Tag: ios app
Spotify downloads holding up after Apple Music launch
In the week leading up to the launch of Apple Music, if we’d had a pound for every rival that used a variant on the phrase “a rising tide lifts all boats”, we’d probably be able to buy a mid-tier streaming service...
July 8, 2015
#GreenIconGate: Why Spotify ditched its ‘dreary brand palette’
Forget Apple Music and indie labels: for some people, Spotify’s iOS app icon going a different shade of green is this week’s big scandal – as you’ll see from the strangely-outraged tweets about the issue. Now Spotify’s...
June 18, 2015
Twitter to make videos and GIFs play automatically
Facebook videos have played automatically (but silently until clicked) in people’s news feeds for some time. Now Twitter is following suit. “Now native videos, Vines and GIFs will begin to play back automatically. So...
June 17, 2015
US public radio stations launch VuHaus music videos app
YouTube and Vevo may be the most popular music video apps, but there have been some interesting alternatives focused around live performances in recent years. The latest is VuHaus, armed with the slogan “Come In. See The...
May 18, 2015
Facebook’s new app is a Riff on collaborative videos
Facebook has launched its latest standalone app: Riff. Available for iOS and Android, it wants to get people shooting videos together. The idea: one person records a clip of up to 20 seconds, then tells friends how they should...
April 4, 2015
Guvera takes on the US with Fradio app
Streaming service Guvera has a new offshoot: an iOS and Android app called Fradio, which launched this week at SXSW. The company is pitching it as “your own personal radio station, run live from your phone”, with users...
March 19, 2015
Tradiio turns music discovery into a virtual stock exchange
Tradiio is the latest startup trying to turn music discovery into a virtual stock-exchange style game, where players listen to new music and invest virtual money in an effort to make a digital killing. It was released this...
March 3, 2015
Meerkat iOS app helps people livestream video to Twitter
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 allows you to...
March 3, 2015
Music videos service Muzu gets an iOS app
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. “Browse featured...
February 25, 2015
Bop.fm takes streaming aggregation to iOS with first app
Bop.fm is one of the startups trying to build bridges between the various streaming music services, helping people share links with friends that automatically play tracks from whatever services they have access to. Now it’s...
December 20, 2014
Tango Music Pix app officially launches
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 “a beautiful,...
September 30, 2014