Tag: android app
Facebook targets emerging markets with Facebook Lite app
Facebook launched a new app yesterday, but it’s not aimed at social networking users in the developed world. Instead, Android app Facebook Lite is aimed at countries where mobile networks are slow and/or expensive.
June 5, 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
YouTube Music Key may soon allow audio-only downloads
One of the curious things about YouTube Music Key in its initial, beta form was the way that while it enabled subscribers to cache songs on their smartphones, they had to download the full videos rather than just the audio....
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
Beatport launches iOS and Android app for its streaming service
Dance downloads store Beatport recently expanded into streaming with the beta launch of a free, on-demand streaming service without any ads (Bulletin, 24-Feb-15). One month on, and there are apps for that on iOS and Android....
March 27, 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
Spotimote app removed from Google Play store after complaint
Android app Timote – formerly known as Spotimote – has had its premium version removed from the Google Play store, seemingly as the result of a complaint from Spotify. The app lets people control Spotify on their computer...
February 25, 2015
Jack White and Coldplay get into virtual reality
Jack White and virtual reality technology? Does not compute. Even so, White is one of the latest artists to be taking advantage of VR technology, following in Paul McCartney’s footsteps by working with startup Jaunt. It...
December 22, 2014
Tomahawk returns with mainstream ambitions
We’ve always liked Tomahawk as a concept: an app that sits in between the various digital music services, providing the connecting glue for sharing music and porting playlists, among other features. But it was always...
November 10, 2014
WhoSampled has 1m active users and a brand new Android app
WhoSampled has been helping people dig back into the samples in their favourite songs since 2008 as a website, and since 2012 as an iPhone app. Yesterday, the company ported the latter to Android, albeit with a different...
September 24, 2014
Shazam integrates Google’s music services in its Android app
Shazam has announced another music service integration for its mobile app, this time on Android. “You can now purchase tracks straight from Google Play and listen to full tracks with Google Play Music All Access,”...
September 17, 2014