Prince’s takes on the songs that others made famous is an unusual concept for an album, but is it any good?
The trend at the moment is for streaming services to tout the “exclusive” content that they’re offering. It’s probably a good deal for individual artists, but not for everyday music consumers.
I’ve had a seriously retro weekend in technology terms, and it’s made me think about how improvements in technology change our appreciation for entertainment.
If you’re after a bit of tech kitsch, or want to convert those dusty old LPs, the mBeat Portable USB Turntable Recorder will do the job, although its portable credentials aren’t great.
Google’s offering a selection of free music through Google Play. Apparently, it’s the voice.
The D-Link WiFi Audio Extender does double duty as a way to connect your smartphone to speakers without wires, as well as extending the range of your Wi-Fi network. It’s a pity, though, that it doesn’t work with every audio app.
The Belkin HD Bluetooth Music Receiver offers a variety of connection methods for hooking up your existing speakers wirelessly to your smartphone, although range remains a concern.
This morning’s Google I/O keynote revealed new maps, new search, new games and new music, and most of it is free! Free! FREE! Except that in some very important aspects, it’s not free at all.