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.
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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.
Spotify this week said that it now has 40 million paying subscribers, up from 30 million in March. That means that the music subscription service is growing well over twice as fast as its closest competitor, Apple Music.
In the coming weeks, both Amazon and Pandora are expected to upend the digital music industry and offer streaming services to consumers that start at just $5 per month. Will this be enough to disrupt the market leaders?
Microsoft's Groove has really stepped it up over the past year. But it's still missing one key ingredient: Alone among the major music services, Groove doesn't offer a family plan.