Think streaming music, and the first name that springs to mind is probably Spotify—but there are some great alternatives out there. Both Apple and Google have music services for streaming, downloads, and playing local files across phones, tablets, and desktop. There are lots of different ways to compare the two…
According to the Wall Street Journal, Apple is in talks to acquire Tidal, also known as Jay-Z’s music streaming service that lets you listen to Kanye’s music a little bit earlier.
Apple is under fire after it allegedly blocked Spotify’s new iPhone app from being released in the App Store. According to a Recode report, Spotify’s general counsel sent a letter to Apple’s legal team claiming that Apple is “causing grave harm to Spotify and its customers” by not allowing the latest version of the…
Last year, Apple jumped into the streaming music game with Apple Music, which turned out to be a wholly uninspiring clone of Beats Music. Here comes Apple Music’s second movement, but will it be enough?
Do you love music and also saving money? Then you should cancel whatever streaming music service you’re signed up for and team up with five friends to get the new $15 Spotify Family plan. Seriously, you’re throwing away money if you don’t.
The way I see it, everybody has a “thing” they do when they get high. Some people gorge themselves on as many edible objects as will fit in their cottony mouths. Other people lay in the dark and listen to Phish. Still other people sit on their couch and look at Vine.
If you jumped on the music-streaming bandwagon, there’s a good chance you’ve been left with a shelf full of CDs gathering dust. Lucky for you, there are a couple of apps that make adding your old albums to Spotify super easy—so you can finally throw out all of that physical media for good. Here’s how to do it.
All the Tidal talk had me revisiting one of my favorite artists, only to realize Garth Brooks does not have a single song available for streaming or download—except a couple of duets.
Did you listen to Beyonce’s hottest new record? Maybe watch her hour-long short film? If you have, then it’s very like because you signed up for Tidal. Which begs the question: is Tidal starting to actually win?
One great feature we lost in the transition from iTunes to all-you-can-eat streaming services is the smart playlist. When you have 30 million tracks to choose from, queueing up everything you’ve not heard for six months makes less sense. Thankfully, you can bring the feature to Google Play Music with a simple Chrome…
Soundcloud just introduced a $1o per month streaming music service called Go ($13 if you sign up through the iOS app), which adds only two new features to the existing offering: the ability to listen ad-free and download music for listening offline. Is it dead in the water? Oy Soundcloud.
Ever since I learned the best music site on the internet is being acquired by Pandora, I’ve been sick about losing the amazing Christmas playlist that I’ve been carefully curating for years. Thankfully, Rdio and Spotify have made it really easy to export and re-import my playlists. Here’s how to do it.
Faltering internet radio Pandora’s newest effort to reinvent itself is a newly personalized radio station called Thumbprint Radio, which is based on all of the thumbs you’ve ever given the service.
There, I said it.
As you’ve probably heard if you’re an Rdio user, the music-streaming service is shuttering its doors. The fate of the company’s assets is clear—sold for $75 million to Pandora—but the wind-down process has now been outlined.
Adele’s highly-anticipated new record 25 will not be available on Spotify, according to the company.
The news that Pandora is buying bankrupt Rdio is very sad indeed, and leaves many of us wondering what will happen to the Dad Rock playlists we spent years perfecting. Here’s a way to export them, for now.
Whoa, this is surprising news: The music streaming site Rdio is filing for bankruptcy protection and handing over key assets to competitor Pandora.