Tag: amazon cloud
Amazon clarifies Cloud Player pricing for the UK
The premium tier of the Amazon Cloud Player, which enables up to 250,000 songs to be stored in the locker, will cost £21.99 a year in the UK.
September 19, 2012
With Teeth – Streaming services: why aren’t you courting CD and vinyl owners?
Today, Amazon finally launched its Cloud Player service in the UK, France and Germany. Akin to iTunes Match, the core premise of the service is that you can upload your digital music collection into the cloud to access it...
September 18, 2012
Amazon bumps up storage for its cloud service
Amazon has announced changes to its Amazon Cloud Drive and Cloud Player services, offering users unlimited storage for their music if they pay $20 a year. It's being seen as a direct response to Apple's announcement of its...
July 7, 2011
Scrutiny of iTunes brings us down from the clouds
PaidContent has created a neat chart that compares the big three cloud services - Google Music, Amazon Cloud Drive and iTunes in the Cloud. Intriguingly, PaidContent predicts that "syncing should be faster and easier" on...
June 9, 2011
Lady Gaga’s manager praises Amazon’s 99-cent offer
Amazon took a fair amount of flak earlier this week when its servers slowed to a crawl under demand for its $0.99 deal on the new Lady Gaga album. We wondered at the time what Gaga's label would think...
May 26, 2011
Amazon sells new Lady Gaga album for $0.99 but servers struggle to cope
Amazon has launched the costcutting promotion to end all costcutting promotions, selling Lady Gaga's new Born This Way album for a mere 99 cents in the US. For that price, fans get...
May 24, 2011
Amazon’s cloud service now works on iOS devices
When Amazon's cloud locker and player services launched earlier this year, they didn't work on iPhones, iPod touches or iPads. Now they do, despite a warning page telling users that they don't...
May 9, 2011
Amazon set to meet labels for cloud licensing discussions
Amazon's music team made it abundantly clear in a letter to labels a few days ago that they're not looking for licences for the company's new cloud music service. Well, at least not until they add extra features that will...
April 15, 2011
Amazon claims cloud music service has boosted MP3 sales
In the face of continuing anger from rightsholders over the manner of its cloud music launch, Amazon is trying to persuade them that the unlicensed service is good for their businesses. Amazon's music team has sent a letter...
April 12, 2011