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COMPARISON: Is MOG better than Spotify, Rdio and JB Hi Fi Now?

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We did this for Spotify, but now our chart is a little outdated. MOG, partnering with Telstra, has come to the market today. So we’ve decided to update our chart and compare the new service with the geek-loving Spotify, the Australian-based JB Hi Fi NOW and the other American service Rdio. So how does MOG fair? Find out, after the jump! The chart is below. And if you think we’ve [...]

The only feature I need to join a streaming music service

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So Spotify has finally launched in Australia, which looks like it’ll be the last piece of the Australian streaming music puzzle for a long time to come. And it’s really great, as Australian’s now have more choice than ever. But for me, I can’t choose any of these services. As a little bit of a background, I own a Windows Phone with 32GB of storage, which I use for all [...]

Why I’m not sticking with Spotify, despite the hype

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It’s been a big week for Spotify – coming to Australia with huge fanfare. Everyone, even I, quickly jumped on board with the Free version (I’m assuming some even paid so they could stream music on their phones). And after just a week, I know that I won’t be sticking around for long – it isn’t better compared to my current service of JB Hi Fi Now. And when I [...]

Spotify vs Rdio vs JB Hi Fi Now vs Zune Pass – which is better?

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After years of waiting, Spotify is finally out to Australians. However, it’s a bit late to the game with many other services already available – such as rival Rdio, JB Hi Fi’s NOW service and Microsoft’s own Zune Pass service. But is Spotify better than all of the others? We compared the features, the apps support and the all important price of all four services, so you can make up [...]

JB Hi Fi Now app to launch by end of March; supports offline caching

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Tweets by Scott Browning, marketing director for JB Hi Fi, has noted that the company has plans to release the app for its JB Hi Fi NOW streaming service “by the end of March” and has confirmed that it will allow users to download songs on their mobile devices for offline use. The revelation was sparked when one Twitter user asked him about whether or not if the app will [...]