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Massive Android hack allegedly allows Google Music sync

updated 03:35 pm EST, Mon March 7, 2011

Android hackers find Google Music sync feature

A new Android hack currently being installed by some users on the XDA Developers forum is shedding some light on the upcoming Google Music service. As originally expected, the service will be cloud-based, as one user who installed a CyanogenMod 7 hack with Android 2.3.3 and the Google Music app for Android 3.0 then supposedly synchronized his music collection from his phone's memory card. The process was left to run overnight, but removing the card still allowed the user to listen to his songs as they streamed from Google's servers.

None of the users on the forum have yet hit a limit in terms of the size of the music library. When the service becomes official, it will likely have a charge associated with it in order to cover the licensing fees of major music labels or even the storage space.

None of this has been officially confirmed by Google, however. The service is said to have been delayed as the software giant is dealing with partners. It was originally expected to launch this fall and compete with Apple's iTunes store and other online music stores aimed at cellphone owners. [via PocketNow]






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