Tips on how to use Apple Music effectively

Apple Music

Apple Music was redesigned in 2016 in an effort to streamline the app. While this has largely been successful, it is still quite easy to lose your way while searching for specific tracks. After all, Apple Music has over 40 million songs. Therefore, here are some tips to help you navigate Apple Music more effectively: VIEW ALBUM OF SONG BEING PLAYED When you discover a new song in a playlist, check for the artist and album info from the Now Playing panel. Tap on then and Apple Music opens the…

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Abomination! Apple provides support for micro SD card

Apple Music for Android

Did you ever think the day would come when Apple would add support for micro SD card in any way? Well, the day is here. Apple Music for Android version 0.9.5 is here and right in the changelog of the app, it says: This update adds downloading songs to an SD card, so you can now keep more music offline. This is amazing, considering Apple’s legendary snobbery of expandable storage in its devices. But strange things are now the norm in the smartphone world. Perhaps, soon, we shall see an…

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Anita Baker calls out Apple Music over use of her work

Anita Baker

Apple Music appears to be rubbing off musicians wrongly these days. Remember the Taylor Swift versus Apple Music matter? This time, it is between Apple Music and multiple Grammy singer, Anita Baker, who has lashed out at Apple for advertising her music without having any deals with her. Anita’s tweets: Dearest @AppleMusic… You have no digital licensing agreements 4 any of my compositions. kinda arrogant 2 advertise on my Twitter… — Anita Baker (@IAMANITABAKER) November 18, 2015 Piracy & attempted theft of my catalog is one of many things u…

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Beats Music subscribers get deadline to move to Apple Music

Beats Music join Apple Music

Back in May 2014, Apple acquired the popular subscription streaming music service Beats Music, and Beats Electronics, for $3 billion. Beats Music has now put up a notice on its homepage directing subscribers to migrate to Apple music. The service will be shut down on the 30th of November, so all migrations have to happen before then. From the beats Music FAQ: “Beats Music ends on November 30. Your subscription will be cancelled, but you can move your picks and preferences over to Apple Music right now.” The following three…

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Repent! The end is nigh: Apple Music comes to Android

Apple Music for Android

There is no other explanation for an occurrence like this. It is a sign of the end times. We all hailed BlackBerry for pushing BBM cross-platform. Then we marvelled when Microsoft began to push its services to Android and iOS. Now, even Apple has done the unthinkable – its music service is now available on Android OS. The app is in beta, but you get to try it out for 3 months before having to pay. What have you got to lose, Android audiophiles? Forget anything else your pastor has…

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The iPod is back with a bang!! Check it Out

After more than 3 years of abandoning the iPod lineup, Apple has finally released a new iPod. This one comes refreshed with new design and other cool new hardware changes. Those in the know have a clear picture of how amazing music experience is with the iPod, and should be overjoyed with this new development. The new iPod has a 4 inch retina display with 1136 x 640 pixels and 326 ppi. It runs the new 64-bit A8 processor for good gaming experience. Features an 8 MP iSight back camera, with FaceTime®…

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iOS 8.4 is here!! comes with Apple Music and other improvements

Since mid-April, Apple released the beta version of iOS 8.4 and just few days ago, they officially released it for the general public. The major overhaul is the replacement of  the Music app with ‘Apple Music’- a music streaming service and a major competitor for Google Music and Spotify. This comes alongside their Beats 1 live radio service. Below are the key features of the new iOS 8.4: Apple Music: Become an Apple Music member to play from millions of songs in the Apple Music catalog, or keep them offline…

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