Today Verizon Wireless announced a new place for customers to download MP3 music files. Users can find music in the Verizon Wireless Media Store online, next to ringtones and ringback tones. Customers can download the songs, which will then be playable on any MP3-capable handset. Song prices will range from 69 cents for classics to [...]
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April 6th, 2009 · No Comments
March 25th, 2009 · No Comments
Last.fm on Tuesday announced some parts of the world will see changes as to how the service works, as the service will no longer be offered free of charge. Subscribers in the US, UK and Germany are not affected by this change, however. Users in all other countries will now need to pay a €3 [...]
March 24th, 2009 · No Comments
Some mobile stats from China Mobile via FierceMobile Content:
– China Mobile subscribers sent 607.1 billion text messages in 2008, up more than 100 billion over the operator’s 2007 SMS totals.
– According to China Mobile, its subscriber count is now closing in on the 464 million mark–in all, China boasts about 650 million mobile subscribers nationwide.
December 24th, 2008 · No Comments
As has been expected for a few weeks now, Nokia have launched a Comes With Music version of their N96 handset, in the UK. The N96 now joins the N95 8GB, and 5310, to come with the Comes With Music service. The N96 Comes With Music edition will sell for £540/€570/$800, which is approximately £60 [...]
December 6th, 2008 · No Comments
In the UK, Nokia’s Comes With Music service, which allows users to download as many tracks, as they like, for free, to keep for up to a year, may soon be supporting the N96, in the UK. Currently, the service supports the 5310, and N95 8GB, on both a Pay As You Go, and contract [...]
October 19th, 2008 · No Comments
Nokia’s Comes With Music Service has launched in the United Kingdom today. Two handsets are initially available - the Nokia 5310, priced at £129.95 (subject to £10 top-up), also available for free on a £25 a month contract and the Nokia N95 8GB, priced free on a £40 a month contract. The CWM service lets [...]
October 16th, 2008 · No Comments
Mobile Muslim (also known as ‘Hidayah which means divine guidance in Arabic) is a new phone launched in Indonesia designed completey around the Koran.
It sounds the “azan” call to prayer five times a day as well as the bang of the traditional bedug drum used at sunset to signal the end of the fast.
October 5th, 2008 · No Comments
Governor of Alaska and Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin’s media sound bytes have been mashed by Fun Mobility into six free ringtones.
Sarah Palin Tones Include:
– Foreign Policy Experience
– Lipstick on a Pig
– Quiz Show: Palin’s straight talk on the Bush Doctrine
– Shore up the Economy
– VIP Nominee
– Blizzard of words
July 1st, 2008 · No Comments
Verizon Wireless, Real Networks’ Rhapsody and MTV Networks announced the launch of V CAST Music with Rhapsody service today. This new service will deliver “unlimited monthly access to music on up to three Rhapsody-compatible mobile phones and players and online on multiple PCs and Web browsers, for about the cost of a single CD.”
June 8th, 2008 · No Comments
At the end of May, we reported on a Ducati-themed Sony Ericsson Z770. This trend continues, with the announcement of the W760 MTV edition. As with most themed handsets, this is identical to the original, with a few differences.
March 15th, 2008 · No Comments
The Canada-based Puretracks, biggest digital music provider in North America and partner of Universal, Sony BMG, Warner d EMI, has unveiled its online music store for RIM’s BlackBerry smartphones. The service will offer tracks in AAC/AAC+ DRM-free formats. The company has teamed up with Magnet Mobile Media to create Puretracks Mobile Edition portal. You can [...]
March 4th, 2008 · No Comments
AT&T announced a settlement with the Florida Attorney General’s office regarding third-party ringtones that were advertised as free, but were billed to end users. AT&T will reimburse customers who were charged for the ringtones. The ringtones were advertised as free fraudulently by third-party providers. After the ringtones were downloaded, users were charged for the cost [...]
December 19th, 2007 · No Comments
Helio today announced the Helio Player for Windows. This software lets user manage and transfer music, movies and pictures between current Helio models from the Drift to the Fin and a host computer. It also enables members to download music bought on their Helio handset to a PC and transfer music bought on the PC [...]
December 4th, 2007 · No Comments
Nokia revealed a new program today called Comes With Music. Nokia will offer handset users free access to music from their handset for one year. Once the year is up, users can continue or halt the subscription. Either way, they can keep all the music they’ve downloaded during the course of the year. The catalog [...]
November 13th, 2007 · 1 Comment
Microsoft today announced it has acquired the rights to buy Musiwave. Musiwave provides an music store platform including software, songs and licensing to most of Europe’s largest operators. They are currently owned by Openwave, who bought them in hopes of creating a larger phone platform out of their browser environment. It is expected Microsoft would [...]