Spotify is on one of its most important turning points. The company, which turned a profit for the first time in 13 years, is about to swat freeloaders who use ad blockers as it experiences continued growth.
Apps/Software February 8, 2019
Spotify will soon let users decide for themselves if they prefer certain artists blocked or muted from the platform. No word on a release date yet as the feature is still in testing on iOS.
Apps/Software January 22, 2019
Spotify doesn’t have every track on the planet but that might not be a problem in the future. The company is currently testing the ability to add local tracks into the app.
Apps/Software December 3, 2018
Spotify has increased its song download limit from 3,333 tracks on up to three devices to 10,000 tracks on up to five devices. The move addresses one of the biggest complaints that users have against the music streaming service.
Apps/Software September 14, 2018
Spotify wants to directly license lesser-known artists’ music instead of cutting deals with labels. No matter how much it tries to hide it, that’s exactly what’s happening.
Business Tech June 11, 2018
Spotify showcased its revamped app for free users for the first time since 2014. Free users will now get to shuffle less but for a limited selection.
Apps/Software April 24, 2018
Spotify has started cracking down on the modified apps that give free users access to some of the benefits of a Premium account. The music streaming service has disabled some accounts, and warned of possible terminations.
Apps/Software March 6, 2018
Some Spotify users have gotten a hold of what looks to be a Driving Mode inside the app, which applies numbers of optimizations to lessen distracted driving. Whether Spotify intends to release it widely remains a question, however.
Apps/Software July 8, 2017
Spotify has announced that it now has over 50 million premium subscribers, incurring yet another firm lead in the music streaming space. Apple and Tidal are far behind, and it might require drastic measures for them to keep up.
Apps/Software March 2, 2017
Spotify’s new Hi-Fi audio plan has made the rounds, offering lossless quality streaming for $5 to $10 on top of the regular subscription fee. If rolled out, it’s poised to rival Tidal’s lossless audio feature.
Apps/Software March 1, 2017
The New York Times has announced a new subscription tier that comes with Spotify Premium. Available for U.S. residents, the bundle costs $5 a week, removes the site’s paywall, and grants unlimited Spotify access.
Apps/Software February 9, 2017
Pandora's app has been around longer than Apple Music or Spotify Premium but has been sidelined by other music streaming apps. All this could change as the company plans to publicly release Pandora Premium by the first quarter of 2017.
Apps/Software December 8, 2016
A new report claims that Spotify will allow artists and labels to release new music on its paid tier only. The music will be available exclusively to paying subscribers for a select window of time before being featured on the streamer’s free tier.
Apps/Software August 30, 2016
Spotify began rolling out an upgrade to its Family Plan to now include up to six users for only $14.99 a month just like Apple Music.
Apps/Software May 24, 2016
On the strength of his new album 'Views,' Drake has officially overtaken Justin Bieber as the most-streamed artist ever on Spotify. Meanwhile, another Justin named Timberlake shot Drake down a peg by beating him out for the number one spot on Billboard’s singles chart with 'Can’t Stop the Feeling!'
Internet May 21, 2016
Volvo's newest driving experience brings safety, quality and Spotify. The carmaker wants to be ahead of competition when it comes to infotainment systems, and it packed the Spotify music streaming service on a number of select vehicles.
FUTURE TECH February 23, 2016
Looking to grab yourself a Spotify Premium subscription? Well, Google is now offering Premium for free, but for this to happen, a Chromecast media stick is needed.
Apps/Software November 28, 2015
Spotify Premium usually costs $9.99 per month. Now the music streaming service is giving away its ad-free subscription for less than a dollar for three months.
Internet Culture December 4, 2014
Student discount alert! Spotify is offering college students a 50 percent discount on its Premium subscription service. Students can now get Spotify Premium for only $5 each month. All you need is the secret code.
Apps/Software March 26, 2014