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Spotify and HDR upgrades coming to Sky Q

February 27, 2018 |

Sky Ireland has just announced a slew of new features coming to its Sky Q platform in the coming weeks and months with the most notable being the implementation of Spotify onto the platform and HDR being rolled out in … Read More

What is Apple Music?

June 14, 2015 |

Apple Music (like the competition) will be on Mobile, Tablet and Desktop. This also marks the first time an Apple app will be available on Android, which is a pretty big deal. (NOTE: People need to be running the upcoming … Read More

NEWS: Spotify launches on PS4, PS3 and Xperia devices today

March 30, 2015 |

In news that will be music to many PlayStation owner’s ears, Spotify is launching on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 today via Sony’s new music app ‘PlayStation Music’.


The app should already be on your device too as it auto-downloads … Read More

TheEffect.Net’s Christmas Gift Guide 2014

December 11, 2014 | 1

Buying the right present for someone is always a daunting task, especially if it’s a special someone who “has everything”. So, we decided that we would put our collectively large heads together to offer some guidance when it comes to … Read More

Spotify adds free music streaming to Windows Phone

August 27, 2014 |

Windows Phone users now have access to free playlists from Spotify, following an app update released yesterday.

Free playlists were added to the Android and iOS versions of the app months ago and many Windows Phone users felt left out … Read More

Spotify Celebrates its First Birthday in Ireland

November 15, 2013 |

It’s actually been a year since Spotify launched in Ireland… that’s a little scary! I know a massive chunk of my friends use Spotify and it’s great. Me, I’m a Google lover so I opted for Google Music, but it’s … Read More

Xbox Music Now Available on iOS & Android Alongside Free Web Streaming

September 9, 2013 |

Microsoft is expanding its Spotify-like Xbox Music service to iOS and Android devices today, while also giving the web player free unlimited streaming for 6 months, after which users will be limited to a few hours at a time. An Xbox … Read More

Eircom MusicHub is “Not a Core Business Activity” – Shutting Down For Good

July 2, 2013 |

Eircom announced today that their online music service MusicHub is getting axed as it’s “not a core business activity”.

The service allowed users to download or stream any track that was available and was free for Eircom customers. While the MusicHub service … Read More