Tag Archive: Spotify


Spotify rumored to enter the video business, holding press event on May 20

The popular music streaming service Spotify could be planning an expansion into original video content, as the company announces a press event on May 20.

The report comes from the Wall Street Journal, claiming that Spotify’s video service will be available to subscribers and non-subscribers.

ROCKI finally gets Spotify Connect support

After a long wait, Spotify support has finally come to ROCKI, but not quite how you would have expected. The tiny device that turns your ordinary speakers into DLNA compatible outputs launched with the promise of Spotify integration but it failed to appear in the app.

It appears that the reason for this is that they were instead working towards ROCKI to become a Spotify Connect endpoint, meaning you don’t even have to leave the Spotify app to  [Read More…]

Sony teams with Spotify for new streaming service to replace Music Unlimited

Sony is teaming up with Spotify to launch PlayStation Music, a new streaming music service coming in spring 2015. The service will replace Music Unlimited, which will shut down everywhere that it is currently available on March 29, 2015. Beginning Feb. 28, current active Music Unlimited subscribers will get free access to the service until its closure.

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Concept shows what tablet-optimised Spotify version could look like

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Spotify announced that they have 60 million active users, of which 15 million are paid subscribers, yet there remains no tablet-optimised version for Android.

A member over at XDA decided to take it into their own hands to show off just how good a tablet-optimised version of Spotify could look to take advantage of  [Read More…]

In favor of Spotify Connect, Spotify says no to Google Cast

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Cult of Android has reported that Spotify’s service will not support Google Cast.

If you haven’t heard of Google Cast, it was released earlier at CES on January 5. Cast essentially is an Apple AirPlay competitor that allows the user to stream audio from apps to Cast-compatible speakers.

Instead, Spotify has chosen to focus on Spotify Connect, which is quite similar to Cast and AirPlay.  [Read More…]

Shazam 8.2 gets more personal, now plays full playlists with Spotify and Rdio

Music identification app Shazam has received a major update today to version 8.2. It adds new features to the home screen of the app, a new way to play music, and deeper integration with Spotify and Rdio.

Uber and Spotify Team Up

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Uber riders and Spotify users in 10 cities now have the ability to control the soundtrack of their rides.  If you’re using Uber in London, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Nashville, New York, San Francisco, Singapore, Stockholm, Sydney or Toronto your favorite playlists and stations are now available for you to stream right through the on-demand taxi service’s car speakers.  Once you have linked the Uber  [Read More…]

Uber teams with Spotify to let you ride with your music

Spotify has teamed up with Uber to let you ride with your music. Now rolling out in beta, Uber will let you choose what music you listen to during your ride when you connect your Spotify account. Because it’s in beta, the service will only work in certain cities with select drivers.

Spotify announces new family plan for up to five users

Spotify has today announced a new plan for the entire family. If you’ve been wanting to have a single billing account for the household but keep individual playlists, it’s now possible for up to five family members to share a single Spotify subscription, starting from $ 14.99 a month.

Spotify brings its 20 million songs to Amazon Fire TV

Spotify is now available for US owners of Amazon’s Fire TV set-top box, allowing them to access the popular streaming music service.