Thumbplay Streaming Music Service Available for Android
May 3, 2010, 11:01 AM by Philip Berne
Thumbplay has announced its Thumbplay Music service is now available on Android phones. Already on the BlackBerry platform, Thumbplay Music brings to Android a cloud-based subscription service with more than eight million tracks, according to the company, including major and independent label releases. The Android Thumbplay Music service does not get the local music cache that BlackBerry users can enjoy without a network connection. The app is now available in the Android Market. A subscription costs $10 per month after a free three-day trial. Thumbplay says an iPhone app is also forthcoming.
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.
Apple Releases Apple Music for Android
Apple today published a beta version of Apple Music in the Google Play Store. The app offers owners of Android handsets Apple's monthly music service.
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 Is $10/Month
Apple today announced Apple Music, its new streaming music service. In addition to streaming the entire iTunes catalog, the service includes curated playlists.