Spotify 1.0 for iOS shows off darker theme, improved playlist features
April 2, 2014 – 09:59 | No Comment
Spotify 1.0 for iOS shows off darker theme, improved playlist features

Popular music-streaming service Spotify has updated its iPad and iPhone app with the release of Spotify 1.0. The app gains a refreshed user interface to match the new darker theme being rolled out across all …

Manage music on your mobiles, tablets and PC for free with KiwiG PhoneTunes 2.5
March 31, 2014 – 08:54 | No Comment
Manage music on your mobiles, tablets and PC for free with KiwiG PhoneTunes 2.5

Shunting music files between PC, Apple and Android is nothing new, but it can be a fiddly process if done manually, or expensive if you try to find a suitable third-party app to do the …

Study audio files in detail with Sonic Visualiser
March 25, 2014 – 10:26 | No Comment
Study audio files in detail with Sonic Visualiser

Open an audio file, and most people just want to listen to it. If there’s a play button, a volume control, maybe a simple equaliser, they’ll be happy enough.
If you’re interested in studying the audio, …

XBMC 13.0 Beta 1 released, adds limited 3D support, hardware decoding to Android devices
March 5, 2014 – 06:41 | No Comment
XBMC 13.0 Beta 1 released, adds limited 3D support, hardware decoding to Android devices

Team XBMC has unveiled the first public beta of XBMC 13.0, its open-source, cross-platform media server and center. Version 13.0, codenamed “Gotham”, ships after more than a year of development, and is packed full of …

Stream to any AirPlay device on your PC with TuneBlade 1.0
February 24, 2014 – 10:26 | No Comment
Stream to any AirPlay device on your PC with TuneBlade 1.0

AirPlay is, as we all know, Apple’s solution for listening to music wirelessly wherever you are. Leave your Mac in the study and stream music to a wireless speaker in your living room, or beam …

RealCloud Player gives you the best of all worlds when it comes to playing video
February 20, 2014 – 12:37 | No Comment
RealCloud Player gives you the best of all worlds when it comes to playing video

When it comes to playing video on your PC or mobile, the choices are vast and sometimes confusing. Do you restrict yourself to access from one device, or do you manually transfer media between devices …

Freemake Musicbox for iPhone lets you stream free music and music video
February 11, 2014 – 10:57 | Comments Off
Freemake Musicbox for iPhone lets you stream free music and music video

Ellora Assets Corporation has launched its first iPhone app with the release of Freemake Musicbox for iPhone. The app provides users with a search tool for accessing and streaming free music and music videos via …

Spotiamp provides a Winamp-like music player for Spotify Premium users
January 3, 2014 – 08:11 | Comments Off
Spotiamp provides a Winamp-like music player for Spotify Premium users

AOL’s recently dropped Winamp music player may yet be saved – the software is still available for download despite the supposed December 20 retirement date, and rumours grow regarding its sale alongside the Shoutcast music …

As the end draws near for Winamp, how to migrate your playlists elsewhere
December 5, 2013 – 11:32 | Comments Off
As the end draws near for Winamp, how to migrate your playlists elsewhere

With just 15 days until it’s pulled from the web, the future is increasingly looking bleak for popular media player Winamp. Now is the time to download the latest version while you still can before …

Plex Home Theater 1.0 officially launched, brings Plex Media Server-hosted content to the big screen
November 26, 2013 – 08:36 | Comments Off
Plex Home Theater 1.0 officially launched, brings Plex Media Server-hosted content to the big screen

Plex hits the big screen with the first official release of its media browsing and playback tool. Plex Home Theater 1.0 is the client-side version of Plex’s media suite for Windows and Mac users, …

Amazon Cloud Player comes to Mac platform, joins Windows, iOS and Android
October 30, 2013 – 12:59 | Comments Off
Amazon Cloud Player comes to Mac platform, joins Windows, iOS and Android

Amazon has continued to roll out its Cloud Player application with the release of Amazon Cloud Player for Mac 2.0 (despite the version number, this is the first release on the Mac platform). The new …