Nokia Music Improved With Concert Alerts
Nokia today announced that a new version of its Nokia Music application is available from the Windows Phone Store. The updated app adds several features, including concert notifications, which will let the owner know when tickets are about to go on sale for shows in their area. The app also adds the ability to "like" favorite artists. Users will then receive automatic updates about any artists they've liked, such as new albums. Last, the Nokia Music Live Tile now shows artist news and information in addition to album art. The Nokia Music app is free to download, but requires a monthly subscription to use.
YouTube Music App Launches for Android and iOS
YouTube's stand-alone music app is now available for download. The app includes a home tab for recommended artists, as well as user-configurable stations based on individual tastes.
Apple Music for Android Updated to Match iOS 11
Apple today updated its Apple Music application for the Android platform in order to ensure the experience is similar to that of the revised iOS version. Android device owners have access to the same iOS 11 Apple Music discovery feature that allows people to create public profiles and share playlists.
Amazon Music Gains Memory Card and Android Wear Support
Amazon today updated its Amazon Music app for Android devices and added several highly-requested features. Users can now download Prime Music tracks to a memory card for offline playback, rather than store the tracks directly on the handset.
Google Improves Playlist Discoverability in Google Home App
Google has made it simpler to find music when casting or streaming thanks to a small update to the Google Home app. The latest version of Google Home now includes a Listen tab that's dedicated to music.
Apple Music for Android Adds Music Videos
Apple recently updated its Apple Music application for the Android platform and added access to music videos. Apple says thousands of music videos are now available to Android users, allowing subscribers to browse through new videos or search for specific songs or artists.