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Pandora releases iOS 4 update with background audio

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By Jesse Hollington

Social Media & Software Editor, iLounge
Published: Monday, June 21, 2010
News Categories: iPhone, Apps + Games

Pandora Media has released the anticipated iOS 4 update for its popular Pandora Radio application. As demonstrated by Apple at recent iOS 4 events, the latest version of Pandora Radio leverages the new background audio multitasking feature in iOS 4 to allow users to continue listening to their music while using other applications. With Pandora Radio 3.1 and a multitasking-capable device using iOS 4, Pandora Radio can operate in the background in the same manner as the built-in iPod application—audio continues to play in the background even after closing the app, and the device’s on-screen and headphone media controls will be used for the Pandora Radio application instead of the iPod application. Pandora Radio 3.1 is available from the U.S. App Store as a free download.

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1

Great, now bring it to Canada.

Posted by MR on June 21, 2010 at 10:12 AM (PDT)

2

Sigh. Wish I could use the backgrounding on my iPad…

Posted by Daniel S. on June 21, 2010 at 8:28 PM (PDT)

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