November 21st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

There are three main future paths that messaging apps are wandering down at the moment: doubling down on communications with features like voice calls and encryption; getting into mobile payments; and...

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November 20th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

YouTube has become the go-to destination for parents with children obsessed by Disney’s Frozen soundtrack, but how to prevent those kids straying onto other, less child-friendly videos? One new method...

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November 20th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge


The Financial Times is on a roll when it comes to Apple music scoops, from breaking the news on its Beats acquisition to yesterday's report that Apple "plans to push Beats to every iPhone". That's essentially...

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November 12th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

British music startup MusicQubed has another high-profile client: MTV. The latter has launched its new MTV Trax mobile music service, just in time for its EMA awards show in Glasgow this weekend. It follows...

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November 11th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge


Have you watched Taylor Swift's new music video, for her single 'Blank Space' yet? If so, you may have noticed the ad at the end for what looks like a brand new Taylor Swift tablet app. Here, watch for...

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October 31st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

There’s a lot of buzz within digital music circles this week around a new iPad app called Auxy, which was released today. The buzz is justified: it’s an inventive and very fun take on electronic music-making...

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October 30th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge


App analytics firm App Annie has launched its first ever ‘Music Index’, which aggregates downloads and revenues data from Apple’s App Store and Android’s Google Play for music apps. The company’s...

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October 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

We know Jawbone best for its music hardware: the Jambox connected speaker. Now the company has launched an interesting music app for iPhone called Drop, which aims to get friends suggesting tracks for...

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October 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Messaging and chat apps are hot! Music is perennially cool! Music messaging apps must be hot and cool! Except two rights have often made a wrong when it comes to blending music and messaging: many of the...

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