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Slacker listening times increase following February redesign

Slacker listening times increase following February redesign

Back in February, Slacker Radio was given a massive design overhaul, with the older clunky interface being replaced with a white, easier-to-navigate alternative. That change was accompanied by the addition of new features, as well, all with the goal of helping the service compete with the likes of Pandora and other similar offerings. Now the numbers are in, and it turns out the redesign did more than expected.

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Slacker Radio planning major overhaul

Slacker Radio planning major overhaul

Slacker Radio hasn't done too much the past few years. While they've definitely been spreading their service to different devices and platforms, like the Roku streaming media player, and just recently Chrysler's UConnect at CES 2013, the service hasn't been making waves like its competitors, Spotify, Pandora, Rdio, etc. However, we've been told that Slacker Radio will be holding an event sometime in the near future to reveal a complete overhaul of the service.

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Slacker Radio hits Roku streaming devices

Slacker Radio hits Roku streaming devices

If you have a Roku streaming media player in your home and are a music fan, a new feature has been added that you'll appreciate. Slacker Radio has announced that its streaming music service is now available on the Roku line of media players. The streaming music service is available in the US and Canada and includes all the features the streaming service has to offer.

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Slacker Radio Premium: Spotify for the US

Slacker Radio Premium: Spotify for the US

Streaming radio service Slacker has launched a new paid service, Slacker Premium Radio, offering on-demand access to the company's music catalog. Priced at $9.99 per month, the new premium tier includes the same ad-free music and unlimited song skips of the existing Radio Plus service ($3.99 per month), but throws in granular access to individual songs, albums, top charts, station playlists and single-artist radio stations via either the web interface or the new Slacker apps for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Android and BlackBerry.

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Slacker adds ESPN personal sports radio to lineup

Slacker adds ESPN personal sports radio to lineup

Sports fans that also like to use Slacker will be glad to hear that the personalized streaming content provider has signed a deal with ESPN that will bring Sports content to the service. The personalized ESPN content will be offered on the web, smartphones, and devices supporting Slacker in the home. The service will allow the user to choose what they want to hear with an option to hear only hourly updates with headlines on any Slacker station.

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Reminder: Slacker Radio Plus giveaway!

Reminder: Slacker Radio Plus giveaway!

Don't forget, SlashGear and Slacker are giving away a full year's subscription to Slacker Radio Plus to one lucky reader.  Entering is simple and free, and the winner will get advert-free access to Slacker's catalog of over two-million tracks on their BlackBerry, iPhone or iPod touch!  In fact you can use the Slacker service as your own personal jukebox, as Radio Plus subscribers get unlimited song requests.  To find out how to enter, head over here!

Slacker Radio Plus subscription giveaway

Slacker Radio Plus subscription giveaway

No matter how much storage you have on your cellphone for music, there's inevitably a point where you tire of what is loaded.  That's where Slacker steps in: the streaming radio station offers unlimited free music, custom radio stations and over 100 preprogrammed stations queued up by experts, all to your BlackBerry smartphone, iPhone or iPod touch.  Now, to celebrate their music catalog blasting through the 2 million track mark, Slacker and SlashGear are giving away a one year subscription to Slacker Radio Plus, the company's premium service.

Full prize and giveaway details after the cut!

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Slacker BlackBerry Storm streaming radio client released

Slacker BlackBerry Storm streaming radio client released

Like it or love it, there are a whole lot of people out there looking at two years with their new BlackBerry Storm, so they may as well have some streaming entertainment to occupy them.  Slacker have announced a version of its free internet radio app for the touchscreen RIM smartphone, complete with 100 expert-programmed Slacker stations, over 10,000 artist stations or umpteen custom stations.  Interestingly, you can listen to music even without a network connection, thanks to Slacker's station caching.

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