music

AMP+ update brings themes and more to your Android music player

Today we have an awesome, lightweight, and intuitive music player for Android called Amp and a donate version Amp+. This week the developers of this impressive 3rd party app have issued a nice update adding tons of new features and fixing a few bugs for their already feature-packed app. If you've been looking for a lightweight music player check this out.

Winamp updated with notification controls and bug fixes

The aging yet very popular media manager and player we all know as Winamp has just received an update in the Google Play Store. For those that love Winamp back to the old Napster days and beyond, you'll be happy to know this music player for Android got a little better this week. They've integrated notification controls and fixed a few bugs.

Bem Speaker Trio brings music to the entire house for $299

Today we learned of an awesome new Bluetooth speaker option announced at CES is available starting today, and if you love portable speakers it's worth a quick look. Meet the Bem Speaker Trio. This unique Bluetooth speaker option allows you to blast your tunes in the living room, then bring the music with you to multiple rooms and even the garage all simultaneously. All this works completely without wires too, so bring on the Google Music.

Sound Search for Google Play widget launched

It happens all the time: you hear a song that you instantly like and you want to find out what it's called and who it's by so you can add it to your music collection. It's frustrating when it happens and you can't figure out the title or artist, but thankfully there are a number of apps that will help you identify songs using your phone's microphone. Today, Google has stepped into that arena, launching its Sound Search for Google Play widget.

Samsung Galaxy Muse player finally for sale in the USA

Say hello to the smallest Samsung Galaxy Player ever. Previously known internationally as the Samsung Pebble, today Samsung has listed up for sale the newly renamed Pebble as the Galaxy Muse media player for the USA. What makes the Muse special is the way in which it pairs nicely with multiple Samsung Galaxy devices for easily listening or transferring of 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.