Issie Lapowsky, Wired: She's not quite sure what FUBAR means. She was pretty psyched for Carole King and James Taylor to perform together. Her BlackBerry is forever giving her all kinds of trouble. She quotes The Music Man in casual emails, and she calls Harriet Tubman her "home girl." And she uses quotation marks when she does it. Show More Summary
I love it when music transports you to another time or place. Some musicians do it with their stories. We wrote about Kevin Gordon last week. John Prine and Robert Earl Keen also come to mind. Other musicians do it with the music itself. The Mavericks always make my short list for that, as does […]
It's been a great week in mobile tech, and this is your look back at it all! Last week saw the introduction of the Samsung Galaxy Note 5, and this week saw Android Central's definitive review of the Samsung Galaxy Note 5, and as you might expect, it's a great device for the Android crowd. Show More Summary
There are still things happening in the mobile space this summer so in between time off Kevin and I recorded this latest MobileTechRoundup podcast.
Hot off the heels of Apple's WWDC 2015, the gang gets together for the weekly talk about all things Android! We know, that sounds a little off the rail, but with all that happened on stage at the keynote, the guys just had to react - mostly to Apple Music.
This week’s Apple Loop includes a summary of the WWDC announcements, details on downloading iOS 9, the new features in OSX El Capitan, the native apps SDK for the Apple Watch, details on the Apple Music streaming service, news on the...Show More Summary
BlackBerry is trying to destroy the best thing it ever made. Not the line of hardware keyboard phones, or the less-relevant-than-ever BBM service. I'm talking about the music video. That mind-blowingly earnest and inexplicable REO Speedwagon cover about BlackBerry 10. It's gone now. What the fuck, BlackBerry? Read more...
Everything you need to know about transferring contacts, photos, calendars, music, and more from your BlackBerry 10 device to your new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus! So you've been hanging onto BlackBerry for awhile, but you're ready to switch after seeing the shiny new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Show More Summary
Music identification specialist SoundHound unveiled a new version of its iOS, Android, Windows phone and Blackberry apps Thursday, offering new ways for users to explore the results of their song searches. The app, which offers the ability to identify songs by listening in what’s playing around you or […]
ID3IOT is a simple and useful tool that helps you clean up your broken audio tags. The app does this by scanning your music library for missing tag information, and then allowing the user to edit and clean up the tags directly from the device. Show More Summary
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It’s been a fascinating journey for Kik — the messaging app which began with music sharing, got shot down by BlackBerry but went on to triple to its userbase to... Keep reading ?
Today in Tech News Digest, we compile a smattering of Beats Music reviews, Yahoo Search is made secure, the Department of Defense chooses BlackBerry, the saga of Banned Bluebook is revealed, Twitter expands its targeted ads, and Windows Phone is found to be beating the iPhone… in a handful of countries. Show More Summary
Beats Music has been launched for iOS and Android today and while it will see a launch on Windows Phone by the end of the week, there is no word on whether the app will arrive on BlackBerry later, if at all. Well the good news is that...Show More Summary
Is it over for BlackBerry yet? For so long the consensus has been yes that you half expect to hear funereal organ music on the company’s earnings calls. Which makes it somewhat surreal to hear more contrarian voices arguing that, here in BlackBerry’s darkest hour, the company is finally lining up the pieces to turn things around. The case for...
If Alicia Keys and BlackBerry have taught us anything, it's that music stars aren't always the best equipped to become the creative director of a tech company. In spite of her songwriting prowess, the "Girl on Fire" singer couldn't do much to reverse...
Today in Tech News Digest, Microsoft Threshold is teased, Apple acquires Topsy for reasons unknown, Tumblr adds Sponsored Trending Blogs, the German police create a Shazam clone to detect neo-Nazi music, BlackBerry sets the record straight, and the problem with Google Glass is revealed. Show More Summary
Here are some things going on this morning in your world of tech: Shares of BlackBerry (BBRY) are up 10 cents, or 1.6%, at $6.34, after the company this morning said chief financial officer Brian Bidulka will step down, replaced by James Yersh, along with the departure of the company’s chief operating officer and chief [...]
Kelly Clarkson’s mother said she is “fine” with the fact that she wasn’t invited to her daughter’s wedding. Clarkson married music manager Brandon Blackstock at Blackberry Farm in Walland, Tennessee Saturday. The only guests were Blackstock’s children, 12-year-old Savannah and 6-year-old Seth, from his first marriage. Show More Summary
Hype Machine is a really cool music discovery service that has released a BlackBerry 10 app ahead of Android. The app allows you to discover music in a unique way. The analogy I often use is that while Pandora and iTunes uses algorithms to determine what songs you might like, Hype Machine uses people. Show More Summary