September 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Back in July, we spotted a new iOS app going live on Apple’s App Store: Tango Music Pix (Bulletin, 28-Jul-14). Launched by messaging app Tango, it promised to help people turn photos and music into...

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September 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Last week, Apple took plenty of praise for its new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones, before shifting 10m of them in their first weekend. This week is… not as good, it’s fair to say. In...

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September 25th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Pandora and Spotify were among the top moneymakers on Apple’s App Store globally in August, according to the latest report by app analytics firm App Annie. Its stats suggest that Pandora was actually...

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September 23rd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

U2′s Bono has been talking (again) about the ‘Songs of Innocence’ album giveaway with Apple, in an interview with Irish radio station 2FM. The chat included some updated stats: the album...

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September 23rd, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Last night saw quite the kerfuffle in digital music circles thanks to TechCrunch's uncompromising headline: 'Apple Plans To Shut Down Beats Music'. The story set out its stall confidently too: "Apple...

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September 20th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Lots of excitement and no little mockery yesterday at news that U2 and Apple are working on a mysterious new digital music format. “An audiovisual interactive format for music that can’t be pirated...

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September 20th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Amazon refreshed its line of Fire tablets last night, including a new six-inch model that costs $99 – its cheapest tablet yet. Across its range of Android-based tablets, there are faster processors and...

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September 20th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

This week’s Music Ally Report should have landed in your inbox last night. Our lead feature takes the announcement of Deezer Elite and WiMP’s Tidal as its cue to explore the potential demand...

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September 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Apple has tried to defuse the controversy around its U2 album giveaway by making it easier to delete, but now its attention is turning to another matter: shifting as many units of its new iPhone 6 and...

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