An interesting trend has popped up with iPhone apps released by bands. While Apple offers no streaming music service in iTunes, several bands have started releasing paid apps in the App Store that stream the band's music to the device. The latest of these bands is Presidents of the United States of America, who is offering streaming access to their entire discography for just $3 with the app The Presidents' Music - PUSA [$2.99]. Could this be the next big trend? [via Ars Technica]
If you've read our App Reviews lately then you can probably guess that we are pretty big fans of Pandora Radio, and the internet-radio movement they've been a part of, but it's no secret that the RIAA and internet radio do not get along. So far they've been able to hold on despite the constantly growing mountain of fees and royalties, but they may be nearing the end of their rope.
For those of you with PCs, you should know about the amazing site called Orb. Orb allows people to create a free account and then access certain folders from any internet-capable device.