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.
Beats Music launched today for Android, iOS, Windows Phone, and the desktop. The experience is similarly good across all platforms, but does it warrant a $9.99/month pricetag? It’s competitively priced, and promises a lot, but we wanted to know if it could compete with incumbent services, so we went hands-on with it to find out.
Peeling themselves from Google reliance, Samsung is reported to be in talks with Deezer to bring the service to their handsets. The French company offers a music streaming service, and says they have 12 million customers worldwide. That may not be all that attracts Samsung to the table, either.
If you've ever wanted to have a copy of your iTunes Radio content on your Android device, then doubleTwist might just have the app for you. From the makers of the popular music player comes AirPlay Recorder, which, given a few caveats, tries to do what its name says, that is, record iTunes music via AirPlay.
Taking thirteen years of experience in gathering users' music preferences, Pandora has released a new features that will hopefully make it easier for users to discover even more titles outside their usual collections. Pandora has just announced a new personalized recommendation system that it is making immediately available on both Android and iOS.
Microsoft has rolled out the latest update for the Xbox Music app for Android. The update, which has arrived as version 2.0.31212 is currently sitting in the Google Play Store. While the change list is on the smaller side, this does appear to be an update that will be welcomed by more than a handful of users.
Pandora for Android has been updated once again. This latest brings a feature we saw added for iOS users about a month earlier -- a built-in Alarm Clock. In addition to the alarm clock functionality, Pandora users will also have a sleep timer and some other "small improvements and bug fixes." The key new feature though, is the alarm clock.
Google Play Music support recently arrived for Glass users, and it looks like Google is going to do what they can to ensure this setup gets a thorough testing. Google Play Music All Access subscribers appear to be getting invitations to join the Glass Explorer program. We haven't seen any confirmation direct from Google just yet, however these invites are said to be coming by email.
It looks like the Pebble team has begun pushing some apps. An email blast was sent out earlier this morning highlighting a few Pebble apps. Two of the three were for Android and one in particular caught our attention. The app is called MusicBoss and as the name would suggest, it deals with music control.