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Android Wear’s feature set is quickly expanding now that third-party developers are rolling out their own smartwatch apps, and there are some real treats to be found in Google Play. The latest is called EchoWear, and it brings Shazam-like music recognition to your wrist to help you identify the tracks you hear around you.


Amazon’s long-rumored music streaming service is finally here. It’s called Amazon Prime Music, and it offers unlimited, ad-free streaming of more than a million songs and hundreds of playlists. And if you’re an Amazon Prime subscriber, you get it completely free on your smartphone, tablet and computer.


Just six months after going live in Germany, Google has now launched its Google Play Music All Access streaming service in Denmark and Poland — meaning that the search engine giants European rollout can now be considered “complete,” with support for over 25 countries.


Samsung is killing off Music Hub and replacing it with “something even better,” the company said in a statement to customers today. It will give users until July 1 to download all of their purchased content and redeem any vouchers, at which point Music Hub as we know it will be no more.

But what will be its exciting new replacement?


If you’ve been an Android user for a number of years — and you don’t mind spending money on good apps — then you might be surprised by how much cash you’ve spent on Google Play in total. Those tiny $2 purchases soon add up. So, how do you find our your total spend on Google Play content?

It’s easy with My Paid Apps, a free app that provides you with a list of all the apps, books, movies, music, and TV shows you’ve purchased from Google Play — and tells how much you’ve spent in total.

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