In recent years, we have seen the rise in the popularity of TikTok. For those who are unfamiliar, TikTok is an app in which users can set a song and dance to it and later add all kinds of funky and cool effects. It is basically a fun app that doesn’t seem to do much else, but could it potentially be a national security risk?
Our smartphones have come a very long way since cameras were first introduced to phones. These days, capturing video at high resolutions and high frame rates has become the norm, and because phones lack the space that cameras have, companies have come up with rather innovative ideas on how to achieve certain effects and quality that used to be only available on dedicated cameras.
If you’re a Spotify Premium subscriber, you might want to take note because it seems that Spotify is giving away free Google Home Mini speakers to its customers. This is not the first time the company has given away free Home Mini speakers, but according to the company, they are now expanding on their giveaway.
Like most instruments, guitars are typically made using wood. This is because of the natural acoustic properties of wood that makes it a better material when it comes to musical instruments. However, this does not mean that other materials can’t be used, which is what Art Mayer did with this guitar he created called the iCaster.
Phonocut is a Vienna-based company that focuses on making on-demand record cutting devices.Today, they announced an interesting analog device that lets you create (and record) your own vinyl records – “PHONOCUT Home Vinyl Recorder“.While this may not be for everyone – but if you are a music enthusiast and want to go analog with your personal vinyl record collection, this could be your chance.You just need to plug in your […]
Right now all of Apple’s services are available as separate plans, but if a report from the Financial Times (paywall) is to be believed, it seems that there is a chance that Apple could be looking to bundle a couple of its services together that would be potentially cheaper and make it more appealing than the competition.
If you use Spotify as your primary music service on your iPhone or iPad, then you might be interested in checking out the latest update to the app. This is because in the latest update to Spotify, the company has finally added support for Siri, which means that you’ll be able to use your voice to control the app and playback.
If you install Android 10 on your device and you’re wondering where the Play Music app has gone, it turns out that Google has announced that with Android 10, they have decided to replace the Play Music app as the preinstalled music app with YouTube Music, so don’t be surprised if you find it in place of Play Music.
Just like how older storage mediums like the floppy disk have more or less gone the way of the dinosaur, you would assume that would be the case for music formats as well. However, it turns out that isn’t the case because according to the RIAA’s mid-2019 report, it looks like for the first time since 1986, vinyl records are poised to potentially outsell CDs.
Ever since Apple Music was launched, the service was only available either through its desktop app or through its mobile app. While this is fine, it is a bit limiting compared to Spotify which has a web player in addition to its desktop and mobile apps. However, the good news is that Apple has finally caught up.
Last year, Instagram announced integration with Spotify where if users wanted, they would be able to add music from Spotify into their Instagram Stories. If you don’t use Spotify but would still like to take advantage of the feature, you’re in luck because Pandora has also announced support for Instagram Stories.
One of the differences between Apple Music and Spotify would be its free trial period. Apple Music offers a 3 month free trial, while Spotify offers just one. However, this is kind of understandable because Spotify has a free and ad-supported listening tier, meaning that in theory, users will be able to “try” Spotify for as long as they like before they make the switch to Spotify Premium.
Thanks to streaming technology, we can keep watching our shows or listen to our music on multiple devices, instead of having to store them locally. However, sometimes switching between devices can be a tad inconvenient and inefficient, but that’s something that Spotify is looking to fix.
If there is a reason why digital assistants such as Alexa and Google Assistant have a much bigger reach compared to Siri, it is because of companies like Amazon and Google who opened up their digital assistants to third-party developers pretty early on. Apple is slowly doing the same, and according to a report, Apple and Spotify are apparently in talks for deeper Siri integration.