This month, Google will finally take the final step in replacing Play Music with YouTube Music: It is deleting all user data in its former music service.
Recent Google Play Music Stories
As part of its phased migration from Google Play Music to YouTube Music, Google no longer sells music from its Play Store.
Thanks to my transition from Google Play Music to YouTube Music, Google reminded me of a feature called Takeout that deserves more attention.
Some transitions are seamless while others are disruptive. Moving from Google Play Music to YouTube was somewhere in-between those extremes.
Google revealed today via a support document that it will begin shutting down its Google Play Music service in September.
Google has countersued Sonos, alleging that the smart speaker maker made false claims against it and stole its intellectual property.
Google says that Google Play Music users will soon be prompted to transition to YouTube Music and Google Podcasts.
Spotify is the most popular streaming music service, but it wasn’t the first, and it most certainly isn’t the best. How does anyone use this thing?
A new report claims that online music streaming grew 32 percent in 2019 to 358 million subscribers. Spotify is the market leader.
I know that Bluetooth can't meet my whole-house audio needs, but I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the adapter I tested.
The allegations in Sonos v. Google are troubling but I’ve also been having problems with my all-Google whole-house audio solution.
I was just pondering the pointlessness of all the Google Home smart speakers we have. And then Google saved the day.
Google announced this week that YouTube Music will come installed on all new devices launching with Android 10, including Pixel.
Those hardy souls who are already subscribing to YouTube Music can now instantly switch between audio and music videos playback.
A new Bloomberg reports says that Google Play Music and YouTube Music combined just surpassed the 15 million user mark.
It’s time for a quick smart home check in to see where we’re at and look ahead at what we’d like to accomplish in 2019.
When it comes to paid and free online services, I’m usually looking for cross-device and -platform availability, with as little lock-in as possible.
I install the same basic set of desktop applications, web apps, and Store apps on every PC I use. Here’s a quick rundown.
Xfinity customers can now access their cross-service purchased movie content from their cable TV interface.
Google has finally added multi-room audio functionality to its video-based Chromecast, Google Home, and Smart Display devices
In the wake of Microsoft's most recent step back from online music, I'm struck by how many people feel burned by this coming change.