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Best For Music: PS4 or Xbox One?

Best For Music: PS4 or Xbox One? | Music business | Scoop.it

"Let’s get one thing out of the way: Nobody buys a gaming console for music. Yes, modern consoles increasingly run all kinds of non-game apps — especially the entertainment kind — as the manufacturers of just about every type of consumer electronics aim to be the primary interface between people and their favorites 1s and 0s.

 

These are gaming machines, but they are also music machines, a fact that takes on a heightened importance because not every gamer has decided between Microsoft’s Xbox One and Sony’s PlayStation 4."

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Webgrrl's curator insight, November 27, 2013 5:09 AM

I don't play games at all ~ but i do like a quality sound system and have always gone for the top end stuff - which i believe would ultimately be the main factor how the sound is heard. But for you boys and grrl gamers out there ~ which would you choose?

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Why everybody's building a Web music service

Why everybody's building a Web music service | Music business | Scoop.it
By the time you read this Twitter may have already announced that it's getting into the online music business.
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Microsoft Is Finally Fixing the Dumbest Thing About Microsoft

Microsoft Is Finally Fixing the Dumbest Thing About Microsoft | Music business | Scoop.it
Microsoft Points are the worst. You're already trying to spend money—why do you need to send your cash to a halfway house of misleading round numbers and uneven transactions?
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Ironically, Microsoft Phone Should Build on Failed Zune Ecosystem

Ironically, Microsoft Phone Should Build on Failed Zune Ecosystem | Music business | Scoop.it

"Multiple sources are saying that Microsoft is working on its very own smartphone.

 

It’s not as crazy as it might sound. Microsoft might not want to pin its hopes on Nokia’s Windows Phone, and besides, Microsoft has all but admitted that longtime rival Apple’s approach — controlling the hardware, operating system, app store, and digital hub — is not without its allure (see Xbox, Zune, and the Surface tablet)."

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How Will Microsoft Deliver Content to the Surface?

How Will Microsoft Deliver Content to the Surface? | Music business | Scoop.it
Microsoft’s announcement of its Surface Windows 8 tablet yesterday raises almost as many questions as it answers. One critically important unanswered question is: How will users get content for their Surface devices?
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Microsoft teases E3 entertainment news, says Xbox will reach all new families of devices

Microsoft teases E3 entertainment news, says Xbox will reach all new families of devices | Music business | Scoop.it
Microsoft's Yusuf Mehdi has taken to the company's official blog to further outline the future of Xbox. If there was any doubt that the Zune brand is dead, then Microsoft settled that today. "This...
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Australia to Apple, Adobe and Microsoft: Why do we pay more for digital downloads than other countries?

Australia to Apple, Adobe and Microsoft: Why do we pay more for digital downloads than other countries? | Music business | Scoop.it
Australian politicians and have ordered an inquiry that seeks to determine why consumers are forced to pay more for software, music and game downloads from companies including Apple, ...
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Is Microsoft About to Jump On The Music Streaming Bandwagon?

Is Microsoft About to Jump On The Music Streaming Bandwagon? | Music business | Scoop.it
It's rumoured that Microsoft will be the latest company to jump into the fray, preparing to launch a new music service that will be similar to what Sp...
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Microsoft prepping Xbox Music for the Web

Microsoft prepping Xbox Music for the Web | Music business | Scoop.it
The software giant will launch a Web version of its music streaming, storage, and purchasing service next week. Read this article by Jay Greene on CNET News.
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Rich Uncle Microsoft Puts Ad-Free Pandora on Windows Phone 8

Rich Uncle Microsoft Puts Ad-Free Pandora on Windows Phone 8 | Music business | Scoop.it

"What do you do if you have a lot of money from owning the entire desktop computer market for decades, but people don’t buy as many if your phones as you wish they would?"

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Microsoft and Rdio? That Would Make Sense

Microsoft and Rdio? That Would Make Sense | Music business | Scoop.it
Microsoft is in acquisitions talks with music subscription service Rdio, according to various reports. The rumors bring together two companies connected by a recent ...
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Xbox Music to launch on October 26th with free ad-supported streaming

Xbox Music to launch on October 26th with free ad-supported streaming | Music business | Scoop.it
Microsoft is preparing to launch its Xbox Music service on October 26th. Multiple sources familiar with Microsoft's plans have confirmed the new service will launch at the same time as Windows 8....
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Microsoft Said to Plan Xbox Music Rivaling Apple, Spotify

Microsoft Said to Plan Xbox Music Rivaling Apple, Spotify | Music business | Scoop.it
Microsoft Corp. plans an expansive Xbox music service joining Spotify-style streaming with download and online-storage functions similar to Apple Inc.’s iTunes, several people with knowledge of the situation said.
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Xbox Music service announced, coming to Xbox, Windows Phone, and Windows 8

Xbox Music service announced, coming to Xbox, Windows Phone, and Windows 8 | Music business | Scoop.it
We heard that Microsoft was planning to unveil its "Woodstock" Xbox Music service at E3 this week, and the company has revealed details on its plans today. Yusuf Mehdi says Microsoft will release...
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Microsoft to Preview Upcoming Music Service at E3: Report

Microsoft to Preview Upcoming Music Service at E3: Report | Music business | Scoop.it
Microsoft reportedly will give a glimpse of its new digital music service at the E3 2012 conference in June. A replacement for the Zune Pass subscription service,...
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