Nokia Music to Arrive on Android and iOS Soon – Report
An official Google Play Music app has hit the App Store. It comes with most of the features from the Android client, but the omissions aren’t entirely Google’s fault. The app has a mix of Google and iOS 7 flavor with swipable columns and Android-y cards. It’s a mostly successful translation of the app to Apple’s platform, and it fits in with the new style well.
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Taking Music Lessons As A Child Could Physically Change Your Brain
In the 10 days since the live event wrapped, archived videos from the show have collectively garnered more than 33 million views. On one hand, its a classic long-tail phenomenon for music fans to seek out only the performance clips theyre interested in (14.7 million views for Lady Gaga singing Dope, 10 million for Eminems high-speed rendition of Rap God). But the post-show viewing also suggests that even YouTube is susceptible to some of the same forces buffeting traditional media.
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Google Play Music arrives for iOS
No official confirmation on this has been provided as of now, but leaked screenshots from the company suggest that the service will soon be available for more mobile phone users out there. Nokia Music will arrive on both Android and iOS platforms as a web app, said screenshots (available courtesy of weibo) show, though no specific details on when that might happen are available for the time being. Some of the previous reports on the matter, however, suggested that Nokia Music might be shut down as soon as Microsoft completes the acquisition of Nokia, or that it might be merged with Xbox Music, PhoneArena notes in a recent post. FILED UNDER:
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YouTube Music Awards Aren’t Over Yet
HealthDay reported on the study of 70 people ages 60 to 83, with varying levels of music experience. The researchers from the University of Kansas Medical Center found that the people who had the most musical training in their lives had the best mental sharpness, and scored the highest on brain functioning tests. Prevents Heart Transplant Rejection (In Mice) It may so far only be shown in mice, but it’s still pretty amazing: Japanese researchers found that exposing mice to certain kinds of music was linked with “prolonged survival” after a heart transplant, Miller-McCune reported. The mice in the study were exposed to either Mozart, Verdi (opera music), New Age-type music, no music at all, or a sound frequency.
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CNET Update changes its tune: Google Play Music arrives for iOS In this episode of Update: – Crank up Google Play Music on the iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. Google’s streaming music service launched for Android over the summer, but the iOS version was delayed by months. The app stores 20,000 songs for free online and has custom radio stations, but paying $10 a month gives you access to a library of millions of songs to play on demand. – Learn how the FCC is pushing carriers to unlock phones when a customer’s contract is fulfilled.
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