Helio Lets Users Manage Music and Media From PCs
Dec 18, 2007, 3:20 PM by Eric Lin
Helio today announced the Helio Player for Windows. This software lets user manage and transfer music, movies and pictures between current Helio models from the Drift to the Fin and a host computer. It also enables members to download music bought on their Helio handset to a PC and transfer music bought on the PC to their phone. Users can search and buy music using the Player for 99 cents per track, while music purchased on the handset for download over the air and to the PC costs $1.99.
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.
Google Play Music Searches Reveal Playable Results
Google has updated its Play Music app for Android devices and made it possible to play songs directly from search results. Now, when users search for a song, album, or artist, the top three results include a "play" button that lets them jump immediately to those songs.
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.
Microsoft Pauses Groove Music, Spins New Tune with Spotify
Microsoft today announced changes to its music offering for Windows devices that will see it transition from its own Groove Music service to Spotify. According to Microsoft, the Groove Music media player application will continue to work for playing back owned music on Windows devices, but it will no longer offer the option to stream, purchase, or download music after December 31.
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.
Helio Media Mover Pre-installed