Spotify has just got a little bit more annoying

It seems that Spotify is a little bit worried about Jay Z's new streaming service Tidal, if a new feature is anything to go by. In the latest version of both Spotify's desktop and mobile app there's a new "Tweet the Beat" feature, which will pop up whilst you're in the app, encouraging you to…

Spotify launches on PS4 and PS3 in the UK

Today's the day: Streaming music service Spotify has launched on Sony's games consoles. Spotify for Playstation gives Spotify Premium subscribers the ability to listen to tracks and playlists on the PS4 - which could be a straightforward way to get your tunes on the living room speakers. On PS4, the app runs in the background,…

Spotify introduces family payments

Spotify is to introduce a new "family payments" system that will mean up to four family members can each have essentially their own Spotify Premium account - but with one person paying all of the bills. If you share Spotify with a family member, then you'll know how frustrating it is when you're air-drumming away…

Spotify to give you uninterrupted streaming in exchange for watching adverts

Spotify is introducing video adverts for non-premium subscribers, and will reward you for watching them all the way through. According to WP Central, Spotify video ads comes in two forms: First there's straight up videos, which will play back on the Spotify desktop client. These will be clever enough to stop playing back if you're…

Spotify now free on Windows Phone

Music streaming service Spotify is now free on the Windows Phone app, after unveiling an ad-supported and shuffle-mode which came to iOS and Android earlier this year. Previously, Windows Phone users were only able to stream via the Spotify app with a premium subscription, which includes ad-free mobile and offline listening. Now, Windows Phone streams…

Spotify launches football website… for some reason

We're now only days away from the start of the World Cup every brand under the sun is trying to tenuously link itself to the tournament – and Spotify is no exception, having launched a World Cup-themed website. Visitors to…