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Would you change your iPhone’s default music app if possible?

Apple has long resisted letting users change the default apps on their iPhones. With iOS 14, however, you can choose your favorite messaging app and browser, and the iOS 14.5 beta has suggested that you can do the same with the Music app… but maybe not. As it turned out, today Apple explained that Siri […]

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iOS 14.5 won’t actually let you change Siri’s default music app

Update 1 (03/04/21 at 5:25 p.m. ET): Unfortunately, it seems that iOS 14.5 does not allow you to change the default music service. Click here for more information. The article as published on February 9, 2021 is kept below. Apple released beta versions of iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 with several new features last week. […]

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iOS 14.5 can’t set default music app for Siri, just a preference, says Apple

Source: iMore / Casian Holly People using iOS 14 in its current beta form have noticed that they can ask Siri to play music from a specific streaming service, rather than Apple Music, and the assistant remembers this. preferably for next time. But there’s bad news – Apple says Siri isn’t setting a new default […]

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Launched Amazon Music app for Google TV and Android TV OS

The Amazon Music app is now available on Google TV and Android TV OS, making it easier to access the streaming music service from TVs, consoles and set-top boxes. It joins existing Amazon Music apps for iOS and Android phones and tablets, as well as Fire tablets and the web player. The app supports Google’s […]

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Handy: these are all the new features of the Music app in iOS 14.5

The first beta of iOS 14.5 was released earlier this month for developers with several new features, and the beta of iOS 14.5 arrived this week with even more changes. Among the new features, Apple has made some cool changes to the Music app, which now includes a new way to share lyrics and revamped […]

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The B&W Music app offers complete music control to the Formation multi-room range

Bowers & Wilkins has launched a new music app that lets you control music across the entire B&W Formation product line. The B&W Music app works with Qobuz (including high resolution 24-bit 96kHz files), Tidal, TuneIn, Dash Radio (in select markets), NTS Radio, and SoundCloud. Other services will be added “in the coming months,” according […]

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How to Set Spotify as Default Music App on iPhone and iPad

While complete freedom to set default apps on iOS is still a few years away, Apple seems more inclined than ever to move in this direction. If the ability to change the default browser and messaging app in iOS 14 was a sign of something big to come, the unexpected option to set Spotify as […]

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iPhone users will soon be able to change their default music app with Siri

After years of using Apple services on the default iPhone, those restrictions are finally loosening up a bit. As MacRumors noticed earlier today, the iOS 14.5 beta appears to let you set third-party music services as default with Siri. This means you can ask Siri to play a particular song or album and it will […]

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Siri setting in iOS 14.5 Beta lets users select default music streaming service

Apple last week released betas of the upcoming iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 updates for developers and public beta testers, and among a number of new features, Apple added the ability to set a streaming service. default music when using Siri to play songs. First spotted by Reddit users, the first time you ask ‌Siri‌ […]

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Updated “Next” music app with Throwback Thursday notifications for forgotten songs

Next is an app that offers a new way to rediscover your music library through smart playlists, and its latest update will make it even easier to remember songs you’ve forgotten over time. The app now has Throwback Thursday notifications, so you can be reminded of the songs you like every week. With Next, users […]

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Spotify is down? Massive crash as users report issues with the music app

Spotify went down with users reporting connection issues preventing them from listening to their music. The app disconnected people this morning and was unable to reconnect. Most users reported seeing a message telling them that there was a problem with their connection while signing into the app on a PC. One user reported: “Not working […]

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Snapchat acquires the Voisey mobile music app

The Voisey mobile music app was purchased by Snapchat parent company, Snap Inc. Business intern was the first to report on the acquisition as terms of the deal were withheld. Currently available on iOS only, Voisey allows users to record short videos using professional vocal effects and backing tracks provided by producers. Videos are a […]

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New YouTube feature helps separate the likes of the Music app’s video platform

YouTube Music and YouTube have many similarities, both platforms use a similar profile for their uses. Now YouTube will offer music users an option to filter liked videos from the video streaming and sharing platform. The platform has introduced a new feature that allows users to hide the YouTube videos they like. A report from […]

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Does UFC’s new music app hint at the future of subscription streaming?

How do you ensure the continued business growth of music streaming as the major players all continue to offer a user interface and a library of similar content at a standardized price? An answer to this question could be found in the proliferation of niche platforms, serving an audience of super-fans. As we’ve learned from […]

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Ne-Yo to partner with new music streaming app

To be successful in Hollywood, you need entrepreneurial tenacity similar to that of Silicon Valley. Yet although the two cities are in California, they are poles apart. The music industry is continually disrupted by new technologies pioneered by entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley. Instead of swimming against the tide, Grammy-winning R&B star Ne-Yo decided to go […]

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The YouTube Music app for Apple Watch is launched before Wear OS by the Google version

The YouTube Music app is now available for Apple Watch. Users can browse music collections, control playback, and select streaming options directly using the app on their Apple Watch. To use the app, users must have the latest version of YouTube Music, an Apple Watch Series 3 or higher (running watchOS 6 or higher), a […]

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Amazon Music app adds Twitch live streaming for artists

Amazon Music allows artists to deliver live concerts and other Twitch live streaming sessions right in the Amazon Music mobile app, giving them a new way to reach fans during the COVID pandemic, according to the Internet giant. More than 1,000 artists have already connected their Amazon Music accounts to Twitch, the company said. There […]

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Amazon brings Twitch live streams to its Amazon Music app – TechCrunch

Amazon is leveraging its investment in live streaming site Twitch to expand its Amazon Music service. The company announced this morning that live streams from Twitch will now be available in the Amazon Music app on iOS and Android, with the aim of enabling fans and artists to connect amid a pandemic where concerts in […]

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Amazon adds Twitch Live Streaming to its music app

Amazon is adding Twitch streaming functionality to its Music app, the company said on Tuesday. This partnership between the two sister companies will allow artists to connect live with their fans on Amazon Music. Twitch’s live streaming feature is already available on the Amazon Music app for the Android and iOS platforms. It is accessible […]

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Spotify, Tidal and more ranked

Westend61 For many of us, the days of buying albums are over. The best music streaming services have put millions of songs at our fingertips, ready to be played on our smartphone, tablet, computer or smart speakers whenever we want. Just under £10 a month gives you access to a bigger music library than you […]

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How to Open Any YouTube Link in YouTube Music App « Android :: Gadget Hacks

If you love watching music videos, live concert recordings or bedroom cover songs on YouTube, then YouTube Music deserves your attention. In fact, YouTube will show a “Switch to YouTube Music” button on some music videos that opens the song in the YouTube Music app – but not always. On Android, there’s […]

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New in Apple Music app for iOS 14: Listen Now tab, endless autoplay, iPad redesign

iOS 14 brings major new features like Home screen updates, widgets, new privacy controls, and feature updates like Siri and HomeKit. But Apple has also taken the time to work on some pretty significant feature enhancements for many of its core apps. One of them is the Music app. Apple continues to aggressively compete with […]

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Atlanta-based Music App Deepr Highlights Importance of Black-Owned Music Technology During Black Music Month

“Shazam on Steroids” is how the founders of the Atlanta-based music discovery app Deepr describe their innovative platform. And with June recognized as Black Music Month in the United States, having an app that shines a light on the creators behind the music – as opposed to just performers – is one way its founders […]

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Apple Music app lands on Samsung smart TVs

Apple Music has recently made its way onto more and more non-Apple platforms, including Windows, Android, and even the Amazon Echo and Sonos speakers. The Apple Music application is now innovating in new territory: smart TVs, starting with Samsung. Mentioned in this article The Apple Music app, due to debut today, will be available on […]

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Huawei Music, the service for listening to streaming music

Huawei Music is the new app for streaming music. Available on the Huawei store, it provides for the payment of a monthly subscription of 9.99 euros The Chinese giant is also making the streaming music service Huawei Music available in Europe. In Italy, the streaming platform takes the name of “Music” and offers a fairly […]

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Apple Music app lands on Samsung smart TVs

Apple Music has made its way to more and more non-Apple platforms recently, including Windows, Android, and even Amazon Echo and Sonos speakers. The Apple Music app is now breaking into new territory: smart TVs, starting with Samsung. Scheduled to debut today, the Apple Music app will be available on Samsung smart TV models from […]

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Dolby On will turn your Android device into a powerful music recording studio – Phandroid

Back in the day, if you wanted to record music, you would need a computer like a desktop or laptop, a microphone, and if you wanted video you would also need a camera. Nowadays, our smartphones are basically computers in our pockets that contain a camera and a microphone. Would benefit, Dolby, which recently announced […]

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Huawei takes on Spotify in Europe with Music app licensed from Universal, Sony and Warner

In China, the majority of employees at device maker Huawei are already back to work after a nationwide COVID-19 shutdown. While most of Europe’s population is currently only weeks away from its own government-imposed coronavirus quarantine, Huawei, which just reported revenue of around $ 123 billion for 2019, is not allowing the crisis to curb […]

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How to Replace the Apple Music App with Something Better

Like almost all of Apple’s built-in iOS apps, the Music app is capable but difficult to use. Apple’s habit of hiding key functions behind multiple button presses is in full effect here, and it’s getting worse. Want to “heart” a piece? Previously, you could do this from the lock screen reader. Now you need to […]

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10 Hottest Music Streaming Apps in India 2020

From the melodies of Tansen in Mughal times to Billie Eilish in contemporary times, music has mixture and has gone through different eras without losing its charm. The previous decade has seen an increase in the number of music app downloads due to massive internet penetration in India. The total number of Internet users in […]

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Samplr, a revolutionary music app for iPad, gets its first update in 5 years

Samplr is one of the most popular iPad music apps. You load a sample, and then you can play it and manipulate it with your fingers. It’s simple to learn, yet capable of incredibly complex and beautiful results. Unfortunately, the developer landed a job at Apple and the development of Samplr ceased. Until now. The […]

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How to Import Songs to Music App on Mac in macOS Catalina Beebom

Even though iTunes has never been my favorite piece of software from Apple, I’ve always found it to be quite good at managing my music library. Now that Apple has shut down iTunes for macOS, managing music on Mac requires a bit of a learning curve thanks to the introduction of a standalone music app. […]

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Farewell iTunes: How to use the Music app in macOS Catalina

iTunes has long been needed to sync and manage music and other content between your computer and iOS devices. But what started out as simple software gradually grew into a big, bloated, buggy application that struggled with too many features for its own good. For macOS Catalina, Apple finally got the message and ditched iTunes […]

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Android proposes to replace the Google Play music app with YouTube Music

Google wants to make YouTube the default audio app on Android in hopes of increasing its chances of competing with Spotify. Currently the default Android audio app is Google Play Music, which tries to get users to switch to Google’s subscription streaming service, but doesn’t do a very good job and is mostly used as […]

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Spotify vs YouTube Music App Streaming India: Price, Variety, Features

Both apps are available on mobile and desktop, unsurprisingly. Spotify has definitely gone brave with its design, suited to a green and black design code. Text on titles/albums is easily readable and there is an attractive look on album covers across the app. This is an app that knows its way among users, who have […]

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Univision’s Uforia Music App Now Powered by Napster

Univision is set to announce to SXSW today that it has partnered with Napster to bring more music streaming choices to its revamped Uforia app. In addition to live broadcasts from Univision’s 58 local radio stations, the app now offers users hundreds of playlists based on Napster’s 40 million song catalog. “Univision was a pioneer […]

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Choose your favorite music app based on this quick scan

The world’s most popular music streaming app Spotify has added more than a million users in India in less than a week since its launch. But the app faces fierce competition from existing music streaming platforms like Apple Music. Spotify offers a wide range of music and also offers an option to try the premium […]

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How to use your favorite music app in Google Maps

Using your phone to navigate and listen to music while driving are two common activities, but each app requires your full attention. It is distracting, dangerous, and in many states, illegal to play on your phone while driving. To save you from having to swap apps just to switch music, Google has added a new […]

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Spotify is the best music streaming app [Cult of Mac’s Essential iOS Apps #39]

Music streaming has revolutionized the way we listen to music on the go. Starting with streaming radio and rapidly evolving to carry millions of songs in your pocket (thanks to cellular data), streaming services have enabled incredible access and discovery of great music. With Spotify, you can enjoy your favorites and discover new, quality music […]

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Google’s YouTube Music app now available in 17 countries

YouTube Music is the last streaming service you didn’t know you needed. Google Tired of alternating between watching music videos on the YouTube app and listening to audio on the music streaming service of your choice? Google thinks it has what you need. The company launched YouTube Music on Monday, a subscription service that serves […]

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Amazon Music’s app adds hands-free listening, courtesy of Alexa – TechCrunch

In September, Amazon announced that it was adding Alexa voice control support to its Amazon Music app for iOS and Android. However, it was implemented as a tap-to-talk feature – something that didn’t quite match the hands-free voice control experience that Alexa is known for. Today, Amazon is addressing this issue by rolling out hands-free […]

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Your favorite music app sounds better than you think

Image: Alex Cranz / Gizmodo Chances are you’ve signed up for at least a streaming service—But are you getting the most out of the best music quality on offer? Quickly auditing your apps can boost both streaming and download speeds, so you’re always assured of the highest fidelity sound flowing from your expensive headphones to […]

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New Apple Music App for Your Own Backup Group

Apple’s Music Memos brings group instant backup to the app Apple’s new music memos deliver instant bass and drums in an app for guitarists and pianists. Jefferson Graham presents the revolutionary app. USA TODAY MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif .– Everyone wants their own backing band, right? Apple’s new Music Memos app, released Wednesday, can do just […]

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YouTube’s music app could control all streaming services

Streaming music is an incredibly crowded lot. There is Apple Music, Spotify, and Pandora. There is Rdio, Rhapsody and Deezer. Amazon launches a music streaming service when you sign up for Prime. But you know who is really killing him with music, a business almost so obvious you wouldn’t even know? Youtube. Think about it. […]