When HTC ponied up $300 million for a majority stake in Beats, it's fair to say it signaled its interest in audio. Now, rumors suggest the handset manufacturer is setting its sights on music streaming. More »
Apple is rebranding Beats Music and will ditch its red-and-black color scheme Users will be able to keep their music in the cloud or on specific devices The service is rumored to cost $7.99 a month, less than competitors like Spotify Premium, which cost $9.
There have been a few hints that Apple wants tointegrate Beats Musicinto itsexisting software, but there are now signs that the tie-in will go especially deep -- and that Android users won't be left behind.
Apple reportedly has acquired music analytics service Semetric, according to The Guardian . The British startup is responsible for the Musicmetric analytics tool that allows clients to track sales data, BitTorrent downloads and other metrics such as social network statistics and Spotify streaming.
In purchasing Beats, many wondered just what Apple would do with the service. Would they shutter it, or somehow make it worthwhile for everyone? The latter seems to be the case, or at least more people will be force-fed access to it. A report from the Financial Times, citing unnamed sources, says Apple will make Beats Music a standard Apple app in the middle of 2015.
Apple will integrate Beats Music into its Music app, Android application in the works.
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If you thought that Apple 's acquisition of Beats would be the last big news for the audio accessory and streaming company, think again. Monster , Beats' previous partner in the business, is now suing the company, its founders Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre (Andre Young) and HTC . Its claim is that the two companies conspired to trick Monster out of a deal with Beats.
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More and more specs of the rumored next HTC flagship phone – codenamed HTC Hima – are leaking out from various sources, but it looks like we’re finally getting a more-or-less full spec list today. You guys – especially you HTC fans – ready for this? So we’re looking at a 5-inch Full HD (that’s 1080p for you) display – which sounds about right.
Bose doesn't want to rely solely onfashionable audio gearto compete with the likes of Beats and Sonos --it's venturing into the online music space, too.Hypebothighlights ajob listing for a senior designerthat would help shape a "next generation streaming music platform" and a matching "ecosystem of products.
With Samsung 's latest flagship fully unveiled and, if rumors are true, out in the market next month, it's time to compare and contrast its features with current and past smartphones. Naturally, DisplayMate is pouncing on the opportunity to test out the Galaxy S6 's, as well as the Galaxy S6 edge 's, screens to rank it against Samsung's own Galaxy Note 4 and, of course, the iPhone 6 .
Apple’s plans for Beats, the company it acquired for $3 billion earlier this year, are coming into sharper focus.Apple plans to include its Beats music service in future versions of iOS, its mobile software system for iPhones and iPads, according to people briefed on the plans, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the plans were not yet official.
If you want to see the song's full lyrics, just click the slider below the lyrics.If you'd prefer to see lyrics on your phone or tablet, you'll have to download the Musixmatch app, and sync yourmusic with Spotify.There's a way to see the lyrics for any song you're listening to right on Spotify, without ever having to open a browser to Google song lyrics.
Sonos has found itself a new rival, with Philips jumping onboard the Spotify Connect train with a pair of new multi-room speakers for the streaming music service. The Philips Spotify SW700M and SW750M can either be grouped together for the same music in multiple rooms - useful if you're having a party, for instance - or each play different tracks to suit each individual listener.
At Apple, Beats co-founder Jimmy Iovine has no actual role. The music mogul reportedly works alongside Eddy Cue, who heads up Apple’s iTunes department. In the acquisition, Apple got a lot more than Beats hardware and streaming service; they got talent. In being named one of GQ’s men of the year, Iovine spilled some details on what led Apple to snap up Beats, and what he might be working on.
Apple is reportedly working on its first Android app — a streaming music service that will compete with Spotify, according to 9to5Mac's Mark Gurman . Apple plans to use the streaming service it acquired from Beats Music several months ago, but the app itself will be designed by Apple, Gurman reports. The price could be around $7.99 per month, but it's not confirmed.
The HTC One M9 is here, and it feels mighty familiar. The company’s new flagship, unveiled here at Mobile World Congress 2015 , takes the premium metal unibody of its predecessor and slots in a new chip, new camera, and tweaks what has already proved to be a popular design.
With the rumor mill suggesting that Apple will bundle the Beats Music app into iOS early next year, the battle for music streaming supremacy will soon kick into high gear. As it stands now, there's no denying that Spotify, with 50 million active users and 12.5 million paying subscribers, has a significant leg up on Beats.