Google Play Music gets Songza-like curated playlists

Google acquired music streaming service Songza this summer, and now the company is starting to bring Songza-style features to Google Play Music. Starting today Google is rolling out an update to Play Music that will let you stream curated playlists… assuming you’re paying $9.99 per month for a Google Play Music subscription. There’s still a separate […]

Lilbits (8-08-2013): Straight Talk AT&T SIM cards are back

Straight Talk is MVNO, or mobile virtual network operator. That means the company acts like a phone company, but it actually sells you air time on someone else’s network — typically at a much lower price than you’d pay if you went straight through that larger network. Up until recently, Straight Talk allowed customers a […]

Google updates Music app with mobile data usage enhancements

Yesterday Google pushed an update to the Google Music Android app based on user complaints about how much data the app gobbled up starting with the last major update. When the company introduced the All Access service at Google I/O and subsequently updated the app to take advantage of unlimited streaming, the setting that controlled […]

Google’s subscription music service coming soon to iOS

Apple CEO Tim Cook recently said there’s nothing stopping the company from releasing apps for Android… if the company saw any reason to do that. Meanwhile, Google has long been offering apps that run on Apple’s mobile devices, including official Google Maps, YouTube, and Gmail apps. Now it looks like Google’s “All Access” subscription music […]

Google Music Android app hacked with black, white, and gray color scheme

The Google Play Music app for Android is a powerful music player that you can use to listen to tracks on your device, music uploaded to Google’s online music service, create instant mixes based on a single song, and more. But the app, which was first released nearly two years ago looks like an app… […]

Google Music gets matching feature, saves you from uploading 20,000 songs

Google Play Music lets you upload as many as 20,000 songs to Google’s servers and then stream them to any device with a web browser or mobile app. You can also re-download songs you’ve uploaded, which makes it a useful service for backing up your music collection. But uploading thousands of songs takes a lot […]