Have you ever tried to pause your music with your native media keys only to accidentally start up iTunes and have multiple songs playing at once? Have you ever had the absurd notion that pressing the “skip” button should play the next video in a YouTube playlist? You aren’t alone. Providing this intuitive functionality has been the […]
Founded in early 2011, Turntable.fm provides a unique social music experience. Instead of posting a non-interactive tweet, Facebook post, or email about favorite songs and playlists, users of Turntable can hang out in a virtual club. Each “club” is complete with DJs, chat, and an audience. Thousands of rooms exist, each with users of different […]
Music streaming service Spotify recently announced that they plan to release an update for their popular iOS app that will introduce radio features. The new service will be free for iPhone, iPod, and iPad users in the United States, but only premium subscribers will have access to it in other countries (due to licensing restrictions). This concept is […]
When Google announced its online music locker service Google Music, we were impressed, but it did lack some important features. For one, users couldn’t download their music. While this could be circumvented with a simple browser extension, it was a major inconvenience. A recent update allows users to download songs and albums from their Google […]
Grooveshark is a popular music streaming service that thrives because of two key features: It’s entirely free (with the option to pay for special, completely unnecessary, features) Most content is uploaded by users (resulting in many millions of songs that span every genre of music culture) It started off as a rather illegal file sharing […]
For many dozens of years, pirates roamed the open seas and pillaged and plundered any ships or villages they came across. They used extreme violence to rob honest groups of people of their hard earned wealth. Pirates were nasty scumbags who committed crimes for a living. In the modern age of technology, the meaning of […]
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