Pocket-lint - Apple Music is a subscription-based music streaming service, like Spotify , offering access to over 50 million songs. It's packed with features, including offline listening for when you're not connected, and it combines all your music in one place - even songs ripped from a CD. Apple Music also offers up radio stations and integration with Siri so you can control most things with voice commands. This feature offers everything you need to know about Apple Music, including how much it costs, what it offers and how to use it. Apple Music launched in , following Apple's acquisition of Beats Electronics in that included the Beats Music subscription-based streaming service, which Apple discontinued. The Apple Music service not only lets you stream on-demand any track from the iTunes catalogue but also access all your music in one place, whether purchased from iTunes, copied from a CD, or downloaded from the web. The streaming service also offers up recommendations tailored to your interests, internet radio in the form of the Beats 1 radio station among others , the ability to save music to your device for offline listening, expert-curated playlists and integration with the Siri assistant on iOS devices. Apple Music is free for three months when you sign up to the free trial, after which there are three plans available. If you don't have a paid subscription, Apple Music still lets you listen to music you've purchased, ripped, or uploaded to your device but you won't get access to all the features Apple Music offers, like offline listening.
Apple working on unlimited downloads of purchased iTunes music, setting MobileMe free?
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To start the conversation again, simply ask a new question. Wouldn't it be wise for apple to sell music at the prices they are now but have an option to have unlimited downloads. Once they have the music up distributing the songs is free to them. If they got 15 dollars a month from people who usually only spend dollars a month on songs wouldn't apple make more money that way? The androids can have unlimited music for free and while they have a better music download rating than iTunes why shouldn't we have unlimited even when we are going to pay monthly. I have talked to a lot of people about this and people who rarely buy music said that they would pay up to 20 dollars a month to have it go unlimited. I think it's a wise decision and I just wanted to be heard and see what people think. I think it would make a happier apple community. Posted on May 16, PM. Page content loaded.
Mark Gurman. According to Bloomberg, Apple is currently in negotiations with major music labels regarding some major enhancements they are planning to bring to iTunes by mid Currently, iTunes users need to repurchase music if they want to wirelessly download the songs to other iOS devices. Users could also of course sync via iTunes on their Mac or PC to work around these download charges. The service also would allow downloads to iPad, iPod and iPhone devices linked to the same iTunes account, they said. The move would be a step closer to universal access to content centrally stored on the Internet. The content would be accessible through any wireless connection. Apple and the involved music groups declined to comment. Thanks Spencer for the Image!