Amazon Cloud Player

  • Amazon takes aim at private clouds

    Posted April 30, 2013 - 2:32 pm

    An AWS executive, speaking at the company's summit in San Francisco, was critical of private clouds, saying that they were created by traditional enterprise vendors looking to protect their businesses.
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    First look: Amazon Cloud Player app

    Posted June 16, 2012 - 7:52 am

    In a world dominated by Apple’s media efforts, other means of purchasing and consuming media are sometimes overlooked. One such means is Amazon MP3 and its accompanying Cloud Player.
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    How iTunes Match stacks up to Google, Amazon music services

    Posted November 24, 2011 - 7:31 am

    With the release of iTunes Match and Google Music becoming available to all, music lovers are starting to move from "Do I want to put my music in the cloud?" to "Of course I do. Which service should I use?" Currently there are three major services in contention for your music--in addition to iTunes Match and Google Music, there's also Amazon Cloud Player. Here's how they compare.
  • Google Music vs. Amazon Cloud Player: How they stack up

    Posted November 19, 2011 - 7:18 pm

    After months of anticipation and a limited beta release, Google finally released its cloud-based music offering, Google Music.
  • Google joins Amazon's war against the music labels

    Posted May 9, 2011 - 10:24 pm

    Google plans to launch a cloud music service similar to Amazon -- and like Amazon, it isn't seeking the labels' approval.
  • Amazon Cloud Player music service adds iOS compatibility

    Posted May 9, 2011 - 10:33 am

    A mere two months after its release, Amazon’s Cloud Player online music player has finally added what you might call grudging compatibility with iOS devices. However, that support doesn’t come in the form of a native app, as many users had hoped, but rather as a silent update to the service’s Web interface.
  • Seeing music in the clouds

    Posted April 13, 2011 - 9:17 pm

    The hidden threat of cloud storage? Flock of Seagulls may collide with Justin Bieber.
  • mSpot Music vs. Amazon's Cloud Player

    Posted March 31, 2011 - 7:18 pm

    Media streaming is nothing new to Android users; we've been enjoying our music from the cloud for some time, thanks to the mSpot Music app. Now, Amazon has its own media-streaming app called Cloud Drive. Both apps allow you to sync your desktop music folder to the cloud, so with either one you can access your media library via the associated Website or mobile app. But how do the two services compare on mobile performance, features, and design/usability? We pitted mSpot Music and Amazon Cloud Drive against each other to see which one would come out on top.
  • Amazon's Cloud Player has already won me over

    Posted March 29, 2011 - 10:21 pm

    Amazon's been all over the news lately. First the Appstore and now a digital music locker service. Of course I had to try it. But I never expected to like it this much.
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