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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.

Poweramp updates with better support for Jelly Bean

Poweramp has been a dominant figure in the Android music player market ever since its initial launch. Even in its beta stages, Poweramp was a great music player that had tons of unique features. It's continuing that dominance with a new update today that includes a lot of welcome changes and improvements.

Samsung Galaxy Music smartphone details leak

Who is ready for another Galaxy device from the folks at Samsung? I know they've been overloading the market as of late but this time around it's all about the music. This is certainly no flagship or top-tier smartphone, and will instead be a budget aimed device -- probably for teens wanting to have some exceptional audio quality from their smartphone. Lets take a look at the leaked details below.

SoundCloud introduces in-app audio editing

SoundCloud is a great platform to upload all of your audio creations to, and a lot of people use it to publish their own music and podcasts for the world to listen in on and hopefully gain some popularity. A big chunk of their user base enjoys using the service's mobile app, and it updated today with some pretty cool new features.

Shazam hits 250 million users, adds TV-tagging capabilities

Shazam, the popular music-tagging app for Android, iPhone, Windows Phone and BlackBerry, announced today that its hit 250 million users with around two million new users joining every week. To celebrate, the app has been updated to include TV tagging for U.S. users, which allows you to find out what music is playing on your favorite shows, as well as other useful info.

HTC turns down the music, gives back half of Beats Audio shares

HTC has turned down the music in what appears to be a scale back of their plans with the music company Beats Audio. I'd be lying if I said I was surprised, as I wasn't too sold on the idea to begin with. In what HTC is calling “a realignment of their business agreement” they've sold 25% of their 51% stake back to Beats, and now is no longer the majority stockholder.