Articles about Spotify

Spotify Rolls Out Hands-Free Digital Assistant For iOS And Android
A few years ago, it was discovered that Spotify was working on their own digital assistant similar to the likes of Siri and Google Assistant. Now it looks like that digital assistant got a bit smarter thanks to Spotify introducing a hands-free feature that lets users activate the assistant using a wake word.

Spotify Announces Plans For A ‘HiFi’ Lossless Stream
When Tidal launched, the service initially targeted audiophiles who might have been able to better appreciate the higher quality streams, although it was a bit too expensive for regular customers who might not have been too picky. Now it looks like Spotify is also interested in giving users that option as the company has announced its own lossless streaming option.

A 2004 iPod Was Hacked To Stream Spotify
Want to stream Spotify? If you do, you’ll either need to do so from a computer or a smartphone with the Spotify app installed on it. But what if you wanted to stream it on a 2004 iPod? You might think you’re out of luck, but that wasn’t the case with Guy Dupont who decided to take his 17-year old iPod and give it a modern upgrade.

Security Bug Forces Spotify To Reset The Passwords For Some Of Its Users
If you have a Spotify account, then you might want to keep an eye out in your email’s inbox. This is because the company has recently revealed that they have reset the passwords for some of its users following a security bug. This is based on a data breach notification that the company had filed with the California attorney general’s office.

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Spotify On Android Might Start To Support Playback Of Local Files
Spotify is a music streaming app and we’re sure that many of you know this, but what if you had local music files stored on your phone before you started using Spotify? One of the options was uploading your music to Spotify, but this needed to be done through your computer. An alternative is to find and use a different music player for locally stored files.

Spotify Patents A Tool To Help Prevent Songwriter Plagiarism
Given that there are only so many notes in music, it is possible that some songs could end up sounding similar to each other. In some instances, this has led to accusations of plagiarism which could get ugly real fast and cost a lot of money. To help musicians avoid this problem, it seems that Spotify has created a tool that can deal with that.

How To Listen To Spotify Offline (Desktop And Mobile)
Music streaming services are perfectly fine to use if you always have a steady and reliable internet connection, but what if you don’t? This is where offline listening comes in handy, and here’s what you need to do if you’re a Spotify user.

Spotify Starts A Rolling Reset Of Passwords Following Security Issues
Over the past few years, we’ve come across various massive data breaches where usernames, passwords, and other personally identifiable information have been stolen from various locations and then put online in huge databases. It is often a good idea to check every now and then to see if your accounts have been affected, which Spotify is now doing.

Spotify Releases Standalone App For Apple Watch
The problem with the Apple Watch is that it typically relies on users to pair the smartwatch with an iPhone. The cellular version of the Apple Watch does reduce its dependence on the iPhone, but when it comes to third-party apps, it’s a bit of a mixed bag as it’s up to the developer to choose to create a standalone app designed for the Apple Watch.

Spotify Now Lets You Find Songs By Lyrics
We’re sure that many of us have had moments where we know the lyrics to a song, but we don’t know what that song is called because believe it or not, some songs aren’t always named after their lyrics! If you’re stuck trying to find a song and if you’re a Spotify user, you’ll be pleased to learn that Spotify has gained a new search feature.

Spotify Users Might Soon Be Able To Stream From The Apple Watch
For some odd reason, Apple Watch users could never stream Spotify directly from their smartwatches. However, for those who might appreciate such a feature, you’ll be pleased to learn that Spotify seems to be testing out the ability, although right now it doesn’t appear to be available for all users.

Spotify Slams The Apple One Bundle, Calls It ‘Anti-Competitive’
Yesterday during Apple’s Time Flies event, the company unveiled its subscription bundle, the Apple One. Basically, this subscription bundle(s) combines various Apple subscription services into several different packages that are much more affordable than if you were to buy them a la carte.

How To Cancel Your Spotify Premium Subscription
If Spotify does not meet your needs in terms of music streaming and you’re after something a little different, you’ll need to cancel your subscription first, but how do you do that? Read on to find out.

Apple Music Is Converting Customers Faster Than Spotify
When it comes to music streaming, Spotify is leading the way and there’s really no question about it. However, it seems that the company definitely needs to step up their game because according to a report from Loup Ventures, at the rate Apple Music is converting its customers, they could catch up soon.

Spotify Applauds Epic’s Decision To ‘Take A Stand’ Against Apple
It was reported earlier that Apple had removed Epic’s Fortnite from the App Store. This was due to Epic’s decision to try and circumvent Apple’s in-app purchasing system in which Epic would have to pay Apple a cut of 30%. To get around that, Epic introduced a direct payment system within the iOS app that would pay Epic directly.

Spotify’s Group Session Will Let You Stream Simultaneously Remotely
A lot of us are stuck at home due to the coronavirus pandemic. This means that activities we used to do and take for granted, like hanging out with friends and family members are no longer possible, at least for the time-being. However, to help ease some of that loneliness, Spotify has announced an update to its Group Session feature.

Spotify Launches New ‘Premium Duo’ Shared Plan
When it comes to music streaming at home, Spotify knows that there are probably more than one person who might want to stream. This is why the company has a family plan that groups users together into the same plan at a cheaper cost than individual plans. However, what if it is just you and your partner?

Spotify Drops The 10,000 Song Limit On Libraries
If you’re a music lover, there is a chance that your library of music has grown over the years where it could contain thousands of songs. There is even a chance you might have amassed over 10,000 songs. However, if you used streaming services like Spotify, then you might have run into issues with that.

Spotify Now Boasts An Impressive 130 Million Paid Subscribers
There is without doubt that Spotify is currently the leader in music streaming. While Apple Music has been doing extremely well for itself, despite the relatively late start, it’s starting to feel like the company could have a hard time closing that gap. This is because according to Spotify’s Q1 earnings, the company is now boasting that they have 130 million paid subscribers.

Spotify Was The Largest Music Streaming Service For 2019
When it comes to music streaming services, it’s no secret that Spotify is still pretty much leading the way. Now according to the latest figures from Counterpoint Research, it seems that Spotify is still pretty much holding onto its position as based on the data, Spotify remained as 2019’s largest music streaming service.