Cloud Infographic: Cloud Music Faceoff Music cloud services have become hugely popular. These digital music lockers are making people pay for music again, and why not? These huge music libraries in the cloud have pretty much every song you could ever want. That is an amazing amount of convenience, made even better by the fact it streams to nearly any device. Music lovers can have high-quality streamed music with actually downloading it. Music lovers are flocking to these digital boutiques to store and access their music. Continue Reading Over the years CloudTweaks has written a fair bit about Cloud related music services, and we feel
Cloud Music – Part 2 If you’ve decided to sign up for a cloud music service, but are not sure which platform is right for you, this article might be helpful. There are several factors to consider while selecting a cloud music service provider: Where is your music currently stored and how much space does it take up? Where did most of the songs you already have in your library come from (online retailer, CD uploads, etc)? Where do you do the majority of your music listening? Do you usually prefer to select specific songs or the randomness of listening
Music Industry Grows Thanks To The Cloud It is widely known that when it comes to trying to solve the music piracy problem, the music industry closed the gate after the horse bolted. For years CDs and tapes (remember those?) were overpriced, and then re-released with one extra track. In my youth I spent my pocket money on music. A CD single was about £4.99 for one or two songs, and an album never less than £9.99 but usually £14.99- £19.99. Not small change then, especially for young people who were not always earning yet. Not that it is any
Will The Cloud Save The Music Industry? The music industry has taken a bit of a pounding in recent years. Illegal downloading brought a once vibrant industry to its knees. Yet, despite being the first victim of the digital revolution, somehow the music industry is still standing, finding new revenue streams and branching out. What the music industry had to find was how to make a generation who have never paid for music to start doing so. For a decade the music industry has been declining. So how do you manage to get people to pay for music? Convenience. Cloud
Cloud Apps of the Week The New York Times has proclaimed Google Music as one of the best cloud applications released for Android phone devices last year. That the music service is offered free of charge helps explain its selection, and also locates Google Music right at home among the other applications in the Google family, all available gratis (GMail, Google Docs, et cetera). But like those other apps, comprehensive features also distinguish Google Music: users can transfer 20,000 of their tracks to the cloud via the app, which also immediately and wirelessly synchronizes what they upload to their Android.