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  1. cageymaru

    Viveport Infinity Brings Unlimited Access to the Viveport Subscription Catalog

    HTC Vive and Viveport have announced a new unlimited VR rental service called Viveport Infinity during its CES presentation. For a low monthly fee, HTC Vive and Oculus Rift users will be able play a vast selection of VR titles from the Viveport Subscription catalog with an unlimited...
  2. cageymaru

    Music Engineer Analyzes Music Streaming Service Quality to His Original Master

    Wytse Gerichhausen from White Sea Studios has conducted a scientific analysis of the original master file for Hibshi - Missing U (feat. Rochelle), one of his music tracks that he personally mixed and mastered, to the same song on Apple Music, Spotify, Tidal and YouTube. He then recorded the...
  3. cageymaru

    Spotify Increases Offline Song Limit to 50,000 Tracks Across Five Devices

    Spotify has finally capitulated to customer pressure and increased its offline song limit to 50,000 tracks across five devices. That's 10,000 songs across each device! The old limit was 3,333 across three devices. "At Spotify, we're always working on improving the experience for our users. We...
  4. Zarathustra[H]

    Denon Receivers and Spotify Connect

    Hey all, So I am at my wits end regarding this, and I'd appreciate any suggestions. I have a HTPC setup in my livingroom. It is used for both TV and music. I have it configured as the center of a multi-room system via the analogue Zone2 outputs on the back of the receiver. A cable run goes...
  5. cageymaru

    Metallica Shapes Live Performances Around Most Popular Tracks on Spotify

    Metallica has always changed up their set-list to make sure that they never play the exact same set of songs at a live performance. But now we know that they use digital music services like Spotify to fine tune their set-list for live performances by analyzing data on the most popular tracks on...
  6. cageymaru

    Music Modernization Act Addresses Digital Streaming Copyright and Payments

    In the past music streaming services like Spotify have been sued for failing to secure mechanical licensing agreements for music streamed on their networks. This has led to multi million dollar lawsuits against the company. Spotify has complained that they simply have no means of identifying...
  7. FrgMstr

    Free Hacked Spotify Coming to an End

    You damn millennials need to learn how to really pirate music, the way we used to have to. Napster and Limewire screwed it all up for us, now you guys are putting Spotify into the same category? Get it together folks. I am going to scold my kids right now. Anyway, Spotify is tired of your...
  8. DooKey

    PSA: Spotify Appears to Have Been Hacked

    Over at Reddit there has been message posted that Spotify account emails and passwords have been posted online. I know all of us here would never use the same password for multiple accounts, but if you accidently did and have a Spotify account you might want to go change it on other sites. You...
  9. DooKey

    Pandora Made $80M in U.S. App store Revenue in Q3

    In the face of fierce competition from Spotify and Apple Music, Pandora has been growing its in-app subscription revenues, according to new data from Sensor Tower. The streaming music service earned the number one spot on the chart of top grossing apps in Q3 2017, excluding games. It’s the first...
  10. M

    Microsoft Shutting Groove Music, Moving Users to Spotify

    Sad news for the dozens of you out there using Groove Music. Microsoft is shutting down the service soon and will migrate users to Spotify starting December 31. Customers will not be able to purchase songs and albums on the Windows Store. An update is scheduled to roll out next week for Windows...
  11. cageymaru

    Music Company Pressures Spotify into Creating Timed Album Release Tiers

    Universal Music Group has finally made Spotify capitulate and create paywalls to new music. Spotify will now block free users from playing new albums for a period of two weeks, but they will still allow them to stream the singles that have been released. Spotify has held their ace-in-the-hole...
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