Last month, Winamp sauntered up to the brink of death, but now it's back. Thanks to a first rumored and now confirmed acquisition by digital audio business Radionomy, both Winamp and Shoutcast will live on.
Today's the day. Winamp is officially kicking the bucket. Well the day it was supposed to, but maybe not? Either way, the peppy little player that really whips the llama's ass has been fading into obscurity for years now, and on (probably) the day of its final demise, let's reflect. I am gonna miss the guy.
This year marks the 15th birthday of Winamp. During that time it went from being a must-have piece of software to languishing in complete obscurity. But where did it all go wrong?
If you've got an Android 2.1 or above device, a beta copy of media software legend Winamp has your name on it. But this isn't the bare bones MP3 player you probably knew way back—the beta boasts sophisticated features.
The new version of Winamp can stream your music library to your Wii. You know, if you still use Winamp or for some reason want to listen to MP3s through your Wii. [Kotaku]
It's hard to believe that MP3s have been wildly popular for the better part of seven years now, long enough for us to find ourselves waxing nostalgic when we see this concept for an MP3 player that looks just like the first Winamp software interface.
The long-awaited Songbird project has released their 'user test' today for download. The program is built on the same framework that powers Firefox and Thunderbird and has been developed by some of the same people who also built good ol' Winamp, back before Nullsoft was folded into the gritty loins of AOL, never to…