Around the Net

Spotify Eyes ITunes With IPod Sync

  • CNet, Wednesday, May 4, 2011 2:15 PM
Spotify users can now sync the songs in their playlists with the iPod Classic, iPod Nano, and iPod Shuffle, the top European music service said this week. Translation? "Spotify is getting serious about taking on Apple," concludes CNet. According to the company, users will only need to plug their iPods into their computers, and they will see the player pop up in the Spotify app's "Devices" section. From there, they can sync all the MP3s in their playlists in a single step. Potentially spelling competition for Apple's iTunes, Spotify users who want to use its free plan and want to buy tracks can now do so with its new download service. "Spotify has been offering downloads for quite some time," CNet notes. "However, not all the tracks were available for people to buy, and members were forced to pay for each song, even when they wanted a full playlist." Still trying to make its U.S debut, Spotify already has 13 million tracks available, and recently announced over 1 million subscribers.



Read the whole story at CNet »

Next story loading loading..