The details of the deal between Samsung and Jay-Z, which is said to be very close to being finalized, might be revealed at this weekend’s NBA finals game.
To help reduce mobile data charges while streaming music, Google has updated its Play Music app to add new mobile network streaming quality settings. Do you stream over a 3G or 4G connection?
Throughout his long and illustrious career in the music industry, hip-hop legend Jay-Z has been known to be a BlackBerry user. He even referred to himself as a BlackBerry Bold in one of the songs from his album The Blueprint III, which came out back in 2009. But times have changed, and if you were to ask the famous rapper now, he would probably tell you that he’s a Samsung Galaxy S4. The reason for Jay-Z’s change of heart? A new deal that involves king of all Android smartphone makers, Samsung, which is said to amount up to eight figures…
Rdio isn’t exactly the go-to service when it comes to music streaming. However, the latest announcement might just convince folks to make the switch — or at least give it a spin.
Amazon has just announced AutoRip, its new music service which is offering customers free digital copies of CDs straight to their Cloud Player library.
While Scan and Match is quite a useful feature, Google is not making explicit songs available from the cloud. If you have explicit versions of songs in your library, only the clean versions will be available for playback.
Yesterday we told you that Google Play would be counting down to 2013 a little differently than it counted down to 2012. Today that trend continues and celebrates a legendary musician’s birthday in the process.
If you’ve been relying on SoundHound to correctly identify that catchy new song you hear on the radio, there may have been instances where you couldn’t load up the app in time. We know what you’re thinking: if only there’s a SoundHound widget that will work on Android 4.2’s lock screen for faster music recognition. Well, wish granted.
Rhapsody’s SongMatch joins the list of music identification apps such as Shazam and SoundHound. The app is powered by Gracenote (the same one which identifies music in your iTunes library) and is available for free.
If there’s one thing Samsung’s a master at (besides manufacturing reliable and fast gadgets), that’s advertising products in the most unexpected ways.