HTC myTouch 3G Fender Edition Launching Jan. 20
Today T-Mobile announced that it will begin offering the HTC myTouch 3G Fender Edition on January 20. The updated version of the myTouch has several new features, including a custom-designed back plate, 3.5mm headset jack, a 16GB memory card, free access to doubleTwist music sync software, and preloaded content from Eric Clapton, Avril Lavigne, Brad Paisley and Wyclef Jean. It also comes with a new media player application developed by HTC that lets users toggle between different views or change a song or album by touching the album art. The HTC myTouch 3G Fender Edition will ship with Android 1.6, but will be able to update to Android 2.1 later this spring. The limited edition device will cost $180 with new contract and goes on sale January 20 at select T-Mobile stores. It will be sold while supplies last.
Facebook Lets You Challenge Your Friends to Lip Sync Battles
Jun 5, 2018
Facebook today introduced several new music features meant to enrich users' experience on the social network. First, people will be given more latitude to share videos on Facebook that include music.
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.
Google Play Music to Be Default Music Player on All Samsung Devices
Apr 21, 2017
Google and Samsung today said starting with the launch of the Galaxy S8 and S8+, Google Play Music will be the default music player and music service on Samsung phones and tablets globally. Consumers who buy the S8 or S8+ will receive a free three-month trial of Google Play Music, which offers ad-free access to some 40 million tracks.
Instagram Lets You Add A Soundtrack to Your Stories
Jun 28, 2018
Instagram today made it possible for users to add songs to their stories. Moving forward, a music icon appears when users add a sticker to a photo or video within the Stories tool.
Google Assistant Now Recognizes Songs On Request
Nov 6, 2017
Google Assistant on Android handsets is now able to identify songs playing in the background. As long as the music is audible, querying the Assistant with "what song is this?" will cause the app to listen for several seconds and identify the song.
Got sick of waiting and just bought my nexus one....
the funny thing is that this phone will be updated to 2.1 later this spring. 😡 GREAT! ☹️ i love my Nexus One 😁 . tough luck fender...
Not right at all, Clapton's famous ax is a black Strat..