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Apple’s iPhone Remains King in US Market

Americans own more iPhones than any other smartphone and their total numbers continue to rise, according to a new “Connected Home Report” from The NPD Group. IPhone ownership stood at 42 percent among smartphone users by the end of last year, a 20 percent increase from the prior year.

Samsung, which is the No. 1 smartphone device-maker globally, follows Apple with 26 percent of the American smartphone market. Samsung’s Android devices increased their reach by about 18 percent from the prior year in the U.S. Motorola is a distant third, followed by LG, HTC and then Blackberry.NPD Devices 2013 Read more

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Why Your Next Album Could Be an App: INFOGRAPHIC

TheRecApp.com has created an infographic called, “Why Your Next Album Could Be an App,” which explores how apps could potentially be used as a new way for musicians to distribute music.

The graphic points out that 33.5 percent of people are listening to music on an iPhone, iPod or MP3 player and that music streaming apps are on the rise.

Check it out: “It’s clear that apps are becoming popular and are giving us easier ways to get on with our lives. Here is an infographic I created for an app review website about why music apps could eventually take over albums sales. I have my doubts, but music streaming apps are definitely worth a nod!” We’ve embedded the whole graphic after the jump. Read more

There’s A Music App For That: INFOGRAPHIC

Did you get a tablet for Christmas? You can turn it into a recording studio by downloading a series of musical instrument apps.

TakeLessons has created an infographic called, “There’s A Music App For That,” which explores apps dedicated to emulating musical instruments. We’ve embedded the entire graphic after the break.

Check it out: “Forget Angry Birds – when you need to kill some time, music apps are a great way to listen, learn, practice and play even when you don’t have your instrument!”

 

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5 Google Chrome Apps for Music Creators

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The launch of the Google Chrome Web Store has provided all sorts of web users with plenty of handy new tools to take advantage of in their day to day lives and musicians are no exception. Although the current selection of music apps is somewhat slim, there are a few great releases that are worth the time of any music creator, even in the Store’s early weeks. Read on for a look at some of the most promising apps for music creators currently available on Chrome.

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