June 16th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Mobile industry analyst Benedict Evans has been looking at the latest stats published by Google and Apple about their respective app stores: Google’s latest stat of $7bn of developer payouts and 50bn...

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June 15th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Pepsi’s latest digital marketing initiative is an app called Pepsi Pass, released for iPhone last week. And there’s a musical tie-in. “Pepsi brings you an app that makes hanging out with your friends...

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June 9th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

And so the pre-announcement Apple Rumour Mill cancels holidays and forces all staff in the Tittle-Tattle Department into working overtime. This particular rumour, run by the FT, is not explicitly music-based...

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April 30th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Earlier this week, Apple hailed an impressive quarter for its App Store, with revenues up 29% year-on-year. It didn’t say anything about other iTunes Store content, but yesterday we got an idea why....

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April 22nd, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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There's a lot of debate online today spurred by a report showing streaming music service Tidal's app has plummeted down Apple's US App Store charts over the past fortnight – and the comparison of that...

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March 11th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Samsung has launched a website version of its Milk Music service – the first time it’s been available on non-Samsung devices. The personal radio service launched in the US in March 2014 (Bulletin,...

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March 3rd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

We’ve seen a few livestreaming services come in Music Ally’s lifetime – and, indeed, a fair few go. The latest is Meerkat, which is using Twitter as its distribution platform for live video. “Meerkat...

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February 25th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Music videos service Muzu has been around for several years, but now it’s getting an official iPhone and iPad app. Released last week, it provides mobile access to the site’s catalogue of music videos....

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January 20th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Apple published some figures on the performance of its App Store in 2014 yesterday, including the headline stat that it paid out $10bn to developers of iOS apps last year. The company said that billings...

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