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About the Music Player upgrade

ShifterCat

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Sep 12, 2011
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I just upgraded the Android system on my Xperia phone, and noticed it has a new default music player. Having a player widget right on the screen is nice, but I can't help but notice that this new player seems to have a lot more skips and hiccups than the old one, even though I'm playing the exact same tracks. Has anyone else noticed this?

Thanks,
ShifterCat
 
I don't know about skips, but the new music player I ended up with apparently has the ability to sync music collections to/from the cloud, which also means that a music download manager runs everytime I start the app and stays running after. I've determined that this was causing an egregious slowing of my Droid 1, so I went back to the old version. I'd seen references to this before I upgraded, so it wasn't just me.

-Scott
 
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