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Rdio app undergoes a facelift, Android 4.0 support included

Those of you who were Rdio users prior to purchasing a Samsung Galaxy Nexus were probably wondering when it would be updated to Android 4.0. It is now perfectly compatible, and even underwent a much welcomed UI transformation. Like other music streaming apps, Rdio offers an great collection of over 12 million songs that can be instantly streamed to any Android device.

Spotify adds Android Preview app with Facebook sign-in and sharing

Now that United States citizens have been welcomed with open arms, Spotify's Android app is getting some much-needed love. The new version is available as a non-Market download from Spotify's blog, showing off some new social features. Users can now log in with either their original Spotify credentials or by connecting to Facebook - you don't even have to create a new account if you opt for the latter.

Spotify Premium Members reach 2 Million Mark

If there was any doubt that Spotify would continue its crushing blow to the top of the streaming music world, today might well be the last time such a doubt was spoken. What we've learned, straight from the source of course, is that the Premium service that's available with Spotify streaming music service has now reached and broken the 2 million person mark. This means that over 2 million people are now paying to have the full Spotify service on their phones and in their homes - is this fantastic for a group that started out only across the pond back in 2009?

Sony Ericsson Live Walkman Announced, Runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread

The Walkman brand I'm sure many of you used back in the days isn't dying out anytime soon. The folks at Sony plan to keep it chugging along and today they have announced a new Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman handset running the best OS around, Android of course. Thinking back on the huge Walkman disk player I carried around in my younger days before the iPod was fun, but the 128 CD carry case I also tugged around wasn't. Now we can just throw all that music on a micro SD card and throw it in the new Live Walkman smartphone.

Spotify Invite Giveaway with Android Community Reminder

Update - we're still going! We've got a whole handful of Spotify invites we've still got to give away this week, and we want to give them to YOU! For those of you living under a digital rock for the past couple of weeks, the super popular streaming music service Spotify, one you've got the option of using for free, paying $4.99 for no ads, or $9.99 for mobile use, has come to the USA, and we're on the boat! You're not going to be able to get on this boat without an invite, mind you, so we've got the hookup. Check out how you can grab one now!

Android Community Weekly : July 16, 2011

It’s the middle of July and tech news this week has been rock steady! Lets start off by saying that Google+ is now available for international users; and at this point it seems that all Google+ is missing compared to other social platforms is a wider userbase. In other Google news, their new project “Google Offers (Beta)” launched in NYC Tuesday. Think of this service as a way to save money with many different local businesses on a daily basis. This past Monday evening, HTC released information that the bootloaders of some of their more recent devices will be unlocked in the coming months of August and September. Some of their devices have already been unlocked over at XDA Developers, but I’m sure many have been awaiting an official fix.

Android Community Free Spotify Invite Giveaway!

It's time for another giveaway Android Community style. We've got our own stash of Spotify invites and we're giving them away to you, our loyal fans! For those that don't know (or are stuck on iTunes), Spotify is a music streaming service where you're able to access millions of tracks of music from artists new and old, all available from your computer and, if you've got a premium account, from your mobile device! I'm happy to say we've got a stash of like 100 FREE invites and we want to give them away to you! All you must do is give us a hollar on Google+! (See rules below)
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