It’s tough out there for a streaming music service like Pandora, with competition from Spotify and Apple Music constantly putting on the pressure to get more subscribers. But there’s one thing Pandora’s rivals have that it doesn’t — an option for subscribers to listen to music offline. That may change in the future.
Anyone who’s ever walked into a college party knows that if there’s a guitar around, at some point it will definitely be picked up and used to play “Stairway to Heaven,” often, by someone who could be described as, “That guy who plays ‘Stairway to Heaven’ at a party.” Add a bunch of disk drives to that list, and they probably do it a lot better than those amateurs.* [More]