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Pandora's still great for music discovery (pictures)

The sleek interface of the latest version of Pandora gives better access to artist information, more sharing options, and virtually unlimited music listening opportunities.

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Large album art while you listen

Pandora displays a large picture of the current song's album art. A swipe up from the bottom reveals volume controls and a song progress indicator.
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Create or listen to old favorites

Create new stations based on a favorite artist and Pandora plays songs from other artists that are similar based on the Music Genome Project.
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Songs have several assigned attributes

The Music Genome Project assigns a number of song attributes to aid in matching similar songs for your created station.
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Listen by genre

If you don't want to create your own station, you can always browse through genres and listen like you would on a radio station.
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Easy access to artist bios

From the full-screen view, you can tap the button in the upper right to shrink the album art into a corner and read more information about the current artist.

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