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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Xbox Music’

Windows Phone 8 Gets Xbox Video, Xbox Music Today

Are you a Windows Phone 8 user that desperately needs official Microsoft apps for everything in your life? Well, the last two holdouts – video and music – are finally getting official apps. Microsoft announced today that Xbox Video is finally available on Windows Phone 8. Like the app on PC and Xbox One, Xbox Video for Windows Phone 8 …

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Xbox Music Comes To iOS And Android, Goes Free On The Web

Spotify changed the music industry forever by bringing free ad-supported music to users on the Web. Microsoft tried to imitate that success with Xbox Music, but still required a subscription to even stream on the Web. That might not have been the best idea, and now Microsoft is making some changes. Microsoft announced today that users of Xbox Music will …

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Xbox Music Heads To The Web Next Week [Report]

In October of last year, Microsoft formally launched Xbox Music. It was part replacement for its failed Zune software and part Spotify competitor. The only problem was that, unlike Spotify, Xbox Music was only available on Microsoft products – Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 and Xbox 360. Now the Redmond giant is finally bringing its music app to more people. …

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Xbox 360 Launches New Dashboard, Finally Offers Internet Explorer

We’ve known it was coming for some time (and some users have already participated in the public beta period), but today we learn that Microsoft is finally beginning the global rollout of the all new Xbox 360 dashboard. The update ships with plenty of new features, but one of the most-anticipated has to be Internet Explorer. This will finally turn …

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Xbox Music Launches Today, Here Are The Basic Features

As previously reported, Xbox Music is available as of October 16. Many consumers want to know more about the offering, and kinds of features it has. For one, every Windows 8 and windows RT tablet and PC will allow users to stream music from Microsoft’s huge music catalog for free. According to the company, you can listen for over 80 …

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Xbox Music Is Spotify For Windows 8, Xbox 360

Microsoft wants to get into the music streaming business in a big way. The company already had the Zune Music Pass, but the Zune branding didn’t do the company any favors. Now Microsoft is trying it again with Xbox Music, a brand that’s much more synonymous with cool. We’ve only heard rumors and hearsay for the past few months since …

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Xbox Music to Launch October 26th [RUMOR]

After showing off Halo 4 and other highly-anticipated titles, Microsoft’s big E3 press conference fizzled out to a Microsoft product demonstration session instead of a gaming presentation. Things such as SmartGlass and Internet Explorer were neat, but not what the crowd was there for. One of the products Microsoft announced at E3 was Xbox Music, the company’s rebranded music marketplace. …

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Would You Pay $100 For A Year Of Xbox Music?

The Zune failed, and Microsoft is ok with that. Besides, it’s not like Zune is really gone. Microsoft is just rebranding it as Xbox Music. It’s going to launch sometime later this year, but we’re still in the dark on a lot of the details. Various leaks hitting the Internet today help to disspel a few of the mysteries surrounding …

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Microsoft Will Pull The Plug On Zune Tomorrow

Does anybody remember the Zune or the Zune HD? Microsoft’s answer to the iPod wasn’t exactly the epitome of success due to a number of factors, but the hardware did have its fans. Those fans will have until tomorrow to say goodbye to a number of services that defined the brand. Microsoft sent out a mass email today that outlined …

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Xbox Music Kills the Zune Marketplace

Yesterday, Microsoft used its big E3 press conference to show off more than just video games. Along with SmartGlass, Internet Explorer on the Xbox 360, and , the company devoted a short segment of the conference to introducing Xbox Music. The new music marketplace will run on the Xbox 360 and all Windows 8 devices, including tablets and Windows phones. …

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