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Google Music rolls out of beta, adds Android music store

Google has unveiled its much-anticipated digital music storing store on Wednesday, stepping up the competition against its rivals, Amazon and Apple. The new service, Google Music features millions of songs from several record labels EMI, Universal, Sony Music  and several other smaller labels, but it doesn’t have access to Warner Music Group’s catalog yet. The reason behind this was because of the terms regarding the pricing and the anti-piracy measures which the two failed to reach an agreement on.
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Users of this service will be able to buy songs via the Android Market, with low rates of tracks cost ranging somewhere between $0.69 and $1.29.

Google in order to help the service stay better and become stronger, said that, it would offer free song for customers to be downloading every day while allowing them to share their purchased songs to their loved ones on the Google+ platform.

The search engine giant continues by stating that the Google Music service has now graduated from its beta testing period and now becomes available for public registration in the United States.

By default, the new service offers an online storage locker space where you can upload up to 20,000 songs you own for free. And all the songs you buy from the Google’s Android Market will show up in the online storage locker you have but it won’t count against the 20,000 song limit you have on songs you can upload to the service.

Apple on the other hand charges $25 per annum for uploading and storing of up to 25,000 songs that are not purchased through its sister service, iTunes, while Amazon on the other hand, offers unlimited cloud music storage (plus additional 20GB spaces for other files) for a $20 yearly fee.

Unlike Apple iTunes Match, songs stored on the Google Music online storage locker can be easily streamed to any other device via any 3G, 4G and a Wi-Fi access. Another benefit of the Google Music service is that, it stores the songs you have recently played in your cache so they are still available in case you lose your internet connection. You can also ‘pin’ the songs, albums or artists that you want to only make available offline.

The new service will no doubt help Google Inc. promote its Android smartphone operating system and android marketplace, but it’s not exclusive to the company’s mobile platform. It will be available through the Music app on Android 2.2 and up, a Music Manager desktop app for Mac OS X, Linux, and Windows, and an HTML5 mobile Web app that can be accessed on virtually any device by visiting music.google.com using a mobile browser.

Olawale Danielhttps://olawaledaniel.com/
Olawale Daniel is a business builder and psychologist, a network marketing professional, a world-class motivational speaker, a successful internet entrepreneur and a digital media strategist interested in all things mobile and digital — start-ups, media, branding. He started TechAtLast back in 2010 as a platform to quench his thirst for latest technologies. As a motivational speaker and author, Olawale has published several motivational and personal development books and he's currently working on "SUCCESS AHEAD - Don't Quit" which is billed to hit the stand by Q4 of the year. He writes regularly on his personal website on motivation and personal lifestyle and tips for network marketing success, OlawaleDaniel.com. His latest book on How to Sponsor More People in Your Network Marketing Business is still one of the best sellers in its category. He's presently working as a Health and Wellness consultant at BURN SLIM TRIM Inc., a firm that helps people regain their perfect lifestyle through state-of-the-art recent discoveries way back from nature. He's also the brain behind FOBCourse, a business university for startup entrepreneurs in Africa.

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  1. Wow this looks like a pretty awesome offering, actually. I’m not much of a buyer-of-music anymore, but the me of 10 years ago would have been creaming himself over this thing. Your collection everywhere you go, buy songs on the fly, artist hubs… Nice


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