HP Launches Proprietory Music Service

Hewlett Packard, one of the biggest desktop manufacturers, has announced its plans to operate a music download and streaming supscription service called MusicStation, operated in conjunction with a company called Omnifone and installed by default…

Music Download Price Comparison Site May Level Playing Field

Some of our UK readers may already be aware of Martin Lewis – he runs a consumer advocate website called moneysavingexpert.com [prepare your eyeballs for a 90’s throwback website] that details all kind of cheap…

Sony open Myplay Online Store – iTunes competitor?

Sony’s new MyPlay store is live, and they’re hoping they can claw back some of their sales margin from iTunes, currently the biggest outlet online. Doubtless this will have some effect, especially if they plug…

YouScrobble – Last.FM and YouTube Mashup

YouScrobble is an interesting little offering that allows you to build playlists, watch video and download tracks, using the Last.FM and YouTube catalogues. I’m not wholly convinced that they asked permission to use these resources…

GroupieTunes: Mobile Music Store Goes Offline

We have noticed that one of the worlds leading mobile stores has shut down their service for a limited time. GroupieTunes has shut down their website so they can revamp it and then relaunch. I…