April 11th, 2013

foursquare6
Foursquare has launched version 6.0 of its app, with local discovery to the fore and the check-in button relegated to the bottom of the screen. The four main changes to the redesigned app are: the Explore...

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January 4th, 2013

Timelines battles castles
Discovery TV has launched an iPhone version of popular iPad app Timeline Battle Castles. The new app essentially ports the contents of the iPad app onto the iPhone, offering facts and images from more...

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December 7th, 2012

frequenc
There's a very good video discovery app on iOS. It's called YouTube. And you can bet that every time Google updates the app in the coming months, improving its discovery features will be a big part of...

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November 22nd, 2012

spotify
Spotify is holding an event on 6 December for press to 'Discover What's Next' for the streaming music service. Cue a couple of weeks of speculation, with TechCrunch coming out of the blocks early with...

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November 12th, 2012

mixtape
We've seen a few iPhone apps come out that draw their music from Spotify or Rdio, via those streaming services' APIs. Rarely both, though.

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October 23rd, 2012

musicovery-player
A number of digital music startups and apps are trying to help people play music according to their mood. Musicovery is one of them, and it's just released an Android app. Musicovery Player is a free...

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October 12th, 2012

beat-bang
"The beat bang is in you!" claims the Google Play store listing for Beat Bang, a new music discovery app from Belgian collective the Médiatheque. Aimed at smartphones and tablets, it focuses on electronic...

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September 26th, 2012

mimvi
Apple bought startup Chomp early in 2012 to beef up its App Store recommendations engine, but now Microsoft has made its own move in the app discovery space. Not with an acquisition, but with an investment...

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September 26th, 2012

stereomood
Stereomood is one of the startups trying to offer music discovery 'by mood', serving up playlists of independent music to listeners based on how they're feeling at the time. The service has just been...

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