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Topic # 127045 28-Jul-2013 12:37
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Hi, I was doing some googling but thought a GZ genius might provide a better and firmer answer... I've become a big Spotify fiend in recent months, on both my PC and my laptop. However, I'd love to have a similar-type service available through my PS3 which outputs sound directly through my Home Theatre system in my lounge.

I have dabbled with PS3 Media Server and did get it going (eventually), however what I would prefer is something simpler (i.e. that the wife can also use!) that I can operate directly through the PS3 (without the need for a laptop or smartphone etc).

It doesn't appear there is a Spotify app/add on available, however I know there's one or two other similar services available which I could possibly run through the PS3... what are the best alternatives?

Cheers.

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  Reply # 867335 28-Jul-2013 12:40
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Sony have their own service called music unlimited. Similar concept to spotify. Pretty sure you can run that through the ps3



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  Reply # 867339 28-Jul-2013 12:52
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Cheers, I did mean to mention that I was hoping to find an alternative to Music Unlimited, mainly because there's no free option available and with already paying for Spotify, I can't really justify paying for multiple services.

I guess an alternative is giving Music Unlimited another go, and moving back to the free Spotify with ads.

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  Reply # 867531 28-Jul-2013 20:43
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Sell your receiver and replace it with a Denon or Marantz? Both have Spotify built in... of course, it may not make financial sense...

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