Apple Music Android app now available with 3-month trial

Apple Music is finally available on Android, and you can grab it now on Google Play. The new app offers almost everything included in the original iOS version, including a three-month trial that should tempt even Apple’s toughest critics. Apple Music for Android also includes Beats 1 and other online radio stations, hand-picked recommendations, personalized […]

Spotify takes on Beats 1 with new “In Residence” feature

Spotify may pride itself on data-based suggestions, but the music streaming giant isn’t above trying human curators as well. A new addition to the service called In Residence will tap famous musicians to create something similar to Apple Music’s Beats 1 Internet radio. Unlike Beats 1, In Residence won’t stream live. Instead, Spotify is releasing pre-recorded […]

Apple Music, Beats 1 Radio and more offline in big outage UPDATE 

Update- All back online I thought it was just me, but it isn’t. Apple Music, Beats 1 and several other Apple products are all currently offline, which means end users can’t access those services. A quick check at Apple’s System Status page reveals that several additional products, including the App Store, Apple TV, iBooks Store, iTunes […]