YouTube Music streaming app and rebranded YouTube Premium are official and ‘coming soon’

YouTube Music is essentially Google’s latest, purportedly greatest answer to the likes of Spotify and Apple Music, while YouTube Premium is the new name of YouTube Red, also including a Music Premium subscription.

New users basically get Spotify Premium service free for three months this holiday season

Typically available for $9.99 a month with the first 30 days free of charge, Spotify Premium subscriptions cost $0.99 for three whole months now.

Netflix adds compatibility with Android’s Picture-in-Picture feature… for 8.1 Oreo only

In theory, Netflix now supports Android Oreo’s Picture-in-Picture functionality for enhanced mobile multitasking. In practice, you can’t use it yet.

Spotify wants to join the hardware-making fun with a ‘category defining product’ of some sort

It’s impossible to know what kind of “category defining” product Spotify might be cooking up, but it’s definitely related to audio and voice support.

AT&T DirecTV Now streaming service will reportedly launch with free Apple TV or Fire TV Stick

AT&T is purportedly looking to make some headlines with the launch of a DirecTV Now Netflix rival, free streaming gear included.

Amazon Music Unlimited rival for Spotify and Apple Music could be mere weeks away

Amazon Music Unlimited is the near-certain name of an upcoming Apple Music and Spotify rival, likely to be priced at $5 a month for Echo users.

Spotify levels the field with Apple Music-like family subscription

Spotify is at last following Apple and Google’s suit in offering full access to its premium music streaming service to six family members for $15 a month.