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Apple Music’s Student plan will now cost more in the U.S., U.K., and Canada

After raising the price of the Apple Music Student plan in several regions late last month, Apple is now doing the same in the U.S., the U.K., and Canada. Recent reports state that students will now have to pay $5.99 per month for the plan in the U.S. and £5.99 per month in the U.K....

College students will start paying more for Apple Music in certain regions

Apple offers some great deals and products for students. For example, college/university students in certain regions get discounts on both select subscription services and hardware purchases from the company. These offers include an Apple Music Student plan that typically costs 50% less when compared to the Individual (standard) plan. This encourages students -- who tend...

Audi adds native Apple Music integration to select cars in the U.S.

Audi is integrating Apple Music directly into the infotainment system of its select cars in North America, Europe, and Japan. This will allow Audi owners to enjoy Apple Music via the infotainment system without having to connect their iPhones to it via Bluetooth or USB. Audi says the Apple Music integration will be included in...

Apple Music subscribers can now watch select live concerts for free, starting with Harry Styles’ One Night Only in New York

Music is an important part of Apple's history and even the present day. After all, the company is behind the iPod, which revolutionized music listening on the go. Back in 2015, the Cupertino tech giant launched Apple Music -- its own streaming service and one of Spotify's biggest rivals. Each of the two services continue...

Apple shaved $200 million from Beats deal thanks to Dr. Dre

Back in 2014, Apple made a monumental acquisition, purchasing Beats Music and Beats Electronics for a hefty sum of three billion dollars. Saying that Beats co-founders Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre made quite a bit of money from the deal would be an understatement. But, despite both of them fattening their pockets, it looks like it...

Apple Music is forcing itself on iPhone docks by kicking out other apps

Apple has been in the antitrust and monopolistic practices spotlight in the recent years. The company is being heavily criticized and even sued for its guidelines that hinder fair competition. As a result, the Cupertino tech giant has been reevaluating some of its approaches. For example, it recently introduced the Self Service Repair program. Additionally,...

Apple Music 3.10 beta for Android introduces a Sleep Timer

Big corporations don't always make sense. For example, Google often introduces new features on its iOS apps before it brings them to Android. Similarly, sometimes Apple makes changes to its Android offerings before it bakes them into iOS. The latest case revolves around the Cupertino tech giant's music streaming service. Apple Music 3.10 beta on...

Roku adds Apple Music support to its platform

Roku announced the global release of the Apple Music app on the Roku platform. What does this mean? Roku owners will now have access to over 90 million songs, exclusive programming, curated playlists, music videos, and more. Apple Music was first unveiled in 2015. The service offered access to millions of songs, not to mention exclusive...

Which music services are supported on Google Assistant and the Google Nest speakers?

One of the most common uses for all the best smart speakers, like the Google Nest Audio, is as a music device. The Nest speakers are more than just a fancy music device, but it's definitely one of the most used features. For music, you need a service to supply the tunes. You could always send...

Which music services are supported on the Apple HomePod Mini?

The HomePod Mini takes a bit of a different approach from the rest of today's best smart speakers. There's an ecosystem play involved from Apple just like Amazon and Google, but Siri is much less fleshed out as an AI voice assistant platform. You can use a HomePod Mini to control your smart home, but...

Apple Music’s “Replay 2022” playlist is now available, but it’s still no match for Spotify Wrapped

Since 2020, Apple has been providing subscribers to its music streaming service with a Replay playlist in mid February. The playlist includes the top 100 songs a user streams in a specific year, with weekly updates to it reflecting the new rankings. By the end of the year, Replay freezes and becomes a static playlist...

Apple Music beta for Android references unreleased Apple Classical app

Last year, Apple acquired Primephonic to further improve its classical catalogue on its music streaming service. The company promised that it would launch a separate app --focused on classical music -- in early 2022, as it shut Primephonic down. While the Cupertino tech giant didn't share a specific date to when the app might arrive,...