December 16th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Janus Friis should be a name familiar to Music Ally readers: he co-founded Kazaa, Skype, Joost and Rdio, among other tech firms. The latest project that he’s involved with isn’t directly music-related,...

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December 16th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Yo dawg, I heard you like personal radio apps, so I put more personalisation in your personal radio app… Yes, Pandora has published its latest update to its Android and iOS apps, with a button for every...

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October 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Twitter updated its Vine app for iOS yesterday, which is good news for owners of the new, larger-screened iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, as the app makes better use of their displays. But the more interesting...

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October 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Google bought Songza in July, promising to “explore ways to bring what you love about Songza to Google Play Music“. Now we know how: yesterday, the company updated its Google Play Music app...

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September 12th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Alt-J’s second album, This Is All Yours, is released in a fortnight but the band are letting fans hear the whole thing early via a dedicated (iOS and Android) app. They will have to work (and walk) a...

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August 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Have you played Kim Kardashian: Hollywood yet? If you’re involved in digital music marketing and/or artist management, you probably should. The mobile game has been a runaway success on iOS and Android,...

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July 29th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Repeat after us: “Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time, and we generally do not discuss our purpose or plans.” It’s the now-familiar response from Apple when quizzed about small...

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July 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

We’ve seen a few startups tackling the idea of small groups of people sharing music in real-time: for example apps that a group all have installed on their smartphones to synchronise playback of...

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July 4th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Here’s something interesting we spotted go live on iOS and Android’s app stores this week: Vodafone Firsts. It’s a smartphone app released by Vodafone and designed to be used at concerts...

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