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Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Pandora AIR application!

I really like AIR applications because they have the advantages of websites while making them feel a lot more like standalone applications. They are also entirely cross-platform. One that I discovered recently is the Pandora application. It still works like the website, retrieving the music on the website, but what I really like about using it in AIR is that I never accidently close the wrong browser window and stop the music. You can check out Pandora Desktop here or learn more about Pandora in general here.

Description of Pandora:

Pandora is an online radio station where you can choose what kind of music you want to listen too. It is entirely free.

7 Comments:

Blogger New Kid on the Blog. said...

How about PandoraBoy.

http://code.google.com/p/pandoraboy/

June 24, 2008 at 1:47 AM  
Blogger Leslie said...

I tried this today, unfortunately it's currently only available for users in the USA. They do say, however, that they are trying to overcome this problem!

June 24, 2008 at 5:03 AM  
Blogger AttemptedRecluse said...

I absolutely love Pandora. It doesn't hiccup like streaming radio can (on itunes). You simply enter a few artists that you like (or your favorite songs) and pandora (using its intuitive music genome) learns what kind of music you like. It will introduce you to new artists.

If you like it, give it a "thumbs up" (and Pandora learns it!) or give it a "thumbs down" (and pandora learns what kind of music you dont like).

June 24, 2008 at 9:56 AM  
Blogger scotty said...

Thank you very much for this great tip. I just went to check this out and instantly loved it. I wish I'd heard about this a long time ago.

This tip is a true gem and one that is enough on its own to recommend your blog to everyone I know.

June 26, 2008 at 6:39 PM  
Blogger kevin said...

This is GREAT. I love Pandora and have been a user for 2 years now. Desktop Pandora will make it easier to enjoy it.....I am all for better mouse traps

Keep the tips coming, i love them and use many.

July 17, 2008 at 10:21 AM  
Blogger kevin said...

This is a GREAT tip. I have been enjoying Pandora for about 2 years now and this is going to make it even easier. Keep the tips coming, I love most and use many.

July 17, 2008 at 10:24 AM  
Blogger nicov said...

the only problem is you now have to pay to use the desktop app. "Pandora One" costs $36 a year.

July 28, 2009 at 3:00 PM  

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