Tag Archive: Spotify

Spotify now lets you add podcasts to music playlists

Mix and match your favorite music and podcasts.

What you need to know Spotify playlists now support adding podcasts. You can build a playlist entirely of podcasts or create a playlist featuring both music and podcasts. While you can listen to the playlists on mobile and desktop, currently you cannot create playlists with podcasts on the computer.

Spotify and playlists go together like peanut butter and jelly. It is one of the most popular features of the  [Read More…]

Apple Music is finally a Spotify competitor for Android users

Spotify Premium

Algorithmic powerhouse

$ 10/mo at Spotify

Pros Great selection Better sound quality than Apple Music Best-in-class playback handoff between devices Best streaming bundle for students Cons 10,000 song library limit is easy to hit No cloud integration for purchased or uploaded music Inferior support experience, especially on Android

Spotify is great for social listeners that don’t buy music and trust Spotify to serve up what’s popular or what the algorithms say they like. Spotify  [Read More…]

You should ditch Spotify until it ditches its latest policy

Spotify doesn’t need to get your location “from time to time” to take your money or play your music.

I’m saying goodbye to Spotify this week, and if you care about privacy, you may want to as well. At least until it figures out that we don’t want the company tracking our location in order to have a family plan.

That’s what is happening here. Spotify’s family plan is super cheap, and the rules say everyone participating  [Read More…]

AT&T gives Unlimited & More Premium subscribers free access to Spotify Premium

AT&T is giving its AT&T Unlimited & More Premium subscribers a little bit more bang for their buck. Starting on August 6, those who are signed up for the aforementioned rate plan can choose a new entertainment perk at no additional cost: Spotify Premium.

With seven total services to choose from, there are music, movie, and general entertainment options available to customers. Similar to how T-Mobile offers its users free, bundled access to Netflix, AT&T subscribers can now receive Spotify  [Read More…]

AT&T and Spotify are teaming up to give you some free music

Spotify joins HBO, Cinemax, Showtime, Starz, VRV, and Pandora as entertainment perks on the Unlimited &More Premium plan.

What you need to know Spotify Premium will be offered as one of the entertainment perks on the AT&T Unlimited &More Premium plan starting August 6. Other entertainment choices on the plan include HBO, Cinemax, Showtime, Starz, VRV, and Pandora. The Unlimited &More Premium plan begins at $ 80 per month for one device but it drops down to  [Read More…]

Easy steps to cancelling your Spotify Premium membership

Having millions of songs and podcasts at your fingertips without the annoyance of ads is a huge benefit to using Spotify Premium. Paying the $ 10 per month subscription also allows you to skip songs as many times as you like or download songs for when you’re offline. However, if you don’t think the service is worth the cost, you might want to cancel it. Fortunately, that’s really easy to do.

How to cancel Spotify Premium

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Spotify launches Disney Hub so you can sing along to your favorite songs

“Life is like a hurricane here in Duckburg.”

What you need to know Spotify has launched a new Disney Hub. Disney Hub is filled with your favorite songs from Disney movies and TV shows. Disney Hub will continue to be updated as more movies and TV shows are released.

Spotify on Wednesday unveiled a new Disney Hub, where you’ll find Disney’s most iconic music, from “You’ve Got a Friend in Me” by Randy Newman to “Duck Tales  [Read More…]

Spotify adds a sleep timer to its app; here’s how to turn it on

As a new convert to Spotify, I’ve found that the app is one of the better audio clients available. It’s feature rich with a comparable library of music to what I had on Google Play Music. One thing I was surprised was missing is a sleep timer.

While it’s not something I use regularly, it seems like a common feature of apps like Play Music, Pocket Casts, and Pandora. Now the night-time track option is now available in Spotify.

What  [Read More…]

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…]