Microsoft announced some big video-related updates to the Apple TV and Spotify apps on Xbox Series X|S, plus some new media apps.
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Apple’s push into hi-res, lossless, and spatial audio has already upended the market, with Amazon lowering its prices to match and Spotify in an uncertain place.
As part of its quarterly earnings report, Spotify this week said that it now has over 356 million monthly active users, up 24 percent year-over-year.
Spotify announced today that it plans to release Spotify HiFi, a lossless audio tier of its music streaming service, sometime in 2021.
Spotify has quietly entered the market for audiobooks and is now offering 9 titles for free through its mobile and web apps.
As I’ve written in the past, it’s next to impossible to access your own music files with Spotify, the world’s most popular music service.
Because of the failure of its strategy to position Xbox One as an all-in-one entertainment device, Microsoft is taking a different tack with Xbox Series X|S.
Spotify reported that its subscriber base grew to 320 million monthly active users (MAUs), with 144 million paying for a Premium account.
Apple TV+ will be among several top-tier media services available on the PlayStation 5 when it launches next month, Sony said today.
Spotify has already issued an antitrust complaint about Apple One, Apple’s bundling of its own online services.
As part of its quarterly earnings report, Spotify announced this week that it now has nearly 300 million monthly average users (MAUs).
Spotify has added a Premium Duo Subscription for couples in 55 markets, complementing its individual and Family plans.
Spotify complains a lot about Apple’s closed ecosystem. But Sonos co-founder John MacFarlane says that Spotify is even worse.
Spotify beat financial estimates and revealed that it now has over 130 million paid subscribers and 286 million monthly active users.
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.
Faced with antitrust scrutiny, Apple has taken its first step back from its controversial 30 percent fee on in-app purchases.
After reshuffling major parts of its iOS app recently, Spotify is introducing a redesigned home screen that makes it easier for users to get to their favorite content.
Spotify is getting a revamped look on mobile devices, starting with iOS, this week. The new update makes it easier to access important features on larger screens.
Spotify revenue grows 24% year-over-year, with the service now having 124 million paid subscribers, and monthly active users growing by 31%.
Amazon is poised to overtake Apple Music to become the second-biggest music streaming service in the world.
The allegations in Sonos v. Google are troubling but I’ve also been having problems with my all-Google whole-house audio solution.
According to Neilsen, music streaming services grew 30 percent in the U.S. last year and hit one trillion streams for the first time.
Spotify seems to be working on a major new social feature called Tastebuds that lets you discover music through your friends on Spotify.
Spotify's official iOS app now has a built-in timer functionality for songs so you don't have to use the Clock app on iOS to set sleep timers.
Spotify Connect now lets users in certain markets stream music from Spotify on their smart speakers, including Sonos, Bose, and Amazon Echo speakers.
Spotify keeps pushing podcasts on the app, introduces a new daily algorithmically generated playlist to provide personalised podcast recommendations.