Look out, Spotify — iHeartRadio crashes the subscription music scene

Joining Spotify, Pandora, and other similar services is now iHeartRadio, which this week released beta versions of its paid subscription plans for on-demand music, all starting at $5 a month.

Spotify to fix app that writes gigabytes of junk data to storage devices

Unfortunately, some Spotify users are reporting a rather pernicious problem with the Spotify app running on Mac, Linux, and Windows machines, where junk data is written to storage devices by the gigabyte.

Sprint customers can now pay for Napster through their Sprint bill

Sprint is making it easier for customers to pay for Napster -- now customers of both can pay for Napster through their Sprint bill. The change will be a much bigger deal for Napster than Spotify or Sprint.
Home Theater

Sonos systems get Spotify Connect support, currently in public beta

After being announced in August, Spotify Connect support for Sonos systems is now available via a public beta for PC, Mac, and Android, while iOS users will have to wait until the official release.

Here are some spooky playlists for your Halloween party

You don't need a stack of records, a DJ, or even an iPod to party with some great Halloween tunes. All you need is a device with one of these apps from Google, Pandora, and Spotify.

Spotify vs. Apple Music: Which service is the streaming king?

Apple Music is giving Spotify a run for its money, but which service is best for you? We compare and contrast all we know about the two streaming music services to help you make the best decision.
Home Theater

'New and improved’ Spotify experience coming to 2015-2016 Samsung Smart TVs

Owners of 2015 and 2016 Samsung Smart TVs are getting a new and improved Spotify app, complete with a new user interface optimized for larger screens and better Spotify Connect support.

If you're a free Spotify user, then you might've been exposed to malware

No matter which platform you use, if you're a Spotify listener who's opted for the ad-based free version rather than shelling out for a monthly subscription, then you might have been exposed to some malware.

Spotify launches in Japan, its mobile lyrics feature makes global debut

Spotify is now available in a total of 60 markets worldwide, as it has finally been made available in Japan via an invite-only beta, including the global debut of a new mobile lyrics feature.

iPlaylist: Apple Music is using your iTunes history to make playlists for you

It was recently revealed that Apple Music's new playlists -- My New Music Mix and My Favorites Mix -- are personalized for each user based partly on their individual iTunes history.

Forget discovering new music; Spotify’s latest feature plays only songs you love

Spotify has made a big deal out of music discovery, with multiple weekly playlists to help listeners find new music. It’s latest feature, Daily Mix, takes a different approach, building playlists of songs you already love.

Apple CEO Tim Cook rewards Drake for reaching one billion streams

Drake's fourth studio album 'Views' is the first album to receive one billion streams on Apple Music. Drake posted a picture on Instagram of a plaque commemorating the achievement.