now available in 20 new countries, expending their reach beyond rival Spotify. The total country count for Rdio is now 51 after today’s annoucement, and gives them service in important markets they weren’t previously in. New users will also get a six month trial in those new markets, as well as two weeks free on mobile.
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Rdio has announced their latest feature that will be available for users in the US, Canada and Australia -- radio stations. This option will be available for those users beginning on Thursday. The good news here, these stations, which appear to be opening up as potential competition for Pandora and iTunes Radio, will be available for free. And on top of that, these stations will be advertising free.
SoundHound has just received a large update that is improving tablet support and adding tons of features that previously only phone users were enjoying. Check it out below.
Rdio users on Android have something pretty exciting waiting for them over on the Google Play Store. The music streaming app has been given a new update, and though this update brings a few new features with it, one of the most important is a revamped user interface. This redesign brings a cleaner feel to the whole app, and glancing over the screenshots below, we have to say it looks pretty good.
Microsoft's new Xbox Music, has just launched a new beta version of its Android application. This new app is not available on Google Play yet, so if you are interested in being a beta tester, you will have to join Rdio's Google Group and download the application for yourself. Rdio has not announced when the final version of its new app will hit Google Play with a final version.