Rumor: Apple develops Android app for music service based on Beats




Apple would work on an Android app and integrating a service for streaming music in iOS, iTunes and Apple TV. The paid service would build on the service of the acquired Beats. Possible following the release in June.

This might be the first Android application developed by Apple completely go himself, claiming 9to5mac. Beats itself offered an Android app for its streaming service. Apple has its own new service uses the content and ‘technology’ Beats, the company that the group almost a year ago took over . A large part of the service, such as the design, however, would be derived from Apple itself. The paid service would be integrated into the music apps for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch and a new version of iTunes and an application for the Apple TV.

Users would, after a search for streaming tracks can choose whether they play or add to a personal library. The latter could save them the numbers on their system or in iCloud. The new service will features like playlists, activities and mixes the way Beats Music who also offered. In addition, social networking features will be taken over by Beats.

Furthermore, Apple would give the possibility to transfer accounts from Beats Music to migrate the new service and music collections. The introduction should not affect Apple’s existing range of music services such as iTunes Radio and iTunes Match.

Originally, Apple was planning to introduce the music service in March, but by internal problems would not have achieved this. Now would june a possibility ‘be. Apple would like to ask $ 7.99 per month for the service and thus slightly below the price of premium subscriptions competitors want to stay.


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