Spotify Premium Updated With New Design Features

Earlier this year, Spotify rolled out a new design for its users, but it seemed to be only available to Spotify’s free tier users. However the good news for Premium subscribers is that it looks like Spotify is finally rolling out those changes where they can expect a new design as well as some changes to the way they navigate the app.

SoundCloud Will Now Allow DJs To Directly Mix Its Tracks

While SoundCloud might not necessarily be the streaming platform on par with the likes of Spotify or Apple Music, the platform has managed to carve out a rather niche section of the market where it appeals to those who enjoy EDM, and for indie musicians and DJs who upload their own mixes to the platform.

Spotify For Wear OS Gets A Brand New App

If you like listening to music on the go and you have a Wear OS smartwatch, there’s a good chance that Spotify could be one of the apps and services you use. The good news is that if you thought that Spotify app on Wear OS could stand to do with some improvements, you’ll be pleased to learn that’s exactly what happened.

Beats Studio 3 ‘Skyline’ Collection Launched

Earlier Apple had launched a new pair of Solo 3 headphones that were designed to feature a Mickey Mouse design plastered across its band. This was in collaboration with Disney to celebrate the character turning 90 years old. However if over-ears headphones are more your jam, then you might be interested to learn that Apple has since launched the Beats Studio 3 Skyline Collection.


Limited Edition Mickey Mouse Beats Solo 3 Headphones Launched

In terms of brand new upgraded models of Beats headphones, Apple hasn’t really refreshed the lineup this year. However this isn’t to say that the current lineup is bad, and in fact many of them are still 100% viable, which is kind of the perks of headphones in which as long as it sounds good, you don’t really need to upgrade them.

Winamp Expected To Return In All Of Its Glory In 2019

Back in the day before iTunes was as popular as it is, and before music streaming services like Spotify, Winamp pretty much ruled the scene as being the de facto music player if you listened to MP3s. Things have of course changed greatly over the years, where Winamp is now a distant but fond memory.

Apple Acquires Analytics Firm To Boost Apple Music Recommendations

Users picking and choosing their favorite music is a system that’s easy enough to make. All you need is to ensure that you have a big enough library to choose from. Recommending music on the other hand can be tricky, and this is an area that Spotify has excelled in where their playlists and song recommendations are one of the platform’s better features.

Essential’s Audio Adapter Stops By The FCC

The problem with smartphones these days is that many are starting to ditch the headphone jack. We imagine that in the next few years when wireless headphones become ubiquitous that this will no longer be an issue, but for now there are still many out there who rely on wired headphones which means buying adapters and dongles.

Real-Time Translation Coming To All Google Assistant Headphones

Google Translate is one of the better translation platforms available out there, thanks to the use of machine learning that helps it better understand things like natural language and context. This was one of the key points of the Google Pixel Buds (launched last year) that provided users with real-time translation capabilities.

Grado Launches Its First Ever Wireless Headphones

Grado is a company known for their high-end headphones, and just like many of their audiophile customers, Grado has stayed away from launching wireless headphones with the belief that wireless won’t sound as good as wired. However it looks like the company has finally caved in as they have since launched their first pair of wireless headphones.

Razer Hammerhead USB-C Earphones Announced

These days we’re starting to see more wireless headphones released. This seems to follow the trend of smartphone makers deciding to ditch the 3.5mm headphone jack on their phones, thus forcing customers to either turn to dongles and adapters or get wireless headphones. However as convenient as wireless headphones are, there are obvious drawbacks.

Marshall Minor II Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds Announced

Marshall recently announced that they’ve updated their lineup of Bluetooth speakers. However in case you’re not necessarily in the market for Bluetooth speakers and would prefer a set of earbuds, not to worry as Marshall is more than happy to oblige as the company has announced the Minor II wireless Bluetooth earbuds.

Marshall Updates Its Bluetooth Speaker Lineup

Marshall is a company best-known by many musicians are producing some of the best amplifiers in the world for guitar and bass. Many legendary rock musicians have relied on Marshall in the past for studio recordings and live tours, although in recent times Marshall has since expanded their portfolio to include consumer-grade Bluetooth speakers.

Bang & Olufsen Unveil David Lynch-Designed Special Edition Speakers

Bang & Olufsen’s speakers are known for their design, where despite their choice for odd and modern-looking shapes, their speakers have typically exuded a very muted and toned down look in terms of colors. However for those who wouldn’t mind seeing the company expand their design portfolio and offerings, you’re in luck.