Amazon launches Prime Music:
Your music collection just got a lot bigger.
Unlimited, ad-free streaming of over a million songs and hundreds of playlists.
And the best part is …it’s FREE with Amazon Prime.
On Thursday, June 11, 2014 Amazon updated its Amazon Cloud Player app and renamed it to Amazon Music.
One million songs seems to be anemic compared to Spotify’s claim on 20 millions of global songs count.
Apple announced that WWDC 2014 Keynote will be streamed live at 10:00 am on Monday June 2, 2014.
One can assume that Apple has one big announcement at WWDV 2014.
According to firstnameatappledotcom, key Apple employees have been spending extra time this year at Foxconn factory in China; hinting at possible introduction of new hardware at WWDC 2014.
Another hint from firstnameatappledotcom:
“Consider the resolution scaling in MacBook Pro with Retina Display in the next iPhone.”
Care to guess what it is?
Netflix announces price increase with streaming plans.
From Netflix email:
In order to continue adding more movies and TV shows, we are increasing our price from $7.99 to $8.99 for new members. As a thank you for being a member of Netflix already, we guarantee that your plan and price will not change for two years.
You can review your membership details at any time by visiting Your Account. As always, if you have questions, we are happy to answer them. Please call us at any time at 1-888-357-1516.
–The Netflix Team
Even at $8.99 per month, Netflix is still a bargain.
Considering that Netflix has recently signed peering deals with Comcast and Verizon, the extra $1 should be justified to Netflix.