Apple Music for Android Can Store Songs on Memory Cards
Apple updated its Apple Music application for Android devices and added the ability for users to store music on microSD cards for offline playback. This is chiefly important for devices that have limited on-board storage. The app also now displays the full schedule of Beats 1 Radio programs, and makes it easier to browse through classical music and movie scores thanks to options for viewing composers and compilations. Apple Music and Beats 1 Radio are free to download and use, but the full service, which adds an ad-free, offline playback, and curated stations, requires a $10 monthly fee.
YouTube Reimagines Its Premium Video and Music Services
May 17, 2018
YouTube today announced YouTube Premium and YouTube Music, services that replace YouTube Red and YT Music, respectively. Moving forward, YouTube Premium will be the video site's top-tier service, offering originals, ad-free play, background play, and downloads across YouTube.
Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ Offer Refined Hardware, Improved Camera, AR Emoji
Feb 25, 2018
Samsung today announced the Galaxy S9 and S9+ phones, updates to last year's S8 models. The devices bear a striking resemblance to their predecessors and make only modest changes to the hardware.
Pandora Spins a New Tune with Video Ads to Unlock Premium Sessions
Dec 14, 2017
Pandora today rolled out a new way to enjoy streaming music on mobile devices. Moving forward, people who use Pandora's free, ad-supported service will be able to listen to a specific song, album, or playlist after viewing a 15-second video ad.
Apple Releases iOS 9.2 for iPhones and iPads
Dec 8, 2015
Apple today made iOS 9.2 available in to iPhone and iPad owners. The minor update, which Apple has tested in beta extensively over the last month, improves Apple Music by making it easier to create playlists, save songs offline, and browse through classical music.
Samsung Shows Off First UFS Memory Cards
Jul 7, 2016
Samsung today announced a range of Universal Flash Storage memory cards meant for today's intense video applications. The UFS spec has been used for embedded memory modules since 2015, but this is the first time UFS has appeared in removable memory cards.