Twitter is about to spread its wings and fly into a completely different kind of product nest, with a music app that taps into the users you follow to suggest what kind of tunes you might want to listen to.
Streaming music apps are everywhere these days, with rumors of tech giants like Apple and Google eyeing the business to compete with Spotify and Rdio. Not to be outdone, sources are claiming Twitter is planning to use its recent acquisition of music discovery network We Are Hunted to join the club.
Made a movie on your Mac? Aching to get it seen by your friends and family? There a a few ways to get your film out there and seen by the masses, including publishing it to various video hosting sites like YouTube and Vimeo, or compressing it to share on social networking sites like Facebook. Read on to find out how.
There are plenty of ways to share audio online, but one place stands out as a service for the rest of us and not just professionals. SoundCloud was launched in 2008 by a sound designer and artist, with the aim of enabling musicians to share sounds and recordings with one another.
Nobody likes to rock their rock-n-roll on without an audience. When it comes to making original music, sharing your creations with others and getting feedback is a huge part of the fun. Prior to GarageBand's 1.2 update, your options for exporting songs were painfully limited to dumping them on iTunes and sending them via email, but now you can post your tunes on several popular social networking sites with ease. Here's how to take your painstakingly crafted songs and get them in front of some eager ears with just a handful of quick button taps.
SoundCloud's newly updated app enables fans and creators alike to dive deep into a bustling community of musicians and spoken word performers, and access its innumerable offerings from anywhere with decent cell reception.
Ah, the weekend is fast approaching, but that doesn’t mean the last full week of October won’t bring a harvest of goodies before it winds to a close. Lots of free (and cheap) stuff hit the App Stores today, and we’re all geared up for iTunes Match which is running out of days to launch in “late October”. In the meantime, here’s all the news that’s fit to print for this Thursday, October 27, 2011.
Imagine a mashup of podcasting, Twitter, and YouTube for audio files, and you’ll have an idea of what SoundCloud is all about. It’s a social media service that lets you share original music, rambling diatribes, drunken party chatter, and other sound recordings with eavesdroppers across the globe. It’s a cool idea, but SoundCloud’s desktop Mac application lets users in on only half the fun.
Here at Mac|Life headquarters, we believe that sharing is caring. That's right: every bit of news that we could possibly want our colleagues to be privy to, we shout it out loud from the industrial-sized soapboxes stashed away under our desks. And when we can't physically make proclamations here at the office, we do so with our Macs and iOS devices on the go. In this edition of Free App Friday, we're featuring three apps that'll help you get the word out about whatever it is you've got going on, and keep you in the know about your neighbor's agenda, too.