Xbox Music to launch on October 26

Microsoft logoOctober is going to be a big month for Microsoft. Yes, Remdond is launching its new operating system on October 26, which is widely expected to be accompanied by a new music service.

Sources cited by The Verge claim October 26 is the day Xbox Music will launch. As you may recall, we recently discussed the Xbox Music platform when details first surfaced in leaked photos pointing to a price of $9.99 per month for the all-you-can-eat streaming service.

Xbox Music to launch on October 26

The service is expected to be similar to Spotify, at least in certain aspectsm with the free streaming version supported by ads. Another version of the service is said to be similar to the current Zune Music Pass with a monthly charge. The service will be offered not only on the Xbox 360, but also on Windows 8 machines and Windows Phone devices. The service is said to be highly integrated with Microsoft's SkyDrive - using cloud-based storage solution to save playlists and music across multiple devices.

Interestingly, Microsoft is tipped to make the music service available on other platforms, including Android and iOS. However, access to Xbox Music on competing smartphone platforms won't be available at launch.

I guess this is good news for music fans who like Microsoft products and services. I'm not sure the new platform has a lot to differentiate itself from other offerings already on the market - and least based on what we know right now. Personally, I don't see any compelling reason to leave iTunes or Spotify for Xbox Music, but of course, only time will tell.

 

Source: TG Daily

Tags: Microsoft

Comments
Add comment

Your name:
Sign in with:
or
Your comment:


Enter code:

E-mail (not required)
E-mail will not be disclosed to the third party


Last news

 
Consumer group recommends iPhone 8 over anniversary model
 
LTE connections wherever you go and instant waking should come to regular PCs, too
 
That fiction is slowly becoming a reality
 
The Snapdragon 845 octa-core SoC includes the Snapdragon X20 LTE modem
 
Human moderators can help make YouTube a safer place for everyone
 
Google says Progressive Web Apps are the future of app-like webpages
 
All 2018 models to sport the 'notch'
 
The biggest exchange in South Korea, where the BTC/KRW pair is at $14,700 now
The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Review
The evolution of the successful smartphone, now with a waterproof body and USB Type-C
February 7, 2017 /
Samsung Galaxy TabPro S - a tablet with the Windows-keyboard
The first Windows-tablet with the 12-inch display Super AMOLED
June 7, 2016 /
Keyboards for iOS
Ten iOS keyboards review
July 18, 2015 /
Samsung E1200 Mobile Phone Review
A cheap phone with a good screen
March 8, 2015 / 4
Creative Sound Blaster Z sound card review
Good sound for those who are not satisfied with the onboard solution
September 25, 2014 / 2
Samsung Galaxy Gear: Smartwatch at High Price
The first smartwatch from Samsung - almost a smartphone with a small body
December 19, 2013 /
 
 

News Archive

 
 
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      




Poll

Do you use microSD card with your phone?
or leave your own version in comments (4)