Microsoft went official on October 14 with its Xbox Music
service. The service will launch alongside Windows 8 on October 26 for computer users and will be available as of tomorrow on the Xbox 360. Microsoft is calling Xbox Music and all-in-one music service offering free streaming and the ability to purchase music.
The free streaming version of the service is ad supported and users will have the option of paying $9.99 monthly for an ad free service. Individual music tracks will be available for purchase as will full albums. Microsoft will also be supporting Xbox Music on Windows 8 phones and on other platforms in the future.
Microsoft is extending Xbox Music API availability for third-party developers.
The company has opened access to the platform's catalogue of 38 million tracks, including artist images and artwork as well as extra information.
Developers will also have access to user-authenticated features of Xbox Music, which will be at first restricted to members of the pilot programme. This access will ... Source: Music Week
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It is one of those rare glorious days in Redmond, Washington with the sun out and not a spec of cloud in the sky. I find myself outside Studio F, one of the more than 100 buildings that are spread across the town that stitch together the Microsoft headquarter. Studio F is where the core Microsoft Windows Phone team operates from, headed by Joe Belfiore. The Microsoft comms team ushers me into a mas ... Source: BGR.in
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Jun 2 2014, 1:24am CDT
Microsoft has issued new updates for two of its Windows Phone apps, Xbox Music and OneDrive, with each getting a new feature addition as well as some bug fixes and improvements. Read mor ... Source: Neowin
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May 24 2014, 6:29pm CDT
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