Apple Closes Acquisition of Beats
Apple today closed its acquisition of Beats Audio. The $3 billion deal was announced earlier this year. Apple now owns Beats' headphone and music streaming businesses, which it will use to enhance its own offerings.
Apple Releases Its Second Android App for Beats Speaker
Apple has made available a new Android app called Beats Pill+. The app has the distinction of being Apple's second-ever for the Android platform, following the Move to iOS app released earlier this year.
Apple Music Is $10/Month
Apple today announced Apple Music, its new streaming music service. In addition to streaming the entire iTunes catalog, the service includes curated playlists.
Apple Music for Android Can Store Songs on Memory Cards
Apple updated its Apple Music application for Android devices and added the ability for users to store music on microSD cards for offline playback. This is chiefly important for devices that have limited on-board storage.
Apple to Buy Beats Music and Electronics for $3 Billion
Apple today announced that it has agreed to acquire Beats Music and Beats Electronics for a total of $3 billion. Beats Music is the relatively new music service launched earlier this year.