If you’re using desktop-only Premium plan for Deezer, be prepared to feel very special because Deezer has officially removed that option for new users. New users subscribing for Deezer may only pick the free option or a Premium+ plan, a paid ad-free version for both web and mobile.
There might be no short of portable audio players in the market these days but for the audiophiles crowd, their choices are usually quite limited. It is understandable though since there are not much products out there that are able to deliver the level of audio quality that this particular group of users demanded.
So, this is where the Calyx M High-Resolution Audio Player comes into the picture.
UPDATE (1 July, 949PM): The new 16GB iPod Touch model with iSight rear camera is now available at Apple Malaysia’s online store. Availability and pricing info for the model has been added to this article.
Yesterday, Apple has announced that the company has reduced the pricing for its 5th generation iPod Touch with 32GB and 64GB storage. It wasn’t implemented immediately for Apple Malaysia’s online store but it turns out that customers don’t have to wait long for that to happen as the new price for the device has finally been revealed at the store.
If you are in the market for premium audio products from brands such as Beats by Dr Dre, Monster, Sol Republic, and V-Moda, here’s a good news for you. Hwee Seng Electronics which is the Malaysian distributor for audio brands that we just mentioned above is having a warehouse sale throughout this weekend.
Even though the glory days of iPod might have diminished since iPhone came into the picture, it seems like Apple still has not fully forgotten about the media player. Today, the Cupertino giant has announced that it is releasing a new version for its 5th generation iPod Touch 16GB model.
Rumours that Youtube is set to launch a new music subscription service are picking up as the video streaming site has confirmed that it will block videos by indie labels that are holding out against its royalty deal. Several independent labels have apparently found the royalty rates to be far too low, and are attempting to negotiate for a better deal.
Soon to be fully acquired by Apple, Beats Music has begun a renewed effort to draw more users in. The music streaming service is offering a remixed version of “Jungle” by X Ambassadors and Jamie N featuring a cameo by Jay-Z. The track will be exclusive to Beats Music for a week.
TAPAUfest, a youth festival organised by IkanPaosKolektif recently has managed to raise RM87,705 in crowdfunding money through pitchIN. The substantial amount is came from only 345 backers, which goes to show the support provided to the performing arts by regular Malaysians. It has also become the largest project funded through pitchIN in Southeast Asia.
As the largest multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game around, League of Legends has broken new ground and set the standard for the genre. In that same vein, Riot Games can now claim that the game has a successful album. Known as Pentakill, the heavy metal band is comprised completely of fictional characters from the game. Their album, Smite and Ignite, is currently sitting at number 30 on iTunes top 100 albums charts; and is already number 1 on the iTunes metal section.
In yet another milestone for the song that we thought had died out ever since Psy released his latest single “Gentleman”, the most viewed video on Youtube just got even more untouchable to its closest competitors, racking up a record 2 BILLION views. About 525 days after it hit the 1 billion view mark, it has doubled that.
In case you forgot how it sounds like, check out the video again… You know, for old time’s sake.
After the rumour hits the street earlier month and half-confirmed by a drunk Dr. Dre soon after, Apple has finally announced it: the Cupertino company is indeed buying the renowned audio company, Beats. As reported before, the acquisition will include both Beats Electronics and its music subscription service, Beats Music.