Ad-supported iTunes Radio brought to an end

iTunes Radio

Apple is phasing out its advertising based streaming music service in favor of a subscription based one. Apple Music will be replacing iTunes Radio, altogether, as Apple has decided to phase out the ad-supported service in favor of using its program that is completely subscription based. This is the latest step in the music streaming industry that seems to be dividing between subscriptions and ads. iTunes Radio has been in existence since 2013 but rolled out only in Australia and the United States. It functioned in a way that has…

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Music apps make big mobile waves

Best Mobile Apps

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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