03/03/2014, Earlier Apple had announced a new feature called CarPlay. It is basically iOS in the Car that was been rebranded into something a little easier to roll off the tongue, and what it does is that it integrates iOS into the vehicle, allowing users to use certain iOS features without having to reach for their phone while driving, which safe to say is not recommended. Now apart from offering up […]
01/15/2014, Pandora is one of the major and well established players in the online radio niche, and today the company has released updated versions of its mobile apps for iOS and Android. The new apps come with a feature that’s likely to improve the user experience, particularly when it comes to finding new radio stations. Users will now receive personalized online radio station recommendations through the mobile applications, this new feature builds […]
01/06/2014, Pandora in-car radio has been offered for a few years now. According to the company its available on nine out of the 10 best selling passenger vehicles, with over four million unique users activating Pandora through native integration in their cars. That’s an impressive reach, one that can certainly be monetized, which is exactly what Pandora is going to do. The company has announced that it will start running ads on […]
12/09/2013, Waking up can be quite a difficult task at hand, especially when you consider how the weather outside seems to be so fine for sleeping in. Many of us use the alarm clock function on our smartphones to help us get out of bed, and without a Snooze function in the alarm clock, life could get pretty tough. Instead of listening to the usual ring or din, how about letting […]
11/05/2013, When iTunes Radio was first rumored, it was said to be Pandora’s direct competitor and given how Apple has established their iTunes platform, it wouldn’t be such a stretch of the imagination. Well fast forward a few months last, it seems that iTunes Radio isn’t doing much to win over Pandora subscribers, with reports claiming that only a small percentage of Pandora users had decided to jump ship to iTunes […]
10/31/2013, Back when Google Chromecast was first announced, the company mentioned their little streaming media device would be able to stream music from services like Pandora in the future. It looks like we’re now living in the future as an update to Pandora will now make it play nice with Google Chromecast. Before you rush over to your phone to update Pandora, you should know today’s update is only available for Android […]
10/29/2013, With the release of iTunes Radio, many had expected it to immediately dominate the likes of Pandora thanks to Apple’s already-established ecosystem of music via its iTunes store. However it turns out that perhaps Apple needs to work a little harder if they hope to convince more users to hop aboard the iTunes Radio bandwagon, thanks to a recent survey of about 800 iOS users which found that while many […]
10/08/2013, Back at WWDC 2013 Apple showed off its new music streaming service. Rumors about this service had already been floating around prior to its announcement, it was actually believed to be called iRadio, but Apple decided to go with iTunes Radio. It is quite similar in function to Pandora, some believe that it might even be a Pandora killer. International expansion is an area where Apple has a big advantage […]
08/23/2013, I am pretty sure that when you were too young to remember, it was your mother who sang you lullabies and rocked you to sleep, so that she and dad can have some quality time together after spending most of their time with you during your waking – nay, crying hours. Now that you are all grown up, you still need some music playing in the background before you are […]
08/22/2013, Having a company make a U turn on a particular decision can be a welcome move or otherwise, depending on the kind of reaction that it provoked originally. Well, Pandora has plans of their own sometime next month – that is, to lift the 40-hour mobile listening limit which was first established in February earlier this year. This particular move was announced by CFO Mike Herring. Mike Herring shared, “When […]
07/09/2013, Pandora has released an update to its iOS app that provides improved buffering as well as an auto-pause feature.
06/25/2013, Pandora announced today it has been activated in 2.5 million vehicles so far this year.
06/11/2013, Pandora purchases FM radio station.
06/11/2013, Pandora believes that iTunes Radio only brings Apple up to par with other music services, and doesn't think Apple's new music streaming service is going to be of much harm.