Latest iOS update brings Apple Music launch

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At the very end of June, Apple brought its much awaited subscription music service to consumers. The maker of the iPhone took the opportunity to combine the most recent update of its iOS operating system with the launch of its much anticipated Apple Music subscription service, as of Tuesday. The users of this subscription music service will be able to purchase and download any of approximately 30 million songs. At the same time, the users of Apple Music will also be able to tune in and listen to the new…

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Apple Music streaming service launched

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The new service combines a number of options, including streaming, downloads, and internet radio. The iPhone maker has now launched a new service called Apple Music that has been designed to place them in direct competition with Spotify. The launch took place in San Francisco at its annual developers conference. This new music streaming service is the result of partnerships with rap super-celebrities Pharrell and Drake. The new Apple Music service represents the company’s first steps into streaming music, despite the fact that it was essentially the creator of the…

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Music apps make big mobile waves

Spotify, one of several leaders in the music streaming service realm, just made a power move that will definitely increase previous reports of their having 24 million active users across the globe: Their mobile app is now available for free. According to Spotify, they have witnessed mobile users downloading the app at an increasingly rapid rate. Although they haven’t shared any exact numbers in terms of users—or even updated us on their subscribers total—they did say that four times as many downloads occurred compared to the previous week. That’s the…

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Apple released details concerning NFC patents for iPhone 5

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iPhone 5 to include new features powered by NFC Technology giant Apple has released details regarding a new patent for its upcoming iPhone 5 smart phone. The device has been generating a great deal of hype amongst consumers because of Apple’s announcement that it will be NFC-enabled. NFC technology has become quite popular, powering the progression of mobile commerce, introducing consumers to a new form of interactive marketing, and allowing for contactless data transfer. The patent highlights a particular feature for the new iPhone 5 which concerns Apple’s popular iTunes…

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