$4.99/month Apple Music student subscription now bundles Apple TV+ for free

In a surprise announcement, Apple has announced its first bundle deal for Apple TV+. For subscribers to Apple Music on the student plan, $ 4.99 per month, Apple will giveaway Apple TV+ at no additional charge. The news was announced on Hailee Steinfeld’s Instagram page, who stars in Dickinson. Apple TV+ launches this Friday. more… […]

Pandora Music now works with Dark Mode, Siri on iPhone, HomePod, and CarPlay

Apple showed up new features coming to CarPlay back at WWDC in June including the ability to control Pandora and Waze with Siri. We’re still awaiting the big iOS 13 update from Waze, but Pandora has just released the new version of its music player for iPhone. more… The post Pandora Music now works with […]

Craig Federighi says scheduled iMessage feature is ‘something we continue to consider,’ lyrics visualizer slated for iOS 13.1 in Music app

iMessage is a rich messenger platform with its own App Store and features like end-to-end encryption. However, advanced features like scheduled iMessages could make it an even more robust service. Recently an Apple user reached out to Craig Federighi about this feature request and got a detailed response about how the company is considering it. […]

Pandora now integrates with Instagram for sharing music and podcasts to Stories

Pandora has announced new integration with Instagram today that makes it easy to share music and podcasts to your Instagram Stories. In a blog post, Pandora detailed the new feature and said it’s rolling out now to a “limited” selection of users, and will come to everyone within the next several weeks. more… The post […]

Comment: Apple should let people choose Spotify as their default music player

There was something of a mystery report this week. Apple and Spotify are reportedly in talks over potentially allowing Spotify users to control music playback with Siri […] According to The Information, Spotify and Apple are discussing a “plan” that would “let iPhone users tell Siri to play songs, playlists, and albums with voice commands.” […]

‘Apple Music for Artists’ exits beta, now available to everyone with new iOS app and Shazam data

Last year, Apple launched an “Apple Music for Artists” platform that displayed things like analytical data, milestones, and more. That dashboard, however, was only available via the web and to a small group of artists. All of that changes today, with Apple launching a new Apple Music for Artists app for iOS and more. more… […]

Apple Music for Android beta adds Dark Mode, time-synced lyrics, more

Apple today has updated the Apple Music beta app for Android with a pair of notable features from iOS 13. With today’s update, Android users can now take advantage of Dark Mode in Apple Music, as well as time-synced lyrics. more… The post Apple Music for Android beta adds Dark Mode, time-synced lyrics, more appeared […]

Apple Music shifts A List: Alternative playlist to ‘ALT CTRL’

After rebranding its A List: Hip-Hop playlist last month to Rap Life, Apple Music has given a makeover to its A list: Alternative playlist. The rotating collection of curated songs is now called ALT CTRL. more… The post Apple Music shifts A List: Alternative playlist to ‘ALT CTRL’ appeared first on 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac

Entire ‘Tool’ catalog coming to Apple Music and iTunes later this week

Rock band Tool has announced today that it is finally joining the digital music era. The band took to Twitter this evening to reveal that its entire catalog will come to all digital and streaming services this week. more… The post Entire ‘Tool’ catalog coming to Apple Music and iTunes later this week appeared first […]

Report: iPhone 11 could let users send music to two Bluetooth devices at the same time

iPhone and iPad currently support multiroom audio to AirPlay 2 speakers. A new report from Macotakara says that Apple is adding dual Bluetooth audio support for the next iPhone. Dual bluetooth output could potentially enable two people to listen to music from the same phone, connecting two sets of AirPods simultaneously. more… The post Report: […]

Apple facing class action lawsuit over alleged iTunes & Apple Music data sale

Residents of Rhode Island and Michigan lead the suit, which maintains that Apple profits unjustly by releasing what users play in iTunes and on Apple Music to other companies, and also allowing third-party app developers direct access to what tracks are in users’ iTunes library. AppleInsider – Frontpage News