Why have Spotify introduced stories to their app?

Spotify are testing a new Instagram-like stories feature on their app, but is a music streaming service the right place for stories? Following in the footsteps of many social media platforms such as Instagram, Snapchat,…

Spotify test stories feature on playlists with behind-the-scenes clips from artists

First debuted in earlier this year, Spotify now expand the feature to some of their most popular playlists, including Christmas Hits and tear drop. Following the success of Snapchat, Instagram and whole bunch of other…

Instagram’s TikTok competitor ‘Reels’ launching globally soon

As TikTok continues to face scrutiny around the world, Facebook have well-timed their supposed global launch of Instagram Reels. Instagram Reels is Facebook’s answer to TikTok. Available via a new icon in Instagram, supporting 15-second…

Spotify are looking into lyrics that play as you listen

Following in the footsteps of Apple Music, Spotify are testing live lyrics that you can follow as the track plays. People are reporting that their Spotify app has suddenly started showing lyrics that scroll in…

Spotify look at adding ‘Stories’ for playlists

Spotify might follow in the steps of Instagram and YouTube  by letting influencers add video clips to their playlists. Spotify are testing a feature that lets users add a short video clip to their playlists….

YouTube finds inspiration in Tinder with video swiping

Remember scrolling up and down on mobile devices? Pepperidge Farm remembers. But the Tinder technique is spreading through apps from Instagram to YouTube. Last month Instagram got caught up in a bit of a furore…

Spotify smart speakers could be on the way as they test voice search

Spotify are going to start doing what you say as they test voice searches and look towards the potential of making their own smart speakers. Spotify have added voice search for certain users so that…

Spotify testing new mobile app with unrestricted playlists

Spotify are experimenting with a pretty drastically different interface for their mobile app which will make some big changes for free users. Certain users have noted changes to their Spotify mobile apps recently with a…

Spotify have a new app Stations that’s all about playlists

Spotify have silently launched a new mobile app that is dedicated to exploring and streaming playlists and stations. Spotify have quietly launched a new app on Android called Stations. The app, called Stations, is an…

You can finally try Ableton Live 10 as it launches in beta

Since it was announced we couldn’t wait to get our hands on Ableton Live 10 and now some of you can finally try the next big update for the acclaimed DAW. Ableton Live 10 is…