music streaming

Nokia announces Music+: premium features for €3.99/month

Nokia announces Music+: premium features for €3.99/month

Nokia has announced some new features today for its Mix Radio song discovery service. Most notably, the company outed Music+, a premium music service that give users unlimited skips and downloads for only €3.99/month, or $5.37 in US dollars. Customers will also get higher-quality music streaming, access to lyrics, and a desktop app.

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Last.fm going paid-only, will shut down in most countries

Last.fm going paid-only, will shut down in most countries

The popular internet radio service Last.fm will be cutting back its scale and will be offering only paid subscriptions from now on. The service will shut down in most countries around the world, but will still stay up in the US, UK, and Germany. Paid-for Last.fm radio will continue to be available in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, and Brazil, but all other countries will no longer have access to the service starting January 15.

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Trent Reznor working on music-streaming service, expected to launch early next year

Trent Reznor working on music-streaming service, expected to launch early next year

Trent Reznor, the musician behind the one-man band Nine Inch Nails recently partnered up with Beats by Dre back in October, but projects and efforts from the partnership remained quiet. However, Reznor has announced that he's working on a new music-streaming service to take on the likes of Spotify and Rdio.

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Rdio updated for iOS and Android with fully re-booted UI

Rdio updated for iOS and Android with fully re-booted UI

It's time to get smart with the developers behind the music streaming app Rdio - updated today for iOS as well as Android. This update brings on a fully redesigned user interface that's ever-so-slightly cleaner than we've ever seen from the app before and will likely instill much more confidence in the system for both artists and those looking to subscribe to the pay service. Last month the team launched a Rdio Artist Program and a massive advertising campaign over the past few months to bring the app into prominence.

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iHeartRadio surpasses 20 million users, sees over 135 million downloads

iHeartRadio surpasses 20 million users, sees over 135 million downloads

The popular internet radio service iHeartRadio has announced that they have reached the 20-million-user mark. Furthermore, they claim that their app has been downloaded over 135 million times. Clear Channel, the company that owns and operates iHeartRadio, says that they now have almost 240 million monthly listeners.

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Spotify confirms beta web app, rolling out to select few

Spotify confirms beta web app, rolling out to select few

If you've been a Spotify user ever since its inception, then you probably know how frustrating it was that there wasn't a web app available, which would essentially allow you to listen your music library on any computer with an internet connection. However, the company has confirmed that they're rolling out a beta version of the Spotify web app starting today.

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Spotify coming to Samsung Smart TVs in Europe

Spotify coming to Samsung Smart TVs in Europe

Spotify is a great service, but do you ever wish you could use it to stream music through your smart TV? Soon you'll be able to, thanks to a new team up between Samsung and Spotify that will see an app developed specifically for Samsung's 2012 E-Series smart TVs. Before you US Spotify lovers get too excited, however, we should let you know that this app will only be available in Europe.

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BBC rumored to have Playlister music streaming service in the works

BBC rumored to have Playlister music streaming service in the works

BBC has done very well with it streaming video player called iPlayer. Hordes of computer and mobile device users who enjoy BBC television programs use iPlayer to catch up on their favorite shows on the go. Reports are coming in that BBC is eyeing the launch of a new music streaming service.

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BBC currently working on their own music streaming player

BBC currently working on their own music streaming player

If you're a fan of BBC's iPlayer, then you'll be excited to hear that they're working on a similar type of player, but this time it will focus solely on music. It's said to be called Playlister and it will allow subscribers access to hundreds of thousands of songs without paying any additional fees.

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XtremeMac unveils new BT Connect and BT Home Connect devices

XtremeMac unveils new BT Connect  and BT Home Connect devices

XtremeMac has unveiled a couple new products aimed at Apple users to allow wireless streaming of music to non-Bluetooth home or portable audio systems. The two new products include the BT Connect, and the BT Home Connect. Both devices allow wireless streaming using Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) sound.

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New iPod Touch available in 5 colors for $299 starting September 14

New iPod Touch available in 5 colors for $299 starting September 14

Apple has just finished unveiling their all new 5th generation iPod Touch and wow does it look awesome. While many use their iPhone's conveniently as their iPod, Apple still has a huge market for the iPod Touch. This redesigned 4-inch iPod has tons of improvements that makes it a real winner and we have all the pricing details below.

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BlueAnt Ribbon music streaming device debuts

BlueAnt Ribbon music streaming device debuts

BlueAnt has been in the Bluetooth market for a long time making products ranging from wireless portable speakers to Bluetooth headsets for smartphone use. The company has announced a new product designed specifically for streaming Bluetooth music called the Ribbon. The Ribbon is designed to clip onto the user's clothing and features a "twist and go" design.

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