Apple put all the rumors to rest and officially announced their next entry into the music world with iTunes Radio. A music streaming service from Apple has been speculated about for years, and now that it's finally here we wanted to compare it with Google's offering. Apple is late to the subscription-based streaming party, but have a pretty good plan that has me questioning my Google Music All Access subscription already.
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Spotify on Android. The app received a rather nice software update nearly a year ago that changed and improved the entire user interface. However, one major problem was landscape mode was missing. It's safe to say that was a huge oversight for the many people using their phones in landscape car docks and more.
Google I/O we have just learned a few details regarding Play Music. We have heard a few reports and rumors over the past few weeks and months, but today it's official. Google will be taking on Spotify and other music streaming services head on. It's called Google Play Music All Access, and here's what we know.
Slacker Radio rolled-out a redesign back in mid-February. The redesign touched on both the mobile and desktop sides and as anyone who was listening before and after will realize, there was plenty of changes in terms of looks and functionality. Anyway, while it has only been roughly three months since that update, it seems the folks at Slacker Radio have attracted plenty of new users.
Twitter are getting into one more market soon. That being the music industry, which is a huge part of Twitter on a second-by-second basis. Earlier this month we reported on rumors that Twitter was planning a new music discovery and search Twitter app, and now we're hearing it will be launched this weekend.
Pandora Radio has announced their latest milestone. They have crossed the 200 million mark in terms of registered users. Or perhaps a little closer to the mobile side of the house, Pandora Radio now has more than 140 million listeners that have tuned in on a mobile device. That seems to say something about the simplicity and ease of use that comes with Pandora. Of course, the quality doesn't hurt either.
Pandora Radio at some point. The popular music streaming service still provides that personalized radio experience we've grown accustomed to. So for those Pandora fans, we have some good news. They've updated the app and finally added lockscreen music controls.
Twitter is getting ready to take on some aspects of the music industry while also integrating plenty of music discovery and listening features into their service. According to a few new reports from CNET the new feature will reportedly be called Twitter Music and their iOS app could launch within the next month. Just like Vine, it looks like Twitter will once again shun Android users.
doubleTwist. In fact, the Magic Radio service has arrived as part of the latest doubleTwist app update. Magic Radio is included with doubleTwist v2.0 and touts itself as being perfect for those who are "tired of listening to the same old songs from your music library."