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  • DoubleTwist Teams Up With Qualcomm On Open Source AirPlay Alternative, “MagicPlay”

    DoubleTwist Teams Up With Qualcomm On Open Source AirPlay Alternative, “MagicPlay”

    DoubleTwist, an iTunes alternative for the Android ecosystem, has teamed up with chipmaker Qualcomm on the release of “MagicPlay,” which the two companies are describing as an open source media streaming platform meant to challenge Apple’s AirPlay. The technology is built on Qualcomm’s AllJoyn protocol, a mesh networking platform that has been in development for… Read More

  • DoubleTwist Adds Facebook & Twitter Sharing, Now Lets Your Friends Listen, Too

    DoubleTwist Adds Facebook & Twitter Sharing, Now Lets Your Friends Listen, Too

    DoubleTwist, the popular desktop and mobile alternative to iTunes, has just launched a social sharing feature which allows its users to post what they’re listening to on Facebook or Twitter. Alongside the message text, the post also includes a link that, when clicked, will take visitors to a custom webpage offering an artist bio, news, concert dates, and the corresponding music video. Read More

  • doubleTwist Now Has 1 Million Active Users — Every Day

    doubleTwist Now Has 1 Million Active Users — Every Day

    doubleTwist, the slick media player for Android, is growing. A lot. Last February we reported that the application had passed a major milestone, drawing one million users per month between its mobile and desktop applications. Today, the company is sharing a much bigger number: they’re getting 1 million users per day between doubleTwist on Android phones and tablets. Now, obviously… Read More

  • Android Media Player doubleTwist Hits 1 Million Active Users

    Today, the Android media player doubleTwist reached a big milestone: 1 million active users between its mobile and desktop apps. We’ve been following the media player closely for over a year now, watching to see if it would find enough adoption to make it the premiere Android alternative to iTunes. Back in November, the company launched its wireless syncing software called… Read More

  • The Future Is Here: DoubleTwist Brings Wireless Sync To Android For Music, Photos & Video

    The Future Is Here: DoubleTwist Brings Wireless Sync To Android For Music, Photos & Video

    Earlier today, Winamp released a new version of its Android application that allowed users to sync their music wirelessly with their Windows desktop (disclosure: Winamp and TechCrunch are both owned by AOL). It’s a great feature, but in the race to become the ‘iTunes of Android’, another contender may already be about to lap Winamp. We’ve been tracking DoubleTwist and… Read More

  • TechCrunch NOW: Yammer CEO, DoubleTwist Co-Founder On Apple, Google Me

    What does Yammer’s David Sacks have to do with Apple’s reception hiccup? And what does DoubleTwist’s Jon Johansen have to do with Google Me? To be honest, not a whole lot. But we had both founders in on Friday morning, for our fifth episode of TechCrunch NOW. For those who are unfamiliar with the program, TechCrunch NOW is a daily show (Monday-Friday, 3 PM PST) where we… Read More

  • doubleTwist Launches A Slick Media Player For Android Devices

    doubleTwist, the ‘iTunes for Android’ software that lets you sync your media files with dozens of devices, including Android phones, is one step closer to being a full-fledged solution for media sync on Android. The company has released a native Android application, available on Android Market for free, which offers users a polished media player capable of playing both audio… Read More

  • doubleTwist Launches A Slick Media Player For Android Devices

    doubleTwist, the ‘iTunes for Android’ software that lets you sync your media files with dozens of devices, including Android phones, is one step closer to being a full-fledged solution for media sync on Android. The company has released a native Android application, available on Android Market for free, which offers users a polished media player capable of playing both audio… Read More

  • doubleTwist Gives Android Market The Slick, iTunes-Like Interface It Deserves (With One Catch)

    Android Market is finally getting a robust desktop presence. But we don’t have to Google to thank for it — it’s coming from doubleTwist, the syncing software that allows you to sync your media with Android phones (it also supports myriad other devices). The new feature is launching today with the latest update of doubleTwist for Mac, and will be included with the… Read More