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Xbox Music on Windows Phone 8.1 picks up first update for June, brings transparent Live tile

Microsoft has been improving Xbox Music on Windows Phone 8.1 at a fairly rapid pace. We were looking forward to bi-weekly updates from the company and should have had one this past Friday. That didn't pan out as Microsoft instead delayed that update for today. Head into the Windows Phone Store...
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Microsoft keeps promise, updates Xbox Music for Windows Phone

Microsoft is keeping their promise of bi-weekly updates for Xbox Music on Windows Phone. The app was last updated two weeks ago and is now again picking up an update. That last update saw stability fixes, completed Cortana integration, UI polish and more. Let’s head into the Windows Phone Store...
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Move over Xbox Music as Muzik Player for Windows Phone 8.1 is here

Microsoft is working hard on improving the music player experience on Windows Phone 8.1 ever since they decoupled it from the OS. Although app updates are frequent it never hurts to see what independent developers can bring to the table. Muzik Player is a new option from Visum Solutions that...

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Is Microsoft getting out of the Xbox Music and Video business? Nadella suggests they might (Updated)

Is Microsoft getting out of the Xbox Music and Video business? Nadella suggests they might (Updated)

Readers of this site know that Microsoft's Xbox Music and Video are good services at their core, but many speed bumps keep them from reaching their potential. Whether it is stiff competition from Amazon and Apple or an awkward software experience, the Microsoft teams behind both services have...
Xbox Music and Video updated for Windows Phone with fixes and speed improvements

Xbox Music and Video updated for Windows Phone with fixes and speed improvements

True to their word, Microsoft has pushed out two new updates for their Xbox Music and Xbox Video apps for Windows Phone 8.1. Microsoft is on a tight schedule, delivering updates to those apps every two weeks in an effort to bring them to par. Heading to the Store and version 2.6.155.0 for Xbox...
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MusikPlayer is a simple and minimalist Xbox Music alternative for Windows Phone 8.1

With the Windows Phone 8.1 update, Microsoft decoupled the music player experience from the operating system to allow frequent updates. While the Xbox Music app is not quite there yet, some independent apps like MusikPlayer have been able to fill the gap and offer a nice alternative to Windows...
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5 ways Microsoft can make Xbox Music even better

Make me king of Xbox Music and here's what I'd do Hold the pitchforks, I'm not talking about the Xbox Music app on Windows Phone. The headline above is about how to make the Xbox Music service better. I don't think I'm too naïve, but Microsoft will eventually make the Windows Phone 8.1 Music app...
Microsoft opens Xbox Music to all developers with full access to catalog, streaming and more

Microsoft opens Xbox Music to all developers with full access to catalog, streaming and more

The Xbox Music team made a big announcement today, releasing new APIs designed to let third-party developers build apps around Microsoft's music service. Microsoft previously piloted such a program back in December, but today's announcement opens it for the rest of the world without needing to...
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Latest Xbox Music update ditches initial song search for improved speed

Xbox Music has been updated! Microsoft is doing good on their word to give the app bi-weekly updates. The last update was two weeks ago and today we're staring at the latest version in the Windows Phone Store. Read on to find out what's in version 2.6.123.0 of Xbox Music. This marks the sixth...
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Move over Xbox Music as Muzik Player for Windows Phone 8.1 is here

Microsoft is working hard on improving the music player experience on Windows Phone 8.1 ever since they decoupled it from the OS. Although app updates are frequent it never hurts to see what independent developers can bring to the table. Muzik Player is a new option from Visum Solutions that...
Tell T-Mobile you want to set Xbox Music free by voting

Tell T-Mobile you want to set Xbox Music free by voting

Last night, T-Mobile US continued their Un-carrier promotion where they look to shake things up by introducing new consumer friendly features. One of the major announcements was in regards to streaming music on their network, which now won't count against your data usage, including no overages,...
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Xbox Music and Xbox Video updated for Windows Phone

Head into the Windows Phone Store and you'll find two updates for Xbox Music and Xbox Video. We know Microsoft has bi-weekly updates planned for the two apps, which shouldn't make these two updates too unexpected. Though Microsoft has had them roll on Friday's normally. Xbox Music Head into...
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Microsoft aware of Xbox Music streaming issues on Windows Phones, has implemented a fix

This morning, shortly after Microsoft published an update for its native Windows Phone music app, the Xbox Music service encountered some issues. We received reports from readers stating that they're unable to access their music collection on a Windows Phone, which we were able to confirm with...

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