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Slacker Radio for Android gets a face-lift (pictures)

As part of a company-wide rebrand, the Slacker Radio app for Android gets a fresh, new interface.

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Shiny new dashboard

Slacker's rebrand is reflected in its new logo and refreshed app interface. Now, colors are brighter and the dashboard has Window 8 Metro feel to it.
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Save your faves

Head over to the My Music section to see your favorite songs, playlists, and cached content.
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More than just pop

Whether you want to listen to alternative, classical, jazz, or comedy, Slacker Radio has got you covered.
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So many options

In addition to all the usual suspects like Top 40 Hits and 90's R&B, Slacker offers specialty stations for holidays, music festivals, and more.
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Music and then some

Unlike some of its competitors, Slacker offers talk radio, news, and even standup comedy content.
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Now playing

The Now Playing screen is simple and straightforward, with the album art large enough to see its details.
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More listening options

This may not be intuitive, but while you're listening, you can always tap the album art to open a new menu of options.
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Artist info

At any point while you're listening, you can tap the album art to get more information on a particular artist.
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Fine-tune your stations

Customize your listening experience by adjusting several parameters like Artist Discovery level.
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What do artists listen to?

Unique to Slacker is its selection of stations that are curated by popular (and some not-so-popular) artists.

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