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Spotify Finally on iPad, but It Won’t Improve Your Friends’ Musical Tastes

Spotify has finally come to the iPad.

Photo by Charles Eshelman/Getty Images for Spotify

Spotify, the music-streaming service offering songs from a range of major and independent record labels, has finally made its way to the hallowed device that is the iPad.

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 30: (L-R) The band Fun, Andrew Dost, Nate Ruess and Jack Antonoff preform at Spotify knocks it out of the park at Stephen Weiss Studio on November 30, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Charles Eshelman/Getty Images for Spotify)
Charles Eshelman

According to Mashable, the company took their time to make sure the app was just right, and had three goals in mind when making it: “create a true stereo replacement, enable better discovery, and allow users to better interact with their music.”

To those ends, Spotify makes use of AirPlay, allows users to quickly switch between related artists to help them discover new music, and includes social features like a Facebook login; and subscribe, share, and search functions for users. Now, if Spotify could just improve your friends’ taste in music, they could charge a pretty penny for it.

Video produced by Jim Festante.