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Technology Tuesdays: Google Music, Your Tunes in the Cloud

Last week, we discussed Subsonic, which allows you to stream music and video to any PC or Mobile Device. While Subsonic offers many features & capabilities, it is not an ideal solution for everyone. This week we’ll be examining Google Music Beta which may be a better solution for some.

So wait…why tell us about another way to listen to your music away from home?


As we pointed out last week, there are many different options to be able to access your music anywhere you want. Google Music Beta differs from Subsonic and other streaming options in that your music is uploaded and hosted by Google. If your music resides on a laptop or another machine that is not constantly on, streaming from that computer is not a viable option. Likewise, if your music is behind a firewall and you do not have the ability to open ports on a router (for example on a campus), streaming from your own computer will be an issue. READ ON for more of this week’s column…

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Intermezzo: Google Readying Music Service

Apple’s dominance in selling music will be challenged in a big way by Google according to a recent Wall Street Journal article. The article states that the search engine giant

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