Comes With Music

  • Nokia's Comes With Music on the 5800: Nokia's attempt to out-iTunes iTunes


    Nokia announced their Comes With Music program last month, a media download offering with backing from Sony BMG, Warner Music Group, EMI, and Universal Music Group. The system, along with the Nokia Music Store, has about 5 million tracks currently available and Nokia has announced the Music PC client for easy downloads. You can drag CDs into the application for immediate ripping. Comes With… Read More

  • Reminder: Nokia will announce many things later today

    Quick reminder, gang. Nokia is expected to announce all sorts of stuff in the next few hours from London, including the details of its first touchscreen phone, something we noted last week. It’s also expected that Nokia will talk about its Comes With Music program. You know, the free-songs-with-cellphone-purchase that the music industry desperately wants to succeed (so it doesn’t… Read More

  • Nokia's Comes With Music launches next month in the UK

    Nokia’s Comes With Music will launch in the UK next month, before spreading to the Continent and to Asia next year. Comes With Music, you may remember, is Nokia’s scheme to include music from the top record companies (less EMI, for now) with its cellphones, slowly getting the company into the Apple-dominated music business. Nokia has not given any specific price points for Comes… Read More

  • Nokia snaps up Warner Music Group for ‘Comes With Music’

    Nokia continues with its imaginatively named “Comes With Music” campaign, adding Warner Music to its list of record labels. That leaves only one of the so-called Big Four record labels left, EMI. EMI has said it would be on board, but still hasn’t made the official commitment. “Comes With Music,” if you don’t remember, is Nokia’s way of branching out… Read More

  • Nokia's 'Comes With Music' signs another major label

    First it was Universal, then EMI expressed interest, and now Sony BMG has hopped aboard Nokia’s “Comes With Music” bandwagon. The basic idea is that certain Nokia devices will include unlimited music downloads for a year. At the end of the year, you’ll apparently be able to keep everything you’ve downloaded and transfer it to your computer and new Nokia… Read More