mSpot Stories May 22, 2014


TechRadar reports that Samsung is closing its Samsung Music Hub service on 1st July, with the company advising users to download all purchased content and use any vouchers before that date. Music Hub was based on a cloud-based system the company acquired when it purchased the Californian company mSpot.

The service was part of Samsung’s attempt to get into content sales, with the company having similar hubs for books, videos and apps. It’s not known whether those will also close. Samsung issued a somewhat confusing statement reading …  expand full story

mSpot Stories May 9, 2012

Samsung announced today that it acquired mSpot, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based mobile cloud contents service provider. Specifics of the deal were not disclosed, but Samsung said it made the acquisition to add a better cloud aspect to music and video services that are used on Samsung’s devices. A mSpot app will come pre-loaded on every new Samsung device announced in the future (will it be on the Galaxy S III?). Samsung will also most likely use engineers and technology from mSpot to work on a better entertainment offering to compete with Apple’s iTunes and Google’s Play store.

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