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Android apps

New doubleTwist update adds Magic Radio subscription based feature

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If you are trying to get more out of your music player app on your Android device, then you may want to consider the free doubleTwist app.  It is a popular alternative to the standard music player found on Android s…

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Android apps

Google Music will scan your collection and build it in the cloud for you

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In case you are still holding out from using Google Music (which I can understand, since I barely use it myself), now might be a good time to consider using it again.  Google announced a new feature that will be mak…

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Multimedia

rdio and Sony Music Unlimited both issue important updates for Android apps

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Two of the more familiar names in music streaming services updated their Android apps today. Both the beautiful and highly rated rdio and the massive and growing Music Unlimited upped their game. For SonyR…

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Entertainment

Sonos Controller for Android updates app with tablet UI

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Sonos owners finally have the ability to control their music players from a proper tablet app. While the Sonos Controller for Android has been compatible with Android for some time now, it was only functional b…

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Android App Reviews

Songza re-ups with expert Music Concierge playlists, lockscreen controls, and new Holo-like design

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One of my favorite music streaming apps on Android is Songza for tablets (formerly Songza HD) because it factors in actual humans to craft music playlists rather than rely on algorithms. If you remember from my…

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Accessories

Nexus Q – a home Android & cloud audio/video streaming solution for $299

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Google is jumping feet first into the home entertainment system with the all new Nexus Q, a “social streaming media player” that is launching next month. Nexus Q is Google’s second play, af…

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Android News

UDJ App on IndieGoGo promises more popular music playlists at parties

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UDJ is a new service available on Android that allows people at a party to vote for the songs playing, though it’s in private beta. I for one think its a great idea; it’ll rid parties of those terrible…

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Multimedia

Stitcher Smart Radio adds personalized station recommendation and lock screen album art

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Stitcher Smart Radio has pushed another update to its popular radio, podcast, and news application. Following up on the recent introduction of topic hubs and smart tagging, the app has redesigned to be more fu…

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Android Games

Smule Magic Piano brings its Guitar Hero like music game to Android

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Smule’s Magic Piano has been tearing up the charts, in a music and app sense, on iOS for quite some time now. Today Smule, the same folks who brought your the Auto-Tuney Songify app, have delivered the popu…

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Android App Reviews

Songkick brings the party, and concert listings for your favorite music artists, to Android

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Music event discovery app Songkick Concerts has made its way to Android and is available now in Google Play. The app, which creates personal calendars and concert listings based on your musical tastes, requir…

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Entertainment

Spotify adds faster Android 4.0 design, widget, Last.fm scrobbling, and higher quality in new update

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Spotify has made its completely redesigned Android app available in Google Play. The new app, which has been rebuilt with the Android 4.0 design guidelines in mind, offers a new slide-out navigation that make…

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Entertainment

Soundhound speeds-up song ID process, adds new features to revamped music discovery app

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SoundHound, an Android app that can listen to music playing in the background and identify the artist and name of a song, has made some important feature changes in an update now live in Google Play. Launching So…

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Google

Google Play Music caps device de-authorization, ROM flashers and gadget-happy users be damned

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Something funny happened to me Sunday night. I tried to set-up Play Music on a Toshiba Excite but was told that I had reached the limit of devices and would have to de-authorize one before I could continue. The onl…

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Entertainment

Songify Android app now lets you Auto-Tune your speech into music ala AutoTune the News

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Ever wanted to unleash your inner T-Pain? Now you can with Songify, a new app for Android 2.2 and higher that automatically converts speech into music. You may be familiar with Songify as a popular iOS app endors…

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Turntable.fm Android app drops the beat, lands in Google Play for social music fans on the go

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Turntable.fm is a popular hangout spot for the “in” crowd to go and listen to music. While those folks were previously relying on their desktop to get a daily soundtrack, the official Turntable.f…

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