Samsung's Milk Music Service Gains a Premium Version
Samsung this week updated its Milk music service, which gives Galaxy device owners the ability to stream music to their handset. The update introduces Milk Premium for $4 per month. The premium service adds unlimited song skips, device-side caching for offline playback, turning on/off DJ commentary, and app pausing with the Sleep Timer. The update also adds bug fixes and makes stability improvements. Samsung Milk, which is based on Slacker, is only available in the U.S. The standard version is still free to use.
Samsung to Pour Milk Video Down the Drain Nov. 20
Samsung today indicated via the Google Play Store that it will discontinue its Milk Video app and service for Android smartphones. "While we remain committed to providing premium entertainment services, we have decided to end support for the Samsung Milk Video app as of November 20, 2015," said Samsung.
Pandora Launches Premium Music Service
Pandora today finally launched its long-awaited Pandora Premium music service for mobile devices and the web. Pandora Premium is a $10-per-month music streaming service that competes with Apple Music, Spotify, and Google Play Music.
Milk VR App Offers 360-Degree Content without a Headset
Samsung has released an app for its Galaxy handsets, called Milk VR, that allows people to experience its library of 360-degree content without a virtual reality headset. The app lets Galaxy owners search for, download, and play 360-degree video content directly on their handset.
Pandora Spins a New Tune with Video Ads to Unlock Premium Sessions
Pandora today rolled out a new way to enjoy streaming music on mobile devices. Moving forward, people who use Pandora's free, ad-supported service will be able to listen to a specific song, album, or playlist after viewing a 15-second video ad.
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