Boxee is a multimedia application that can be used for streamlining digital media by making use of various options. Boxee also contains other apps including Pandora. In this article we will find out more about the Pandora application in Boxee.
What is Pandora?
Pandora is a very popular app of Boxee. It’s a favorite among music lovers because it allows for free streaming of music. Recently, Pandora has faced competition from new services such as Spotify and Grooveshark. However, Pandora has emerged a winner.
How to Create a Pandora Account?
If you are a music lover and haven’t yet created a Pandora account, then it’s time to create one. Go to the official website for Pandora and make your account. You will be asked for a username and password.
How to Use Pandora in Boxee?
In order to use Pandora from Boxee, first launch Boxee. After kick starting Boxee, select Apps from the main menu.
Click on Pandora to select it. Clicking on the Pandora app will give you the menu for the app. Go to Start.
Now you will have to log in to the Pandora account that you created on the official site. Once you sign in, you can start listening to music by tuning in to your favorite stations.
You can even find artist information, cover art and more details on the music you are currently listening to. Along with this you can even view some amazing visuals in the background.
Features of Pandora
There are controls that help you with playback, forward, backward and volume control. These control tabs are given at the top of the screen. Using these controls you can even gather information on why the song was selected in the first place and even rate the quality of the song by giving thumbs up and down.
The application also gives you the freedom to change in between your stations and also include more stations in your list. The Pandora application has many features that all music lovers will appreciate.
Pandora also allows you to check out other apps within Boxee without causing any disruptions in your music. The uber cool visuals in the background also remain unaffected.
However, the Pandora application in Boxee has feature missing; when you click on the artists or the groups, you are not provided with any additional information on them. This feature can only be availed on the official website of Pandora and on a desktop app. But not many music lovers are bothered by this missing feature.
Latest on Pandora
Pandora application is a great way of streamlining your music and has become very popular after being included in Boxee. The latest version of Pandora lets you enjoy music on your home theatre system as well.
Attach the Boxee with Pandora to an LCD TV and you can enjoy excellent audio quality. If you plan to enjoy your music for long on your LCD then ensure that the screen of the LCD TV is turned on. Samsung has recently added Pandora to its LCD TVs. However, the company cautions against keeping static images for more than 2 hours.