When cloud storage, file sharing, and media streaming come together, it’s usually a thing of beauty. Two weeks ago one such site, 4shared.com, released an Android app that allows users to manage their accounts. But that was just the start. Now, via Android Central, we learn that they’ve released a dedicated 4shared Music app, which will give you another way to find and stream music on your Android. Because it’s a file sharing service, it does give you the opportunity to expand your music library. With the 4shared Music app you can search around to find songs you like, and then addd them to playlists. That way you can stream songs without having to search for them every time. According to the reviews you can’t download music from others, which makes sense. There are so many issues surrounding music file sharing, but it seems that straight downloads are a pretty big no-no. Services such as this are going to gain more prominence, especially as 4G networks become more widespread. The music industry will probably have something to say about that, but when the dust settles I’m certain that cloud-based storage and streaming services will play a big part in how we experience music. Anyway, here’s a quick video tutorial on the app. You get 10GB, so happy streaming.
4shared Music app lets you stream cloud-based music
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