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New Zealand Band Releases Album On 3.5″ Floppy Disk

07/15/2013, If you have been playing video games for a while, you might recall that almost two decades ago, video games came in multiple diskettes, and before it was in the 5 and ¼ inch floppy disks, before it moved into the 3.5” discs and so on. Those were indeed...

Jay-Z’s Magna Carta Album Leaked, No Longer A Samsung Exclusive

07/04/2013, Back in June it was reported at hip-hop artist, Jay-Z, would be entering a $20 million deal with Samsung in which his Magna Carta album would be an exclusive to Samsung’s Galaxy devices and where the album would then be pushed out to Galaxy owners via...

Google Play Music All Access Unveiled

05/15/2013, There were whispers in the past that Google might be working on rolling out their very own music-streaming service, having seen just how big the market with the success of other players in this arena. Well, we are pleased to announce that Google Play...

iTunes Has 63% Share In Digital Music Market

04/16/2013, Data collected from over 12,000 consumer surveys for NPD’s Annual Music Study 2012 reveals that Apple’s iTunes holds the majority 64% share in the digital music market. The study also reveals that almost 80% of people who buy music online,...

Spotify Rolling Out ‘Follow’ Tab To Desktop App Users

04/09/2013, Spotify’s additional features that will hopefully make it much easier to discover new music started to gradually roll out in late February within its web application, but today, the company has started rolling out those updates to its desktop...

Study: Music Industry Unharmed By Illegal Music Downloads

03/20/2013, You know how some studies on the same topic seem to contradict one another from time to time? Is it good to have a glass of wine each day, or a cup of coffee? Well, here is one for the ages – a new study which was published by the European...

TabRider Is Essentially Guitar Hero With Real Guitars

03/12/2013, For those unfamiliar with the concept of Guitar Hero, it’s a game that can be played on consoles that asks players to tap out notes on a plastic guitar (or controller) to the rhythm of the song. When you miss a note, you are notified and lose points,...

YouTube Music Streaming Service Coming This Year [Rumor]

03/05/2013, It was previously rumored Google could possibly introduce a music streaming service for its Android platform, and today, it looks as though a portion of that rumor is true as in addition to its Google Play for Android, it will be launching a music...

Spotify Gradually Rolling Out New Social Network Features

02/27/2013, Late last year, Spotify announced it would be adding some new content to its service in the form of new sections called Discovery, Collection and Follow. The new sections were expected to start rolling out to its users by early 2013, one of which is...

Slacker Music Application Rebranded

02/13/2013, Yesterday I attended Slacker launch event in San Francisco where Jim Cady, the CEO, introduced the new Slacker Music Service with its new branding and revamped website and mobile application. Founded in 2006 as a satellite radio company, Slacker became a...

Portable Drums Concept by Kevin Depape

02/11/2013, Whenever we hear the words Portable Drums, we think of the traditional drum kit with its stand and heavy drum-sets  Kevin Depape (seen on Yanko Design) goes one step further into the world of electronic drum sets. He introduces a portable yet very high...