July 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Piracy on smartphones has been a growing headache for creative industries in recent years, but most of their focus has been on MP3 download apps on iOS and Android. Now, though, an old foe has reared its...

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July 9th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

PledgeMusic doesn’t describe itself as a crowdfunding service: it prefers the term “direct-to-fan”, stressing the way campaigns on its site connect artists to fans with updates throughout...

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July 8th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Research firm Gartner has published its latest predictions for shipments of devices – PCs and laptops, tablets and smartphones. It thinks that across these categories, 2.4bn devices will ship in 2014,...

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July 8th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

As the maker of processors for a range of mobile devices, ARM has a good view of the evolving smartphone market. figures presented at its Tech Day for journalists and analysts threw up one important stat:...

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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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June 20th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

All work stopped in the Music Ally office yesterday, briefly, as we tried to get our heads around a new iPhone app called Yo. It’s so simple it seems like a parody: you add friends, then tap on their...

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May 2nd, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Every three months, the financial results of the various smartphone and tablet manufacturers lead to a flurry of announcements from research firms crunching the latest shipment figures, to see which manufacturers...

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March 18th, 2014 by Music Ally

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Mobile usage is now outpacing TV viewing in the US and UK

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March 14th, 2014 by Music Ally

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There were 700m smart devices in China by the end of 2013

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