The Numbers Revealed: Apple Music now has 6.5M Paying Subscribers

The Numbers Revealed: Apple Music now has 6.5M Paying Subscribers

Apple Music officially has 6.5 million paying subscribers, according to Apple CEO Tim Cook during Wall Street Journal’s global technology conference. This ended speculations and estimates made by third-party websites and publications – including us – who tried our hand at trying to guess the overall paying Apple Music subscriber figures. In total, Apple Music still […]

So, How Many Paying Apple Music Subscribers are Left?

So, How Many Paying Apple Music Subscribers are Left?

Since most Apple Music trial runs are over, several questions have been raised – the one that stands out most is this: how many subscribed to the service after the three month trial period? Apple entered the music streaming service scene at a bit of a questionable time, with Spotify, Pandora, and Rdio already providing millions of […]

How Jimmy Iovine Plans to Unite the Music Industry and Tech Sector Together

How Jimmy Iovine Plans to Unite the Music Industry and Tech Sector Together

Jimmy Iovine hates free music. The record producer and Apple Music executive blasted the “freemium” business model offered by tech companies offering music streaming services. Notably, companies offering free music streaming with ads along with paid subscriptions include Apple Music competitors, Spotify and Pandora. This is his reason according to a report by The Verge: “Free […]

What Apple Music Needs to Improve On

What Apple Music Needs to Improve On

Apple Music is a music streaming service and Apple’s answer to the more popular Spotify and Rdio. However, the new service was met with negative feedback. Apple executive Oliver Schusser told The Guardian that the company is working on improving it, focusing mainly on its editorial and playlists. In any case, Apple has its work […]

Siri: The Apple Music Feature Most Aren’t Talking About

Siri: The Apple Music Feature Most Aren’t Talking About

Apple Music is not the best music streaming service – yet. I would be one to argue that eventually it’ll be the streaming service of choice – I know I’m particularly enjoying how it works with Siri, for example. Yes, Apple Music has a UI problem: it’s quite jumbled and lacks intuitiveness. Thankfully, Apple enhanced the app and […]