Rdio revamps iOS and Android app

Mobile version re-skinned to match Web interface

Popular subscription music app Rdio has undergone a dramatic makeover in its latest mobile version, released this morning for the iOS and Android platforms.

The new Rdio app, now at version 2.0.0, gives mobile devices like the iPhone, iPad, and Android tablets and smartphones, the same clean look and feel that the recently-revitalised Web interface has.

In pictures: the new Rdio app for iOS and Android

The Web interface at Rdio.com has sported the minimal, clean-lined menu system, which focuses largely on album art in an Apple-eqsue rounded-corners grid layout, for several months. The app also inherits the Web’s side-bar for navigation through users’ music and the network’s Top Charts, New Releases and Heavy Rotation crowd-sourced music suggestions.

The new Rdio app can be used as in Remote Control mode when the service is playing on another device, like the Web interface of a PC or laptop, or on another mobile tablet or smartphone. It is possible to queue tracks and search for music in the same way as Sonos’s wireless music system.

Two weeks ago, Rdio announced that it had partnered with Facebook to offer Rdio subscriptions as gift options within the social network. Rdio competitor iTunes has also recently introduced the sale of iTunes store credit within Facebook.

Join the newsletter!

Error: Please check your email address.
Rocket to Success - Your 10 Tips for Smarter ERP System Selection
Keep up with the latest tech news, reviews and previews by subscribing to the Good Gear Guide newsletter.
Campbell Simpson

Campbell Simpson

PC World
Show Comments



Sansai 6-Outlet Power Board + 4-Port USB Charging Station

Learn more >



Back To Business Guide

Click for more ›

Brand Post

Most Popular Reviews

Latest Articles


PCW Evaluation Team

Louise Coady

Brother MFC-L9570CDW Multifunction Printer

The printer was convenient, produced clear and vibrant images and was very easy to use

Edwina Hargreaves

WD My Cloud Home

I would recommend this device for families and small businesses who want one safe place to store all their important digital content and a way to easily share it with friends, family, business partners, or customers.

Walid Mikhael

Brother QL-820NWB Professional Label Printer

It’s easy to set up, it’s compact and quiet when printing and to top if off, the print quality is excellent. This is hands down the best printer I’ve used for printing labels.

Ben Ramsden

Sharp PN-40TC1 Huddle Board

Brainstorming, innovation, problem solving, and negotiation have all become much more productive and valuable if people can easily collaborate in real time with minimal friction.

Sarah Ieroianni

Brother QL-820NWB Professional Label Printer

The print quality also does not disappoint, it’s clear, bold, doesn’t smudge and the text is perfectly sized.

Ratchada Dunn

Sharp PN-40TC1 Huddle Board

The Huddle Board’s built in program; Sharp Touch Viewing software allows us to easily manipulate and edit our documents (jpegs and PDFs) all at the same time on the dashboard.

Featured Content

Latest Jobs

Don’t have an account? Sign up here

Don't have an account? Sign up now

Forgot password?