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Google Play Music is Getting Smarter Thanks to Machine Learning

Today via a blog post, Google announced the redesigned and revised version of Play Music for all users. This brings much more intelligence to the search giant’s music streaming service and grants users a new UI to gander at while interacting with either the Android, iOS, or web app. Starting with the new intelligence in Play Music, Google has built in the same kind of … Continue reading Google Play Music is Getting Smarter Thanks to Machine Learning

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Report: Apple’s Cutting the Cost of Apple Music by $2

Apple’s streaming service Apple Music features the same cost rate as many competitors, coming in at $9.99 per month for one user and $14.99 for a family (or group, for that matter). This pricing isn’t too bad for most people since either of these rates could get you one physical CD at your local Walmart rather the ability to listen to millions of songs on … Continue reading Report: Apple’s Cutting the Cost of Apple Music by $2

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Amazon Launches Music Unlimited, an On-Demand Streaming Service Starting at $3.99/Month

Today via a press release, Amazon announced their anticipated new music streaming service called Music Unlimited. This service is meant to compete with the likes of Spotify and Apple Music, hence it’s $9.99/month price, but there’s more to the story than that. More on this in a bit… For starters, Music Unlimited’s core functionality is very similar when compared to Spotify or Apple Music as … Continue reading Amazon Launches Music Unlimited, an On-Demand Streaming Service Starting at $3.99/Month

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Report: Spotify in Talks of Acquiring SoundCloud for $700M

A new report by The Financial Times claims that Spotify, one of the biggest music streaming services ever, is in talks of acquiring popular music sharing platform SoundCloud in a deal costing the former $700M that would ultimately buy the latter out entirely. No confirmation of said talks has been made yet, however we have reached out to Spotify and will update this if we hear back. … Continue reading Report: Spotify in Talks of Acquiring SoundCloud for $700M

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Apple: We Don’t Wanna Buy TIDAL

A report released by WSJ over two months ago claimed that Apple was gearing up to buy out Jay Z-owned high-quality music streaming service TIDAL. This could’ve resulted in the company buying out rights to exclusive music which reached the rapper’s service first amongst other elements. However, in a new interview with BuzzFeed, executive at Apple Music Jimmy Iovine slammed down these rumors due to … Continue reading Apple: We Don’t Wanna Buy TIDAL

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iTunes 12.5.1 w/ Redesigned Apple Music Experience Now Rolling Out to Mac and Windows Users

Following today’s releases of iOS 10, watchOS 3, and tvOS 10, Apple has begun rolling out an update for iTunes which gives users the new Apple Music experience we’ve all waited for since WWDC 2016. The update, carrying the version number 12.5.1, is now being received by both Mac and Windows users. Starting with the new Apple Music design (seen above), Apple basically built the new … Continue reading iTunes 12.5.1 w/ Redesigned Apple Music Experience Now Rolling Out to Mac and Windows Users

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Deal: You Can Now Buy a Year of Apple Music for $99.99

As of now, Apple’s giving customers the option to subscribe to their music streaming service called Apple Music for an entire year, paying just $99.99. Originally, the price of 12 months of Apple Music was $119.88 for a single person. That’s a savings of 17%. So technically, you’re kinda getting 2 months free with the purchase of 10 at once. So how does one get … Continue reading Deal: You Can Now Buy a Year of Apple Music for $99.99

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Apple Announces the 2016 Apple Music Festival in London, Full Lineup Seen Here

Apple has formally announced their 2016 Apple Music Festival which will be held in London. A total of 10 performers will be present at the event over the course of 13 days ranging from September 18th to the 30th. This marks the 10th anniversary of the company’s annual music festival, so it seems proper to have 10 performers come out and sing for the crowd. Here’s a … Continue reading Apple Announces the 2016 Apple Music Festival in London, Full Lineup Seen Here

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Samsung is Shutting Down Milk Music on September 22nd

It’s never had many users, it’s never been popular, and it’s device support is extremely limited. Can you guess what app I’m talking about? You said Milk Music? You’re correct! And guess what? It’s (finally) shutting down. That’s right, folks. It’s been a long time coming, but Samsung has finally decided to pull the plug on their Spotify-competitor-wannabe and push users to use Slacker Radio, the … Continue reading Samsung is Shutting Down Milk Music on September 22nd