July 8th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

As the maker of processors for a range of mobile devices, ARM has a good view of the evolving smartphone market. figures presented at its Tech Day for journalists and analysts threw up one important stat:...

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July 4th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Here’s something interesting we spotted go live on iOS and Android’s app stores this week: Vodafone Firsts. It’s a smartphone app released by Vodafone and designed to be used at concerts...

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July 4th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

London already has its fair share of disruptive live-music startups – Songkick being the obvious example – but another one is set to make its debut later this month. It’s called Dice, and it’s...

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July 1st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Smule has become one of the most prominent developers of music creation apps for iOS and Android, but its newest project is more experimental. It’s called Smuush, and was created as part of a two-day...

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June 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Universal Music has a brand new music app out for iPhone and Android – the latest release under its U-Apps brand. The app is David Lloyd Playlist, which appears to be a partnership with the UK-based...

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June 26th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Google’s I/O developer conference kicked off last night, just weeks after Apple’s similar WWDC event. The big stat announced was this: there are now 1bn active users of Android devices around...

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June 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Mobile analytics firm App Annie has published its latest index report on the global iOS and Android apps market. It claims that Android’s Google Play store is now doing 45% more daily downloads than...

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June 23rd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Music apps developer Smule has raised $16.6m in a new funding round led by Roth Capital Partners, taking its total funding to a startling $42m. The company is behind apps including Magic Piano and Sing!...

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June 23rd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

This is starting small, but could be significant in the long term: Google is now directing mobile searches for music towards legal digital services. For now, this only works for Android devices in the...

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