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  • Pandora for iPhone Updated with Slew of Features


    The popular online streaming music service that grew out of the Music Genome Project in January of 2000, Pandora, has recently updated. The updated version comes with several new features and a nice face lift to add to the mix.

    One of the key features in Pandora is the “Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down” mechanic that allows users to get control over what type of music gets played in the mix. With the new update, you don’t have to hit the thumbs up button while the current song is playing. Similar to the way it is in the web app, you can see your song history and have the option of swiping left and right to move within it. This gives you the ability to customize your music stations to a much higher degree while on the go with your mobile iOS device.


    The iPhone app now also provides lyrics! Users can tap the square icon in the upper right from the Now Playing screen and Pandora will drop the lyrics for the currently playing underneath the album archive area. Users can also access bookmarked songs and artists from the iPhone app now, with the feature being accessible from the station list screen. Users can tap on Bookmarks to preview, purchase, or create a station from your favorites. Furthermore, you can tell Pandora to stop playing tracks over and over again. Tapping the new triangle between the thumb buttons and then tapping “I’m tired of this track” allows you to do just that. This feature doesn’t remove the song from your station’s genome but it lays off the overplaying of the certain chosen song for a while.

    Overall, the updated includes some much needed additions to an app that was already pretty fantastic. If you are an avid music aficionado and use this app, try out the updated version, you won’t be disappointed.

    Source: App Store
    This article was originally published in forum thread: Pandora for iPhone Updated with Slew of Features started by Akshay Masand View original post
    Comments 38 Comments
    1. BenderRodriguez's Avatar
      BenderRodriguez -
      as long as unlimited skips hack still works and song downloader I'm happy
    1. bigliquid530's Avatar
      bigliquid530 -
      Quote Originally Posted by BenderRodriguez View Post
      as long as unlimited skips hack still works and song downloader I'm happy
      Lol
    1. tankz504's Avatar
      tankz504 -
      Quote Originally Posted by BenderRodriguez View Post
      as long as unlimited skips hack still works and song downloader I'm happy
      I would like to know also.
    1. Gopher_Otis's Avatar
      Gopher_Otis -
      Quote Originally Posted by BenderRodriguez View Post
      as long as unlimited skips hack still works and song downloader I'm happy
      Well does it? Don't leave us hanging!
    1. tankz504's Avatar
      tankz504 -
      Damn! Downloader does not work,

      Skips does work though.
    1. Gopher_Otis's Avatar
      Gopher_Otis -
      I'm not getting it until they work out the bugs..
    1. rwin84's Avatar
      rwin84 -
      What is the name of the app for skips?
    1. Gopher_Otis's Avatar
      Gopher_Otis -
      Quote Originally Posted by rwin84 View Post
      What is the name of the app for skips?
      “PandoraSkip”
    1. brodimus's Avatar
      brodimus -
      Quote Originally Posted by tankz504 View Post
      Damn! Downloader does not work,

      Skips does work though.
      That's good enough for me. Updating now.
    1. tankz504's Avatar
      tankz504 -
      Keep downloader, the ad blocking features still work.
    1. Ponch1o3's Avatar
      Ponch1o3 -
      The app In cydia for unlimited skips is called
      Pandora skips
    1. brodimus's Avatar
      brodimus -
      Pandora Downloader causes issues with the menu. When you bring up the menu and hit cancel, it registers as "I'm tired of this track". Start New Station opens Downloader and begins downloading the song.
    1. tankz504's Avatar
      tankz504 -
      Quote Originally Posted by brodimus View Post
      Pandora Downloader causes issues with the menu. When you bring up the menu and hit cancel, it registers as "I'm tired of this track". Start New Station open Downloader and begins downloading the song.
      Ha! Sweet I can download tracks again!! To bad the menu does not display right.
    1. brodimus's Avatar
      brodimus -
      Quote Originally Posted by tankz504 View Post
      Ha! Sweet I can download tracks again!! To bad the menu does not display right.
      What Pandora Downloader does is move each button down one, so Share Station now acts as Start a New Station and so on.
    1. tankz504's Avatar
      tankz504 -
      Honestly I am not too familiar with the old menu.
    1. mmaboi21's Avatar
      mmaboi21 -
      How did you guys get the pandora downloader? It was pulled from cydia... That means you have an illegal source added..hmmmmmmm
      True but funny
    1. hank197857's Avatar
      hank197857 -
      thanks for the heads up on the app, bender. i just downloaded it. works fine. now, if only something can be done about the commercials ...
    1. tankz504's Avatar
      tankz504 -
      Quote Originally Posted by mmaboi21 View Post
      How did you guys get the pandora downloader? It was pulled from cydia... That means you have an illegal source added..hmmmmmmm
      True but funny
      I googled it, downloaded the file, then use I file to install. No extra cydia sources needed
    1. babyblue_pimp's Avatar
      babyblue_pimp -
      Quote Originally Posted by hank197857 View Post
      thanks for the heads up on the app, bender. i just downloaded it. works fine. now, if only something can be done about the commercials ...
      Spend the 35$ for a year subscription, definitely worth it for no commercials, unlimited play, and better song quality.