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Hands-on: Elegant bucket list app ‘Soon’ launches on Android

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

In a world that bombards us with things to do, it can be tough to stay on top of everything we think is worth checking out. Movies we want to see, music to listen to, books to read, restaurants to try, and places to go, there's just so much to do and almost no central way to keep track of all of this. You can use a simple list app, like Google Keep for example, but where's the fun in that?

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Hands-on: Elegant bucket list app 'Soon' launches on Android was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Pandora app gets voice controls powered by SoundHound

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

The Pandora app is about to get easier to control, provided you don't mind yelling at your phone. Like everything else under the sun, the app is getting voice controls. Thanks to a partnership with SoundHound, you'll be able to ask Pandora to play different tracks, modify playlists, and more.

The new Pandora voice mode has SoundHound's "Houndify" engine at its core. You can launch it by saying " Hey Pandora" while the app is open.

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Pandora app gets voice controls powered by SoundHound was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Sphero Specdrums are app-enabled rings that play music using colors

Tuesday, January 8th, 2019

Toy robot maker Sphero hasn't had the best time of late, with slow sales forcing job cuts this time last year and, more recently, an end to production of some of its licensed products. There must be high hopes for its latest product, then, which is a new type of musical instrument for that responds to different colors.

The cleverly-named Specdrums started life as a Kickstarter project before partnering with Sphero.

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Sphero Specdrums are app-enabled rings that play music using colors was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Instagram continues to absorb other platforms’ features with new music suggestions in Stories and Q&A Live feature

Tuesday, December 18th, 2018

Not content to simply absorb all of Snapchat's features, Facebook-owned Instagram is now making a play for the music recommendation/performance demographic and aiming to become a hotspot for Live Q&As. The platform has introduced a feature into Stories (the ephemeral feed at the top of the app) that lets users request, receive, and jam out to song suggestions, as well as a new, more official format for Live Q&A sessions.

The music feature, rolling out today in regions where the app's music library is currently available, is accessible via the sticker section when you add a new video or image to your story.

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Instagram continues to absorb other platforms' features with new music suggestions in Stories and Q&A Live feature was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Plex adds new Tidal integration, artist radio stations, and more options to discover new music

Friday, November 30th, 2018

Yesterday, Plex announced some huge additions and changes to the music side of your media server. These were so important/awesome that I had to get this out to you in case you hadn't seen it yet. Among many things, Plex has added a deep integration with Tidal, some massive mobile player overhauls, an improved shuffle system, discoverability options, and more.

Of course, Plex is most excited about the partnership with music streaming service Tidal.

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Plex adds new Tidal integration, artist radio stations, and more options to discover new music was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Forget Skynet: Big Mouth Billy Bass with Alexa is the tech hell we deserve

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

Back in 2016, an absolute madman hacked a Big Mouth Billy Bass to speak using the Alexa API. It was weird. The soulless monsters at Gemmy Industries evidently took notice, though, and have engineered an official Alexa-powered singing fish to bring to market. What have we wrought?

You can inflict the Speaking Sensation on a loved one or mortal enemy for $39.99 — talk about a bargain. He connects to Echo devices over Bluetooth, and will dance to any music you put on.

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Forget Skynet: Big Mouth Billy Bass with Alexa is the tech hell we deserve was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

[Update: Eventbrite added too] YouTube partners with Ticketmaster to show artist gig listings with music videos

Friday, October 19th, 2018

Music has always been integral to the success of YouTube, and the platform is well aware of the importance of its relationship with the entertainment industry. As good as watching a music video or live performance can be, it's no substitute for actually seeing your favorite artists live. YouTube wants to connect the two experiences and has partnered with gig ticket seller Ticketmaster to do just that.

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[Update: Eventbrite added too] YouTube partners with Ticketmaster to show artist gig listings with music videos was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Apple completes acquisition of Shazam, will remove ads from free version

Monday, September 24th, 2018

Shazam pre-dates the smartphone as we know it today, but it didn't become popular until everyone was carrying internet-connected devices that could play music. Then, everyone wanted to know what song was playing in the background. Shazam is no longer the only way to ID songs, but it's the only one now wholly owned by Apple. Why does this matter to you, an Android user? Shazam is about to be free.

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Apple completes acquisition of Shazam, will remove ads from free version was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Amazon expands ‘Multi-Room Music’ speaker sync to third-party hardware

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

In addition to all the other hardware-related news today, Amazon is also rolling out its multi-room audio feature to third-party hardware. Called Alexa Multi-Room Music, the expanded support for other Alexa-powered devices will allow you to group third-party speakers, including offerings from companies like Bose and Sonos, together with Amazon's Echo hardware for synchronized playback.

This feature was previously only available on Amazon's first-party hardware, but Amazon has decided to open things up to third-party products.

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Amazon expands 'Multi-Room Music' speaker sync to third-party hardware was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Stellio is a powerful music player with lossless support and incredible themes [Sponsored Post]

Friday, September 7th, 2018

If you like apps that have a distinctive aesthetic — and a good one — but are loaded with features under the hood, then Stellio Player is right up your alley. Stellio is a music player that is highly customizable, great looking, and has sophisticated playback and library management capabilities.

As a music player, Stellio prioritizes audio quality. This means it supports a number of lossless file types, like FLAC, in addition to the many common lossy formats (MP3, M4A, etc.).

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Stellio is a powerful music player with lossless support and incredible themes [Sponsored Post] was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

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