now under Yahoo's guidance, has just released an update to the beta version of its smart homescreen. This time, the smarts in this smart launcher will be honing in on your listening habits and try to anticipate things you might want to know.
Cover, the lockscreen replacement app has recently been updated. This update brings the version number to 0.1.8, but despite a jump with that, the app remains listed in beta. This update adds a few extra features, and will be most enjoyed by those with a device running Kit Kat.