Sony's online music service soon will make its iPhone app look much more like its competitors' apps -- and its own Android offering.
The subscription service's app for the iPhone and iPod Touch will join its Android counterpart in allowing downloads for offline listening plus offering high-quality streaming sound in an upcoming update that coincides with a discounted membership rate.
The field of players in online streaming music is crowded, and offline-listening features are already available from the likes of Spotify, Slacker, and Rdio with paid subscriptions.
Sony's updated app is awaiting Apple approval before going live. … Read more