Items tagged with music streaming

Airplane flights can be a bit of a drag. The aisles are cramped, the food tastes strange, and the Wi-Fi and entertainment offerings are often unreliable. Apple is trying to curb flight boredom with their latest offering. Apple Music subscribers will soon be able to access their music on any domestic American Airlines flight with Viasat satellite Wi-Fi. Oliver Schusser, vice president of Apple Music, remarked, “Subscribers can stream all their favorite songs and artists in the air, and continue to listen to their personal library offline, giving them everything they need to truly sit back, relax and enjoy their flight.” Apple Music subscribers will simply need to connect to the Viasat... Read more...
Music lovers rejoice! Plex Music and TIDAL have teamed up to bring users a wide variety of high quality content. Users will be able more easily discover new content, listen to personalized playlists, and enjoy better sound quality with the TIDAL on Plex subscription. TIDAL is a music streaming-service that is partly owned by Jay-Z and other musical artists. The service provides lossless audio quality, high-definition music videos, and exclusive content. Although TIDAL provides great content, many people balk at its high price tag and lack of accessibility. In the United States, the standard premium service costs $9.99 USD a month while the “HiFi” subscription rings in at $19.99. TIDAL... Read more...
Pandora just launched Pandora Plus, its new $4.99 USD subscription service. According to Pandora, “This unique marriage of design and functionality, at a very affordable price, marks yet another milestone in Pandora’s journey to create the most personal music experience in the world, giving listeners greater flexibility and control, while allowing for the endless discovery that listeners love so much.”Tim Westergren, founder and CEO at Pandora, remarked, “Whether a listener wants to take advantage of our enhanced ad-supported experience, our groundbreaking subscription radio service, or our fully interactive on-demand option coming later this year, we have a solution tailored for you at a price... Read more...
With more than 100 million record sales under his belt, rapper Jay-Z is already one of the most successful musicians, ever. But music is only part of Jay-Z’s estimated $520 million empire, which also features a clothing line and 40/40 Club bars. Now, the rapper is adding streaming music company Aspiro to his portfolio, to the tune of $56 million. Based in Sweden, Aspiro is the kind of music streaming company that is destined to attract attention from investors like Jay-Z’s Project Panther Bidco Ltd. Aspiro has two thriving music streaming services, including WiMP and Tidal, the latter of which has been compared to Spotify by Forbes. Tidal offers hi-fidelity, subscription-based music streaming,... Read more...
As of today, the Spotify app for Windows Phone offers free music streaming. Android and iOS users have been enjoying free music from the streaming service for months, but Windows Phone users have been impatiently waiting – first for a Spotify app, and then for a Spotify app that included the service’s popular free music feature. The wait's over for free Spotify streaming on Windows Phone. Spotify is a “freemium” service, meaning that that it has free component and offers extra features for a premium. The free music streaming is a popular features and the reviews on the Windows Phone store are a testament to how disappointed Windows Phone users were to download the app... Read more...
The Spotify music streaming service announced yesterday that they will be partnering up with Motorola Mobility for their debut on smart devices in the U.S.  This announcement comes back-to-back with their official and much-anticipated U.S. launch yesterday. The service, which claims over 10 million users and 1.6 million paying subscribers in Europe, is looking to find similar success in the U.S. with the help of the telecom giant. "As an exclusive launch partner of Spotify, we are able to provide our consumers not only with innovative products, but also premium access to an unparalleled music experience," said Bill Ogle, Motorola's chief marketing officer, in a statement released yesterday.... Read more...
If you have an iPhone or iPod, a large collection of MP3s and a great home theater system, Ubuntu has an app for you. The Linux distro maker has introduced a way to stream the music from its cloud to your home system using Apple's AirPlay. You'll also need an audio/video component that supports AirPlay such as an Apple TV, or one of the AirPlay-supported third-party stereo electronics from Denon, Marantz, or iHome. And wait ... one more thing. You'll need a paid account with Ubuntu One Music. While Ubuntu does offers 2G of free storage for music and other files, in order to stream from your mobile device, you'll need to sign up for Ubuntu's $4/month Mobile Package. Ubuntu... Read more...