Tag: Beats 1

iTunes Radio is no longer free, requires a subscription to Apple Music

Earlier this month, Apple revealed that the ad-supported stations on iTunes Radio wont be supported from the end of the month leaving Beats 1 to be the only free element of Apple Music. Well true to its word this week Apple has ended the free, ad-supported iTunes Radio. Users using Apple Music without an active subscription will now be prompted with a message stating – “Get on Our Wavelength” and […]

Apple Music already has 11 million members

We are just over a month into Apple Music, the company’s new competitor to Spotify has already had 11 million members sign up. Eddy Cue has been speaking to USA TODAY regarding the service. “We’re thrilled with the numbers so far.” – Eddy Cue Eddy Cue has also said that 2 million people have chose the family plan for six people which is $14.99/£14.99. Another plan for $9.99/£9.99 which is […]

What is Beats 1?

Ok, at the end of June – Apple Music launched for iOS, Mac and Windows. Apple Music is a simple concept, you pay up £9.99 per month and you get access to 30m+ songs to stream and download. Just like Spotify. But something that was also included is Beats 1, this is a very different concept to what any streaming service is offering with radio. With Spotify and iTunes Radio […]

Beats 1 has a request feature which it borrows from traditional radio

Apple’s Beats 1 radio which is fronted Zane Lowe, Ebro Dardan and Julie Adenuga has a requests show just like every other radio station. Listeners can request any music that they like on the specific “Requests” show. RELATED – Dr. Dre has his own radio show, on Beats 1 The Beats 1 Tumblr page has a dedicated page for getting in contact when requesting a song, with phone numbers for […]

Dr. Dre debuts his own radio show on Beats 1 later today

This week has been busy for Apple, with iOS 8.4, Apple Music and Beats 1. But as we approach the end of the first week of the brand new radio station we are seeing new shows such as the recently announced show from Dr. Dre himself. at 6PM ET/11pm BST “The Pharmacy” will be broadcasting on Beats 1. Dr. Dre along with other guests will be playing “West coast music” […]

iTunes 12.2 launches, with Beats 1 and Apple Music

After a light outrage on Twitter following the release of Apple Music on iOS 8.4 as well as OS X 10.10.4 – the iTunes 12.2 update for Mac and Windows which was supposed to include access to Apple Music and Beats 1, but didn’t show until six hours later. But now the desktop client has been updated. iTunes 12.2 includes a new icon, which is very different to the one originally […]