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Spotify for Windows Phone gets major update revamp

If you use Spotify on your Windows Phone device, we have some good news. The app is about to get a major revamp, complete with some long-awaited features.

Spotify is planning two new updates for Windows Phone 8 users this spring, the music streaming giant announced this week. The first will finally add radio, browse, and discover features to the app, meaning "you will be able to listen to personalized radio stations, browse for what's hot and what's new, or discover more music."

The update will also include a brand new design and other "significant improvements," though Spotify did not elaborate.

Initially, the update will only be available for Spotify Premium subscribers, the company said. On the plus side for budget-conscious music lovers, however, Spotify also soon plans to expand its recently announced free mobile listening option to Windows Phone.

Spotify has been busy upping its game over the last few months. The company in December expanded free music listening to smartphones and tablets. Previously, non-paying Spotify users could only listen to Spotify Radio on the mobile apps. But now, they can discover new music, save, shuffle, and share.

In addition, Spotify last month lifted time limits for all users, even if they don't pay for a premium membership. This means you can now can now fire up Spotify on your desktop and jam out for as long as you want, for free, without having to worry about getting cut off after a certain amount of time.