Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Pandora Hits the Desktop With AIR

TechCrunch writes about social music site Pandora:

Personalized radio service Pandora has taken the plunge and released an AIR application into beta that allows users to play music from Pandora without opening the browser.
When I first heard of this development, I thought it was such a cool idea. Music playback is one of those things that really doesn’t need a full browser experience; just give me a simple control panel to enter songs, play and pause, and fast forward.

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Mashable writes about the social music site, a Web-based music service that’s been in the news frequently as of late with its introduction of virtually limitless on-demand playback support and its partnerships with international divisions of AOL and so forth, is arriving with another update today, this one in the form of a program called “ in a Box.”

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