Microsoft Groove music streaming service to be replaced with Spotify

Microsoft are shutting down Groove streaming after it launched to replace Xbox Music 2 years ago, teaming up with Spotify for music streaming instead. It was a decent run but Microsoft have announced that Groove Music’s…

You’ll never guess who might be making a new DAW, at last!

Some developments suggest that we may finally be seeing music production software from one of the worlds biggest makers of tech – Microsoft. Despite meagre attempts at joining the market, Microsoft have weirdly stayed out of…

“Hey Cortana, Meet Alexa”: Microsoft and Amazon announce voice AI integration

Microsoft and Amazon have surprised everyone announcing integration between their two voice-controlled assistants: Alexa and Cortana. Two of the world’s biggest tech conglomerates are putting differences aside to work together for the benefit of consumers…

Spotify now streaming on the Xbox One

Following leaked suggestions last week the rumours are true, you can now stream Spotify music from your Xbox One. Spotify has launched on the Xbox One, years after arriving on PlayStations. The app resembles other…

Good news Xbox gamers, Spotify is finally coming to Xbox One

Stream all of your favourite tunes whilst you play the latest games with a Spotify app finally on its way to Xbox One consoles. After years of PlayStation exclusivity, Xbox players are finally going to…

MelodyVR raise £5m to build on their virtual reality music experiences

UK startup MelodyVR just closed a successfully large round of funding to enhance virtual reality experiences based around music. After a new funding round raised £5 million ($6.5 million) the UK-based startup wasted no time…

Soundtrack your games with SoundCloud now on Xbox One

With SoundCloud’s new app you can stream from millions of tracks whilst you play your games on Xbox One. SoundCloud have just launched an app for Xbox One that puts the music in your hands…

New Cortana powered home assistant speaker teased by Harmon Kardon

After revealing the first ever speaker to feature Microsoft’s Cortana AI in December Harman Kardon have shared some more about the Amazon Echo competitor. Microsoft announced that Cortana, Microsoft’s version of Siri and Alexa, would…

Spotify join the US tech companies fighting against Trump’s ban

As Tech companies across the US unite to fight President Trump’s immigration ban Spotify are the latest to come out to help fight the ban. Whilst Spotify have refused to comment publicly on the new…

Microsoft put Cortana into speakers to compete with Amazon Echo and Alexa

The first smart home speaker featuring Microsoft’s Cortana AI has been revealed, taking on Amazon Echo and Google Home. Seeing the success of Amazon’s AI when used casually like a home assistant Microsoft announced last…