Latest Xbox One Update Lets You Control Spotify With Cortana

Your Spotify listening experience is about to get much better on the Xbox One. Microsoft is rolling out a new software update for its gaming console today which brings the ability to control Spotify playback through voice commands given to the Cortana virtual assistant. This feature is available to users in the United States.


Spotify Could Soon Allow Users To Import Their Own Music

Music streaming services are useful because they let you listen to music whenever you want while on the go, and also being able to search and add songs to your library without having to deal with cables and all that jazz. However streaming services aren’t 100% perfect as its catalogue does depend on the deals that they’ve made with various publishers and labels.


Spotify Could Expand To India In A Few Months

Spotify is the world’s most popular music streaming service and the company wants to keep it that way. It’s reportedly eyeing a lucrative market to launch its service in. Spotify isn’t available in India right now but that might change in a few months if a new report is to be believed.


Spotify Connect Speakers Opening Up To Free Users

Spotify Connect streaming on separate devices has been limited to those with a Premium Spotify account ever since this feature was launched but that’s going to change real soon. The music streaming behemoth has updated its Commercial Partners SDK which allows Spotify Connect devices to work just as well with free accounts.


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Spotify Expands In New Regions As Growth Story Continues

Spotify is the world’s most popular music streaming service. None of its rivals have as big a paying subscriber base as Spotify that’s despite the fact that it’s only available in select markets. The company’s growth story continues and it’s now launching its two additional regions across the globe.


Spotify Testing Official Apple Watch App

You would think that with Spotify being available on iOS devices for so long, and with the Apple Watch having been around for years, that an official Spotify app for the Apple Watch would have been launched a long time ago. As many Spotify users know by now, this wasn’t the case, at least until now.


Spotify Now Has 87 Million Paid Subscribers

There are millions of people across the globe who pay for Spotify’s premium membership. The company regularly shares that number. We last got an update in July when Spotify revealed that it had 83 million paying subscribers. The music streaming giant has now revealed that it has 87 million Premium subscribers across the globe.


Spotify Family Account Subscribers Can Get A Free Google Home Mini

Spotify, the world’s most popular music streaming service, is offering an incentive to those who subscribe to the Spotify Premium Family plan in the United States. They are eligible to get a free Google Home Mini from the service. The promotion begins tomorrow and runs through the end of this year.


US Spotify Premium Subscriptions Grow To 38%

One of the advantages that Spotify has over rival streaming services like Apple Music is that it offers a free tier that relies on ads to generate revenue, although we imagine that Spotify would much rather if everyone were to pay its subscription. The good news for the company is that they could be inching towards their goal.


Spotify Testing A ‘What’s New’ Timeline Feature

Most of us know artists and songs that we like to listen, so one of the ways that music streaming companies can get us to hop on board their services is through personalized recommendations and song suggestions. Spotify has done a pretty good job of curating music for their users to discover, and now it looks like they’re testing another new feature.


Spotify Premium Updated With New Design Features

Earlier this year, Spotify rolled out a new design for its users, but it seemed to be only available to Spotify’s free tier users. However the good news for Premium subscribers is that it looks like Spotify is finally rolling out those changes where they can expect a new design as well as some changes to the way they navigate the app.


Spotify For Wear OS Gets A Brand New App

If you like listening to music on the go and you have a Wear OS smartwatch, there’s a good chance that Spotify could be one of the apps and services you use. The good news is that if you thought that Spotify app on Wear OS could stand to do with some improvements, you’ll be pleased to learn that’s exactly what happened.


Spotify Opening Up Podcasts To All

In this day and age, a microphone and some recording equipment will allow anyone to have their voice heard. However distributing your content is a different story, and for podcasters looking to be able to reach Spotify’s tens of millions of users, you’ll be pleased to learn that you will soon be able to list your podcasts to the platform.


Garmin Adds Spotify Integration With Its Smartwatches

Exercising while listening to music is a great way to get in the zone and to tune out any distractions around you. For fitness enthusiasts who rely on Garmin’s smartwatches to keep track of their activity, you’ll be pleased to learn that Garmin has since announced that they’ll be integrating Spotify into some of its smartwatches.