Apple launches Apple Music app on Android

(12.11.15) Apple has launched an official Android app for its Apple Music streaming service, just over four months after its debut on iOS. The Spotify rival’s core features have survived the translation, including its “For You” playlist and album recommendations, Beats 1 radio station and Connect social network – as well as its three-month free […]

Opinion: Is Google about to create a podcasting explosion?

(29.10.15) Seth Resler argues on the Jacobs Media Blog that Google’s recent decision to include podcasts on Google play will provide crucial ease-of-access to Android, equivalent to Apple’s inclusion of its “Podcasts” app on all devices shipped: “It’s not about a lack of great content, but a lack of easy-to-use technology — especially on Android […]

Study claims only 11% of iOS users are using Apple Music

One in 10 iOS users are streaming via Apple Music, according to a new study. The research showed that 77% of iOS users in the US are aware of Apple Music, with 11% using the new streaming service. MusicWatch surveyed 5,000 US consumers and weighted the results to the US population. Among those who had […]