Spotify Releases App for GSM BlackBerries
The Spotify music application for RIM's BlackBerry platform has left beta and is now available to the GSM models, including the Bold 9780, Bold 9700, Curve 9300, Bold 9000 and Curve 8520. The client does not yet support CDMA-based BlackBerries, and Spotify hasn't said when the app will be available for the Bold 9900, Torch 9810 or 9800. Spotify costs $9.99 per month to use on BlackBerry smartphones, though the service is free to PC users (ad supported).
Spotify's Android App Gains 'Running' Playlist
Spotify today updated its Android app with the Running playlist feature available to the iOS app since May. Spotify Running places an emphasis on discovering the songs that match tempo to the runner's pace.
Starbucks Adds Spotify Music Discovery to Mobile Apps
Starbucks today expanded the scale of its mobile application to include Spotify-backed music discovery. People who visit Starbucks stores will be able to use the Starbucks mobile app to discover what songs are being played in-store and save those songs to a personal Spotify playlist.
Spotify Debuts New $15-Per-Month Family Plan
Spotify today reduced the cost of its family plan and made it competitive with offerings from Apple and Google. Moving forward, the Spotify family plan costs $14.99 per month and supports up to six individual users.
Video Now Playing On Spotify's Android App
Spotify has launched video content in its Android app. Users can now browse through video and audio clips from a wide variety of content providers, such as ABC News, Comedy Central, and ESPN.
Spotify Intros Family Plans, $30 for Up to 5 Accounts
Spotify today announced family plans, a cheaper way to let family members enjoy the music streaming service on their mobile devices. The Spotify Family Plan allows each member of a family — up to five people — to create their own account with their own playlists, favorites, and devices.
BlackBerry Bold 9780
2.4" display 480 x 360 pixels
processor 0 GB RAM
1,500 mAh battery
Memory Card Slot, Text Keyboard, Hardware, Headphone Jack (3.5mm)
BlackBerry Bold 9900
2.8" display 640 x 480 pixels
Snapdragon S2 MSM8255 processor 0.75 GB RAM
1,230 mAh battery
NFC, Memory Card Slot, Text Keyboard, Hardware, Headphone Jack (3.5mm)