Pandora Stories April 29

Pandora for iOS adds versatile recently played widgets for your home screen

Pandora has updated its iOS app to take advantage of home screen widgets in iOS 14. The recently played widget comes in three sizes for quick access to your recently played songs, albums, stations, podcasts, and more.

Pandora Stories March 17

T-Mobile teams up with SiriusXM to give customers a better version of Pandora for free

T-Mobile is out with its latest perk for customers – a special Pandora app experience with ad-free stations and more in partnership with SiriusXM.

Pandora Stories November 2, 2020

Apple teased that support for Pandora on HomePod would be arriving in “the coming months” during the HomePod mini unveiling. Now just a couple of short weeks after that announcement and ahead of the HomePod mini arriving, Pandora has launched support for HomePod that comes with handy Siri control.

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Pandora Stories June 3, 2020

[Update: Black Music Forever station too] Pandora brings customizable ‘Modes’ to Qmunity station

After launching ‘Modes’ back in 2019, Pandora is bringing this feature to offer a customized listening experience to its first genre-based station as well as lending some of its music tech to a new Pride-themed Snapchat lens.

Pandora Stories April 29, 2020

Pandora shows Spotify how to make a proper Apple Watch app

Pandora is out with an update today that brings Siri support to its Apple Watch app as well as improving Siri support on iOS. The underdog music service that is Pandora continues to show Spotify how third-party music services should work on the Apple Watch. Pandora now supports two key features that are must-haves on watchOS…

Pandora Stories February 14, 2020

Pandora now lets you stream music on the Apple Watch without iPhone

Pandora is out with an update that brings a highly requested feature, streaming support for Apple Watch. This offers more flexibility to listen to your favorite music even if it’s not downloaded to your watch when away from your iPhone.

Pandora Stories September 18, 2019

Pandora Music now works with Dark Mode, Siri on iPhone, HomePod, and CarPlay

Apple showed up new features coming to CarPlay back at WWDC in June including the ability to control Pandora and Waze with Siri. We’re still awaiting the big iOS 13 update from Waze, but Pandora has just released the new version of its music player for iPhone.

Pandora Stories September 3, 2019

Pandora now integrates with Instagram for sharing music and podcasts to Stories

Pandora has announced new integration with Instagram today that makes it easy to share music and podcasts to your Instagram Stories. In a blog post, Pandora detailed the new feature and said it’s rolling out now to a “limited” selection of users, and will come to everyone within the next several weeks.

Pandora Stories August 14, 2019

Pandora expands podcasting efforts with new direct upload tool for creators

As Apple reportedly plans to expand its role in podcasting, Pandora is also now looking to compete. The company announced today that podcasters can now submit their shows to be included in Pandora’s growing catalog of podcasts.

Pandora Stories July 23, 2019

Pandora brings its in-app voice assistant to all users to play music, adjust volume, thumb up songs, more

Pandora has released its in-app voice assistant today to give iOS users a more streamlined experience. The Voice Mode offers an easy way to play your music, thumb up or thumb down tracks, change the volume, identify songs, and more.

Pandora Stories May 20, 2019

Use Pandora for streaming music on the Mac? Pandora has relaunched its Mac app with a completely new version that works with the streaming service’s Modes feature and more.

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Pandora Stories May 9, 2019

Waze for iOS picks up Pandora Radio integration for easily controlling music while navigating

Pandora has launched integrated support of its music service in the popular Waze navigation app for iOS. Going further, the Pandora app will now show Waze directions as well.

Pandora Stories March 19, 2019

Pandora launches customizable ‘Modes’ for all users to fine-tune streaming radio stations

Pandora is out today with an update to how its streaming radio stations work. Pandora Modes are available today and let all users fine-tune their favorite stations with new listening options.

Pandora Stories February 26, 2019

Pandora has a new audio feature out today called Pandora Stories — and no, it’s not another Snapchat clone. The streaming service is pairing its existing catalog of music playlists with its growing collection of podcasts (sort of) to create a new listening experience.

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Pandora Stories January 4, 2019

New Pandora update includes Apple Watch app with offline playback

With Apple Watch becoming more of an independent device that you can use without your iPhone, developers are hard at work to build Apple Watch apps to compliment while you’re on the go. Pandora has today updated to its app with support for Apple Watch offline playback…

Pandora Stories December 6, 2018

Podcasts on Pandora officially launches with 100,000 episodes from 100 shows

Pandora has officially launched its podcasts platform today after running a beta on iOS and Android for about three weeks. Podcasts on Pandora is now available for all users and to start includes “hundreds of podcasts with over 100,000 episodes across a wide variety of genres.”

Pandora Stories November 19, 2018

One of the great things about the Amazon Echo ecosystem is the ability to set your preferred music streaming service — not just Amazon’s. Starting today, Amazon Echo smart speakers and other Alexa-enabled speakers now work with Pandora Premium, the personalized radio station service’s version of Apple Music. Amazon Echo speakers and screens are also gaining support for Skype audio and video calling just in time for the holidays.

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Pandora Stories November 13, 2018

After announcing the project earlier this year, popular music streaming service Pandora is today launching its new podcast service, powered by the Podcast Genome Project. The service will be rolling out in beta today for select users on iOS and Android.

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Pandora Stories September 15, 2018

Ahead of the public release of iOS 12 on Monday, Pandora for iOS has been updated with a handful of new features. The update brings Siri Shortcuts support, customizable app icons, and more.

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Pandora Stories May 28, 2018

Pandora, which became a full on-demand music streaming service last year, is now matching the $15/month family subscription offered by Apple Music and Spotify …

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Pandora Stories January 11, 2018

Pandora launched its Apple Music competitor last spring after acquiring Rdio, and now it sounds like building a massive podcast catalog is next on its radar. In an interview with Variety, Pandora Internet Radio CEO Roger Lynch says he wants to build the “podcast genome project” and help podcasters monetize shows more easily.

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Pandora Stories November 14, 2017

Pandora and Sonos today joined together to announce that you can now control your Sonos speakers directly through the Pandora app on iOS. The feature is available to all Pandora users, including those on the free tier and Pandora Premium.

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Pandora Stories August 14, 2017

Pandora names former Sling TV executive Roger Lynch its new CEO

It’s no secret that Pandora has struggled to adapt to the new era of on-demand streaming services. Capping off a series of unfortunate events for the company was the departure of its long-time CEO Tim Westergren earlier this year. Today, however, Pandora announced that it has named former Sling TV CEO Roger Lynch as its new CEO and president, as well as a member of its board.

Pandora Stories June 27, 2017

Pandora CEO Tim Westergren officially steps down as the company’s struggles continue

Pandora’s struggles have been well documented as the company has faced trouble competing with the likes of Apple Music and Spotify, and today the company has officially confirmed that founder Tim Westergren will step down as CEO. This move was first reported earlier this week, but Pandora today made it official.

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