Spotify launches unlimited radio for Android


Spotify launches radio for Android.

(CBS News) Spotify, the popular music-streaming service, announced Tuesday a free unlimited radio for Android devices.

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The streaming radio service works by letting users create a station based on an artist, album or playlist. Like the Internet radio service Pandora, Spotify radio can learn a user's taste over time, based on a thumps up or down vote.

The service is already available for the desktop client and iOS devices, like the iPhone and iPad.

Spotify radio is a free update to the Android app. Premium users can listen to the service commercial-free. The Spotify app can be downloaded at Google Play.

Spotify is a free ad-supported, music-streaming service that is accessed through a desktop client. The company launched in the U.S. in July 2011. Mobile apps are available on iPhone, Android, Windows, BlackBerry, Palm and Symbian.


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