February 12th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Apple’s first smartwatch is on the way in April, but several of its rivals released devices last year, running Google’s Android Wear software. So how did they sell? Not a clue. But Canalys has some...

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February 10th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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Two new music-related Apple rumours to bring you today, one of which sounds significantly less far-fetched than the other. The one to pay more heed to is 9 to 5 Mac’s claim that Apple is targeting...

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February 6th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

A third? That’s actually higher than we’d have expected, given the dominance of free and freemium apps on the stores of Apple and Google. Still, 33% is the percentage that’ll pay for apps in the...

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February 5th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Drip… drip… drip… Time for the latest leak on Apple’s plans for streaming service Beats Music, courtesy of 9 to 5 Mac’s Mark Gurman – whose sources within Apple are a.) good and b.) not sanctioned...

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February 3rd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Even Apple’s monster quarterly financials had their bum note: falling sales of iPad tablets. Yet it turns out that this may simply be reflecting the overall market. Two research firms claimed yesterday...

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February 2nd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Last week’s financial results from Apple and Samsung were the cue for analysts and research firms to push out their estimates for smartphone shipments and market share in 2014. Strategy Analytics is...

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January 30th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

With Spotify having raised $100m in 2012, then $250m in 2013, an IPO has been widely expected as the streaming service’s next step. The company may be buying itself more time before going public, though:...

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January 30th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Is Apple about to overtake Samsung for smartphone shipments? It would have seemed hugely unlikely even half a year ago, but figures released by both companies suggest they were neck-and-neck in the final...

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January 28th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The Google Glass smart eyewear has been the subject of growing mockery in recent months, including some gleeful reports yesterday about the product being discontinued. That isn’t quite true, although...

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