Slacker Radio 2.0 Allows Station Caching for Listening Without a Connection

February 23, 2010
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Slacker, Inc. has finally unveiled  their v2.0 of their software for Android handsets the big update in this new version is that Slacker Radio Plus. This edition allows users to cache their favorite radio stations and listen to them offline. That means you can have your music with you whether you have a data connection or not. This is great for users that has Android devices with no data plans. You can hop on WIFI, cache all your music and still have it with you while you are on the go.

Slacker Radio 2.0 should be hitting the Android Market any moment for free. A Slacker Radio Plus account which runs $3.99 per month and will feature the following:

Feature of Slacker Radio 2.0 with Slacker Radio Plus:

* Wireless station caching - listen to Slacker Radio without a Wi-Fi or mobile network connection
* Greatly improved battery life on cached station playback
* Auto Station Refresh - effortlessly updates cached stations overnight
* Unlimited song skipping
* Ad-free listening
* Complete song lyrics
* Unlimited song requests for creating stations

Features within the free version of Slacker Radio 2.0 for Android:

* Music library featuring millions of songs
* High-quality stereo playback
* Over 120 professionally programmed genre stations
* Create custom stations based on artists or songs
* View artist biographies and photos
* View album art and reviews
* “Peek Ahead” artist and album preview
* Pause and skip songs
* Rate songs as favorites
* Ban the songs and artists you don’t like

Either way you decide to get it this is one of the best radio apps on Android. I use it almost daily to listen to my favorite custom stations.

[via androidguys]


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