Apple’s New Music Service




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When Apple launched its new operating system iOS 8.4 on July 3, 2015 it wasn’t the system itself that was getting all the hype but the new music service included. Yes, Apple has been offering music streaming since 2013 which was offered on iTunes Radio to be streamed online. However, despite the fact that iTunes dominates the music streaming online industry Apple still didn’t seem to be able to compete with competitors such as Pandora, Slacker and Spotify just to name a few along with some of the convenient features they offered individuals

Now with the new service there will be new options that weren’t found in Apple’s previous music streaing service. Now individuals will be able to download a music app onto their desktop. There will also be an Android App that Apple hopes to launch this fall. Some other new features with the new music streaming service a feature known as Beats 1 and a stations that have live and global radio service. Also, this app can be used to blend your existing catalog of music currently stored in the cloud, making a unique iTunes, personalized library.

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Apple is aiming toward being the only music app a person may need. Now whether they can actually achieve this feat is another story. Their lead competitors especially Spotify have over 70 million subscribers worldwide and gains more subscribers each day. The reason Spotify offers music for ever music lovers particular taste with a vast library that seems to be endless. Now Apple has the job of proving they can match Spotify’s library and take away their spotlight. Apple is hoping that with a vast library along with some innovative features they can do just that One advantage Apple does have on their side going into this is that they are offering an economical subscription plan. So even if Apple doesn’t blow away the competition they might get them to at least lower they prices to compete so in the end it could be the consumers who win out here.

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