Slacker Radio for Android

Slacker Radio for Android

Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
2.3
out of 6 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
3.1.444
File Size:
2.67MB
Date Added:
November 08, 2011
Price:
Free
Operating Systems:
Android
Total Downloads:
8,465
Downloads Last Week:
2
Additional Requirements:
Android 1.5 and above

Editors' Note: The "Download Now" link directs you to the product page. You can download the application in the Android Market from your Android device.

Editors' review

In Slacker Radio, curated stations that are organized by musical genre meet algorithmically-generated playlists based on artists you pick. As with Slacker Radio on other mobile platforms, the Android app lets you stream music from preprogrammed genres and stations, or from stations you set up yourself online. You'll be able to view album art and bios, block a song or vote it a favorite, and skip ahead--this is limited in the free version and limitless in the premium upgrade. If you like what you hear, you can share a link to that station on SlackerRadio.com via e-mail, SMS, or MMS.

Upgrading to the premium Radio Plus subscription service brings you song lyrics in addition to those unlimited skips and no ads. Version 2.0 adds the capability to cache stations for offline playback, so you'll have songs on standby to rock out to even if you're in a data or Wi-Fi dead zone. Caching comes as a free trial on the free version and is a permanent fixture in the Radio Plus subscription.

The widget, which you install by giving the home screen a long press and selecting Slacker Radio from the Widgets list, is embedded with pause, skip, favorite, and blocking controls.

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All User Reviews
  • All Versions:

    2.3

    out of 6 votes

    • 5 star: 2
    • 4 star: 0
    • 3 star: 0
    • 2 star: 0
    • 1 star: 4
  • Current Version:

    1.0

    out of 3 votes

    • 5 star: 0
    • 4 star: 0
    • 3 star: 0
    • 2 star: 0
    • 1 star: 3
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  • 1 stars

    "Goes into Error Loop and Phone is Unusable Until Restar"

    June 06, 2014   |   By darrell.piatt

    Version: Slacker Radio for Android 3.2.2047

    Pros

    I never even opened the app but it was running anyway.

    Cons

    Throws errors and prevents use of phone functionality (can't even make calls when errors are occurring).

    Summary

    Popped up com.slacker.radio has stopped error. Hitting OK simply brought it back less than a second later. Could not access other phone functions - even making calls. Hit Power off button and was able to beat the error after about 10 tries.

    Cannot uninstall. :-(

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  • 5 stars

    "excelent product"

    September 26, 2012   |   By strongholdrock

    Version: Slacker Radio for Android 3.2.2047

    Pros

    personal, fast, good quality.

    Cons

    no real downside to this product. works well. ocasional hickup.

    Summary

    pay for premium and you control your music. no comercials

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