LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Slacker, Inc. today unveiled an upcoming Slacker Radio mobile app for new Symbian Nokia smartphones. Music lovers in the United States and Canada will be able to listen to their favorite Slacker Radio stations on their supported Nokia smartphone. The free Slacker Radio app will be available at Nokia's Ovi Store or by visiting www.Slacker.com from any supported Nokia smartphone.
Nokia smartphone owners will have the ability to enjoy the Slacker music experience, including the ability to create custom music stations based on a favorite song, artist or mix of artists, over 130 expert-programmed Slacker genre, seasonal and spotlight stations, and station fine-tuning, which allows listeners to personalize each station based on their own music tastes.
"Nokia, the world's biggest mobile phone maker has been a leader in the industry from the beginning," said Steve Cotter, senior vice president of business development at Slacker. "We are excited to offer our free app for Nokia users, enabling more music fans to play their favorite Slacker Radio stations wherever they go."
With a music catalog that is over four times the leading competitor, Slacker gives listeners the ultimate music discovery resource by providing artist biographies and images as well as album reviews and art. In addition to marking songs as favorites, listeners can also ban songs and artists to create perfect custom radio stations on their Nokia smartphones.
Slacker Radio for Nokia:
- Music library featuring millions of songs
- High-quality stereo playback from any available wireless connection
- Create custom artist stations based on artists or songs
- Over 130 professionally programmed and customizable genre stations
- View artist biographies and photos
- View album art and read reviews
- Rate songs as favorites
- Ban songs and artists from stations
Pricing and Availability
The free Slacker Radio application, developed using the Qt application development framework, is planned for launch in the Ovi store in February 2011. Supported handsets will include the Nokia N8, along with other new Nokia smartphones featuring the new Symbian operating system. Slacker will be showcasing the application at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, NV.
About Slacker, Inc.
Slacker is the world's first Personal Radio company offering "Your Radio Everywhere." Slacker enables music lovers to play highly personalized music online at the Slacker web site or on the go with Slacker Personal Radio players and mobile phones. In addition to the coming application for Nokia smartphones, Slacker mobile applications are currently available for Android, iPhone, Windows Mobile, Windows Phone 7, Palm webOS and BlackBerry smartphones. For more information visit http://www.Slacker.com/everywhere.
The Slacker Personal Radio application is scheduled to be available for U.S. and Canadian customers only.
Slacker and Slacker.com are registered trademarks of Slacker, Inc. All other trademarks and product names are the property of their respective companies.
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