Groove Music OneDrive streaming closes March 31st

For anybody still using Microsoft’s Groove Music app (really!) the time has come to find another solution. March 31st music streaming via the Groove Music app will stop working. Sometime ago Microsoft killed the music subscription part of Groove music but you could stream your own music collection stored on…

Microsoft kills off its iOS and Android Groove music apps

Microsoft closed its Groove music streaming service last year and now they are killing off their iOS and Android Groove apps. Even without the streaming service the apps were still useful for listening to music uploaded to OneDrive. The apps will be retired 1st December 2018 and will not work…

Updated Groove app with graphic equaliser rolls out for all Windows users

Microsoft have rolled out an updated version of Groove music app which include a graphic equaliser. The update was tested with Windows Insiders last week has pre-sets like bass boost, Car and Home stereo was well as 5 bands you can manually set. It also includes the option to set…

Groove Music gains an Equaliser and artist wall paper for Windows Insiders

The latest version of Groove Music for Windows Insiders now includes a Graphic Equaliser. Announced back last year on our podcast Microsoft said an equaliser would be coming to Groove and now it looks like it’s finally arrived. In the meantime Microsoft killed off its streaming service pushing users to…

The Digital Lifestyle Show #620 – Lost My Groove

Welcome to this week’s podcast where Jason, Richard, Garry and I discus Microsoft’s dropping another consumer service with end of the road for Groove Music. Can you trust Microsoft with consumer services? What is next for the cut? We talk about controlling your car with Amazon Alexa, new Alexa messaging…

Microsoft to close Groove Music service at the end of the year, OneDrive and local content will continue to work

Microsoft have announced that they are closing the Groove music service down at the end of the year. The option to purchase, stream and download with a Groove Music subscription end December 31st but you will still be able to play locally stored music and music stored in Microsoft’s OneDrive…

Microsoft Groove for Android picks up new features

Microsoft have updated the Android version of the Groove app adding a few new features. The main change is the ability to search just your own collection as well as the whole Microsoft Groove collection, this is much better when you don’t have a Groove Music subscription. The other change…

The Digital Lifestyle Show #612 – Skip Ahead to the Future

Welcome to this week’s podcast where Jason, Richard and I talk Window 10 Redstone 4, new Windows 10 builds, new features in Windows 10 Mobile, Groove music, Philips Hue and Microsoft mobile strategy. I also talk about my experiences with Microsoft’s newest OS Windows 10 S. Checkout our new TDL…

One of the new Groove features Microsoft told me about is now showing up for Windows Insiders

A couple of months ago in our exclusive interview with Microsoft Groove’s JT Kimble he told us that Visualisation will be coming to Groove this summer. It looks like that feature could be coming very soon as a new Visualisation option has shown up in the latest Groove build. Version…

Microsoft Groove for Android updated with new playlist features

A couple of months ago Microsoft added a new feature to Groove for Windows 10 where you could pick artist and genres and then Groove will create playlists based on your section. The feature has now arrived on the Android version of Groove. It’s good to see Microsoft keeping Groove…

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