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There's an interesting competitive dynamic forming between Bose and Apple, two companies that suddenly became rivals when the latter acquired Beats by Dr. Dre. It's been a bit of a contentious relationship so far, with Bose suing Apple for patent infringement and then re-upping its deal with the NFL as its official audio sponsor, effectively banning players from wearing Beats gear in most game-related situations. Now we hear that Bose is getting into the streaming music scene, setting up even more competition with Apple. It also makes things a bit awkward. According to Venture Beat, Apple still sells Bose products in its online and physical stores. There were reports back in October that... Read more...
From a consumer's perspective, free radio is rad, provided you're willing to put up with ads and arbitrary restrictions. But on the other side of the equation, the real money is in subscriptions. To help encourage music lovers to open up their wallets, streaming music provider Spotify is now selling gift cards, though you can only purchase one at Target. "Cards are redeemable for new and current Spotify Premium subscribers to enjoy access to millions of tracks, off-line playback, no ads, full mobile access and much more," Spotify said in a blog post. Spotify gift cards are available in $10, $30, and $60 denominations. Premium accounts run $9.99 per month and include full mobile support, an offline... Read more...
Spotify, a digital music service, recently launched in the U.S. This music on demand service has been widely popular in Europe. The service offers millions of tracks that are ready to play instantly from your computer or phone. Thanks to the Logitech, you'll also be able to enjoy Spotify music in your living room by means of the Logitech Squeezebox Touch Wi-Fi music player and Logitech Squeezebox Radio Wi-Fi music player. In order to use Spotify from the devices however, you'll need a Spotify Premium subscription. This Premium subscription will give you unlimited, ad-free access to the entire Spotify music library as well as access to exclusive content and special offers. With Spotify and Squeezebox... Read more...
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