Apple Music is the company’s streaming service, always-on global radio station and fan/artist connection. Here you’ll find all of our Apple Music coverage in one place, updated regularly.
Thanks to Twitter, you can find every song that gets played on Beats 1.
Here’s a scenario you might find familiar. You’re listening to Beats 1 when a great song comes on that you haven’t heard before. You try to add it to your collection but it’s not available. You search the iTunes Store but it’s not there either. In the meantime, the song is over. What was it again? Drat, I forgot. Oh well.
To entice users to check out Apple Music, Apple is providing three free months of the paid service at launch. This includes access to the streaming Apple Music service, unlmited skip in Music Radio and full access to Music Connect. Similar to most trials, Apple automatically will charge you for your first month of paid service when that trial period ends.
The new Music app in iOS is chock full featueres, including Beats 1 radio content, the For You recommendation engine and the Connect social network. The Music app is all about music so it make sense that Apple`would include a mini player that allows you to control your music while you browse through all the content in the app. Read on to find out more about the mini player and how to use it.
Apple Music Connect is a social network for musicians to “connect” with their fans by sharing content and adding a comment when their fans respond. Connect isn’t for everyone, and you can remove it from Apple Music if you do not want to use the social network. Once removed from Apple Music, the Connect tab is conveniently replaced by Playlists.
Apple has steadily improved Siri’s music controls, allowing you to open the music app, play songs, and even identify tunes using Shazam. This integration continues in the new Apple Music with Siri allowing you to interact with Apple Music tracks, Music Radio stations and even Beats 1.
Certain shows on Apple’s Beats 1 will accept requests from listeners. You can submit a request into one of three ways.
First, pick up the phone. That’s totally old school, but so is listening to the radio. Just point your browser to http://beats1radio.com/requests to find a list of numbers for customers in 13 countries, including the US, Canada, France, Japan and Germany.
Apple Music is live and ready. You can tune into Apple’s 24 hour radio station, Beats 1, on your iOS device or Mac running iTunes 12.2. That’s great, but some customers have their premium sound system connected to their home entertainment system, including the Apple TV. Fortunately, it’s easy to listen to Beats 1 via Apple TV.
There day is here. Apple Music is finally available. Earlier we published a brief how-to on migrating your existing Beats Music account to Apple Music, keeping your library, playlists and artist preferences intact. Now, we’ll explain how to get started with Apple Music from scratch.
Apple Music and Beats 1 are live. Beats Music customers like me have the chance to migrate their accounts over to Apple Music, keeping their library and playlists intact. The process is ridiculously easy. Here’s how to migrate your Beats Music account to Apple Music and give the new service a try.