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The music stops for Groove Music Pass on December 31st
2 months ago

The music stops for Groove Music Pass on December 31st

Chances are, you will have a lot to think about before the clock strikes midnight on December 31st, including whether the stranger you’re about to kiss still has coffee breath. As of this afternoon, some of you can add finding a new streaming service to that list of things. Microsoft is killing Groove Music Pass and effectively ending a journey that is started more than a decade ago with Urge, PlaysForSure and Zune. 
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Microsoft hands out 2015’s top albums free with Groove Music
2 years ago

Microsoft hands out 2015’s top albums free with Groove Music

Looking for a bit of free music to go with that long Xbox One gaming session you have planned this weekend? Have a device that runs Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system or need something to put in that Groove Music app that some people (Okay, us) are encouraging you to try out. Microsoft’s Groove Music team is offering ten of 2015’s most popular items as free downloads, no strings attached
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Groove Music picks up iHeartRadio support, sort of
2 years ago

Groove Music picks up iHeartRadio support, sort of

By  •  Groove Music

Owners of PCs running Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system will be able to start an iHeartRadio music stream directly from Microsoft’s Groove Music app.
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Playlists getting an upgrade in Groove Music?
2 years ago

Playlists getting an upgrade in Groove Music?

When you’re building a music collection in Microsoft’s Groove subscription service you need to craft your playlists by hand or use its seriously limited Radio feature. If a picture on the company’s Groove Music website is any indication that’ll change soon enough. Some kind of automatically created playlists outside of the Radio feature is included in a screenshot posted to the Groove Music website.
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Microsoft sets a kill date for Zune Music Pass
2 years ago

Microsoft sets a kill date for Zune Music Pass

As purveyors of all Microsoft-related entertainment news some days we have to deliver bad news to good, loyal people. If you’ve been one of the many hanging on to your Zune Music Pass subscription and a compatible device now might be the time to let go. Microsoft has officially set a kill date for Zune Marketplace and the Zune Music Pass.
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Groove Music and Sonos finally work together
2 years ago

Groove Music and Sonos finally work together

By  •  Xbox Music

Until today none of Microsoft’s music services, Zune, Xbox Music or Groove could connect to a set of Sonos speakers for wireless playback. This morning the Groove Music team finally put an end to that streak. As of right now, owners of Sonos speaker systems can finally use their wireless network to listen to their songs.
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Microsoft confirms it, Xbox Music is now Groove Music
2 years ago

Microsoft confirms it, Xbox Music is now Groove Music

Shocking almost no one, this afternoon Microsoft finally closed the chapter on its Xbox Music streaming service. Henceforth, Xbox Music on Windows Phone, iPhone, Android, Xbox One and the web shall be known as Groove, a dedicated music services made by the same people who brought you Xbox Music.
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