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04/04/2013 - Blackberry shutting down BBM Music on June 2nd, points users to Rdio

Blackberry shutting down BBM Music on June 2nd, points users to Rdio

BBM Music may only be roughly a year and a half old, but Blackberry announced in an email to subscribers that it'll be put out to pasture on June 2nd, and April is the last month they'll be charged for it. For those who aren't familiar with BBM Music, it lets users keep up to 50 songs hand-picked from a larger selection in a playlist, and listen to tunes that friends keep in their own collections. Come May, tracks will appear greyed out and become unplayable as BBM contacts stop using the app. Of course, there are other ways to get your music fix. The company formerly known as RIM went so far as to recommend Rdio, giving folks a voucher code for a 30-day pass in the email.

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29/05/2012 - Samsung's Music Hub launches in UK, France and Germany, offers 100GB storage, unlimited streaming

Samsung's Music Hub launches in UK, France and Germany, offers 100GB cloud and unlimited streaming of 19 million tracks for a price

We already knew Samsung was dipping a toe in the music market, and now it's officially landed. Music Hub will launch with the GSIII in the UK, France and Germany. It's fair to say the electronics giant will be trampling on a fair number of toes, with Music Hub offering both streaming -- from a catalog of 19 million -- as well as recommendations, and a 100GB iTunes Match-esque cloud service. You'll need to trump up £9.99 (about €15 / $16) if you want the premium features (unlimited streaming from the catalog and the online storage of your library,) while the free option will let you listen to matched / purchased tracks anywhere (from your phone or the web interface). Samsung's clearly taking a holistic approach with Music Hub, and it'll be a standard feature on its phones going forward (plus potentially Smart TVs and even Fridges). It might not just be restricted to its own hardware eco-system either, with some talk of it coming to other mobile devices in the future, officially, this time.

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29/11/2011 - Samsung Wave 3 Available in Europe
Samsung announced yesterday the availability of the Samsung Wave 3 on the European market. The smartphone running bada 2.0 was first announced in late August in Berlin during the IFA Consumer Electronics Fair.

27/09/2011 - Samsung Launches Omnia W with Windows Phone Mango
Samsung, the world’s number two mobile phones manufacturer, has announced the launch of the Samsung Omnia W, the first company's smartphone based on the latest version of the Microsoft Windows Phone, also known as Mango.

11/05/2011 - Google Ice Cream Sandwich, Android 3.1, Movies and Music, Announced At Google I/O
Google moves on with their global domination plans, announcing a lot of operating systems and services from the Google Ice Cream Sandwich to the new Android 3.1, Google Music and the possibility of renting movies on Android Market, all in one single day at the Google I/O 2011 event held at Moscone Center, San Francisco.

02/09/2009 - Nokia Launches X6 ‘Comes With Music’ Device

NOKIA WORLD 09. Nokia announced the launch of the new Nokia X6, the latest edition to the company’s Xseries touch-screen device portfolio.

This very slim (14mm) handset features stroke-sensitive, 3.2 inch 16:9 nHD widescreen, that enables to fit 20 shortcuts onto a home screen, 32GB internal memory, 5 megapixels with Carl-Zeiss optics and dual LED flash, built-in features to edit videos and show them on TV or online, GPS with Assisted GPS support, compass and Nokia Ovi Maps.


19/03/2009 - FutureDial's Mobile Content Solution Can Have "Huge Impact" On Operators' Revenue Potential

INTERVIEW: Sanjiv Parikh, vice president of marketing for FutureDial, talks to smartphone-biz.news about its mobile content management service and its potential to generate revenue for operators and retailers.
The company's Retail Management Solution (RMS) 4.0 allows mobile content to be directly loaded to handsets at store counters - an industry first.

03/03/2009 - TuneWiki Adds Lyrics To Mobile Streaming Radio

TuneWiki is taking the idea of giving listeners lyrics to go with their mobile music a stage further by extending it to streaming radio.
The social media player already offers audio and video while displaying synchronized or translated lyrics.
Smartphone-biz.news spoke to Chad Kouse, VP of R&D and CIO of the US-based developers, at the recent Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

24/02/2009 - 7 Start-ups To Watch From Mobile World Congress 2009

The big names of the mobile world occupied vast stands at MWC in Barcelona - but some of the most interesting and innovative products, applications and technologies came from start-ups.
Smartphone.biz-news has pulled together some of the enterprising newbies that are likely to make a big impact in the future, including video interviews and photos.

11/02/2009 - Growth of Mobile Content and Services Sector Threatened

The UK's mobile content and services market could be in for tough times if research from mobile research and analyst house Direct2 Mobile bears out.
Its survey found that over 7 per cent of consumers have stopped, or intend to stop, their spend on content and services until better economic conditions emerge.

10/12/2008 - TeliaSonera Launches Unlimited Mobile Music Service

TeliaSonera is to launch an "all you can eat" mobile music download service.
The Swedish operator becomes the latest mobile player to offer subscribers unlimited access to "millions of songs" from all the major record labels plus several independent labels.
The operator said that Telia Musik can be downloaded to either a mobile or a PC.

20/11/2008 - Games, movies next for Nokia's "Comes With" franchise?

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It's gonna be a good long while yet before we know whether Comes With Music is the rousing (and profitable) success Nokia hopes it is, but it seems Espoo might already be looking into what other sorts of media can be all-you-can-eat-ified for the benefit of its handsets. They're generally being coy about what the future holds for unlimited media, but company exec Tom Erskine noted that they're being "open minded" about the natural fit that games and movies would have with the Comes With model. Seriously, who wouldn't be down with an entertainment-focused Nseries that bundled a year of gaming? EA's European marketing director added that his company -- which just happens to make a crapload of mobile games -- is "supportive" of any creative ideas handset manufacturers dream up, which certainly sounds to us like code for "we'd totally be down for Comes With Games." Nokia, we eagerly await this initiative you've yet to announce.

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02/10/2008 - Nokia Unveils Music-loving Touchscreen Phone

Nokia has finally unveiled its touchscreen 5800 XpressMusic.
Aimed at a mainstream market, the Finnish phone giant is hoping to attract users put off by the price of Apple’s iPhone.
To coincide with the announcement of its the mid-range music-focussed phone Nokia launched its’ free music package Comes with Music.

02/10/2008 - Copyright Ruling To Close iTunes?

The future of Apple's iTunes music store could be decided today if the Copyright Royalty Board backs a proposal to raise royalties.
iTunes’ vice president, Eddy Cue, has warned that Apple would close iTunes if the board agrees to increase royalty rates.

09/07/2008 - Smartphone? Most people just want a camera, Bluetooth and music

The function-packed Apple iPhone 3G may about to be released to the world but many consumers say they just want a mobile that’s a phone
Clint Wheelock, vice president and chief research officer for ABI Research, said: “It’s still a voice-centric world. Consumers across all mature markets still choose their mobile operator based on ‘the basics’: price, friends/family on the same network, and network coverage.”
A report from ABI Research shows that cameras, Bluetooth, and music top consumers’ lists as “must have” features on mobile phones.

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