September 4, 2008
MP3tunes, Logitech Deliver Your Music Collection to Any Room in Your Home
SAN DIEGO, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- MP3tunes (http://www.mp3tunes.com/) is pleased to announce that the MP3tunes Music Locker is now available with the new Logitech(R) Squeezebox(TM) Boom all-in-one network music player. The Squeezebox Boom is an in-home, fully networked music player that features an integrated amplifier, high-performance speakers and a simplified setup. When combined with the MP3tunes Music Locker that stores your music library in a cloud, the Squeezebox Boom lets you listen to your digital music in the kitchen, the bedroom or any other room in your house -- without running your computer or docking your iPod.
"When you own music, it should be forever, and you should be able to enjoy it wherever you go, which is why we developed the MP3tunes Music Locker to securely keep music in a cloud," commented Michael Robertson, CEO of MP3tunes. "With the Squeezebox Boom, a truly snazzy audio device, all it takes is a common Internet connection and your Music Locker can go anywhere you go."
Through September 30, anyone can experience a free virtual Squeezebox Boom, an online replica that gives visitors the opportunity to experience the look, layout and function of the Squeezebox Boom in an interactive way. Each virtual Squeezebox Boom is preloaded with music, pre-selected and provided by Jamendo, under Creative Commons license. For an interactive demo and more information, visit http://www.mp3tunes.com/boom.
"MP3tunes is the perfect complement to the Squeezebox Boom because a Music Locker truly sets your personal music collection free from your PC," said Robin Selden, vice president and general manager of Logitech's Streaming Media business unit. "With just a few simple clicks, you can easily create your personal Music Locker on MP3tunes.com and upload your music. Now your music is available to be played on the Squeezebox Boom, without your PC on, wherever you like."
MP3tunes and Logitech will be giving away three complete music systems, comprised of a Logitech Squeezebox Boom and the MP3tunes Premium 50 Music Locker (estimated retail value U.S. $339.94). To experience the virtual Squeezebox Boom or get the additional information on the giveaways, please visit http://www.mp3tunes.com/boom.
MP3tunes is a Music Service Provider (MSP) with a digital Music Locker delivering online storage and unlimited listening, coupled with specialized applications for streaming optimization. MP3tunes gives users a simple and secure way to sync personal music collections to a private and secure online Music Locker and listen through any web browser, along with a growing number of cutting-edge home entertainment and mobile devices, including the Logitech Squeezebox Duet and Boom network music systems, Reciva Internet Radios, Nintendo Wii, Sony PlayStation 3, and Windows Mobile devices, via its open Music API (Application Programming Interface). The company was started in 2005 by Michael Robertson, the original founder of MP3.com. For more information, please visit http://www.mp3tunes.com/.
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CONTACT: Dianne Gleason of Enfuego Strategic Communications,+1-303-381-2571, [email protected], for MP3tunes
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