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Apple Beats Music-like streaming service: Is it actually happening, and when?

Apple Beats Music-like streaming service: Is it actually happening, and when?

By 14 February 2015

Apple is always working on something new - whether it's a car, watch, or music streaming service. That last bit might confuse you, as the company already has the iTunes Store, iTunes Radio, and iTunes Match, so why would it need to launch another streaming... >>

Apple is making a new Beats Music-like service for OS X, iOS, Apple TV, and even Android

Apple is making a new Beats Music-like service for OS X, iOS, Apple TV, and even Android

By 4 February 2015

It looks like Apple will do something with the Beats Music streaming service is bought last year. The company decided to build a new streaming service, with features, functionality, and technology pulled from Beats Music, it's claimed. 9to5Mac has reported... >>

Apple plans to relaunch Beats Music as part of iTunes in 2015

Apple plans to relaunch Beats Music as part of iTunes in 2015

By 24 October 2014

You might be using iTunes next year to stream your favourite tracks instead of buying them, thanks to Beats Music, it's claimed. In a report largely about how iTunes' digital music sales have slumped roughly 14 per cent worldwide since last year, The... >>

Apple is shutting down Beats Music... or, wait, maybe it isn't

Apple is shutting down Beats Music... or, wait, maybe it isn't

By 22 September 2014

It's important to remember that rumour reports are in fact just rumours. And the latest example involves a story about Apple allegedly planning to shut down the Beats Music streaming service as well as the Beats Music brand. TechCrunch has claimed, according... >>

U2 and Apple join forces to give away new album for free, download it now from iTunes

U2 and Apple join forces to give away new album for free, download it now from iTunes

By 9 September 2014

Apple is giving away U2's new album, Songs of Innocence, for free through iTunes and Beats Music. Starting today, the 11 track LP will be gifted to each and every iTunes subscriber - estimated at over half a billion worldwide - on a global rollout. You... >>

Tim Cook, Jimmy Iovine, and Dr Dre talk next steps in Apple Beats buyout

Tim Cook, Jimmy Iovine, and Dr Dre talk next steps in Apple Beats buyout

By 28 May 2014

Beats Music and Beats Electronics has been bought by Apple, but what happens now? Some details have already started to surface following a series of interviews with Dr. Dre, Jimmy Iovine, and Tim Cook on the news, but while the dust settles, here's what... >>

Apple acquires Beats Music and Beats Electronics for $3 billion

Apple acquires Beats Music and Beats Electronics for $3 billion

By 28 May 2014

Apple has today confirmed the acquisition of Beats Music and Beats Electronics, taking both the music streaming service and the headphone and speaker hardware business. The acquisition will cost Apple $3 billion, of which $2.6 billion is the purchase... >>

Beats Music API goes public, could be on a device near you soon

Beats Music API goes public, could be on a device near you soon

By 7 March 2014

Beats Music has taken a big step forward in opening up its API to developers. This means anyone can modify its code so it'll work on their platform, meaning TVs, cars, speakers - anything. Other streaming services like Spotify and Rdio already have open... >>

Beats Music hands-on: Will design and personal touch make it music streaming king?

Beats Music hands-on: Will design and personal touch make it music streaming king?

By 23 January 2014

The music streaming space is already crowded, with Spotify, Rdio, Pandora, iTunes Radio, Google Play Music, Last.FM and others having already edged out their place on customers' credit card statements and home screens. Now there's a new player in town,... >>

Beats Music is now streaming in the US, watch out Spotify this one understands sentences

Beats Music is now streaming in the US, watch out Spotify this one understands sentences

By 21 January 2014

Music streaming services are cropping up quite often now but it's a tough market out there. Beats Music is the latest from the headphone-maker looking to offer a helpful tool for selection: emotion. Beats Music, an app-first platform, is based around... >>