Tag Archive: Spotify


Mighty Vibe: An offline Spotify speaker with 1,000 songs, just $76.99

Are you a Spotify subscriber? If you’re a student, and aren’t signed up yet, you need to take advantage of the $ 5 plan that includes Hulu and Showtime, too.

Assuming you are a Spotify listener, how do you go about taking your playlist with you? Phone, right? What if you could leave the phone home and still get your music on the go?

Meet the Mighty Vibe, a tiny portable unit that goes anywhere you do, and does one  [Read More…]

Garmin’s new Forerunner smartwatches get phone-free Spotify integration

Put on your workout playlist.

Garmin has today unveiled a new line of Forerunner smartwatches including options for beginner runners all the way up to experienced triathletes, with select models gaining support for phone-free Spotify and Deezer playback.

The newly-announced Forerunner 245 and 245 Music are upgrades to the popular Forerunner 235 and feature built-in GPS, activity and exercise tracking, as well as support for stress and sleep monitoring. They also feature Garmin Coach training plans and  [Read More…]

India’s oldest record label takes Spotify to court over licensing rights

Spotify agrees to remove Saregama’s catalog of 120,000 songs from its platform.

Spotify made its long-awaited debut in India earlier this year, with monthly plans starting off at just ₹119 ($ 1.70). The launch went through in spite of litigation from Warner Music, which prevented Spotify from streaming the record label’s vast catalog of songs in the country.

In what must feel like déjà vu for the streaming service, it is now facing another injunction, this time  [Read More…]

Spotify Premium now includes Hulu service for just $9.99 a month

Yep, you read that right. Spotify and Hulu.

Spotify today rolled out a new bundle that’s almost too darn good to pass up. For $ 9.99 a month you’ll get Spotify Premium — and Hulu’s basic level of ad-supported service.

Spotify if employing some serious FOMO here, though, artificially limiting the number of folks who will be able to take advantage of this deal. How many until we hit a cap? That’s unknown. But one way or another  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S10 comes with six months of free Spotify Premium

The new Galaxy S10 line of phones, rolling out now, come with Spotify as the default music streaming app and service. What’s more, the handsets also include six months of free Spotify Premium.

Samsung and Spotify have a pretty cozy relationship now and figures to only get tighter. The two entered into a partnership back in August 2018 which is starting to play out on Samsung’s latest devices.

Six months of Spotify Premium normally retails for $ 9.99 per month;  [Read More…]

Spotify launches in India, with monthly plans costing just ₹119 ($1.65)

Spotify makes its long-awaited debut in India, with monthly plans starting off from just ₹119 a month ($ 1.65).

I’ve been writing about Spotify launching in India for the last three years. The music streaming service was slated to make its debut in 2016, but licensing hurdles put an end to that. The rumormill suggested an eventual launch in 2017 and last year, but it wasn’t to be.

Early this year, it was revealed that Spotify signed  [Read More…]

Spotify testing new features, including importing your own music

Spotify is a great service, but there’s always room for improvement. Spotify’s attempts at improvement have now been revealed thanks to Twitter user @wongmjane. The first, and perhaps most notable, feature in testing is the ability to import music directly from your Android phone into Spotify. This is a huge boon for those who have extensive past music collections, or who may own music that isn’t published on Spotify. In short, while you won’t be able to find Jay-Z’s music  [Read More…]

Play Spotify with Amazon Echo

Best answer: Yes. You can listen to your favorite music or podcasts from Spotify on the Echo device of your choice. Getting everything set up is as easy as 1, 2, 3. This is true for those who sign up for Spotify Premium at just $ 10 per month.

Amazon: Echo Dot ($ 50) Spotify: Spotify Premium ($ 10/mo) What can you do with Spotify on your Amazon Echo?

Back in 2016, Spotify and Amazon announced a  [Read More…]

Spotify update brings simpler navigation + offline radio to Premium users

The Search page is also more powerful.

Way back in August of this year, Spotify rolled out a new UI for its Android app that’s much simpler and easy to use. This was a very welcome change considering how cluttered the app used to be, but up until now, this new UI has only been available for free users. Now, Spotify’s expanding this to its Premium subscribers.

The bottom navigation bar that used to have tabs for  [Read More…]

Spotify is getting an official app for Wear OS

You’ll be able to browse playlists, favorite songs, and more.

Wear OS’s app selection is actually pretty good, but ever since it was first released as Android Wear back in 2014, one of the biggest absences has been a proper Spotify app. Well, ladies and gentlemen, that’s finally changing.

On October 17, Spotify announced on its official blog that it’s launching a standalone Wear OS app for its streaming service so you can access the best bits  [Read More…]