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Om Malik: Yahoo’s Aviate app for Android gets smarter when you listen to music
2014-02-12 3:31pm -08:00T Visit Om Malik


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Like listening to music on your Android phone? Then you’ll probably also like the newest feature added to Yahoo Aviate for Android called Listening Space. The software intelligently groups all of your music applications and shows them whenever you plug headphones into your handset. And when listening to tunes, Aviate’s Listening Space will fetch relevant information about the music playing.

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The new Listening Space joins Aviate’s other Spaces, or bundles of apps that appear based on your location or time of day. Work apps appear in the launcher when your phone’s location is at work, for example. When dining out, Aviate will show relevant apps such as Yelp, Foursquare and Zagat.

The overall idea behind Aviate — which Yahoo purchased in January — is to make your smartphone smarter through context. Listening Space extends those smarts into audio entertainment. Information about the currently playing artist complete with biographical information, upcoming concert dates and tweets from the musician. The app will also recommend other music apps you may not have tried yet.

I think Yahoo was smart to buy — and even smarter to add more features — to Aviate. Now that...

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