Apple Gives Beats Music Subscribers A Grace Period

As you might have heard, Apple Music is Apple’s new music streaming platform which means that when they acquired Beats, Beats Music was pretty much made redundant. Signups are already closed and in case you didn’t know, Beats Music actually shut its doors earlier this week on the 30th of November.However it seems that Apple is giving Beats Music subscribers a grace period. No, this does not mean that they […]


Beats Music Will End Its Service November 30

As it stands, Apple has two on-demand music streaming services: Apple Music and Beats Music. However the latter was acquired when Apple bought Beats, and Apple Music is meant to be the company’s main music streaming platform. This means that Beats Music cannot be allowed to exist.So when will the service shut down? According to emails that Apple has been sending out, it turns out that the 30th of November […]


Beats Music No Longer Accepting New Signups

If you haven’t updated your iOS device already, you should. Apple has just released iOS 8.4 and with the update, they are also bringing Apple Music to iOS owners around the world. However it also seems that with the launch of Apple Music, the demise of Beats Music has begun.According to reports, it seems that Beats Music is no longer accepting new signups. As you can see in the screenshot […]


Apple May Sign Pharrell, David Guetta And Drake As iTunes Radio Guest DJs

Next month at WWDC 2015 Apple is expected to show off its new music streaming service, which may bring together Beats Music and iTunes Radio under one brand. A lot has already been said and written about the new service but so far nothing has been confirmed by Apple. There’s a new report out today which claims that the company is trying to sign some of the biggest names in music right […]


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Apple To Promote New Streaming Service With Free Music

There is already a lot of hype surrounding Apple’s upcoming music streaming service which will couple together technology from Beats Music with rebranding possibly under the iTunes umbrella. It’s believed that unlike Spotify, Apple is not going to offer a free ad-supported streaming tier and it may even be pushing music labels to clamp down on services that offer such tiers. A new report suggests that to promote its new streaming service […]


New Report Suggests Beats Music Relaunch In June Still Happening

According to an earlier report from Billboard, it was suggested that Apple’s relaunch of their Beats Music service might skip the rumored June date. Apparently this has to do with the record labels and Apple who are still unable to reach a deal with one another. How true is this? It’s hard to say but according to a new report from 9to5Mac, they are reporting the opposite.They have learned from […]


Apple’s Beats Music Relaunch Could Hit Roadblock Due To Labels

We have been consistently hearing over the last few months that Apple is working hard to relaunch Beats Music as a new music streaming service, the new service is expected to be unveiled at WWDC 2015 next month. A new report published today claims that record labels are holding out on providing Apple with key licenses which could throw a spanner in the works.


Apple Pushing Labels To Kill Spotify Free Streaming As Beats Relaunch Nears

According to a new report Apple’s business practices are coming under scrutiny at the Department of Justice as the company has been found to be pushing record labels to force music streaming services like Spotify to clamp down on free streaming. Apparently the company is doing this ahead of the much awaited relaunch of Beats Music, a streaming service that it acquired and now hopes to make a major player in […]


iOS 8.4 Beta 2 Seeded With Overhauled Music App

You might have heard by now that the next major iOS update is currently in the beta stage. Apple routinely releases beta builds to developers so that they can try them out before the software is deemed ready for public consumption. Apple today released iOS 8.4 beta 2 and the new build brings an overhauled Music app which we had heard about previously, and now it finally makes an appearance.


Apple Courting Artists For Exclusives To Promote Revamped Beats Music

Over the past few months we have been hearing reports that Apple is going to launching a revamped Beats Music service later this year. The company is expected to unveil this new offering at the Worldwide Developers Conference 2015 this June. According to a new report Apple is reaching out to some of the biggest artists in the industry to score exclusive track and album streaming rights in a bid to […]


Apple’s Upcoming Music Service Being Eyed By US Regulators

There are rumors that Apple could be considering launching a new music streaming service based on Beats Music that they had acquired last year. The service is said to be possibly announced at WWDC 2015 later this year, but it seems that even before it has launched, it has caused quite a stir amongst US regulators.According to a report from the New York Post, word has it that the FTC […]


Trent Reznor Said To Be Rebuilding Beats Music From Ground Up

According to the rumors, Apple is expected to relaunch Beats Music later this year and if you’re thinking it’s just minor improvements here and there, think again. A report from The New York Times has suggested that Apple’s changes to Beats Music will be rather major and that it could see a redesign from ground up.However instead of putting a software engineer in charge of the redesign, it seems that […]


Music Streaming Outpaces CD Sales In The US For The First Time Ever

Music streaming is widely believed to be the new way in which we consume our music. In fact last year we reported that digital music sales was starting to see a decline and now according to a new report from the Recording Industry Association of America, it looks like music streaming has finally managed to outpace those of CD sales.That being said the fact that CD sales have managed to […]


New Safari Extension Lets You Enjoy Beats Music Without Flash

If you’re not a fan of the Adobe Flash platform, you will be pleased to learn that a new Safari extension has been released that will allow OS X owners to enjoy Beats Music via the web player version of Beats Music without having to rely on Flash. Instead the extension will see the web player use HTML5 which might sit well with some users.According to its creator, Chris Aljoudi, […]