Apple Hires BBC DJ Zane Lowe to Work on Beats Streaming Service

BBC Radio 1 DJ Zane Lowe has announced that he's leaving his job at the station. That normally wouldn't concern us, but it's where he's headed to next that's caught our attention — Cupertino, into the open arms of Apple, where he's expected to play an integral role in the formation of Apple's Beats-powered streaming… » 2/15/15 11:30am 2/15/15 11:30am

What's the Best Way to Find New Music on the Internet?

So obviously the internet is a super useful tool for finding new music. It's a super useful tool for finding new anything. But there are so many music discovery things out there between Pandora, iTunes Radio, and like 30 different features in Spotify alone. So what's your personal favorite way to find new tunes on… » 10/12/13 5:00pm 10/12/13 5:00pm

You Can Now Stream Music From Mog on Your Sonos at 320kbps

Spotify may've launched on Sonos a while back, but considering the US is still awaiting the streaming service, it might be worth giving Mog a shot—you can listen to 11 million songs on-demand and ad-free, around your house. » 5/24/11 9:00am 5/24/11 9:00am

Spotify's US Launch Has Unsurprisingly Been Delayed Again

The much-loved European music service Spotify won't be launching in the US this year, as planned. Considering there's just 23 days until the end of the year (and it was originally meant to launch last year), it's not surprising. » 12/08/10 6:30am 12/08/10 6:30am

Verizon Wants to Stick All Your Media in Their Cloud

Verizon is preparing to launch cloud-based media streaming for all its FiOS subscribers. The service will allow you to store your music, photos, and videos on their servers and play them back on your phone, laptop, or other mobile device. » 8/18/10 1:53pm 8/18/10 1:53pm

Google Music Launching Alongside Android 3.0 This Fall/Winter

According to Android product manager Gaurav Jain, Google Music will be launched concurrently with Android 3.0 (Gingerbread) at the end of this year. Presumably just in time to battle iTunes Live. » 7/02/10 12:57pm 7/02/10 12:57pm

Spotify Now Allows iTunes Libraries To Be Uploaded

Available now if you live in Europe or are particularly handy with an IP override, Spotify's just released the latest version of the desktop client. iTunes libraries can be uploaded to Spotify for accessing anywhere, and social features added too. » 4/27/10 4:28am 4/27/10 4:28am

Music Downloads and Streams In Cold, Hard Dollars

Just how much moolah do musicians earn from online downloads and streams? For the artist to earn the US minimum wage ($1,160/month), they need 12,339 iTunes downloads or 849,817 streams on Rhapsody. » 4/14/10 6:08am 4/14/10 6:08am

Sonos Gets A Little More Affordable With ZonePlayer S5 Wireless Speaker

Sonos' wireless home audio system is great for convenient, hiss-free streaming, but it's pretty pricey. The S5 changes that (a little), by incorporating a receiver and speaker into one unit—compared to the $350 ZP90 which requires separate powered-speakers. » 10/13/09 7:35am 10/13/09 7:35am

Rhapsody Approved for iPhone and iPod Touch, Now Streaming 8 Million…

Though it can't cache songs like the recently-approved Spotify, Rhapsody's app is available in the U.S., and lets $15-a-month Rhapsody To Go subscribers stream unlimited tracks over Wi-Fi, 3G or Edge. It's also free to try for a week. » 9/10/09 3:50am 9/10/09 3:50am

Rhapsody Music Streaming Headed to iPhone and iPod Touch, But Will It…

Good news Rhapsody fans; an app has finally been submitted to Apple. If approved, it will give iPhone/iPod Touch owners with a $15-a-month Rhapsody To Go account unlimited-streaming over Wi-Fi, 3G and Edge. Here's what it looks like in action: » 8/24/09 4:00am 8/24/09 4:00am

Kazaa Wakes Up From Lawsuit-Induced Coma, Vows to Go Legit (Updated)

Old-line filesharing services can't seem to switch sides fast enough: Now Kazaa, leading purveyor of illegal MP3s and maliciously mislabeled pornography for a few years in the early 2000s, has been reborn as a legal, paid music download service. $20 a month gets you unlimited downloads, 2005-style: in WMA format,… » 7/20/09 9:54am 7/20/09 9:54am

Stream Zune Songs to Your iPhone

Gear Live found a roundabout, but clever, way of streaming Zune tracks onto your iPhone. Why would you do that? Because Zune Pass gets you a basically unlimited amount of songs, and they don't play natively on the iPhone. » 7/07/09 10:00pm 7/07/09 10:00pm