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SlashGear Spotify Invites Now Up for Grabs!

SlashGear Spotify Invites Now Up for Grabs!

It's time for Spotify! It's the streaming music service that everyone is talking about, one where when your in, you've got access to thousands of tracks of music, new and old, all from your home computer or mobile device (for a fee of course.) What we've had up until this point is a collection of 100 invites we've been dolling out on Google+, one by one. NOW what we've got is a whole invite page that'll allow you, your sister, your cousin, your mother, and your estranged uncle to get an invite right away! Check out all the details below!

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Spotify Invites Giveaway Courtesy of SlashGear!

Spotify Invites Giveaway Courtesy of SlashGear!

The phenomenon known as Spotify is sweeping the nation, and we're right here to give you a little key to let yourself in to the boat that is the music streaming service. Spotify will give you access to thousands of music tracks on both your computer and your mobile device, and all for a low low monthly price. But what if you just want to try it out for a while? You'll need an invite! It just so happens that we've got that for you right here! Head below for some sweet instructions on how to get in on the Spotify world right this minute!

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SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – July 17, 2011

SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – July 17, 2011

It was a disappointing week for Apple fans eager to pick up a new MacBook Air and OS X Lion, as both were no-shows with a launch looking to be next Thursday or Friday instead. The much anticipated Spotify music streaming service did open its doors to the US finally, although by invite-only. Google had an excellent earnings call and Microsoft revealed upcoming some Windows Phone Mango handsets. Continue after the cut for the roundup video and links.

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SlashGear Free Spotify Invite Giveaway

SlashGear Free Spotify Invite Giveaway

Well wouldn't you know it? We've got our very own batch of Spotify invites and we're giving them away to you! For those of you completely out of the loop, Spotify is a music streaming service where you're able to access thousands of tracks of music from artists new and old, all available from your computer and, if you've got a premium account, from your mobile device as well! What we've got here is a stash of invites and we want to give them away to you for free! All you've got to do is give us a high-five on Google+! (See rules below!) We've got ONE HUNDRED invites to give out, ladies and gentlemen, so get to it!

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up : July 15, 2011

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up : July 15, 2011

There's a terrifying robot smashing about, and it's coming to yours neighborhood! It's no Michael Jackson apparatus, but you'll certainly be doing the Thriller when you see what we're talking about. Then there's an announcement by the NYC police that they're about to get a bit more electric, Cisco's pairing with Verizon is about to get a whole lot speedier, and SOMEone had the idea to go snooping around Google's code again, this time discovering no less than a full gaming experience on the horizon! Also don't think that Spotify has gone away, it's just begun - a full ecosystem coming up!

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Spotify Invites Here, There, and Everywhere

Spotify Invites Here, There, and Everywhere

Well would you look at that, Spotify is live in the good ol' U S of A! This is a streaming music service with the ability to push basically any track you've ever heard of to your mobile devices, PC, or Mac computers, all for $10 a month. There's other plans too, of course, including one that only attaches to your home computer, that being a $5 a month plan, then there's a FREE plan that's going out today via exclusive invite! Only it's not the most exclusive thing in the world, is it? You'd better take a look right here.

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SlashGear 101: What is Spotify?

SlashGear 101: What is Spotify?

Today I'm sure you heard the news: Spotify has hit the USA! Finally, everyone is saying, finally we can get our Spotify on and we can have a real good time. But wait - what is Spotify? And maybe more importantly, where can I get it? Spotify is a music streaming service that's been around the UK for a couple of years already at the moment we post this post, and has JUST been released in Beta form today in the USA as both an official mobile app and a desktop app for PC, Mac OS X, Android, and iOS. You'll be able to pay for a basic service at $4.99 that includes access through the desktop app only, or $9.99 which includes mobile access as well.

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Spotify US goes live

Spotify US goes live

As expected, Spotify US has gone live, offering streaming music to PC, Mac and mobile devices. Spotify's free service requires an invite in order to get started - so that the company isn't overwhelmed - but you can jump the queue by subscribing to the unlimited or premium packages at $4.99 or $9.99 per month respectively.

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