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Hello again from N3RD4U.com I wanted to bring this wonderful news to you, if you don’t know it already. Amazon.com has changed the way we listen to music with the
Amazon Cloud Drive. Now you can stream music, that you either have purchased from the Amazon MP3 Store or uploaded your own.
With the Amazon Cloud Drive you can stream your music with an Internet connection, or from your Android device you can use the Amazon Cloud Player and have full access to all of your music without the need of filling up your memory card on your device.
I’ve made several purchases of music from the Amazon MP3 Store, and unlike buying a song from the iTunes Store, when I complete my purchase; my audio content is already pre-loaded to my cloud – its pretty darn instant! I don’t have to sit patiently waiting for my audio content to download to my computer before I can start enjoying.
The is a browser based application, as long as you have connectivity to the Internet, you can access your music from your computer. The Amazon Cloud Player is optimized to run with flash installed on the following browsers:
When you purchase your music from the Amazon MP3 Store, and you download the files, don’t be shocked that they come down in an .mp3 file format. I feel, with an .mp3 file, it will play on any device out there; it’s the universal audio standard.
If you purchase your music from the iTunes Store, and you check your computer, your music comes down in the .aac format, not .mp3. While this works on any of the Apple Audio Devices, it may have issues playing on a non-Apple audio device (from my personal experience).
The Amazon Cloud Player is free to all and they start you off with 5gb of storage space. However they are currently running a special, if you purchase any MP3 album, they’ll upgrade your 5gb account to a 20gb account of Cloud Drive Storage. This promotional upgrade started at 9:00pm PST on March 28, 2011 and will be discontinued at 11:59pm PST on December 31, 2011. Depending on where you live in the country, there might be additional taxes that may be applied, however while this promotional is running, the first year is free (I’ve not seen any charges) and the yearly cost is nominal, see the screen shot for cloud storage upgrades.
Your Amazon Cloud Storage isn’t just for music, the cloud architects have also pre-provided for your usage a Documents, Pictures and Video folders for your usage aside from the Music folder that started your journey. A really nice feature about the Amazon Cloud Drive is that your music and files are secure and you have the ability to access them from any computer. Also any songs you purchase from the Amazon MP3 store are stored in your Cloud Drive for free (see link).
From your Android device, launch the Amazon Cloud Player. From this app, you have full access to your and all the music that's loaded to your Cloud Storage. The Amazon Cloud Player also will access music right from your device as well. You can view your music either from a Playlist, by Artist, view your music via Albums or even list everything by songs. It is a wonderful way to access your music, the interface is straight forward, and if you wish, all you need to do is click the store button in the upper right hand side of the Amazon Cloud Player, and it will direct you to the Amazon MP3 store.
In conclusion, if you love music, you have a Android device, internet connection either via a cell connection, a wireless hot spot or wireless network, you have access to your music, your files, to enjoy, they’re safe, loosing music from a device crash, or a computer crash are headache’s of the past with this service. From N3R4U.com have a wonderful weekend, and remember Music is the soundtrack of your life, score it accordingly – G. Schumann