Freemake Music Box 1.0 promises access to a free and legal jukebox of over 42 million songs
June 24, 2013 – 08:06 | Comments Off on Freemake Music Box 1.0 promises access to a free and legal jukebox of over 42 million songs
Freemake Music Box 1.0 promises access to a free and legal jukebox of over 42 million songs

Ellora Assets Corporation has released Freemake Music Box 1.0, the first stable release of its universal audio and streaming music player. Described as a “jukebox [that] plays back, finds and streams your favourite songs in …

Winamp 5.64 adds more accessible Safe Mode troubleshooting option, XPSF playlist support
June 20, 2013 – 13:08 | Comments Off on Winamp 5.64 adds more accessible Safe Mode troubleshooting option, XPSF playlist support
Winamp 5.64 adds more accessible Safe Mode troubleshooting option, XPSF playlist support

Winamp 5.64 and its more fully functional, paid-for sibling, Winamp Pro 5.64 have been released, with a couple of new features joined by a myriad of improvements and bug fixes.
The latest minor update to Nullsoft’s …

Search for, listen to, download and convert music with the one-stop z33k
June 15, 2013 – 15:06 | Comments Off on Search for, listen to, download and convert music with the one-stop z33k
Search for, listen to, download and convert music with the one-stop z33k

Software developers face many challenges, but perhaps the greatest of all is figuring out how to make their program stand out from the crowd.
You could focus on a single key function, for instance, and make …

iTunes 11.0.3 includes improved views for MiniPlayer and faster performance
May 16, 2013 – 19:01 | Comments Off on iTunes 11.0.3 includes improved views for MiniPlayer and faster performance
iTunes 11.0.3 includes improved views for MiniPlayer and faster performance

Loved and loathed in just about equal measure, iTunes is installed on a huge number of computers around the world. It has been a while since the last update, but now iTunes 11.0.3 has been been …

Revolutionize your iPhone’s sound for the better with Accudio Free
April 30, 2013 – 11:45 | Comments Off on Revolutionize your iPhone’s sound for the better with Accudio Free
Revolutionize your iPhone’s sound for the better with Accudio Free

I used to think my iPod touch was the bee’s knees when it came to digital music players. Exposure to true audiophile-friendly models from the likes of Cowon and Colorfly, coupled with listening to FLAC …

Access Your Music in the Cloud with Google Play Music Manager
April 4, 2013 – 15:42 | Comments Off on Access Your Music in the Cloud with Google Play Music Manager
Access Your Music in the Cloud with Google Play Music Manager

The cloud is now used for many things, from simply storing documents, to create and editing files online. Google Play, in addition to many other things, offers a place to store up to 20,000 tracks …

Build a dedicated – and fast-booting – XBMC media center PC with OpenElec 3.0.0
March 28, 2013 – 13:16 | Comments Off on Build a dedicated – and fast-booting – XBMC media center PC with OpenElec 3.0.0
Build a dedicated – and fast-booting – XBMC media center PC with OpenElec 3.0.0

Got a lot of media stored digitally? Want access from a range of devices, including your computer, mobile and smart TV? One of the best tools for the job is the wonderful – and open-source …

XBMC 12.1 launches with focus on improving audio support, AirPlay reliability
March 19, 2013 – 12:32 | Comments Off on XBMC 12.1 launches with focus on improving audio support, AirPlay reliability
XBMC 12.1 launches with focus on improving audio support, AirPlay reliability

Team XBMC has released XBMC 12.1 FINAL, a major maintenance update for its open-source, cross-platform media server/center. Version 12.1 includes AirPlay optimisations, iOS 6 support on the AppleTV 2 and enables the full iPhone 5 …

Amazon Cloud Player 2.0 for iOS adds iPad support, customisable cache settings
February 28, 2013 – 07:53 | Comments Off on Amazon Cloud Player 2.0 for iOS adds iPad support, customisable cache settings
Amazon Cloud Player 2.0 for iOS adds iPad support, customisable cache settings

Amazon has launched Amazon Cloud Player 2.0 for iOS. The app, which lets users stream or download music from their Amazon Cloud collection, has been revamped to support the iPad and iPad mini for the …

iTunes 11.0.2 released, adds new Composer view, boosts sync performance
February 20, 2013 – 06:52 | Comments Off on iTunes 11.0.2 released, adds new Composer view, boosts sync performance
iTunes 11.0.2 released, adds new Composer view, boosts sync performance

Apple has released iTunes 11.0.2 for Mac and Windows. The new build, also available for Windows 64-bit machines as iTunes 11.0.2 64-bit, adds a Composer viewing option to the Music section, plus promises greater responsiveness …

Plex Media Server and Plex for Windows 8 app updated for New Year
January 4, 2013 – 12:43 | Comments Off on Plex Media Server and Plex for Windows 8 app updated for New Year
Plex Media Server and Plex for Windows 8 app updated for New Year

Media server developer Plex Inc has rung in the New Year with two notable new updates to its cross-platform range of media server and media centre products. First, Plex Media Server 0.9.7.9.375 launches with a …