Spotify Stories March 5

Spotify is blocking playback on modified apps that give users premium features for free

Android users have long sideloaded APKs for various reasons, including the ill-advised reason of bypassing paywalls and other in-app purchases. Spotify is now cracking down on users who have installed a modified version of its app to get the music streaming service’s premium features for free…

Spotify Stories January 31

Spotify is easily one of the most popular apps to stream music, and now, it’s launching a new “Stations” app to appeal to another segment of listeners.

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Spotify Stories December 14, 2017

Spotify’s Android app has a design which is clearly ripped from the iOS version, but that’s not really a bad thing. However, it would be nice if the company took the time to adjust its design a bit to better suit the platform it’s on. Now, it seems Spotify might be doing just that with a redesign that is being tested.

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Everyone can use an Echo Dot: Just $50!

Spotify Stories August 18, 2017

Google Home now supports music playback on free Spotify accounts

Google Home’s list of supported services slowly continues to expand, and following a tease back at Google I/O, we know there’s a lot to look forward too. Part of that tease was the introduction of support for free Spotify accounts, and recently that’s quietly gone live.

Spotify Stories June 20, 2017

Spotify is bringing an offline playback option to its Samsung Gear S3, S2 app

Spotify is my music service of choice and I was ecstatic when I learned that it was coming to the Gear S3 last year. However, the app lacked one major feature: standalone playback. It now appears that Samsung is going to add that functionality after all with an early rollout currently underway.

Spotify Stories April 25, 2017

Spotify brings ‘Behind the Lyrics’ feature from iOS to Android

Last year Spotify partnered with Genius to bring a new feature to its iOS app — “Behind the Lyrics.” Using Genius’ lyric knowledge base, the feature brought some interesting functionality to Spotify’s iOS app, and today, that same functionality has made its way to Android

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