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New Pandora app for Xbox One allows background streaming while you game

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 18 Dec 2014 13:31

New Pandora app for Xbox One allows background streaming while you game The Xbox One continues to improve its entertainment capabilities, adding Pandora and few other new apps to its repertoire.
Reads Pandora's release statement: "Pandora for Xbox One is a best-in-class application native to Xbox One and loaded with really exciting and innovative new features. We customized our HTML5-based Pandora for TV interface specifically for the Xbox One, and also stayed true to Pandora's mission of being the effortless source of music for Pandora listeners. Pandora on Xbox One takes advantage of all the functionality the platform has to offer and our team built the application to look amazing on the biggest screen in your home."

Xbox gamers will be able to "Snap" Pandora, meaning they can still play music even while gaming. Additionally, the app uses Kinect Gestures and Voice Commands and the app will also have a "persistent mini-player, which provides quick access to playback controls while browsing within the application."

According to Pandora, the move was a natural fit. 76 percent of their young male users who also game were using Pandora in the background while they were playing games anyway.

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