Apple, Samsung wants to get rid of the headphone jack
In smartphones, the need of the hour is rationalization of interfaces. Apple had shown the way, by removing the jack in its latest iPhone 7. The software giant considered that the decision-Lightning was sufficient to meet the needs of users, and this has generated some controversy. It doesn’t matter.
Spotify goes free on mobile devices
MUSIC STREAMING SERVICE Spotify announced this month that it will let users streammusic on their smartphones and tablets for the first time, even if they don’t pay for the Premium subscription. Company CEO and founder Daniel Ek revealed the news at a New York press conference, where he also disclosed that Spotify was the first streaming service to secure the back-catalogue of rock legends Led Zeppelin, making it the only choice for ageing metalheads.