If you’re going to introduce your kids in to the world of music then chances are that you’re going introduce them to a particular musical instrument. But what if you want them to focus more on the sounds or the tunes first before teaching them how to use the instrument? Continue reading
Microsoft is now hoping to get an increase in market share from the music streaming industry by making its music app, Xbox Music, available to Apple and Android devices as well — and for free! Continue reading
A tech company from New Zealand may have just put a literal meaning to the old saying, “There’s music in all of us,” or that “Music can be found inside each and every one of us,” after it created a smartphone app that takes your genetic info and use it to create a song. Continue reading
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Public radio has reigned the airwaves for a long time until advanced technology took over and developers have created music streaming apps for the listeners. Continue reading
Though there are lots of radio apps out there to choose from, one stood out for me – TuneIn Radio. Continue reading
If you love listening to music while on the go then chances are that you’re quite familiar with most of the various social music apps that are competing for your phone or tablet’s space and capability of being your primary app for listening, downloading, and sharing of your library of favorite music, but what about for other functions?
Below is a list of five helpful music-related apps that you might want to add to your phone and/or tablet’s array of functions. Continue reading
In this day and age when technology has taken its full advantage of the market, people have gone digital when it comes to listening to music. Thus, major music companies as well as independent labels have made their tunes available for downloads. Continue reading
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It looks like Twitter #Music has just got itself some serious competition. An Irish startup company called Soundwave has just launched its own social music app of the same name on Thursday (June 20) which offers the same features as #Music does, enabling users to share details of what they’re currently listening to, and discover new songs and artists from friends and tastemakers. Continue reading
Twitter has now finally made its music discovery app available to be used by the public. After making the app only available to a select few (celebrities like Ryan Seacrest, Ne-Yo, or Jason Mraz) just a few days ago, practically anybody can now benefit from the app’s capability and features. Twitter #Music is an app that helps users to find music that’s currently trending on Twitter by collecting data on user activity within the social networking site.
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“We’re releasing Twitter #music, a new service that will change the way people find music, based on Twitter,” the San Francisco-based firm said in a release on Thursday, April 18. “It uses Twitter activity, including Tweets and engagement, to detect and surface the most popular tracks and emerging artists,” it added.
Simply put, it recommends music based on the artists/bands you follow or what other Twitter users are tweeting about and lets you sample songs that you might like.
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The app has four pages, which you can swipe through to access:
Popular – Shows you music that are currently trending on Twitter.
Emerging – Shows “hidden talent found in tweets.”
Suggested – Shows you artists/music based on who you’re following.
#NowPlaying – Shows you songs that your followers are listening to or tweeting about.
The app is available as a web version which people can use online or as a separate app for the iPhone via the App Store (Android users have to wait yet again for the service be available for Android devices, unfortunately).
ABC’s Good Morning America got an early exclusive look at the app, which you watch in the embedded video below: