Rdio pranks Apple Music with the most thoughtful letter

You know a company called Apple announced something called a Music streaming service today, right? Yes, you might have heard, and so has Rdio, one of the pioneers in the tunes subscription streaming field. Rdio offers access to more than 20 million tunes for over 10 million users, and has been around for almost five years, so it couldn't help but take a jab at Apple with the following heartfelt congrats:

Oh, how cute and adult of Rdio to respond to the possibility of a 100 million user strong competitor one would think, right? Wrong. Rdio is actually taking a stealth jab at Apple, recreating its own condescending posting in the NYT way back in 1981, when Apple congratulated IBM for being late to the party with this gem of a page. We guess revenge is a dish best served st(r)eaming then.

source: VB



1. shimanto1123

Posts: 105; Member since: Nov 20, 2014

Rdio nailed it!

2. seret6

Posts: 279; Member since: Aug 14, 2013

When will 4k display android or iphone be released?

6. dermit88

Posts: 20; Member since: Dec 19, 2012

I've never heard of Rdio until this. I think I'll check it out. Does this mean that advertising just worked?

3. waddup121 unregistered

Rdio good job!

4. Eclectech

Posts: 355; Member since: May 01, 2013

Rdio suddenly became more interesting to me. I'll have to download their app.

5. pavsidhu

Posts: 214; Member since: May 20, 2014

It's funny, but to be fair, Apple music will be far more successful than Rdio.

7. ILikeBubbles

Posts: 525; Member since: Jan 17, 2011

GENIUS!!!!! I knew i liked Rdio best for a reason!

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