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What's new with the next-generation Spotify?

What's new with the next-generation Spotify?

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After months of rumours, Spotify has announced it is updating in a big way. With new rivals like Tidal offering music videos and exclusives, and even more competition likely on the way from Apple, Spotify probably felt it had no choice to find new and... >>

Next generation Spotify will use your phone's sensors to match songs to your running pace

Next generation Spotify will use your phone's sensors to match songs to your running pace

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Spotify has revealed that it is to use the accelerometer in your phone to choose the pace of your music streaming to match your running. The new version of the Spotify app, which is being rolled out for iPhone now, will find tracks that have the same... >>

Spotify adds video to be your all-in-one news feed and radio player on the way to work

Spotify adds video to be your all-in-one news feed and radio player on the way to work

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Spotify has announced it is changing its smartphone and tablet app platform completely to add video and automated playlist selection that's curated just for you. However, the radio functionality won't just look at your music tastes, it will play songs... >>

Starbucks to let coffee drinkers craft in-store Spotify playlists, coming soon to US and UK

Starbucks to let coffee drinkers craft in-store Spotify playlists, coming soon to US and UK

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Spotify has announced a new partnership that'll soon make its streaming service a go-to for coffee lovers around the world. The company has entered into a multi-year agreement with Starbucks, and as part of that deal, 7,000 Starbucks-operated stores in... >>

Spotify not ditching free ad-supported service, rumours are unfounded it says

Spotify not ditching free ad-supported service, rumours are unfounded it says

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Rumours have been circulating online over the last day or so that Spotify will be ditching its free ad-supported option in favour of a three-month trial to get people to sign up the the premium service. However, Pocket-lint has been informed that they... >>

Gramofon will connect your existing Hi-Fi kit for Spotify Connect, multiroom streaming, more

Gramofon will connect your existing Hi-Fi kit for Spotify Connect, multiroom streaming, more

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A new box that will let you turn existing Hi-Fi kit into an internet connected solution for around £45, has gone on sale in the UK, bringing streaming music services to thousands of new homes. Called Gramofon, the black box plugs into your existing... >>

High-res audio: What is it and which streaming services offer it?

High-res audio: What is it and which streaming services offer it?

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Have you ever noticed the music on Vevo sounds better when played from a CD? When Tidal re-launched earlier this year under Jay Z and several pop artists' ownership, it didn't just kick up a storm of controversy for Spotify in regards to the amount of... >>

Is Spotify really thinking about becoming the next YouTube?

Is Spotify really thinking about becoming the next YouTube?

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It looks like you might be able to use Spotify for your daily dose of cat videos, starting later this month. A new report has claimed Spotify is getting ready to launch a video service that would make it directly compete with YouTube, and in a move that... >>

Adidas and Spotify team up to match your music to your running

Adidas and Spotify team up to match your music to your running

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Adidas and Spotify have made music app just for runners. It's called Adidas Go. The whole idea is that the app will use the iPhone’s accelerometer to match music in Spotify's catalogue to a runner's workout: "Adidas Go calculates the user’s stride... >>

Apple Beats Music-like streaming service: Is it actually happening and will it be different?

Apple Beats Music-like streaming service: Is it actually happening and will it be different?

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Apple is always working on something new - whether it's a car, watch, or music streaming service. That last bit might confuse you, as the company already has the iTunes Store, iTunes Radio, and iTunes Match, so why would it need to launch another streaming... >>