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Listen To Your Watch: Tidal App Now Compatible With Samsung Wearables
On Nov. 8, Samsung's wide array of wearables became compatible with the new Tidal app, expanding the gear's integration of streaming music service options while also expanding the convenience of Tidal beyond its previous compatibility with Samsung TV. This matters because Tidal is in competition with larger services, while crafting its own value-added experience. Many fitness fans who work out to music are bound to appreciate its addition.
For Samsung users, the new Tidal app is compatible with Galaxy Watch, Gear Sport, Gear S2 and S3, and Gear Fit2 and Fit2 Pro. The Tidal app for Samsung TV was announced last month. Tidal expects further announcements to come and being available on a range of popular gear helps expand the reach of its music streaming service. For Apple Watch and Android WearOS users, Tidal says more wearable integration is just around the corner.
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The music streaming marketplace can feel dominated by Apple Music and Spotify, while Amazon digital music options also reach many millions of users. Meanwhile YouTube is a go-to destination for easy access to content, a bit like a music-extension of Google's search engine. Ideally it would be nice to think that tailored consumer experiences like Tidal's can co-exist in a marketplace filled with choices.
Tidal's survival has always mattered as an index of what a smaller business can accomplish with not as many millions of users. Its backing and budget are less massive but the service has its own loyal fans in the smaller millions. For creative businesses, being able to succeed on a smaller scale means different varieties and styles can coexist in a more diverse digital ecosystem. That's good for originality, and products and services working together like this is good for the user.