Google Music Beta live NOW!

Read the first line, then get going and get your invite request in!  Android Police has been staying on top of the url for Google Music, and has reported that the site is now live and taking beta requests.  I can confirm this as I went ahead and requested one just a few seconds ago. ... Read More

Google Music to Finally Launch, Without Major Label Backing

Without knowing all the details, it stuns me that record labels in America continue to be very short sighted about the fact that the vast majority of consumers get their music digitally from the internet. Perhaps they are still smarting over the Napster debacle from the 90's, but if an ...

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Android’s Andy Rubin Gets Promoted

The Wall Street Journal is reporting today that newly minted Google CEO Larry Page has promoted Android head Andy Rubin today, along with six other executives in Google.

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SoundHound Infinity Is Free Today In Amazon’s Appstore

Amazon continues the promotion of its new Appstore. Today’s free premium app is SoundHound Infinity (usually $4.99). Like the more commonly known, Shazam, SoundHound allows users to tag songs. However, unlike Shazam, it’s also able to figure out a song if you hum or sing it. Say ...

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BREAKING: Amazon Launches Cloud Player for Android and Web, Cloud-Streaming Music At Long Last!

Amazon seems to be on a roll lately, and have just released Cloud Player and Cloud Drive, a cloud-based music streaming solution for the web, and more interestingly, mobile devices like Android. Each user is given 5GB of space in their personal Cloud Drive (unless the user purchases an MP3 ...

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Songbird for Android Frees Your Music [VIDEO]

Android has come a long way since the G1, but the stock music app has not. Many people rely on their phone as their main source for audio consumption and like to be greeted with a sleek, good looking UI. Thats where Songbird comes in. Songbird provides a very clean deep purple look and ...

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Google Music to be Integrated into Future Builds of Android?

Going back as far as last year’s Google I/O conference we’ve been hearing about Google getting into the music space. In May 2010 we were treated to a demonstration of the ability to stream music files directly from handsets and then promised that we’d see it in the future. ...

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Early Build of the Next-Gen Android Music Player Leaks

Well, well, well...what have we here? Remember that amazing Google Music app that was teased at Google I/O earlier this year? It looks as if that app has been leaked onto the web by johnnie93 of the XDA-Developers forum.

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Grooveshark for Android Gets Big Update, Users Rejoice!

Popular streaming music site, Grooveshark,  has updated it’s Android client in a big way.  With the new update, you can now stream not only your playlists, but also your friends’ playlists to your Android device.  In addition to this, you can also find genre-based stations, save ...

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Rdio Out of Beta, Offering Free Trials

When we mentioned Rdio a couple weeks ago, it was in closed beta, with invites few and far between. The social music services is now out of beta and open to anyone in the U.S. and Canada: exciting news for those of us in the States who’ve been pining away for Spotify. Even better, ...

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App Review: Spotify

I love music, but being a student, more often than not I can’t afford to buy the latest album I want to listen to. For example, I wanted to buy 5 or so albums to take with me on holiday last week, which would have cost around £30. Instead, I decided to buy a month... Read More

Rogers urMusic – Don’t Waste urTime

Just released a couple days ago, urMusic is a media player and mobile box office. The only issue is that it’s not that great. I applaud Rogers Wireless taking a particular interest in Android but it definitely could have been done a lot better. It is quite clear they took an application ...

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App Review: 3 (Cubed)

Back in fledgling days of Android, you may remember (if you were around) a paid music player replacement app called RockOn Music Player from developer Filipe Abrantes.  It used  a graphic UI for navigation and had a new and exciting look that was a big improvement on the stock player, it ...

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MOG to Bring On-Demand Music to Android in Q2

If you’re anything like me, you may be growing impatient with the repeated delays coming from Spotify and Rhapsody regarding on-demand music streaming services. As of this post, Spotify is now working on a next-gen version for a U.S. release (read: don’t expect that any time soon) ...

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Slacker Radio 2.0 Features Station Caching For Android App – Listen Anywhere!

It has been a busy few days for the folks at Slacker, Inc. Today they announced the next version of their Slacker Radio 2.0 application for Android phones. This isn’t your typical bug fix and minor update.  For the first time ever, Android users in the US will be able to cache their ...

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