Last week when Google launched Google Play Music “All Access,” its music streaming service, it didn’t come as a surprise when it didn’t release an app for the iPhone and iPad as it is still to release an app for Google Music that was launched in 2011.
It has been widely speculated that Apple and Google are planning to launch a streaming music service.
The Verge now reports that Google may launch the music service as early as tomorrow at its annual Google I/O developer conference tomorrow.
For the last few years, it has been widely speculated that Apple is working on a Pandora-like music streaming service.
According to App Annie, both Google Play and the App Store has a fantastic December 2012 to wrap up the year. Google Play Revenue doubled over the previous quarter and had impressive gains in December alone. Still, Apple had 3.5 times more revenue in December and posted a 35% gain over the previous month.
Google quietly announced the launch of its new music matching feature on the company’s Google+ page for users in the U.S.
When Google launched its streaming music service in May last year, users had to go through the tedious process of uploading their entire music collection.
Last week, a U.S. court judge granted Apple a preliminary injunction banning the U.S. sales of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, Google’s flagship device for Android 4.0 “Ice Cream Sandwich”.
At Google’s annual developer conference today, the company announced two new pieces of hardware, each competing directly with an Apple product.
The first one is the widely rumored $199 Nexus tablet, which Google calls Nexus 7 and the second is a $299 media streamer called the Nexus Q.