Tag Archive: Spotify


Spotify voice controls are coming to all Google Assistant-powered devices

Music enthusiasts who love using Spotify will be happy to know that the app’s voice commands will soon work with any device that supports the Google Assistant. Google’s virtual assistant can be activated on (almost) any smartphone/tablet/etc which runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow or higher. So far, voice commands for Spotify were only available on the […]

Mighty: An iPod Shuffle for your Spotify playlists, just $85.99 (Deal of the Day)

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

Spotify teams up with Hulu to offer a $5 bundle for students

Are you a student enrolled at an accredited university or college in the US? Then listen to this. Starting this week, Spotify Premium for Students subscribers will also get Hulu video streaming for free. Students are required to pay the same $ 5/month free to get Spotify Premium which now comes with Hulu’s on-demand streaming plan […]

Spotify and Hulu join forces to offer an amazing bundle to students

Today Spotify teamed up with Hulu to unveil a streaming bundle that will allow users to stream music and television shows under a single subscription plan. Best of all? It’s insanely cheap.

In a press release on Hulu’s website, the companies announced that Spotify Premium for Students, now with Hulu, will launch today nationwide – just in time for the school year.

The first-of-its-kind entertainment bundle will offer students immediate access to ad-free Spotify Premium as well  [Read More…]

Spotify testing new safe driving mode for Android

Smartphones are compelling devices which can fully capture our attention quite easily, even while walking or driving. But in order to prevent accidents from happening, some tech companies have started developing solutions to keep pedestrians or drivers from looking at their smartphones when they should be looking ahead at the road. It’s the case of […]

Samsung Gear S3 could soon gain a Spotify offline mode

Users have been able to use Spotify on their Gear S3 and Gears S2 smartwatch ever since last year. Now Samsung has accidentally revealed a possible update that’s coming to the Gear S3 smartwatch – Spotify offline playback support. Which means you’ll be able to download songs from Spotify for later listening. The Korea tech […]

Why I’m switching from Apple Music to Spotify

While it might seem like an obvious move to make, I kept holding out hope that Apple would properly support its Android subscribers.

It’s been just over two years since Apple announced it was jumping into music streaming business with its Apple Music service. I was an early adopter to the service and even decided to stay loyal after otherwise jumping ship over to Android from iOS — but the lack of meaningful support for the Android  [Read More…]

Spotify may finally launch in India later this year

Spotify could make its long-awaited debut in India sometime later this year.

Google Play Music rolled out All Access in India last month, making its international catalog available to customers in the subcontinent. It now looks like Spotify and Amazon Prime Music are about to make their foray into the market, according to industry sources speaking to The-Ken (paywall).

From the publication:

Spotify has begun scoping the Indian market, following multiple trips to the country by  [Read More…]

Spotify has a new feature that lets you scan a barcode and play a song and it’s pretty f’ing cool!

This is how you go viral.

In February, Spotify removed its in-app messaging feature, which instantly made it harder to share a song with a friend. What they have now totally makes up for it.

According to Techcrunch, more details are coming Monday May 8, but a feature that lets you scan a special barcode and instantly play a song is live and it’s pretty glorious.

Each song has a unique code attached to its album art (you bring  [Read More…]

Spotify hiring to launch self-branded hardware, potentially a wearable

You can listen to Spotify pretty much anywhere, but apparently that’s not good enough.

Spotify is looking to add new members to its ranks with a goal of launching its own hardware, according to job listings the streaming music company has posted. As pointed out by Zatznotfunny, the two listings are pretty clear: the positions are to “deliver hardware directly from Spotify to existing and new customers” and “execution of Spotify’s voice efforts beyond our core apps.”

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