07/11/2015, 12:07 am
Apple's content and media operations are once again under scrutiny by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, which is studying claims that iOS App Store policy is illegally stifling competition in the music streaming market, a report said Friday.
07/10/2015, 11:07 pm
A report on Friday claims Apple is producing in-house music videos and other content for chart-topping artists, including Eminem, Pharrell and Drake, the latter of which released such a video on Friday as an Apple Connect exclusive.
07/08/2015, 06:07 pm
It appears Apple is planning to give on-the-go Apple Music users the option to stream tunes at high bitrates when iOS 9 debuts later this year, as the latest beta released Wednesday includes a toggle switch for high quality audio streaming over cellular networks.
07/08/2015, 04:07 pm
In an effort to bypass Apple's 30 percent cut of all App Store purchases, and in the wake of the launch of Apple Music, Spotify has begun emailing customers who subscribed through their iOS to convert their subscription to a Web-based one and save $3 per month.
07/07/2015, 12:07 pm
While Apple has killed the user interface for The Sentence -- Beats Music's flagship on-demand playlist creation feature -- it hasn't removed the functionality from Apple Music entirely. AppleInsider shows you where it's hiding.
07/06/2015, 06:07 pm
While Apple Music has drawn a lot of comparions with other streaming services, like Spotify and Google Music, on iOS it does have at least one special trick: Siri voice commands.
07/03/2015, 07:07 pm
Eminem dropped an epic music video-cum-short film for his latest single "Phenomenal" on Friday as an Apple Music exclusive fraught with product placement courtesy of Apple Watch and iPhone.
07/03/2015, 02:07 pm
On its website Apple describes Apple Music and iTunes Match as "independent but complementary," but in fact the services are closely connected through a third feature: iCloud Music Library.
07/03/2015, 10:07 am
During the first half of 2015 Americans streamed some 135 billion audio tracks and music videos over the Internet, despite the absence of any major new services such as Apple Music, according to newly-published data from market research firm Nielsen.
07/02/2015, 04:07 pm
Apple treats "likes" in Apple Music in a very narrow manner -- mostly as a way of tailoring the "For You" recommendations in the service, along with the help of things like personal library data, a report revealed on Thursday.
07/02/2015, 01:07 pm
Something not widely known about Apple's Beats 1 radio station is that listeners can make song requests, in a process that's a little different from conventional, terrestrial radio stations.
07/02/2015, 12:07 pm
Although Prince's music is missing from major on-demand streaming services including Apple Music, Rdio, and Spotify, the pop artist's catalog is on at least two of them -- Tidal and Google Play Music All Access, according to reports. [Updated]
07/02/2015, 11:07 am
The new Connect feature in Apple Music allows fans to engage with artists in a more direct and personal way. But those who aren't interested in the social feature can remove it from the iOS 8.4 Music app entirely -- here's how to do it.
07/01/2015, 05:07 pm
Some people turning on iCloud Music Library to make full use of Apple Music are instead coping with deleted songs and playlists, in addition to other problems, according to complaints on Apple's support forums and testing by AppleInsider.
07/01/2015, 03:07 pm
Connect, a Tumblr-like social network for musicians and their fans, is a tentpole feature of Apple's new streaming music service. AppleInsider takes a look at how easy it is to follow and get updates from your favorite artists using Connect.
07/01/2015, 01:07 pm
Apple Music has turned around many artists who previously opposed streaming -- Radiohead's In Rainbows made its subscription debut on the service, for instance -- but there are still a number of notable holdouts, including Apple favorite The Beatles.
06/30/2015, 07:06 pm
Following the release of iOS 8.4 earlier on Tuesday, Apple pushed out the latest version of iTunes with support for the company's Apple Music streaming service, bringing including Beats 1 radio, Apple Music Connect, Apple Music Radio and more to Mac.
06/30/2015, 06:06 pm
Like Spotify and some other streaming music services, an important feature of Apple Music is the ability to temporarily save songs for when an Internet connection is unreliable -- or simply to avoid data caps imposed by cellular carriers.
06/30/2015, 03:06 pm
Though heavily hyped, Apple Music subscriptions may not be for everyone. Those who want to remove the streaming service from their iOS 8.4 Music app, and gain back easy access to custom playlists in the process, can easily do so -- here's how.
06/30/2015, 01:06 pm
Signing up for the brand new Apple Music service is a relatively simple process. Here's how to get up and running quickly, as well as how to turn off automatic renewals or cancel later down the road.