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Microsoft Announces Xbox Music, A Free Music Streaming Service Coming October 16

Microsoft Announces Xbox Music, A Free Music Streaming Service Coming October 16

Killian Bell

Microsoft has this morning introduced Xbox Music, a new music streaming service that will be available for free (with ads) on Windows 8 and Windows RT computers and tablets. Xbox Music will also be available on Xbox 360 and other tablets, PCs, and phones — without advertising — with an Xbox Music Pass subscription priced at $9.99 per month. Xbox Music is the “first all-in-one music...

More Than 208M Phablets to Ship Annually in 2015; HTC, Huawei and LG Models Launching This Year

More Than 208M Phablets to Ship Annually in 2015; HTC, Huawei and LG Models Launching This Year

Todd Haselton

Samsung’s Galaxy Note will be the catalyst for a new era of devices that combine the large screens of tablets with smartphones. The device is lovingly referred to as a “phablet,” combing the word “phone” and “tablet,” and has already been successful on a global scale. ABI Research said in a report Wednesday that it expects more than 208 million such devices to ship annually by 2015 and...