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Pandora for Android gets sleeker (pictures)

Popular streaming-radio service Pandora has revamped the interface of its Android app.

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Pick a station, any station

From Pandora's home screen, you can create new stations, play old ones, or fire up a QuickMix. The menu button at the top also gives you the option to sort your stations by date or name.
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Now playing

Album art is front and center, with playback controls below. Swipe up from the bottom of the screen to see a nifty volume slider.
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Genre stations

If stations based on songs or artists aren't cutting it, you can always create one based on a genre to get a little more variety.
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Song details

Hit the Minimize button above the album art to pull up more detailed artist and track information.
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Lyrics

Some tracks even come with lyrics. Just click through from the song details page.
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Obtrusive ads

Needless to say, some of Pandora's display ads are a little...distracting.

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