Apple, you need to be careful of Amazon. Amazon has today launched a new web based music store specifically for iPhone users. iOS users can now go to amazon.com/mp3 to purchase music from the website directly for their iPhone, and everything is synced with your Amazon ID. Each song can be previewed for 30 seconds. Read More
Saavn, the leading bollywood (Indian) music and radio App is now also available for iPad. Although the interface just looks like a stretched version of the iPhone App, it is a huge upgrade when browsing Saavn on the web for iPad users. If you don’t know about Saavn yet, it has been dubbed as the “Spotify of India”. Read More
At Google I/O today, Google announced its much anticipated music services that compete with iTunes and Amazon Cloud Player. The Google Music service is currently in “beta”, and is available to users in the US only. It appears that Google has still not been able to convince the music labels, thus the service is limited at the moment. Read More
According to reports, Google hasn’t been able to sign deals with major record companies for its next cloud based music platform. Apple is way ahead in this arena, and apparently Google lacks somebody as dynamic as Steve Jobs to convince the music industry. To overcome this hurdle, it is reported that Google may partner with European based Spotify to power Google Music.
It seems that Google does have an answer to Amazon’s cloud based player for Android and the web. The folks at Tech From 10 somehow managed to get their hands on the developer version of the Android Market which enabled them to download Google Music 3.0 for Android. The site also provides a download link to the application along with some extra screenshots, but looks like the website is down at the moment. Read More
Amazon has just revealed its new cloud based music streaming and storage service dubbed “Amazon Cloud Player” and “Amazon Cloud Drive” that will kill Apple and Google’s music services. The new service from Amazon allows users to store music in the cloud, and then stream it from the cloud using the Web or an Android device. iOS devices are not yet supported by the Cloud Player. Read More
Some people (including me) thank Steve Jobs and Apple every single day for inventing the iPod and also for saving and redefining the music industry. But there are also people like Bon Jovi who think that “Steve Jobs is personally responsible for killing the music business.”
In 2001, Apple introduced the iPod that didn’t just the change the way we listen to music, it changed the entire music industry. According to recent interview with The Sunday Times Magazine, Bon Jovi said the below about the leader of Apple and the person who has changed the world in so many ways for the better.
TweetMusic is a simple App that allows you to tweet details about the music that you are listening to. The App was earlier priced at $0.99, but the price of this useful App has been dropped, and it is now available for download via the App Store for free.
Remember the charming message from Apple, “Tomorrow is just another day. That you’ll never forget”? Well, the thing that makes today so special is that the Beatles have arrived on iTunes.
Apple has silently added Ping to its iTunes App on iPad. iTunes for iPad now has a new tab in the bottom dubbed “Ping” that allows you to access Apple’s social network for music directly from your iPad.