Spotify has announced that it is working on a major update for its Android app. A significant number of users have already complained about it -- some going as far as to say the company's Android mobile software is "useless". An article published by CNET highlighted the problem of users seeing instabilities and crashes using Spotify's Android software and the same issue has also been reported by many users on Spotify's Android forum.
So, what's the cause?
The general consensus in the blogosphere is that Spotify's troublesome app is not fully compatible with the new version of Android (v4.0) -- otherwise known as Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS). Commenting about the problem after being quizzed by CNET, Spotify said, "We're working on a major Android update. Watch this space!"
Considering that other mobile apps such as the iOS version has seen recent updates (with new added features) and even Spotify's desktop player getting a polish (a crossfading addition and more), Spotify will want to fix this incompatibility issue as quickly as possible to ensure it doesn't lose any frustrated Android owners paying a monthly subscription.
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