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What's new with the next-generation Spotify?

What's new with the next-generation Spotify?

By 20 May 2015

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

By 20 May 2015

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

By 20 May 2015

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... >>

Which is the best music streaming service in the UK? Spotify vs Rdio vs Deezer and more

Which is the best music streaming service in the UK? Spotify vs Rdio vs Deezer and more

By 19 May 2015

As long as there have been digital music files there has been digital music piracy, with services like Napster becoming massive around a decade ago simply because the music industry couldn't keep up with the illegal distribution of its content. However,... >>

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

By 19 May 2015

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

By 15 May 2015

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

By 11 May 2015

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?

By 9 May 2015

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?

By 8 May 2015

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

By 29 April 2015

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... >>