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Fire TV Stick is available to pre-order now. Photo: Amazon

Fire TV Stick is available to pre-order now. Photo: Amazon

Amazon is looking to build upon the success of Fire TV with a new $39 Fire TV Stick that is taking on the Google Chromecast. It’s more powerful than rival devices, and it supports a vast selection of streaming services — including Amazon’s own Prime Instant Video. And for two days only, Prime subscribers can get there’s for just $19.

Spotify on iPhone. Photo: Spotify

Spotify on iPhone. Photo: Spotify

Spotify is finally allowing music lovers to share their subscriptions with their family and friends with a new Spotify Family plan. Prices starts at just $14.99 a month for up to two, while the top tier $29.99 a month plan allows one subscription to be shared with up to five people.


Google Play Music All Access subscribers can now search public playlists again. The latest app update reinstates the feature after it first made its debut — and was then promptly pulled — back in August.


The world already has more music streaming services than any sane person can subscribe to on a monthly basis, but Google is preparing to take on the likes of Spotify, Rdio, Pandora, and Beats Music with a new service of its own called YouTube Music Key.

Shazam Redesign

Shazam is currently in the process of distributing a much-anticipated functionality update for its official Android client via the Google Play Store. Technically it’s not an upgrade, though, simply because it just a reinstatement of a feature that was previously present in the application.

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