June 16th, 2011 by Music Ally

The talking point of the World Cup so far has been the Vuvuzela - the plastic horn which when blown by 20,000 people at once, sounds like an angry swarm of bees. With complaints flooding in to broadcasters,...

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June 25th, 2010 by Music Ally

The vuvuzela horn continues to be the breakout star of the World Cup, despite broadcasters' attempts to filter out the buzzing during matches. Here's more evidence of the plastic horn's rise to fame. First,...

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June 21st, 2010 by Music Ally

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The nominations are open for this year's BT Digital Music Awards, with the deadline for entries being 15 July. There are new categories this year, including Best Place to Discover Music, Best Place to...

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June 8th, 2010 by Music Ally

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As we detailed in our live blog from Apple's WWDC conference and a subsequent followup entry, music was not the big focus of Steve Jobs's iPhone 4 launch yesterday. A new Guitar Hero iPhone game was unveiled,...

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April 29th, 2010 by Music Ally

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Apple has acquired Siri, a startup that makes mobile 'assistant' applications. It's being seen as the latest front in Apple's battle with Google, and there are music elements, as Siri's description shows:...

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April 23rd, 2010 by Music Ally

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Apple has announced that its annual iTunes Festival is returning to London this July, with a gig every night that month - 62 bands playing at the Camden Roundhouse in 31 days.

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March 11th, 2010 by Music Ally

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More than 50 tablet devices will be launched this year, capitalising on the hype surrounding Apple's iPad. That's the prediction of chipset firm ARM, which should know as its technology will be in many...

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December 21st, 2009 by Music Ally

No, we're NOT predicting that The Orb will be Christmas Number One next year (although it's a thought...). But we read a couple of pieces this weekend on US blogs focusing on the same tech trend.

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December 17th, 2009 by Music Ally

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And you thought 2009 was... Informa has predicted that sales of smartphones grew by more than 33.5% this year, and suggests this growth will reach 36% in 2010.

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