Google has Google Now and Apple has Siri. Windows Phones on the other hand is lacking any assistance of any kind for its users. That was the case until now; or rather will be the case. The next version of Windows Phone will be more than an evolution. It will be a revolution of Microsoft’s mobile operating.
One of the most important parts of this upgrade will be Cortana. Cortana will be Windows Phone voice-controlled digital assistant. However unlike Siri, Cortana will have privacy settings that will put users in complete control of what data is shared with Microsoft. Those wanting to get their hands on Cortana will have to wait until the Microsoft’s Developer Conference.
One wonders why Microsoft has not incorporated Cortana into Xbox One. Think about it for a minute. Xbox One already needs an always on internet connection. Xbox One already has a always present voice activated and responsive Kinect. Why not combine it with an AI that offers feedback? Are you listening Microsoft?
Fame is the condition of being known or talked about by many people, esp. on account of notable achievements. I’ve heard that it is more addictive than drugs. Fallen stars hunger for it and those on top crave more of it. Today’s quiz is which How Will You Become Famous? I for one would skip the fame and just have the money. Take the quiz and find out How Will You Become Famous? If you are on the main page and don’t see the quiz. Click here >>> How Will You Become Famous?
The streaming music market was already a very competitive before Beats jumped in and made waves. Samsung who is never one to be left out the next big thing, wants to play too. So, Samsung has officially entered the music streaming market with a brand new Android only app. The app which you can download now on Google Play is called Milk Music. What will Samsung do to set this streaming music service apart? I’m glad you asked; Milk is completely ad-free without any subscription fee at all. However, hold on before you hit download. Milk Music is a radio service will be exclusive to Galaxy devices.
Just like with all the other music services, you can create your own station based on a artist, genre or song. Milk’s home screen looks very similar to a current jailbreak for the iPhone called Spin Turns. The dial lists nine genres to pick from. After that you can fine-tune your station to include new music, popular music or anything you have favorited. You can even personalize the dial to include only the genres you like. This will save you time searching for songs to discover. that you plan on listening to. Like Beats Samsung Milk has a “Spotlight” section that is curated by “music tastemakers and influencers.” Milk Music is now available on Google Play. Remember, you need a Samsung device for it to work. The full press release is below. The jailbreak app called Spin Turns is pictured below that.
Samsung Introduces Milk, the Next Big Thing in Music
Free Radio Service with 200 Ad-free Stations Offers Fully Customizable Experience to Your Taste
March 7 – DALLAS, TX – Delivering on the passion points of consumers, Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC (Samsung Mobile) today introduced Milk Music™, a new, free and ad-free radio service that offers an effortless and entertaining way to enjoy the music you love and discover new, unexpected music. Fully customizable, Milk is designed with an elegant, easy-to-use interface and more than 200 stations that makes tuning into your favorite music a more enjoyable and enriching experience.
“Milk introduces a fresh approach to music that reflects our innovation leadership and our focus on creating best-in-class consumer experiences,” said Gregory Lee, president and CEO of Samsung Telecommunications America and Samsung Electronics North America Headquarters. “We’re offering consumers amazing, rich music experiences built around what matters most to them and their lifestyle.”
Milk powered by Slacker is available now exclusively for Galaxy consumers to download on Google Play
on the Galaxy S® 4, Galaxy S® III, Galaxy Note® 3, Galaxy Note® II, Galaxy Mega™ and Galaxy S® 4 mini across all carrier and retail channels as well as the Galaxy S® 5 in April. Coming soon, Samsung will be offering unique music programming from top selling and emerging artists available exclusively through Milk.
Milk Makes More of Your Signature Sounds
Instant and Effortless Listening:
Milk’s distinctive dial design provides a more intuitive and natural way to listen to music that is more organic and fun. With no log-in required and no need to think of a specific artist, song name or browsing through a list of choices, you can just starting listening to music instantly. From Pop to Jazz and everything in between, the dial displays up to nine genre-based stations featuring a wide variety of music listening choices, with a simple and quick turn of the dial.
More of the Music You Love:
With a growing music catalog of 200 genre-based and curated stations, and 13M songs, Milk connects people with the best music, whether it’s a standby song or a new discovery, with significantly fewer repeats. In addition, the “Spotlight” feature offers a continuous curated selection of songs and albums handpicked by music tastemakers and influencers. “My Stations” allows you to create personal stations based on your favorite songs and albums, easily accessible on the dial, providing limitless listening options. Milk also allows you six song skips per hour per station.
Your Music Your Way:
Samsung is delivering an incredibly personalized experience by offering users many ways to fine-tune Milk to suit their individual listening preferences. The dial is customizable to showcase only the genres that are most relevant to your personal tastes and preferences. Offering more personalization options, the “Fine-Tune Station” feature allows you to adjust the genre-based station based on popularity, novelty and song favorites to further optimize recommendations for the best personalized listening experience.
Spin Turns available on Cydia
Nothing signifies the 90″s me more than my G.I. Joes, Thundercats, Transformers and He-Man toys. However, it’s not about me. It’s about you. Which 90′s Toy are you? Some of these toys ended up being big business. I’m looking at you Transformers. If you are on the main page and don’t see the quiz. Click here >>> Which 90′s Toy Are You?
Sony’s The Last of Us is one of the main reasons that I am still in love with the PlayStation 3. A few people argue that the game is a ripoff of The Walking Dead game. The game is being turned into a movie with help from none other than the game’s creators.
NAUGHTY DOG CO-PRESIDENT Said:
“Since our game released last June, we’ve talked with many companies about making a film, but we couldn’t have found better partners who share our creative vision and high standards.”
Screen Gems a very well respected film company has signed on to distribute The Last Of Us. Which means the live-action adaptation of the PlayStation 3 game should have pretty good quality. Naughty Dog is one of the few studios out there that continue to turn out quality rather than quantity. They will we working on the project as well. They will be hands on with the project from start to finish.
Screen Gems president Clint Culpepper said:
“I am thrilled that SCEA’s Riley Russell was able to get me in front of Neil and Evan Wells to plead my case. Sam and his team at Ghost House round out the perfect team to help realize Neil’s vision.”
The Creative Director for the game Neil Druckmann will write the script. The other minds working on this project are Evan Wells, Christophe Balestra, Bruce Straley and Sam Raimi. If you never played the game, here is the Cliff Notes version. Hardened survivor Joel teams with young and capable companion Ellie to journey through a radically transformed world some 20 years after an infectious pandemic ravages humanity. The game is one a must have if you have a PS3. If you do not have a PS3 find one somewhere and play it. The game has won a ridiculous amount of well deserved awards. One hopes the movie is half as good.