Verizon Wireless Announces Online Music Downloads
Today Verizon Wireless announced a new place for customers to download MP3 music files. Users can find music in the Verizon Wireless Media Store online, next to ringtones and ringback tones. Customers can download the songs, which will then be playable on any MP3-capable handset. Song prices will range from 69 cents for classics to 99 cents for standard tracks and $1.29 for popular hits and new releases. According to Verizon, more than 5 million tracks will be available, and they will be DRM-free. The songs will be available starting later today.
Amazon Brings Prime Music to Smartphones
Amazon today launched Prime Music, its own streaming music service. Prime Music is free to those who subscribe to Amazon Prime ($99/year), which also offers perks such as discounted shipping and Amazon Instant Video.
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.
Vine Adds Music to Video Loops
Vine has updated its Android and iOS apps with a new feature allowing users to easily attach music to their videos. A function called Snap to Beat makes it easy to create what Vine refers to as perfect loops, or soundtracks that loop seamlessly with no breaks.
Deezer Opens Up Service to Everyone In the US
Deezer today made its music-streaming service available to anyone who wants it in the U.S. The service was previously limited to Cricket Wireless customers and those who owned Sonos home stereo equipment.
wow I'm glad
I can see why they are the best beating sprint to the punch on this ... oh wait didn't sprint annouce the same service a year and a half ago?
This sounds like that are making the portal more accessible to non verizon cellphone owners. And the music is DRM free, whi...
Verizon DOESNT SUCK and V-Cast
I thought that was their music download service...
Is this a new thing for vzw to be DRM free or have they always been?