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Aug
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Pandora for Android received a big update this morning, which brought a brand new UI to the app, in addition to a host of other new features.

Users of the app can now browse their song history if they want to find a track that they liked in the past, and those tracks can be reviewed, rated, or bookmarked whilst browsing.

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If you love a particular track, you can now dive into the information associated with it to find a full bio of the artist, as well as tracks and artists similar to the song that you're currently listening to. For those of you who like to sing along to your music, you can also view all of the lyrics to the song so that you don't end up looking like this...

If you already have Pandora installed on your device, you can update it through the Play store. Users who haven't yet downloaded the app can do so for free.

John Thompson
John's been addicted to technology ever since he tinkered with his first custom built PC when he was 10 years old. He's also the proud owner of seven Amazon Kindles, but only because he destroyed the first six.

  • jamie

    too bad its not available in the UK! :(

    • http://twitter.com/british_geek John Thompson

      I use Last.FM quite a lot to find new music in the UK, and the mobile app isn't half bad. Also, Spotify is the obvious choice if you want a big library of music on the go.

      • jamie

        dont you have to have a membership with spotify?

        • http://twitter.com/british_geek John Thompson

          It's free to use it on your PC, but you'll need to buy Spotify Premium to use it on mobile. Student's can get it half price with an NUS card, which is quite nice.

  • adio

    +1 for mr bean!

  • http://twitter.com/fariflux Farid Martínez Yd

    Too bad a lot of streaming services like Pandora are not available in Paraguay (South America), well, I'll just have to stick with PlayerPro and music I put into my SDCard. :S

  • TOMMMMMM

    can someone please explain to me why there's a slide up shade just for volume? Isn't that what the volume rocker keys are for?

  • Mike

    Its about time they updated Pandora. Love the new UI

  • Jeremiah Rice

    I've been waiting so long for this update - the music history feature in particular.

  • http://www.prosoftstudio.com/ Brandon Enriquez

    This update is long overdue but very much appreciated. I love the new UI and everything seems to be working great.

  • Simon Belmont

    Haha. I love that Mr. Bean episode.

    Heck, I love them all. Great show.

  • Shimonu

    It must be really nice app as long its avaible in your country : /

  • Ron Amadeo

    Wow. I didn't know Pandora still had an Android app developer.

  • sprior

    I'm a Pandora One subscriber and I love using their website, but notice
    that the Android app has the "add or modify calendar events and send
    email to guests without owners' knowledge" permission. NO FREAKING WAY
    I'm installing that on my Android devices!!! Entertainment is one
    thing, but screwing around with my calendar is not going to happen.
    This needs to go viral so Pandora is forced to remove that permission.

  • Sootie

    Bit annoying this app is still not available in Australia now that the actual Pandora site is (and its freekin awesome)

  • http://www.facebook.com/pstapleton1 Patrick Panda

    all i know is that whoevers screen shot this is....they have horrible taste in music

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