Pandora has a sneak peak at its upcoming redesigned mobile apps that focus on personalization. Creating personalized channels has been at the core of Pandora’s service and its new apps make it easier than ever to train the app to learn your tastes.
The iconic thumbs up/down buttons are still there but now you have the ability to “unthumb” songs that you liked before but are sick of hearing. You can do this by accessing your thumb history, which you couldn’t before.
Artist discovery is also improved with more artist information. There are new swipe and tap gestures that reveal more information about songs and artists.
The Pandora apps for phones and tablets are also getting redesigned. Everything looks flatter and there are new transitions to make the app feel fluid. It’s not a huge change but it does look more modern to match the interface of both Android 5.0 Lollipop and iOS 8.
Pandora says only about 3% of Android and iPhone users are getting the redesign as a test before releasing it for everyone. If you’re one of the lucky 3%, let us know what you think.
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