Tag Archive: Music’s


Google Music’s original feature will transition to YouTube Music

As if anyone still has a music library to upload.

What you need to know YouTube Music will soon let users upload their music library for cloud storage. This was an original Google Music feature and Google Play Music users will port their library to YouTube. The transition is expected to happen in the next few months, with the end of Google Play Music in 2020.

Google sources have let slip to 9to5Google that the transition from  [Read More…]

YouTube Music’s new ‘Released’ playlist has the top 50 tracks of the week

New playlist comes out every Friday.

What you need to know YouTube Music now has a new ‘Released’ playlist which comes out each Friday. The playlist will include the “hottest 50 songs” of the week. The playlist is similar to Spotify’s ‘New Music Friday’ and Apple Music’s ‘New Music Daily’.

YouTube Music has been on a roll here recently adding new features. The latest one is a new “Released” playlist spotted by 9to5Google, which features “The hottest  [Read More…]

Can Amazon Music Unlimited’s discounts beat YouTube Music’s selection?

We’re a virtual company made up of tech experts from across the globe. After years of using, abusing, and testing music services of every kind, we can say for certain which service is best for you.

YouTube Music

Bigger (beta) Selection

$ 12/mo at YouTube

Pros Truly unrivaled music database powered by YouTube. Easy controls and playlist sharing. YouTube Premium unlocks features in six apps. Cons Still working out a lot of bugs. Features needed before  [Read More…]

Google Play Music’s exclusive station for the Galaxy S8 is a Top 40-lover’s dream

Whether you love Danish pop or Nickelback (why?), the New Release Radio plays all the popular hits.

I made a very, very big mistake while shuffling through the Samsung-exclusive radio station on Google Play Music. I forgot that there are a limited number of skips for those of us without monthly subscriptions — and then my last skip landed me on a Nickelback song.

Anyway, if you haven’t already heard  [Read More…]

Turn any song into a yule log with Google Play Music’s Chromecast Fireplace Visualizer

Chromecasts roasting with an open fire… Android nipping at your nose…

It’s winter. It’s Christmas. It’s cold. We all just want to curl up by the fire, roast a few marshmallows, and pass out listening to good music. Well, the Google Play Music Chromecast Fireplace Visualizer can’t roast the marshmallows, but we have broilers for that. Want to get these lovely flames on your Chromecast? Here’s how it’s done.

Open Google Play Music on a  [Read More…]

Google Play Music’s latest update is two steps forward, one step back

Last week, Google Play Music took its first step towards a long, long overdue overhaul.

The recent Google Play Music update changes only one element of the UI: the home page. Before the update, it was a mix of Recents and Recommendations. Now, Listen Now is entirely recommendations, with only a Recents button in the top right corner to remind you that Play Music is anything but AI-made radio stations… until you switch to Downloaded. Then,  [Read More…]

Google Play Music’s new web interface goes Material with fresh Android-like design

A new Play Music web interface is rolling out that pulls it closer to the Android experience.

If you fire up Google Play Music on the web today you’re likely to be greeted by a refreshed interface, pulling it closer in line with what you’d find on an Android phone or tablet. The new look is very familiar to the landscape layout you’re already used to seeing on a large tablet today, with a deeper orange  [Read More…]

Has Google Play Music’s deauthorization limit been lifted?

A couple of months back Google reintroduced limits on the number of devices Google Play Music subscribers could deauthorize each year. Whereas before you could remove mobile devices from your ten-device bank at any time, from Aug. 7 users were told they could deauthorize just four per year. Now it seems that deauthorization limit may have been lifted, or at least temporarily eased.

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