Sonos System Software 3.6 Update

Sonos has launched the 3.6 system software update. If you are on iOS or Android, you are able to get it now at the respective marketplaces. You should automatically be prompted to install the update via the desktop software. 3.6 consist of the following updates: * The Sonos controller for Android can now support tablets (even [...]

Twonky Gets Personal with Recent Releases

In a recent spate of product releases, PacketVideo have extended the Twonky range to bring cutomized media content to its users in what they say is a natural method of discovery. What does that mean? Well the beta release of myTwonky, the Twonky Video app and the Twonky Music app allows access to your existing [...]

Spotify’s Big News? It Wants to be an App Platform

After a big fanfare last week, CEO Daniel Ek announced yesterday that Spotify was becoming a platform. They will allow third party developers to build music based apps that utilize the core of the service. It seems like everyone is jumping on the platform bandwagon at the moment, Sonos made a similar announcement eariler in [...]

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? No, Google Music!

Welcome once again to the show that never ends; the battle of corporate giants Google and Apple. Google has launched music services for its Android handset users while Apple has launched a new service, iTunes Match. It's a big step for Google, as not having a music purchase service was reckoned to be something of a [...]

Spotify: U.S. Will Get the Rolls Royce Version at Launch

Some marketing slides have leaked — now in the hands of AllThingsD — that detail how Spotify plans to take over the U.S. market. For one, Spotify makes clear that "nobody does free, on-demand, radio, MP3 retail, Facebook and iPod integration and subscription together." True. They also say that no other music service will have [...]

Amazon Cloud Drive Offering ‘Unlimited’ MP3 and AAC Music Storage for a Limited Time

Amazon has just beefed up their cloud offering and is enticing new users with a deal that's too good to pass up. For a limited time, Amazon Cloud Drive customers are able to take advantage of free, unlimited music storage with any plan currently available — like the entry level $20/yr for 20GB plan. In [...]

Amazon Cloud Player Now Supports iOS Devices

Disappointed Apple iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad owners can now cheer the news that Amazon's recently unveiled Cloud Player service has just added support for iOS devices. According to Engadget, Cloud Player works "without a hitch" on the iPad and iPhone 3GS. They report there's "little (if any) lag or time delay" when buffering music [...]

Cloud Storage / Music Services: Ubuntu One vs. Amazon Cloud Drive

Sure, Amazon may have beat Apple and Google at the cloud-based music store game today. However, it seems everyone in the tech news world has selective amnesia and forgot that Ubuntu launched a similar service to Amazon Cloud Drive / Player exactly a year ago. Below is how Amazon's newly announced service compares with Ubuntu [...]