Tag: mobile

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AT&T to let customers pay for music on their phone bills

US mobile operator AT&T Wireless has announced a series of deals with mobile payments companies Boku, Zong and BilltoMobile. The goal: to let its subscribers buy digital music, movies and other digital goods on their...
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Teenage mobile usage under the microscope

Nielsen has published some data on how US teenagers are using their mobile phones. Unsurprisingly, the key finding is that they're texting. Lots. The average US teen sends and receives 3,339 texts a month – a figure...
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Music Ally Report : YouTube slays Viacom

- YouTube Slays Viacom - Gathering Clouds - Piracy Goes Mobile (Again) - Aspiro Takes On Spotify - County Profile: Australia
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Google adds apps to its mobile search engine

Google has announced that it will now offer links to applications from its mobile search engine, for iPhone and Android users initially. "As of today, if you go to Google.com on your iPhone or Android-powered device and search...
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MySpace loses its mobile boss

Another week, another executive departure from MySpace. This time it's general manager and VP of MySpace Mobile John Faith heading for the exit chute, to join Texan stealth startup WhaleShark Media.
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Indian mobile market not as big as you think

Many mobile music firms - notably Nokia - are turning their attention to India as the next big growth market, but the Financial Times reports on a whopping great caveat.
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LG signs up Ciara for new Chocolate campaign

The latest celebrity to front an ad campaign for mobile phones is R&B singer Ciara...
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TwitterPeek – a device just for tweeting

If Droid is a do-everything handset, then TwitterPeek is the opposite: it does one thing and one thing only - access Twitter.
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Music Ally Report: Mobile Streams

Our lead: With full-track mobile music downloads failing to take off as the industry had hoped, could streaming be the answer? The buzz around Spotify’s iPhone application suggests that it could. The only question now is...
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NTT unveils the world’s first flute-phone

That's right, a flute-phone. Because what mobile users really, REALLY want is a mobile handset that can turn itself into a two-piece flute.
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Spotify shows off Android mobile app at Google I/O event

Spotify has made no secret of the fact that it's working on mobile applications to access its streaming music service, but here's the first video of how they'll actually look.Spotify has released the footage...
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Spotify was ‘inspired by the Pirate Bay’

At Music Ally we were thrilled when we heard that Daniel Ek, the founder of Spotify, had accepted our invitation to speak at The Great Escape festival in Brighton at the weekend. He didn't disappoint.Ek chatted openly...