This isn't a huge surprise, but Microsoft revealed today that it will retire its Groove app for Android and iOS this year.
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Last year, streaming music revenues surpassed those of other formats. But we're losing something important in this transition.
Zune Music, Xbox Music, and now Groove Music. Microsoft's killing all of its music streaming offerings today as we head into the new year.
2017 was another epic year for Microsoft. Here are my picks for the top 10 Microsoft stories of 2017.
I read a story about a technology in which Microsoft is deeply invested. And yet, it's like Microsoft doesn't even exist.
Did you seriously put your trust in Microsoft consumer offerings? OK, I did too. But maybe it's time to think differently.
You must download any purchases you made in Groove before January 1, 2018 or you will lose them forever.
Microsoft is ending its Groove Music Pass subscription and offering customers a seamless transition to Spotify.
Thanks to a new promotion, you can get 6 months of free access to Groove Music Pass if you pay for just one month.
We're currently using multiple music subscription services and speaker systems, and that has to change.
Microsoft's music streaming app, Groove Music, will soon get updated with a few new, and highly requested, features – like visualizations.
Microsoft is having a one-day sale today, with big savings on Surface Pro 4, Xbox One S, and many other products.
Microsoft is offering a good deal on Groove where you can get seven months of service for $9.99 but there are some caveats you should know about.
The Microsoft Store has launched its annual back-to-school sale, offering great deals on Surface devices, PCs, Xbox One, and more.
Those looking to switch digital music services now have an option called Stamp that appears to work semi-universally.
The strange disconnect between how the core OS and its bundled apps are updated is one of the weirder aspects of the Windows 10 development cycle. And we've really seen that most obviously in recent weeks.
Xbox One owners have been able to play music in the background while they play games since last August. But with the Creators Update, this capability is even simpler to use.
Groove has recently picked up a new playlist sharing feature on both Windows 10 and iPhone. Here's how it works, and what it requires.
This week, Microsoft updated Groove Music on Windows 10. But the biggest new feature---playlist sharing---won't be enabled unless you're using the Creators Update.
If you're anything like me, your Microsoft account is the core of your online identity. It's time for a check-up.
It wasn't the best of times or the worst of times. But 2016 was a notable year for the personal technology we cover here at Thurrott.com.
Just when you thought you'd seen the end of Microsoft's holiday sales, the software giant announces Countdown, its biggest Xbox Store sale.
Microsoft has finally brought Your Groove, a curated playlists feature, to Groove for Android and iOS.
Today: Music videos in Groove, Supreme Court rules in Samsung's favor, Sonos 7 comes out of beta, Apple Watch sales are a mystery, more.
When it comes to music subscription services, Microsoft's Groove really is unique. In that it doesn't offer a family plan.
Tech tidbits from around the web: Groove Music is updated in Windows 10 Insider Preview, Runtastic and Google Play Music partner up, Oculus held a press conference and you're not going to believe what happened next, and Google is actually advertising its new phones.
I received an email from Microsoft this morning alerting me that music I had purchased from the Zune service before 2012 would need to be downloaded or it will be lost forever. Here's what happening ... and how you can fix this.