Spotify vs Apple Music, Which Streaming Service is Better?

Ian Roger Quits As Apple Music Executive Barely Two Months Since He Joined

Apple Music is out in the market and is available at a subscription price of only $9.99 per month. One of the most anticipated releases of the year, Apple Music will still have to face tough market competition because of the many other streaming options available at cheaper prices. We compare it to the biggest competitor so it’s Spotify vs Apple Music today. Spotify to give tough competition to Apple Music While there are several music streaming options available in the market, Spotify is the prime competitor for Apple Music. Lets compare them both to understand. Firstly, both of them offer a-la-carte music streaming to users in high quality. Though the encoding format and bit rate are not the same, these can be used for streaming music even in low speed internet connections without experiencing interruptions. The set-up of Apple Music and Spotify is not the same, but they both offer good music quality if played on the right device. Having been in the space [+more]

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Apple Live Streaming Music Service Available At $9.99

Apple launches iPad mini 4

Come June 30 and users will be able to access live streaming music from Apple Music via the iTunes library. This means access to countless tracks on a scale never imagined with Apple before. The service also comprises Beats 1, which is a round-the-clock radio station. Apple Music Connect also helps artists to upload their tracks online. Another huge improvement to Apple Music is more personalized playlists since there are real people driving this stuff. So forget the tedious playlists that popped up thanks to algorithm searches from Pandora or Spotify. As for no we only have this much beef available about Apple Music that will be chargeable at around $9.99 per month. This is applicable following a free run for three months. A new pack meant for family too will be available at $14.99 per month for use by maximum of six members. Better news is that Apple Music will have Android [+more]

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Apple Set To Roll Out New Streaming Tune Service To Compete With Spotify

Apple launches iPad mini 4

Apple is on a roll. Come next week and you will get hands on its latest tune service at WWDC 2015, says a report published in The Wall Street Journal. Apple has always released latest wares and upgrades at the conference and this is no shocker.  The latest service is priced at 10 dollars monthly in case you are interested in streaming on demand on an unlimited scale for all users, without restriction. It seems that apple is set to be a stiffler for Spotify that lets users avail similar services at the same price at the Premium range.The latest Apple service will not have a low tier free membership option though. However, it will put up channels that are supported by ads with selections from DJs host. Apple currently sells close to 85 per cent of music downloads round the world, according to data from music industry insiders. However, [+more]

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The War of Streaming Has Begun… It’s Google Music All Access v/s Spotify

Google Play Music All Access

Recently, at the Google 2013 I/O held at San Francisco, the internet search giant officially introduced the Google Music All Access, a subscription music service, priced at $9.99 a month. With a large library and competitive price, Google Music All Access comes with a 30-day free trial for users with an offer price of $7.99 for all those who sign up for a free trial before June 30. Standing on the same lines as Spotify and Rdio, Google Music All Access adds new streaming choices to users, giving access to millions of songs on the Android smartphones, tablets and computers.     With this official announcement by Google, it looks like the war of music streaming has now begun. Among other competitors, it seems more like an All Access versus Spotify story, which is a five-year-old streaming service. To see which service we like more, let’s consider some of the similarities. Spotify, currently [+more]

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Is the Age of Streaming Music Finally Here?

Pandora

First there was Pandora – a beautiful creation that let us discover brand new music through online streaming. And then, quite a few other websites followed suit, some of the bigger successes among these including Spotify, iHeartRadio and Songza. But with faster mobile browsing features, music streaming turned into apps, both free and paid. However, the world of music streaming just got a whole lot bigger with none other than Apple dropping hints that it could enter the arena too. Even though confirmation is yet to come by, this news caused Pandora’s shares to take a hit of 16 percent. But just how big of a playing field is the music streaming business? Of course, Nokia tried to get in on the action through Nokia Music features on its smartphones, but its exclusivity limits its business potential. The latest version lets users stream music from over 150 Nokia-created playlists, create [+more]

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