DAILY DOT COM - Google is taking on music streaming sites like Pandora and Spotify with its own music service called, "Google Play Music: All access ."
The company introduced the service Wednesday, May 15 at its annual developer's conference in San Francisco.
Google Play blends your personal music collection, songs stored in your Google Music locker, with all the music available in Google's entire library. Meaning users will have access to millions of streaming tracks on Android devices, and web browsers, along with artist based radio stations and personalized recommendations.
Google says the service offers users more control compared to other subscription based music services, by allowing users to preview their playlists and edit the tracks before they play.
Google Play: All Access will cost $9.99 a month, after a one-month free trial period. Or if you sign up before June 30, it's $7.99.
Google also announced improvements to its search, maps and social network, Google+.
In Maps for Mobile -- a new feature called "explore" lets users browse for restaurants, shops, bars and other attractions.
Google+ got a makeover for pictures; boosting its cloud storage of high-resolution pictures to 15 gigabytes.
Lastly, Google says its search function is getting smarter. Now able to interpret queries and a sequence of queries like, "Show me things to do in Fairhope", "Show me pictures of the Fairhope Pier", and "how far is it from here?"
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