From news production, sports production, audio editing and music composing, content creation and the applications that drive the industry are something I have used throughout my career.
Apple’s acquisition of Beats music service last August signaled their possible interest in offering a streaming service of their own to compete with Spotify, Rdio and others… 9to5Mac is reporting some details on their progress:
I am loving Intrepid Pursuits’ Timbre live music discovery app for iOS. It’s a really simple and intuitive tool for quickly looking up what shows are happening in your area tonight or in the coming week, and quickly hearing what the artists sound like. Music previews, if available, are pulled from the iTunes store and play immediately. Intrepid Pursuits’ founder Mark Kasdorf says “We want to be a service that lets you listen to a lot of music quickly. We don’t want you to not find any jazz, or any country, because you think you don’t like it…” and The New York Times calls it “radically simple…”
An Android version is expected by year’s end.
I‘m trying out Facebook Messenger free iPhone app… “A whole new app — Messenger is a separate app, so it only takes one click to get to your messages or send a new one. Messages are delivered through notifications and texts, so your friends are more likely to get them right away. You can use Messenger to reach…”
What with the “Cloud” coming and all… I’m going to finally give this a try. “All data is encrypted locally on your PC… automatically synchronizes your data – access it from anywhere at anytime.” And so far, wow… extremely cool technology. And they’re local, too… fun!