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...
October 29, 2010
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...
October 15, 2010
Music Ally Report : YouTube slays Viacom
- YouTube Slays Viacom - Gathering Clouds - Piracy Goes Mobile (Again) - Aspiro Takes On Spotify - County Profile: Australia
July 8, 2010
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...
June 3, 2010
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.
March 3, 2010
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.
March 2, 2010
LG signs up Ciara for new Chocolate campaign
The latest celebrity to front an ad campaign for mobile phones is R&B singer Ciara...
November 10, 2009
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.
October 29, 2009
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...
August 6, 2009
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.
June 8, 2009
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...
May 28, 2009