Music streaming

Apple Music Voice Plan will launch with iOS 15.2

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Back in October of this year, Apple officially announced a brand new plan for its popular music streaming service, Apple Music. It's called the Voice Plan, and it's designed to benefit just a single user -- as opposed to the multi-user support in the other plans. The real catch is that it's voice-only.

Apple Music reveals the most played songs of 2021

As 2021 wraps up, there are "best of" awards to give out. And to show off just how popular something was as the year wraps up. Apple Music is doing just that as November closes out. The streaming service has already announced the winners of 2021, and now it's showing off the most-played songs, too.

Spotify is rolling out its real-time lyrics support globally

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When Apple brought iOS 13 into the world, it brought with it real-time lyrics support for Apple Music subscribers. This meant, on supported songs, users could have the lyrics presented to them with fluid animation, keeping up with the song in real time. It's a handy feature, supported across different devices and Apple's platforms. So of course Spotify needed to get in on the action, too.

What is Private Session in Spotify and how to enable it

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Spotify lets you follow artists and people. Similarly, others can follow you. By default, what you are listening to on Spotify can be seen by your friends and followers. But if you want to hide this, here's how to turn on Private Session. Plus, we also tell you its consequences and an alternative solution.

Apple Music celebrating Pride month with a range of content, artist spotlights, and more

With June getting started, it's Pride month. And, as is par for the course, Apple is using its resources to celebrate throughout the month, with its music streaming service highlighting a range of artists throughout June.

Apple has launched a dedicated Apple Music page highlighting Pride month, celebrating the LGBTQ+ community in various ways. The new dedicated page is launching with Pride month, and Apple will be highlighting different artists and genres throughout June. However, the new section of Apple Music will also be getting updated throughout the rest of the year, too.

Apple Music vs Spotify vs Pandora: Which music service is for you?

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Are you trying to decide which music service to commit to? Apple Music, Spotify, and Pandora are at the top of the list of options. They each offer terrific features, are available across multiple platforms, and are comparable in price. So what makes each stand out may be your deciding factor. Let’s have a look!

As you probably already know, Apple Music, Spotify, and Pandora all provide similar features. You can create playlists, listen to stations, manage your music library, tune into podcasts, and much more. So rather than list the same features for each service, we’ll call out some special features and the differences.