OnePlus Watch update brings Spotify music mode, navigation screen and more

OnePlus Watch is getting an update that brings a Spotify music mode along with new watch faces. At the same time, the update brings a series of bug fixes, improvements and new features to the smartwatch of the Chinese technology giant. The update also brings optimization to the wearable sleep algorithm and vibration intensity. OnePlus … Read more

YouTube Premium, Music Now Have Over 50 Million Subscribers, Company Reports

YouTube has signed up more than 50 million paid subscribers to its music service, an important milestone for Google’s video site, which has long been criticized by Hollywood record labels and studios for giving away their work for free. That figure of 50 million includes people who pay for YouTube Music, YouTube Premium customers who … Read more

Apple buys Primephonic and plans to release its own classical music app in 2022

Apple announced on Monday that it is purchasing the classical music streaming service Primephonic and will launch an app dedicated to the genre. Apple did not reveal how much it paid for Primephonic, based in Europe, which confirmed that it is becoming part of the iPhone maker’s music service. “We felt compelled to develop a … Read more

Apple HomePod Mini adds hands-free music streaming to Gaana

The Gaana music streaming service now supports hands-free streaming via voice commands on the Apple HomePod mini. Apple’s smart speaker costs Rs. 9,900 in India and supports direct streaming from Apple Music as a standard service, but the addition of Gaana adds a new streaming service and your entire library to Siri features on HomePod … Read more

Tencent Music achieves paid subscriber growth of over 40% in Q2, now has 66.2 million listeners

China’s Tencent Music Entertainment Group beat Wall Street’s expectations for second-quarter earnings on Monday, when its advertising business rallied and more people signed up to its music streaming platform. Subscribers paid for the company’s online music service grew 41 percent to 66.2 million, thanks to investments in long-format audio and an updated music library expanded … Read more