08/30/2011, If you’ve been looking for a new way to get streaming music on your TV through the Boxee Box, you’re in luck. MOG has just announced the availability of the MOG app for Boxee Box users everywhere. For those not in the know, MOG’s highly-acclaimed music streaming service gives users the ability to stream high quality music from the internet. Currently available on mobile devices like the iPhone and Android […]
08/29/2011, Can’t wait for BBM Music to arrive? Well, over at the official BlackBerry Blog, they recently gave an in-depth preview of the upcoming social music service, and revealed more about it. In case you missed our announcement of BBM Music last week, BBM Music is basically a social service where people setup a musical profile of 50 songs (as their music DNA). These songs can be streamed or downloaded onto […]
08/23/2011, MySpace just won’t seem to die. After being revived so many times, each one more unsuccessful than the last, it has been reported that MySpace is going to be resuscitated once again. Specific Media, the latest owner of MySpace, has announced that the social networking service will be relaunched later this year with a new focus on what made it successful in the first place: the music. A good idea, […]
08/18/2011, While RIM’s BlackBerry market share might be on its way downhill, it’s not too late for RIM to make amends while it still can. In order to capture a larger market beyond the enterprise sector it’s so familiar with, it looks like the company is going to take some drastic measures to appeal to a wider audience. CNET has reported that according to its sources, RIM will be launching a […]
08/18/2011, There hasn’t been much waves by Google Music these days, much like Google+ there was a frenzy of news surrounding Google’s new music service, but it seems to have died down a bit. Perhaps in an attempt to bring the focus back onto their music service, Google has launched a new music blog service in which Tim Quirk, head of music programming, has described it as “Music Beta’s cousin”.
08/02/2011, There are musicians out there in the world who are able to play out a song’s melody on their instrument just by looking at the music score sheet. Unfortunately not all of us are as musically gifted or that proficient in our theory and instruments to be able to accomplish a similar feat, but that’s what technology is for, right?
07/20/2011, Sonos has released Play:3, a new speaker system that will drive its offering below $300. The Play 3 has three internal spakers (hence its name) and is smaller than many (if not most) speaker systems for iPhone/iPod. At this price point, the Sonos become a real alternative for smartphone users. It’s even better because it works with Android devices and computers as well. If you are not familiar with the […]
07/19/2011, There are so many external speaker solutions available on the market at the moment to let you blast pump up the volume of your iPod when you’re listening to music, but how many of them actually let you listen to music while you’re chilling out in a swimming pool? The WATER ROCKER from ION lets you do just that. It is made up of two components – a transmitter and […]
07/19/2011, You know just how some musical instruments look a whole lot weirder than the rest? Well, surely none of them can beat the hipDisk – and I am not quite sure whether it will live up to its verb of being ‘hip’, but it definitely goes down well with the noun bit, as the hipDisk is meant to be ‘played’ as you twirl it around your hip (where else) just […]
07/19/2011, It never ceases to amaze us how fast robot technology is progressing, and also how much robots can accomplish and are able to do for us. But a robot band that can play a perfect rendition of Marilyn Manson’s “The Beautiful People”? Do we really want to rob ourselves of the joy of performing and jamming as a band? Well in some cases, especially with such an excellent cover and […]
07/19/2011, Music and movie piracy have been running rampant for the past decade or so, and despite various attempts by record labels and movie studios to put a stop to them, nothing has really caught on just yet. That may change with Apple’s iTunes for the cloud which would allow users to “match” the songs on their hard drives against the ones on iTunes, and for a flat fee of $25 […]
07/19/2011, Music lovers should be familiar with Pandora’s music service, which works by recommending songs to the listener based on what the user has listened to in the past, and users will be able to help refine the recommendations by providing positive or negative feedback for the songs. Well, if you can recommend songs, why can’t you recommend books too, which is what startup company, BookLamp, has set out to do.
07/15/2011, After the outlandish news of RIM rumored to create a media box we reported this week, it looks like RIM has more plans up its sleeve to diversify BlackBerry. According to the folks at BlackBerry Sync, who received a tip from their own sources, RIM is planning to launch a social music platform that will be dubbed BBM Music.
07/15/2011, We all know that the Android Market was recently given a facelift, but apart from being easier to use and nicer to look at, what other new stuff are there, waiting to be uncovered by cyber-sleuths? Perhaps – as there were images for section headers that showed off the expected app and movies sections, in addition to a set of currently unused orange music icons. It must be said that […]