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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)

Android Community Daily News Round-Up

Today has been a busy one in the world of Android but I know you don't all have time to look through all the posts and forums so this is a little round-up just for you. I'll mention a few articles and link to them for your convenience. Lets start with SwiftKey X as it just launched on the market today and is available for both phones and tablets (not just Honeycomb either). They are offering both versions for a discount and only $1.99 til Saturday so hurry and get it while its hot (and cheap).

Spotify Premium Android App Review [USA]

I've been lucky enough to get myself a PREMIUM account for the brand new Spotify service that just launched this morning in the USA. I'll be showing you it right now. If you didn't know Spotify is a digital distribution service giving you access to over 15 million songs all available on-demand and buffer free. I've been enjoying it over the past few days and so far I'm completely amazed, I've spend hours and hours listing to all types of music I forgot I even knew. It has been available in the UK for almost 2 years now but is just finally landing on the U.S. and you guys should all be excited.

Spotify lands in US with beta Android app ready to go

Well today was the big day that music fans in the US have been waiting for a very long time. The Spotify music streaming service has finally launched in the states. We mentioned yesterday that when the Spotify service landed in the US it would bring with it an app for the Android user to enjoy on the go. That app is here now and our sister site SlashGear has already reviewed the Spotify service.
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