Slacker Radio Wants to Redefine Top 40 Music Charts by "Engagement"

The Billboard Charts used to mean something. Today, they still carry a measure of cachet, but they're not really a good reflection of what's popular and interesting in music these days. We can obviously do better. » 6/06/13 9:30am 6/06/13 9:30am

Slacker Radio Redesigns Its Look to Entice the Pandora-Weary

Pandora is the leader in streaming music mostly because it got there first. But use it for a while, and you realize the service's catalog—not to mention its features—are limited. On paper, Slacker Radio is superior, and today, the five-year-old service is launching an overhaul aimed at proving it's superior. » 2/13/13 9:00am 2/13/13 9:00am

Sonos Updates Its Software—Promises Android Tablet Control, Spotify and…

Sonos Inc, makers of wireless HiFi stereo systems, announced a system software update today that promises a host of new features as well as deeper integration with two of the Internet's largest streaming music providers. Here's what's new. » 11/30/11 3:01am 11/30/11 3:01am

AOL Radio Gets an Awesome New Interface and Slacker-Curated Stations

The newly revamped AOL Radio is live now online and in the app store—it's actually pretty good! Consider switching if you want a human—and not an algorithm—to pick what you listen to. » 10/19/11 12:16pm 10/19/11 12:16pm

Slacker Premium Radio Costs $10 a Month For On-Demand Music-Streaming

If you're willing to cough up $10 a month, you'll find yourself with 8 million songs at your disposal on Slacker's new Premium Radio service, which we previewed the other month. » 5/17/11 7:30am 5/17/11 7:30am

Exclusive: First Look at Slacker's Excellent On-Demand Music Service

We first caught wind of Slacker Radio's plans for a subscription on-demand music service a few weeks ago, and it sounded vague but promising. Now, having seen it in action, I can say with certainty that it's loaded with potential. » 3/24/10 2:18am 3/24/10 2:18am

Slacker Radio Planning On-Demand Music Service

Wired is reporting that Slacker Radio has secretly been prepping an on-demand music subscription service that will give users unprecedented control over streaming radio. » 3/12/10 4:55pm 3/12/10 4:55pm

No More Hardware Players from Slacker

Slacker's G2 player was pretty cool, but hardware from an online music service always seemed odd—especially when Slacker and Pandora apps are available for BlackBerries and the iPhone. So I'm not surprised that they're exiting the hardware biz. » 10/23/09 8:51am 10/23/09 8:51am

New Slacker iPhone App Works Harder to Smack Pandora

The new version of Slacker for iPhone's been buffed and polished so it glistens with a better UI, "4x the song library as our leading competitor" (Pandora) and faster transitions. Look for it tomorrow. [Slacker] » 5/18/09 3:20pm 5/18/09 3:20pm

Slacker Radio Now Available for BlackBerry, Coming to iPhone Very Soon

Just after Slacker for BlackBerry quietly slid out of the gates yesterday, MobileCrunch caught up with a company rep at the ShowStoppers CES event and found out that the iPhone version isn't far behind. » 1/09/09 6:28am 1/09/09 6:28am

Slacker Desktop App Gives You More Control Over Your Tunes

Slacker fans are getting a little surprise this morning. The online radio station has just released a desktop app that lets you manage your entire music library while letting you make a few tweaks to the online version. Here's what's included. » 5/31/07 9:15am 5/31/07 9:15am