San Francisco: With an extended offline mixtape feature, YouTube Music would now automatically download up to 500 songs based on users’ likes and listening history for offline listening.
This new version of the mixtape feature is called ‘smart downloads’ and the selection would download songs from users’ Liked Songs playlist, other favourite playlists and albums, The Verge reported on Wednesday.
As part of the feature, users would be able to set a limit for how much music smart downloads would pull down and the process only happens at night, when the phone is connected to Wi-Fi.
As of now, elaborated roll-out details of the feature remain unclear.
Other apps including video-streaming platform Netflix are also moving into this lane.
Netflix’s smart downloads feature lets users save the next episode of whatever’s being watched and automatically delete episodes users have already finished.
Earlier in March, YouTube Music made the second big debut of the global music streaming giant in India after Swedish platform Spotify made its way into the country in May.
Within the first week of its launch in India. the app had hit the three million downloads mark.
Earlier in May, between YouTube Music and Google Play Music, Google crossed the 15 million global subscribers mark.
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Mangaluru:Former Congress MLA Mohiuddin Bava on Wednesday claimed he received a call from an unknown person objecting to his participation in the ongoing Navaratri celebrations at a temple here.
Bava, who had represented from Mangaluru North segment, said he has lodged a police complaint about it.
The Congress leader said he visited the Gurupura Ambika Annapoorneshwari temple at Bajpe here and took part in the rituals following an invite by its priest.
Later, he got a call from a man, who identified himself as Anil from Mumbai and raised objections to his visit, saying It's not Nehru period, it's a Modi period, Bava alleged.
"A Muslim should not go to the temple, a beef eater and Muslim should not visit temple," the caller had told him, he claimed, adding the conversation was recorded by him.
Bava said he told the caller that he went to the temple on invitation and added he had not differentiated between communities in his political life.