Spotify sets its sights on iPhone

by admin July 27, 2009 at 6:30 pm

The Swedish music streaming service Spotify is planning to launch its first mobile application within weeks.

The company has submitted the application to Apple’s iTunes App Store for its approval.

If given clearance, Spotify’s service will then be available for users to download onto iPhones.

Spotify has been called an “iTunes killer” because of its ease of use and its comprehensive, free library of millions of songs.

It is also looked on as a possible saviour for the music industry, in its bid to offer alternatives to piracy.

The application is designed to search for new music and will allow users to temporarily store playlists to their phone for use when there is no connection.

It will also allow users to stream playlists.

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