Pandora Founder Talks iTunes Radio, Beats and Future

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Apple made waves at last year’s Worldwide Developer Conference when they announced iTunes Radio as part of iOS 7. This year, the company acquired music streaming service and headphone manufacturer Beats Audio. It’s likely that they’ll integrate that technology into their current products, including iTunes Radio. In the Internet radio business, Pandora is the largest […]

Pandora for iOS Now Comes with Its Very Own Alarm Clock

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Pandora has updated its iOS app for the iPhone to include a new alarm clock feature that allows you to wake up to a specific Pandora station, rather than just default ringtones provided on your phone. Sometimes you miss waking up to your favorite radio stations back when we all used traditional alarm clocks (yeah, […]

Spotify to Roll Out Free Ad Supported Service to Mobile Next Week

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There are so many fronts where companies are competing for your eyeballs and also your ears. One of those is streaming music. There are a number of services tied to operating systems like iOS, Android, and Microsoft, as well as third party services like Pandora, Rdio, and Spotify. Spotify to this point has been a […]

Pandora Chromecast Support Available Today

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Pandora and Google have announced that the music streaming service is arriving on Chromecast today. The search giant announced during the Chromecast’s launch back in July that Pandora would be arriving on the HDMI dongle at some point in the future, and finally we’re getting that promise. The update works on both Android devices and […]

Pandora Radio 5 Brings Beautiful New Android Tablet Design

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The popular music streaming service Pandora is making some major improvements to its Android application as of late, and today version 5.0 just arrived with a much requested feature. After being slow to update and improve the app for years, lately they’ve been focusing heavily on the Android experience and today’s update finally delivered a […]

Apple Reportedly Close To iRadio Deal With Record Labels

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Apple is close to making a deal with Universal Music Group and Warner Music for its rumored upcoming “iRadio” music streaming service in time for a summer release according to a CNet report. Sources talking to CNet say Apple and the two labels are close to making a deal that see Apple pay the labels […]

Pandora Finally Comes to Windows Phone With Ad-Free Streaming For 2013

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Today Pandora is finally available for all Windows Phone users, about five months after Microsoft announced it would come to the platform. The new Pandora for Windows Phone brings the popular streaming service to Microsoft’s mobile platform, complete with a Metro redesign that makes it look at home among Microsoft’s apps. The app gives users […]

Apple Music Streaming Talks Stall, Service Potentially Delayed

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Apple’s rumored music streaming service may not come out until summer or later due to a breakdown in talks with music labels. The New York Times reports that Apple ran into issues when negotiating with Sony/ATV. Sony is one of the largest record labels in the world, and it controls the EMI publishing catalog. While […]

Pandora Places a Cap on Streaming

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Internet music streaming service Pandora will be capping the streaming capabilities of its growing arsenal of free users down to 40 hours a month. Doing away with unlimited ad-supported streaming for free, non-paying subscribers, Pandora is citing increasing music royalty and licensing fees as reasons for its decision. According to the company, many users will […]

Slacker Relaunches With New Design and New Apps

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Today Slacker unveiled a new design for its website and apps, along with a relaunch of the service to help it better compete with Pandora and Spotify. Slacker is a music streaming service with a wide range of music that lets users customize their own Internet radio station. The service is similar to Pandora in […]

Popular Games and Pandora for Windows Phone 8 Arriving Soon

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Today Microsoft announced that it’s Windows Phone 8 platform is slowly catching up to Apple and Google’s app ecosystems with more powerful apps and more popular apps. To help Windows Phone 8 catch up with iOS and Android Microsoft will bring 46 of 50 of the most popular smartphone apps on its platforms by next […]

Apple Internet Radio Rumored To Launch In Early 2013

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Apple is preparing an Internet radio service to launch in the first three months of 2013 to combat Pandora according to a new Bloomberg report. According to the report, Apple is currently in talks with major music labels concerning the online radio plans. The companies will likely reach a deal on how to share ad […]

Spotify For iOS Will Soon Offer Ad-Supported Radio

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Spotify started gunning for Pandora when it offered a radio option in the desktop app, and now it’s going after Pandora’s mobile apps. The latest version of Spotify for iOS includes the ability to listen to personalized radio for free. Unlike the rest of the Spotify app, the radio feature is ad-supported for users who […]

Pandora Anticipates Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Release With New App Update

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Pandora has just released an app update for its music streaming service on Google’s Play Store in anticipation for Google’s next-generation and still unannounced Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system. Among the changes for the new Pandora app version listed is “compatibility support for upcoming Android OS,” though Pandora did not specify the specific OS […]

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Release on the Horizon? (Updated)

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Pandora for Android has been updated and the update says that it has compatibility support for an upcoming version of Android which seems to further rumors of a Android Jelly Bean launch at Google I/O in June. First discovered by Droid-Life, the application’s changelog reveals a number of bug fixes and enhancements but it also […]

20 Must Have Apps for the Kindle Fire

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The Amazon Kindle Fire flew off store shelves and Amazon’s warehouses since its launch last month, and should be one hot gift this holiday season. If you got a Fire or hope to be getting one for Christmas, then be sure to download these apps after you tear open the box. Our staff came up […]

MetroRadio: Unofficial Pandora App Released for Windows Phone

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Those on Windows Phone now have another app to look forward to. While Pandora itself isn’t officially available on Microsoft’s growing platform, a third-party developer had stepped in to fill the void for those who want free streaming radio with personalized listening in the form of MetroRadio, which taps Pandora’s streaming service. According to Marketplace […]

Google Music Beta Hands On and First Impressions

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Google launched the Google Music Beta, an online storage space for up to 20,000 songs, web player and Android App, at Google I/O last week. WE just got access to the service and have started to put the cloud music service through its paces. Google Music is currently in an invite only beta, which you […]

Does Cloud Music Even Matter? Why Google Music Isn’t For Me

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The Google Music Beta has ┬ájust launched, asking you to upload all the music files you keep on your computer to the cloud so that you can access them from almost any Internet connected device. At first, a cloud music service for your own media sounds like a great idea, I know it sounded awesome […]