Smart speakers have taken the market by storm and Apple does not want to lag behind by restricting Apple Music only to the HomePod speakers. The company has announced that it will be making Apple Music available on Amazon’s Echo speakers as well from December 17th. So now, Echo users will be able to command Alexa to play their favourites from Apple Music by just saying “Alexa, ask Apple Music to play…”. Read More
Spotify has always been on the top in the music streaming service with close to 70 million paying subscribers as reported earlier this year. Now, Apple Music may well be looking to surpass Spotify this summer with more and more users using the tech giant’s music service.
Sources say that Apple music has almost 36 million subscribers now compared to around 30 million from last September. Also globally, Apple is growing at a higher rate in the US with five percent a month verses Spotify’s two percent per month. Read More
According to a article on Bloomberg News, Apple Inc is planning a complete makeover for Apple Music to make it ” more intuitive” for it’s users. The article also suggested that the new Apple Music would have better integration and optimization in terms of streaming and downloading music and they would also be completely overhauling and expanding their Radio Service. It is also rumored that Apple will unveil this update at the WorldWide Developers Conference (WWDC) in June this year. Read More
As an Apple user, you will now be able to save up to 100,000 songs on your cloud, which is much more than the earlier 25,000 limit. Apple has raised the limits on iTunes Match and Apple Music library for matched songs to 100,000 songs. Read More
If rumors are to be believed, the Android version of the Apple Music will debut this fall. This would be Apple’s second venture into App development on Google’s competing mobile platform, the first being a tool to transfer data to iOS devices from Android devices. Read More
Apple showed off its music streaming service, Apple Music, at WWDC 2015 and confirmed 30th June as the release date. The day is here and the world is waiting to take a look at what exactly Apple Music will be bringing to the table. After Apple acquired Beats last year, the company has used the latter’s expertise and technology to create a music streaming service which will be a competition for the rivals like Spotify. It was Beats boss Jimmy Iovine, who unveiled the service at the keynote, as chosen by Apple. Read More
Though it may be disappointing for the fans of both Sonos and Apple that Apple Music won’t come to Sonos at the prior’s launch, it is good to know that both the companies are truly dedicated towards making it a reality. The Verge has confirmed that a spokesperson for Sonos has made it clear the company’s multi-room wireless speakers will support Apple Music by the end of this year. Read More