Spotify Wrapped lets users review what they listened to in 2018

Spotify has released a feature which allows users to see a breakdown of the music they have listened to in 2018. Rap artist Drake was announced as the most popular artist of the year on the streaming service this week, with 8.2 billion streams in 2018, but Spotify Wrapped allows users to access statistics specific…

Deezer revamps iPad app, Deezer for Mac as Apple prepares to enter fray

Deezer CEO since February, Hans-Holger Albrecht Music and audio streaming service Deezer has launched a revamped iPad app and new Deezer for Mac application. Key features that have been rolled out on the iPad app include Flow, a custom mix of music based on your tastes, and Hear This - a personalised…

Spotify has just got a little bit more annoying

It seems that Spotify is a little bit worried about Jay Z's new streaming service Tidal, if a new feature is anything to go by. In the latest version of both Spotify's desktop and mobile app there's a new "Tweet the Beat" feature, which will pop up whilst you're in the app, encouraging you to…

SPOT THE DIFFERENCE: Spotify v Tidal. BUT who ripped who off?

Spot the difference: Top, Spotify's User Interface and below, Tidal's UI Seems like the gloves are well and truly off in the digital music streaming wars. On Twitter a row is brewing as developer and founder of SimpleAsMilk James Seymour-Lock has accused Tidal of double standards, ripping off Spotify's user interface for its own digital…

Spotify launches on PS4 and PS3 in the UK

Today's the day: Streaming music service Spotify has launched on Sony's games consoles. Spotify for Playstation gives Spotify Premium subscribers the ability to listen to tracks and playlists on the PS4 - which could be a straightforward way to get your tunes on the living room speakers. On PS4, the app runs in the background,…

Spotify and Playstation announce “Spotify on Playstation Music”

Sony has partnered with music streaming service Spotify, bringing it to consoles for the first time. According to the official Playstation blog, the new service will be replacing Sony's Music Unlimited service, and will let players sign in with their Spotify credentials to access custom playlists and the like. Interestingly too, music will not just…

Vodafone takes a trip down memory lane with 1984G street

It's been just over 30 years since the first mobile phone call was made from a handset the size of a brick and an accompanying charging unit weighing as much as a small child (January 1st, 1985 to be precise). And to celebrate Vodafone has decided to take us back to the past to a…

Spotify hits 15m subscribers

Music streaming service Spotify has announced that it has hit 15 million paying subscribers, after being on only ten million less than a year ago. The company also adds that over all it has 60 million users - which means that not only is growth fairly explosive, but also that it isn't doing too badly…

Spotify will not be supporting Google Cast for Audio

The other day we learned about Google Cast for Audio, Google's plan to bring the ease of Chromecasting video to your music - so that in one button press, your tunes can go from your phone to your hi-fi. Despite pledges of support from a number of manufacturers, including Sony, the largest streaming music player…