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Apple Music is coming to Android this fall

Just announced at Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference in San Francisco — Apple Music (Eddy Cue did say "iTunes" on stage, though, causing a brief moment of confusion) is coming to Android this fall.

Apple Music is the company's new take on streaming music, running $9.99 a month (with the first three months free). Families of up to six people can share a membership for $14.99 a month. It offers streaming music from Apple's vast music catalogue, as well as access to your own personal collection of ripped CDs and purchased digital music. It also offers personal recommendations and a new "Beats 1" 24/7 international radio station led by popular DJs.

Naturally this will go head-to-head with Google Play Music, Spotify and other popular services with very similar pricing and feature offerings. Apple's press release for the new music service indicates that the launch will be coming to Android phones, presumably meaning tablet and Android TV apps aren't going to be offered.

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168 Comments
  • I wonder how that works? The Play Store doesn't allow a market place inside of it. Maybe it will be a sideload service like Amazon?
  • I would imagine it would be nothing all that special? it's just a music app, I don't think you'll be able to purchase individual songs like itunes it would just be "apples spotify".
  • They changed the title of the article along with the content of the article since my original post.. It said iTunes before so I was thinking of it as a music service.
  • Even so, amazon music is in the play store. Posted via the Android Central App
  • And so is every other music service. This won't be an issue
  • The same way Google Play Music is on the Apple App Store, that doesn't allow any other marketplace either, right now. You don't buy anything from it, it's a subscription. Also, Google Play Movies is on the App Store as well. You buy on a web site or Android device, and it's available to watch on your iPad.
  • APP marketplaces aren't allowed. Everything else is okay.
  • It will work like Amazon Prime music and Spotify on Android. Dude. What if the word "NEWS" on the AC widget actually linked to the news page? #nopecuzthatwouldbecrazy.
  • I just want Facetime. Posted via Android Central App
  • Meh... I guess. FaceTime /iMessage Nexus 5 (AT&T)
  • Umm. . .is Skype, Tango, or Oovoo not god enough? Really, there are plenty of video calling apps! It doesn't have to be CrApple's stupid proprietary app. Posted via the Android Central App
  • The issue is getting the other party on board with something different. You have to treat iOS users like a pre schooler.. It's easier just to have something common Nexus 5 (AT&T)
  • Lol, sad but kind of true. Hangouts for iOS? I just use Facetime. Posted via the Android Central App
  • Agreed. iMessage and Facetime are the only things I can say I honestly like about iOS. Posted via the Android Central App
  • The video quality of Facetime between my iPad 2 and my parents' iPad mini is much better than what Skype or Hangouts for iOS offers. I'm sure this is deliberately engineered by Apple.
  • YES. and this has always driven me crazy for many years. The quality of the video stream is so smooth and clear. I always thought it was the connection from either my peer or I. I wonder if its an iOS to iOS thing that allows Apple that competitive advantage.
  • The problem is actually too many proprietary apps in one space. Having iMessage work on Android would be HUGE for compatibility and interoperability. All these separate apps kinda suck when I just want to chat with friends and groups, but need 5 apps to do it.
  • Word. Email and SMS apps work between each other, would be nice if the same were true for video calling. Posted via the Android Central App
  • I know right
  • And you forgot about Hang Outs. But Apple does it much better. Basically if you own an iPhone, you can call video call that person period. Without the need of a third party app. Google is been lacking on that. Posted via the Android Central App
  • No they are not good enough, not even close. I'm not an Apple fan, but Facetime is the best video chat app there is currently, and imessage is the best text app. Hands down. Posted via the Android Central App
  • I will agree on FaceTime but not imessage. Android could do mms better but I do not want to have to got through apples server to send a message Sent via carrier duck. They were out of pigeons
  • The thing people like about FaceTime and iMessage on iOS is that it's no different than sending a text or making a phone call. It's unified FaceTime video and audio calls are all made from the phone dialer app, iMessage, SMS, MMS all done from the messages app none of this switching between. It's almost like what Blackberry has for BB10 "Hub". It doesn't matter what app your using all apps can funnel things into one central location so you don't have to constantly switch in and out of apps just to contact someone. Also Apple doesn't force you to use an iCloud email address like Google does. With Android you have to have a gmail account Apple allows you to use whatever existing email you have. I have family that use iOS devices and their iMessage/FaceTime handle is their yahoo.com email address. It sound trivial but for older people and adoption it's one less obstacle. Skype for example is trying to move everyone to Outlook.com and they're phasing out the old username. WhatsApp is convenient but if you travel a lot and you constantly switch sim cards depending on where you are it's confusing because your phone number keeps changing.
  • That was supposed to be open sourced and they never did it for some reason.
  • It was because of a lawsuit, someone else had the patent so apple couldn't open source it. http://www.digitaltrends.com/apple/judge-rules-against-apple-in-facetime... I believe it's all been settled now, so they should be able to open source, but seeing as how successful it's become, they'll probably hold off on that now.
  • Isn't it just Apple Music coming, not iTunes? At least that is what Engadget has said...
  • Eddy Cue said "iTunes" on stage. But it's Apple Music.
  • What a bargain! Posted via the Android Central App
  • Maybe Google will block it on the Play Store, you know the Apple way. Either way, no Apple app is coming to my Androids! Posted via the Android Central App on N7 '13
  • There's a little thing called sideloading that I'll bet Apple wouldn't mind making user do. Just like Amazon already does.
  • Realistically, how many people sideload apps or know what side loading is?
  • Phil has the GREAT ANDROID SIDELOADER!
  • Google isn't childish like that. I won't use it either, but hey, live and let live.
  • What apps of Google has Apple blocked in the App Store. That's right. None. Posted via the Android Central App
  • Just put iMessage on there. Then I'll be interested.
  • This is the only Apple service I would be interested in seeing cross-platform compatibility with Posted via the Android Central App powered by Droid Turbo
  • Exactly, just want iMessage. Use what's app for now.. Keep your music.. We already have plenty. Since iOS users are too stupid to understand sms vs im. We need iMessage on Android. Many iOS users don't use what's app because they don't understand the purpose. Nexus 5 (AT&T)
  • Too stupid? Maybe it's more because Apple has truly made it seamless. Android hasn't gotten there yet. Acknowledging a great product when it's in your face is helpful. Otherwise you just sound bitter. I, an iOS user, completely understand the difference. That's why certain bubbles are green and others are blue. It's really not that hard. But not everyone wants separate apps to talk to everyone. I've got people that use Kik and those that use Whatsapp and those that use BBM. It's a bit much.
  • Since Google refuses to make Hangouts the app it needs to be, I totally agree.
  • Hangouts is just slow and an awful, awful name.. It should be GChat. It would be the standard by now if it was faster and renamed. No useless features added either.. Nexus 5 (AT&T)
  • Agreed. They needed a world-class chat platform, but instead stapled Google Voice to it, stopped updating it, added stupid cartoon animations and basically gave up and then created the Messages app.
  • Exactly! And messaging works great. Go figure.. Smh Nexus 5 (AT&T)
  • It is an unbelievably stupid name, and it's impossible to get any one else to use it, as far as others are concerned they have iMessage, Facebook, and WhatsApp. They simply aren't interested in yet another message app. Posted via Android Central App
  • And 2/3rds of those are Facebook, the other is proprietary. I wish Google had tried harder to buy WhatsApp.
  • I'm moving ever so closer to abandoning Android and returning to Apple products from whence I came.
  • Because of Apple Music?
  • The more they make it like Android, the more people will want to use it I guess? They've made Siri in iOS 9 work more like Google Now and now they will have their own music streaming service. Google Play Music also comes with YouTube Music Key though so it's not without its bonuses. With the release of Android M, Apple will still need to be playing catchup when iOS 10 is released.
  • By the time Android M is released to the masses, iOS 10 will be out already...lol
  • @Hectorious, with each and every release of Android the platform gets better and better. I have a device lying around the house running ice cream sandwich and I occasionally use it as a media player. Even that version of Android is stable. Jelly Bean and Kikat are solid and now I'm running 5.1.1 on my Nexus. A person doesn't need the latest and greatest version of Android in order to have a stable and pleasant experience. Android in general is stable as long as you don't make the software fight itself. Posted via the Android Central App
  • ^^this. There will be more public beta users next July for iOS 10 than users of Android M come July.
    (hacking an android M ROM onto the phone doesn't count, I'm talking over the air releases)
  • Why doesn't it count? Because you said so? I didn't know you were the arbiter of all things. Good to know.
  • And since 4.0, incremental updates have been less and less important. It's the Play Store that matters at this point.
  • This, and the consistency of the user experience. I should say that I was a happy iPhone user (1st Gen, 3g, 4, 5), but bored and wanted customization. I switched to a Nexus 4, did a Nexus 5, and now a Moto X 2014. Unfortunately, the customization that I'm looking for requires buggy third-party launchers, or unlocking the phone and running custom ROMs. Also, Google never makes up it's mind and is always changing directions. Why do I have "Messenger, Messaging, Hangouts" all on my phone to send texts and "E-mail, Gmail and Inbox" to send e-mail. Speaking of customizations I mentioned above, you can't delete (some) of this garbage, you have to use a custom launcher to hide it, because you can't with the Google Now Launcher. Now Apple comes out with Apple Pay, and Google changes the name of Google Wallet to Google Pay and there's nothing new featured. Android M looks like a yawn to me. Android is cheap, Android allows flexibility of which hardware you use (but not much if you want a stock experience), but at some point if you've used both you kind of see that it is buggier and not as seamless as the Apple alternatives. Spend months with a phone that you swipe recent apps away on Lollipop 5.0 and these phantom apps keep showing back up in the list. Memory leaks. Just little weird nuances that irk me. Google Now is the major reason I stay. Google Play Music and Gmail are others. Beyond the Google services, I think my trial of Android to see what everyone loves it for has about run it's course. I'm waiting to see what the next Moto X looks like and the next 360. Maybe I'll be impressed. Who knows.
  • I do agree with Google always changing directions ... consistency would be nice, but Apple would have to allow for much more customizing for me to ever consider. Posted via the Android Central App
  • You might not have noticed, but technology changes quickly, Google works hard to keep up with that. Apple, on the other hand, sticks rigidly to an approach or platform no matter how bogged down or wrong-headed it might become. Just look at the ridiculous mess that is iTunes. Or Apple's insistence on sticking to a single device size for as long as they did. Or the absolute absurdity of having a digital keyboard show CAPS letters whether you are typing in caps or not. They're not quite as bad about it as Blackberry was, but they're not far off. Apple's rigidity is a huge downside of their whole platform.
  • Blackberrys keyboard physical or virtual is a well know fact that theyre the best so please do not compare crapple keyboards with Blackberrys
  • Wow, you completely and totally missed the point being made and just decided to completely make up your own, huh? Well done...
    To address your imaginary point.... "Best" is a matter of opinion. It is not a "fact". It is certainly not a "well known fact". Personally, I wouldn't wipe my backside with a blackberry for fear of getting Blackberry loserness on my butt. The Blackberry keyboard is as overrated as everything else about Blackberry. Now go back to whatever they're calling the blackberry site these days and huddle up with your fellow retrogrades.
  • My father had the hardest time typing his WiFi password on his iPad because of that stupid keyboard!
  • I see what you're saying but I have to say that Apple's "Revolutionary" offering never match up with the price point. I have a problem with paying high dollar for last year's tech (Hardware or software) . If they would lower the price out the gate I would own an iPhone 6 Plus and my Android device. I love tech but I like a bunch of different brands.
  • Oops, I was trying to up vote and clicked the report button by accident.
  • Well, power users choose android the majority of the time because it's far more functional and versitile. Many, including myself, see that is having far more power and capability. IOS is consistent, but it's also much more limited than android . I see the platform with fewer limitations as the more powerful of the 2. And as for Google deciding to call their wireless payment service "android pay," it doesn't bother me in the least. Apple has been taking features that have been a part of android for since early on, and they continue to. Ofcourse taking features isn't the same as using a similar name, but imo using a similar name is insignificant compared to the features apple has introduced to iOS that android has had for years. And still, many of them pale in comparison to android's equivelant.
  • As a power user, what exactly do you do on your phone? Off the top of my head here is a few things I do on my iPhone 4:
    Email
    Text
    Web browsing
    Video calling
    Create and edit documents in iWork and MS Office
    Printing
    Scanning
    Satellite Navigation
    Play music
    Photography
    Video editing in iMovie
    Stream video from Amazon to my TV
    Watch catch up TV using BBC iPlayer, ITV player etc
    YouTube
    All this on a four year old iPhone that is still going strong.
    Do I care about widgets on my home screen? - no because I am never on the home screen. Posted via the Android Central App
  • That's all great, and essentials that every platform offers. But there are still many ways that android offers more to the user Custom ROM's and launchers for almost limitless customization.
    Far superior 3rd party app integration and sharing features
    A central filing system
    The ability to choose default applications
    Better, more functional notification system
    Homescreen widgets, as you mentioned (no wonder you never spend any time on your homescreen, you use iOS)
    Far better 3rd party keyboard options
    Diversity of hardware, offering far more features. Everything from removable batteries and expandable storage, to IR blasters and stylus digitizers.
    multiuser supportpower saving, more functional voice recognition, multi-window (yes, i know thats coming with iOS 9), etc. There's alot more than that. Just a few of the more obvious differences. IOS and the iphone/ipad are very high quality, elegant, and the eco system is top notch. But it's gonna be playing catch-up in the features/capability department for years to come. Clearly the biggest reason being because android is a very open platform, and IOS is not.
  • @Deron, no need to trip, if you want an iPhone just go and get one and enjoy it all the while playing with your Moto X 2nd gen on the side. I'm not sure why your upset about having various messaging apps or having a couple different ways to email. Just find the ones that best fit you and roll on. I personally use Hangouts for messaging, gmail and yahoo for email (yahoo because I've had yahoo email since 2006). I scan documents to my drive, I can connect to the printer from my phone and many other things with no problems. The only Google app I don't like is Google Play Music, my issue with GPM is lack of dark theme. Other than that Android in general has been my best friend. Google Now is simply amazing and makes life easier. If you are going to give iPhone another try for awhile go and get the iPhone 6 plus (go big or go home LoL). Posted via the Android Central App
  • Good advice! I think I'll wait until fall when new phones come out and see how I feel then.
  • @deron
    Do what YOU want. it amazes me how butthurt these forum uses get when you say anything good about iOS or that you might switch. Look at the they are saying below this "bye" "leave" "go away" "we won't miss you"
    It's like you just broke up with their mom or something. Most of those people that act like that are children or grown ups that act like children. Ignore them and do what makes you happy and let them hate apple because that's just what the cool kids do.
  • You know what's childish? Going into a forum dedicated to a specific OS to take a shit on said OS. That's childish. I don't go into iMore to tell them they are fools for choosing Apple. It's like if the cool kids came to the nerd table in the high school lunch room and started putting down smart people. Of course, they should be told to take their nonsense elsewhere.
  • Bruh...just go.
  • See ya! Thanks for dropping by! Don't let the door hit ya where the good lord split ya! Been reall!
  • @Deron, don't let that Cook guy trick you. Posted via the Android Central App
  • LOL, that's funny.
  • Bye bye, we won't miss you.
  • I started out solely Android. Then started bouncing back and forth between iOS and Android. Once the 6 came out I went all iPhone and my M8 is unfortunately collecting dust. I like Android but Apple has now done enough to where it's my OS of choice. And the things they add continue to please me. Sure they've added things that Android already had. That doesn't mean I don't want or won't use them. And certain features are far more polished. Once they allow complete file management I'll truly be in heaven.
  • LOL
  • I always had and issue with syncing on iTunes back when I had an iPod. So I'm not sure I would wanna use it now. Posted via the Android Central App
  • It's not iTunes, it's Apple Music. Terri different things. And yes iTunes is a pain in the A!
  • iTunes is the incarnation of the beast in the electronic flesh. It's teh devil. It's Kali the destroyer. It's the Bieber, naked on a hot day doing squat thrusts with an equally naked Richard Simmons. Oh, and by the way, I don't care much for iTunes.
    Note: the "teh" was intentional
  • Yikes!
    Glad I signed up for Google Play Music when I did.
    My musical tastes aren't mainstream, so none of these services have much appeal. It'll take a lot to dislodge GPM as my one and only streaming source.
  • Nice. Posted via Android Central App (Moto X)
  • I just hope Google adds a family plan as a result. Posted via the Android Central App
  • I almost sure they will have to and the sooner the better. I signed up for Google Music when it launched at $7.99 per. It would be nice to share my sub with the wife.
  • Same here .... although im not sure i want any buble in my music library which is what she'll load up lol Posted via Android Central App
  • When she borrows my devices to stream in the house, her music is added anyway... They added an extra account to Google Shopping Express months ago, I don't know what the hold up is here, but 9 times out of 10 when I say that, the answer is usually lawyers...
  • Same here. I suspect that we'll lose our early-adopter discount if we upgrade to the family plan though. Will have to wait and see.
  • Same here. I dislike sharing the same library with my wife.
  • This is the only reason I stopped using it...I need to share it with my wife and there was no perfect way of doing it. You should be able to designate other Google accounts under a family service. I'm glad Apple music is coming to Android. Now Google really has to respond.
  • Except the way that they will likely respond is to create a brand new app. You'll still have Google Play Music, but also something new called Google Music Play. Google Music Play will have the new features you want. It will likely lose half of the functionality that you need from Google Play Music. You'll be stuck choosing between two half-working beta-feeling apps. That's how they roll.
  • It is getting a bit like that, especially with the new Photos app. Posted via Android Central App
  • The new photos app replaced the old one and added lots of functionality.
  • Happens often. Here's the new e-mail app Inbox. It adds awesome features, and the Gmail app won't likely get them, but it will be crippled in a way so you'll still need to use Gmail occasionally. Or how about the weird Hangouts / Google Voice garbage recently where Android Central had to post 3 or 4 articles describing the madness of which you use in which case and why you still need the Google Voice app. It's very common to end up with some half baked BS.
  • "..but it will be crippled in a way so you'll still need to use Gmail occasionally." You are full of shit. Once you use Inbox you don't have a compelling reason to use Gmail. They are two different ways to handle email. You are just a typical "concern troll".
  • BS
  • Not itunes its apple music
  • don't mind me I'm just hear ripping lossless flac files from cds (discs that are shipped to your home from a retailer which contain digital audio tracks assembled together by a musical artist as a means of distributing their music).
  • Why?
  • much better quality, greater flexibility over music library, discovery of new music beyond popular singles.
  • I'll just leave this link here for you www.npr.org/sections/therecord/2015/06/02/411473508/how-well-can-you-hea... Posted via the Android Central App
  • You can usually tell the difference between a FLAC file and a low-bitrate MP3 though.
  • Wouldn't you be more likely to discover new music on a streaming service than through CDs you have purchased? Posted via the Android Central App
  • Dude if you were that worried about the best audio quality, you would be buying your music on vinyl. The human voice is analog... vinyl is analog... CDs are digital ... guess which one sounds better? lol Can I get a turntable for the car ?
  • Do you also prefer movies on VHS, instead of Blu-Ray?
  • So? Posted via the Android Central App
  • I wouldn't use an Apple product on my Android even if it was free... Well maybe if someone paid me to use one... LOL
  • A little bias are we not. I use google play on both my Nexus 6 and iPhone 6 plus. Why can't people understand that things would work better if they are cross platform. I cannot stand bias people like yourself. I use both Android and Apple and let me tell you this. They are both great and work for whom they cater to. Apple is not shit neither is Android.
  • Dickhead Posted via the Android Central App
  • I am happy enough with Amazon Prime. No thank you, Apple.
  • People music sucks. It has nothing.
  • So, you only listen to robot music and whale song?
  • isn't this the same as Google Play Music
  • Except you can't buy anything much like how Xbox music is on android Posted via the Android Central App
  • Eww yuck! No Apple software on any of my devices! Spotify is already making me plenty happy along with XBox Music (got for free in Work and Play Bundle) and Google Play Music. Posted via the Android Central App
  • Xbox music is nice Posted via the Android Central App
  • I enjoy using it on my 360 in my bedroom or my XBox One in the main entertainment area when I have guest over....I wish you could cast Spotify or they would make an XBox app :(
  • You realize like 90% of the apps in the play store were built originally for ios right? And 100% of any worth a fuck (even Google search =)~
  • You realize that he is talking about Apple software, not ports of software that runs on IOS from third-party developers, right?
  • My biggest question, will I be able to access my iTunes Match songs and songs I bought in iTunes through this app.
  • In the article it states this - "It offers streaming music from Apple's vast music catalogue, as well as access to your own personal collection of ripped CDs and purchased digital music"
  • Cheers. Missed that.
  • Google, where is the $14.99/month GPAA family plan?
  • Yeah that would be great Posted via the Android Central App
  • +2 Posted via the Android Central App
  • My guess is this pushes Google to price it more competitively in response along with Spotify. Competition is good.
  • Apple innovation at it's highest level. Yawn! nothing new to see here.
  • I just hope this forces Google to finally get family sharing on Google Play Music. Biggest feature it is missing for me.
  • I honestly wish it was iTunes. My entire library is in iTunes which then syncs w google music. I use isyncr for playlists to my device. Whole family uses iPods or Iphones so why fight it.
    Give me imessage and facetime, yearly os updates, widgets, NFC, Qi, android options and I would be happy. Posted via the Android Central App
  • I want itunes!!!!!! Posted via Android Central App on 1+1
  • Why would you want that buggy piece of ****? Posted via the Android Central App
  • I predicted two months or so ago that Apple would put some app on Android. But I don't want "Apple Music". If you're gonna put something on the Play Store, put something people actually want and would download...
    I want iMessage and FaceTime! Posted via my Nexus 6 from the Android Central App
  • So is your user name a combo of hunter pence and Yusmeiro Petit? Lol. I'm a diehard Giants fan. As for I message and facetime, I've always felt like if an iphone user doesn't want to download Skype or another video call/messaging app to chat then they aren't worth it anyway, lol.
  • Lol, my first name is Hunter and my last name is Petit :-P Posted via my Nexus 6 from the Android Central App
  • This is flipping revolutionary! Again..
  • No, thank you.
  • Come on..... Google Play Music Family Plan!!! Been waiting entirely too long. Hopefully this kicks them into doing one. Posted via Android Central App
  • Will there be any U2? Posted via the Android Central App
  • U2's entire music catalog will be automatically downloaded to your device and will not be able to be removed. Because Bono is #1, not #2!
  • Bono is a number 2 ;)
  • Who?
  • It's like One Direction, except for adults and people with taste.
  • If there's not a million small stipulations with Apple music, whey not try it especially if they are offering 3 months for free. It should not matter how you listen to your favorite music.
  • I just want Google to update his own app with those beautiful animations that they showed last year! Posted via the Android Central App
  • Sorry Apple isn't getting any of my money Posted via the Android Central App
  • Well, it costs double of what I'm paying for Google Play Music. But GPM seriously lacks the huge library Apple has. If Apple lets me try their service for free and doesn't make me use iTunes then maybe I'll switch.
  • Its free for the first 3 months and you haven't had to connect iOS devices to iTunes for a couple of years now. Posted via the Android Central App
  • Thanks for the first 3 months free tip. And yeah, I know you haven't had to connect iOS devices to iTunes for most sync purposes for years. What I meant is how Apple is going to let me use their service from my Windows PC? I don't have to install anything besides the browser I use daily to use GPM and Spotify.
  • Well Woop de Doo!
  • i'll stick with free Pandora.
  • Exactly. Maybe one commercial every 4 hrs with Pandora free. Posted via the Android Central App
  • Now they want to start sharing huh? Nah. I'm good. Stay over there w/those Apple folks & the ones who jump ship to Android but still need their collections. Might as well make some money from them but none here. Tidal's exclusive music & concerts is starting to pull at me though. I'm actually glad this competition is leading to artists getting good deals. I do t mind showing support if the product is right. Posted via the Android Central App
  • Stop being a jerk Posted via the Android Central App
  • Maybe Google will make the Play Music app a better experience now.
  • Just another DRM money shark in a pool of suckers. Wonder if Apple will 'cash in" on the advertisement dollars Phil pointed out earlier? Posted via the Android Central App
  • The only thing Apple I want is iMessenger Posted via the Android Central App
  • Hopefully this forces Google's hand on a family plan. Spotify already said they're matching Apple's pricing. It'd be smart for Google to have a family plan.
  • How about no?
  • So I will be able to play my on device music with it right? That's all I want to do. The music app is like the ONLY thing I miss from iOS lol Posted via my Moto G 2nd gen on Cricket
  • Count me out. Posted via the Android Central App
  • It's going to be quite interesting to see how this plays out.. Posted via the Android Central App
  • PASS
  • The only reason I'd even consider looking into the possibility of maybe experimenting with trying an Apple app on Android is if they've got some AC/DC in there.
    They're sadly missing from my Spotify world.
  • Phil, I really want you to know (and all of the writers here at AC) that I appreciate the fact that when I read an article over here, I never feel like I'm being spooked or pressured into something or warned away from something else. You are all kind of just stating facts; much less of the dangerous and illogical speculation and far-out ideas. Kevin Michaluk (Crackberry Kevin) and the crackberry community are the same. I don't spend time with Windows Phone, so I can't speak for them. And you already know my feelings of disappointment in what Renee is turning iMore into lately... But, seriously, thank you all for this hard work day in and day out.
  • Just @#$% Apple. I'm sorry. I just cant.... Just no. Renee Ritchie has just enraged me.
  • It was funny that at the keynote guy on stage mentioned that the music industry is a fragmented mess, then proceeded to introduce and fragment service that replicates all the services he just showed.
  • Nice try, Phil... I'm not clicking on that "More" link!
  • Well, my Play Music sub is cheaper, though a family plan would be nice . . .
  • No thanks.. $10 which is somehting I can get from Pandora/Spotify/Google Music, etc...
  • No thanks Apple. I'm doing just great with Google play music. The big print giveth, the small print taketh
  • There has been so much media hype about this today, and no one seems to acknowledge that Google Play Music All Access already has pretty much all of these features...I hope AC posts an informative article comparing the features. Other than the family plan, the connection to iTunes (songs from which can be uploaded to GPM) and the Beats 1 Radio, which sounds a bit gimmicky, I don't see any differences between the features of GPMAA and Apple Music....
  • It's not called all access anymore. It's music key. Posted via the Android Central App