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.

How to change the default music service on HomePod

Image composition showing YouTube Music, Pandora, Tidal and Deezer as preferred music app for HomePod

No longer want Apple Music as the default music service on your HomePod? In this tutorial, we will explain how to set YouTube Music, Pandora, Deezer, Tidal, and other supported apps as the default platform to play songs and playlists when you give a voice command to your HomePod. We'll also show you how to ask HomePod to play songs directly from Spotify!

The 5 best music apps for Apple Watch

Apple Watch Music Apps

When it comes to music, we all have our favorite artists, genres, and songs. And along with those, we have favorite apps for listening to those tunes we love.

If you’re an Apple Watch wearer, then keeping music apps on your wrist lets you listen on-the-go, control tunes on your iPhone, Mac, or PC, and identify songs you hear with a tap.

Not sure where to start? Here are the five best music apps for your Apple Watch, in no particular order.

Pandora launches a new native Mac app

Pandora's new macOS app

Pandora is one of the most popular streaming services out there. One thing the platform has been missing is a native Mac app, though. That is changing this week, as Pandora has just released a band new, native app for macOS.