Apple Exploring Possibility Of Launching iTunes On Android

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Apple Inc. is apparently contemplating an Android compatible version of its iTunes platform, specifically for streaming music.The company seems to be anxious to arrest the diminishing usage of the same on its own iOS ecosystem. In addition to the expansion, the company may even launch an on-demand music streaming service for its own platform. Why is Apple willing to explore Android? It is quite clear...
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Google Introduces Google Play Movies And TV On iOS

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Google has launched Google Play Movies and TV for iOS devices in a bid to compete with Apple’s iTunes Store. Available for both iPhone and iPad, the Google Play Movies app will enable users to stream purchased movies and TV shows. However, users won’t be able to purchase or rent content directly from the app.The Google Play Movies and TV app is compatible to devices running on iOS...
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Twitter Likely To Pull Plug On Twitter #Music Apps

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Merely six months after its official launch, Twitter is likely to kill its #Music App, according to a report from AllThingsD. The social music app which was launched on web and iOS enabled users to discover and find new music based on the microblogging network’s activity, the artists users follow and songs that are trending.Despite creating quite a buzz during its launch, Twitter #Music has...
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Apple To Release iTunes Radio On September 18 With iOS 7

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Apple took the internet frenzy with iPhones launch yesterday. The phones received mixed reactions from analysts and general public. Besides launching the iPhones, Apple also forayed into the internet radio market with its much talked about product, iTunes Radio. The Cupertiono based company which revealed iTunes Radio in June announced that it will go live on September 18 as part of its iOS 7 system...
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Apple Is Offering A Paid App For Free Every Week On The App Store To Boost Usage

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Apple’s App Store is now dolling out a premium or paid app every week. Though this might appear to be a customer loyalty program, the real reason could very well be the increasing market of Android based devices. Starting from this week, Apple will offer a paid app for free. The ‘featured’ app will keep on changing every week, but that app will continue to remain free for almost an entire month....
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India’s First Digital Sound Archive Goes Live

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Music connoisseurs across the country can now access the voices of famous persons and singers in digital format through an online archive of old and rare gramophone recordings. The ’Archive of Indian Music’ (AIM)’ which went online on pilot basis in January this year was officially launched in Delhi yesterday. Founded by Vikram Sampath, it aims to offers people rare gramaphonic records...
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How #nwplyng’s Design Reboot Is Getting It More Traction

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Being a standalone app developer in India is freaking hard! If you have a successful web service, you can only then afford to introduce mobile apps. Not many companies/startups want to even test the murky waters known as ‘mobile first’. Even if we are witnessing an increase in the amounts of Indian apps being developed, we still have some way to go before the scene lights up in the country. A critical...
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Games2Win Buys Backyard Game FactoRy For An Undisclosed Sum

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In a bid to further strengthen its position as a top online gaming firm, Games2Win has acquired a Delhi based casual game studio Backyard FactoRy. The financial details of the deal were not disclosed.Speaking about the acquisition Alok Kejriwal – Co-Founder & CEO of Games2win said,“We have had a long working relationship with Backyard Game FactorRy and have always appreciated their work....
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Apple App Store Touches 50 Billionth App Download Milestone

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Apple’s App Store has passed yet another benchmark: it has now logged 50 billion app downloads on its range of iOS devices: iPhone, iPad and the iPad mini. The tech giant itself confirmed this via the countdown timer on Apple’s website and in iTunes.Last week, Apple had stated that whoever would download the 50th billion app on the App Store would receive a fat prize of $10,000 App Store...
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Google Now Goes Live For iOS

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Google Now has finally landed on iOS. The service that Android users have enjoyed for a year, just became available on iOS devices in the form of an update to the Google Search app. ”Google Now is about giving you just the right information at just the right time,” Google said in a blog post. Google Now has been an integrated feature of Android 4.1 since June 2012, but now, it will,...
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