A recent series of updates for music fans with Android phones has made it easier for music lovers to enjoy their music even more without having to have a web connection. Updates to Google Music for Android now means more combinations of songs, along with the ability for users to stash their free and purchased playlists, Last Added and Thumbs Up on their phones.
Released on 11/12/12, the update is more than just a fix – Android users will enjoy the new features, not the least of which is the gapless playback. Essentially, users can now listen to to streaming music without the big gaps of silence between tracks.
Here’s a quick list of the updates you will see:
- Keep Free and Purchased Playlists on your Android, as well as Last Added and Thumbs Up
- Gapless playback support
- Instant Mixes are auto-generated based on your favorite tunes, available on the Recent tab
Google’s update (v4.4.811H) also includes improvements that Google claims improve offline playback. Since the launch of Google Music nearly one year ago, the song library of 8 million tracks from Sony, Universal and EMI has grown to 13 million. Today, the Google Music app makes it possible for Android users to shop Google Play for new tracks and add as many as 20,000 selected songs!
Essentially, the newly updated Android app makes listening to online music through offline access easy – something like listening to those tunes you used to store on your iPod, without the storage and space issues.
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