I was very interested to read the recent Guardian coverage of the music streaming service Spotify, especially having been part of the beta programme and written about Spotify quite a while ago and a couple of times since. My initial impressions were very positive. I liked the clean interface and the incredibly quick response times. … Continue reading Spotify – another business model on the hoof?
It’s been quite some time since I posted regularly. This has been for two reasons: I broke my PC; and I’ve been trying to figure out how to differentiate between what I post here, and on the PNeo blog. I didn’t actually break my PC. I just started to get weird file corruption. I can … Continue reading No more delays, let’s Spotify
If you want to know what people are saying about you, you must listen. Parts of Virgin Media are already doing this, and the company plans to do more of the same. The bad… The backstory: given that I’d been trying for two months to get broadband since my house move, I recently posted a … Continue reading Virgin Media is about to activate its social media
I’m a big fan of online streaming audio. I loved Pandora before it became US-only. I quite like Last.FM. Musicovery has a lovely approach in its interface and mood-based approach. Now – at last – we have Spotify, and another great utility I came across this week, Simplify Media. I’ve covered Spotify before. I saw … Continue reading Audio here, there, but not quite everywhere
I wrote a while ago about about a personal project of mine: to integrate pretty much every audio and video source in my home that I could. My take on it was that if Web 2.0 represents integration, then so should my home. I called it Home 2.0. Fortunately the media companies are satisfying this need. … Continue reading Home 2.0 – the results are in