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Slick ICS-Based Spotify App Leaves Beta, Available for Download Now

Remember that new Spotify app that came out looking really nice and inspired by Ice Cream Sandwich a while back? That was just a beta test of the app, but now that Spotify has got all the kinks worked out they’re letting everyone in on the new application. And they’ve even added a few more tricks into the deal for you:

  • Play queue
  • Last.fm scrobbling
  • Crossfade/gapless playback settings
  • Widget – control Spotify from the home screen
  • Folder support

The download is available now in the Play Store for those who want to get in on the music streaming action. We advise you stream now before those shared data plans kick in.

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Via: Spotify

  • I love Jack Johnson’s En Concert album. Great Summer music…

  • picaso86

    I am seriously considering moving to Straight Talk……….. :/

  • has anyone noticed that even if you downloaded a playlist, data is still being used in the background when playing? i had to switch it to offline mode to make it stop. seems to be destroying my battery

  • red014

    I’d really like artist radio included on the mobile app. There are times when I don’t know what I’d like to listen to.

  • MikeD

    You can avoid using your data allotment by “downloading” playlists when you’re on a wifi connection.

  • Southrncomfortjm

    Can anyone compare this to Mog (app and service)? How does Spotify compare to Mog in making and downloading playlists for data-free playback later?

    I like Mog but the web based launcher for it does not work on 2 of the 3 laptops I have used it on. The Mog Android app also has intermittent issues, though not many when I’m playing downloaded playlists.

    • David

      I don’t know anything about Mog, But last I was aware the only way to use spotify on anything OTHER then a computer, eg on a mobile device such as a cell or what have you, is to pay a subscription fee. When you’re just a free subscriber, you get to listen to ad’s every now and again, but it works on both my mac and window’s desktop. You just have to download the app, install, then sign in and you’re good to go. I can’t comment on the spotify mobile app though, I don’t have a subscription. If the mobile app work’s as well as the desktop app does, then it works very well indeed. I’ve yet to have an issue.

  • Nick

    So you have to be a paid subscriber to use the app? I love the app on my computer, but I don’t need to pay to use it…..

    • Good_Ole_Pinocchio

      Same with any service like this. If you want it on the go you’ll need to pay

      • Nick

        Ok thanks! I guess I’ll stick with Pandora on mobile and Spotify on computer.

        • michael arazan

          Tune in radio pro, allows you to listen to online stations, comedies, podcast, and every country and any city’s radio station, and if you here something you like, you just scroll back and hit record to add to your phone library for free.

    • This has been the case since it started. The paid version includes mobile and no ads.

    • I have a hard time lugging around my desktop PC in my pocket. 😉

  • Chris

    Still can’t get it to work properly on my Xoom 4.0.4. Intermittently saying it is offline and won’t sync music.

  • The greatest omission for me is still landscape mode. Means I have to use that fancy new car dock in portrait mode. Blech.

    • Brett Cochran

      Agreed. This is a major over site of this new app which doesn’t add a great deal to the development scope. I hope they update the app soon to incorporate landscape mode.

    • Good_Ole_Pinocchio

      THANK YOU! . . .I can’t wait they put it in there…. Figure it would be a simple thing to do.

    • I think they took an Apple approach to landscape mode. They don’t think you need it, so you don’t get it.

    • TSY87


  • I don’t necessarily like some of the design decisions they made with the UI in this app, but as far as performance goes, this is one of the smoothest/fastest apps available. It proves that Android apps can have the same high quality that iOS have.

  • Can’t wait until they add app support (or at least radio) to the android version.

    • I looked this up and don’t quite get it. Are these like addons/extensions/plugins?