Spotify is said to be on the verge of unveiling a free version of its music streaming service, with ads, of course. The details, however, might make the heads of users spin and might actually tarnish Spotify's reputation.
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Beats, and well, it looks like the teaser page has gone live this morning. The service has been dubbed Beats Music and is expected to go live next month, in January 2014. Speculation suggests we will see an announcement during CES, but for now, that has yet to be confirmed.
YouTube's rumored subscription service might just have to wait a bit longer. Sources close to the matter are saying that Google is apparently not yet satisfied with how things are going and will be delaying the launch until at least the first quarter of 2014.
Pandora recently rolled out the v5.0 update. That update actually arrived in the Google Play Store yesterday and while the screenshots were showing the Chromecast icon -- the support wasn't available. At the time the focus of the update was for tablets but jump ahead a day later and we are getting the official word on Chromecast support.
earlier in the week, this latest Pandora app update did not add Chromecast support. We suspect some may be disappointed about that, however this update did bring something that was long overdue -- proper tablet support. In fact, this update is being touted as one that has been "designed specifically for Android tablets."
Twitter is planning to close the service.
Beats Audio is not a new topic. In fact, way back in March we heard details on the service when it was still being referred to by codename. At the time the company was calling it Project Daisy, and while we have yet to see an official launch announcement, it does look like that will be coming soon. Possibly before the end of the year.
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.
Slacker Radio was bumped to v4.0 back in February and it looks like the next major update is hitting the Play Store today. This latest update brings a new look and feel as well as a new feature called My Vibe. And looking back to that v4.0 update, this v5.0 update is another that is bringing a noticeable difference in terms of the looks.