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Sony's music streaming service, Music Unlimited, never managed to gain traction. So in January, the company announced that it would partner with Spotify for a new service called PlayStation Music, which officially replaced Music Unlimited on Monday The new service, which is available for PlayStations 3 and 4, went live in 41 countries, including the U.S., UK, Turkey, Ireland, Italy, France, Germany, Australia, Brazil and Mexico. It lets users connect to their Spotify accounts, stream music, access playlists — curated as well as their own — and search for artists and albums. See also: 23 Freaking Rad Spotify Playlists for Every Mood Read more...More about Music, Sony, Playstation, Spotify, and Entertainment
Comedians and Vine stars Jason Nash and Brandon Calvillo have a new project that is largely inspired by their real lives: a full length film called FML: A Social Media Adventure. The film centers around two men who travel across the country making short videos on a Vine-like app called Reload, trying to boost their social media following. Along with achieving viral fame, FML is also about the strong friendship between Nash and Calvillo's characters, as well as the real-life one that inspired it. See also: 19 Viners Funnier Than Anyone You Know IRL FML: A SOCIAL MEDIA ADVENTURE • Kickstarter Campaign Video from Fantail Entertainment on Vimeo. Read more...More about Videos, Movies, Social Media, Comedy, and Vine
We've now reached peak smartphone design. It's not enough for a phone to have beastly performance, a really sharp screen, all-day battery life and a premium design. Smartphones need to be great cameras, too. A great camera isn't a nice extra on a smartphone anymore — it's an essential. For a company that insists it's a mobile photography innovator, HTC blew it with the One M9. See also: HTC will sell unlocked One M9 in the U.S. early on March 27 I've cited American photographer Chase Jarvis's famous quote before in many of my camera reviews and I'm going to do so again: "The best camera is the one you have with you." For just about everybody, that camera is now our smartphone Read more...More about Reviews, Sense, Htc, Tech, and Gadgets