Tagged With google music

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There, I said it.

As countless Rdio fans sit back helplessly as their accounts go dark, it's time to be blunt. Spotify continues to outpace its growing army of competitors, and if you're going to spend money on a streaming music service, you should sign up for Spotify Premium. Or save a few bucks and get the free version, because it's pretty damn great, too!

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Google Music All Access users are reporting that they've received an email inviting them to join the ranks of Glass Explorers. As far we can tell it's the first time Google has opened up the program to a subset of its users without demanding that they explain themselves.

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Reports from both Fortune and The Guardian indicate that Google is planning to start a subscription music service like Spotify soon. But the craziest little nugget buried in the reports: YouTube might be getting an ad-free option. Imagine no more Vevo ads. Hello, holy grail.

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Google's Music service, which enables you to upload and stream your own music collection, has ended its invite-only period and is now allowing anyone to sign up. Anyone, that is, who resides in the United States. There's no option for Australian users yet.

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Google Music is out of beta in the US, and it pretty much does everything we thought it would. It will let you buy, store, stream and share tracks you already own. Sounds familiar... maybe because it's an entirely unoriginal idea.

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Google's social network, Google+, is late. Facebook has a big lead, having ousted MySpace, which in turn deposed Friendster, the site that started us all on this path towards recreating our social fabric as a network of connected personal nodes.

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Google made a lot of announcements on the first day of its IO event in the US today, including the exciting Google Music service, Ice Cream Sandwich Android update and [email protected] But when will we see them in Australia?

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The promise of Google Music is that it lets you listen to music anywhere. Aces! Except, for all the unifying promises of its online locker, Google Music does kinda the same thing as your hard drive: it isolates your songs.