Apple’s new HomePod has earned high marks for audio quality, but it works only via AirPlay. This is no problem for those with iPhones, iPads, and Macs, but what about Windows users? Is there any way to stream audio from Windows to HomePod? Indeed there is! Here’s how to do it.
Apple made waves this week by announcing that 11 million users have thus far signed up for its new Apple Music service. But considering the immense advantages that Apple Music has over its competitors, and the fact that we’re only halfway through the service’s introductory free trial, those 11 million users are not something to celebrate, and may even be a sign that things are going wrong for Eddy Cue, Tim Cook, and Apple.
Interested in Apple Music? Find out how Apple’s new on-demand streaming music service compares to existing options like Spotify, Rdio, and Google Play Music.
Apple’s iTunes Radio service – which provides free ad-supported streaming music via iOS, Apple TV, and iTunes – has surpassed Spotify to become the third-most popular music streaming service in the United States.
Apple’s long-awaited “iRadio” service may launch next week at WWDC, according to separate reports this weekend from The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. The tough negotiations that have plagued the company’s efforts to roll out its Pandora-like streaming music service continue, however, and sources say that only two of the three major record labels have signed on. From The New York Times: After months of stalled negotiations over its planned Internet radio service, Apple is pushing to…
After months of speculation that Apple would soon launch a Pandora-like streaming music service, it now appears that Google will beat Apple to the market by launching its own streaming service, although the Mountain View company’s effort will be more akin to on-demand Spotify than it will be to a radio-like Pandora. Music industry sources speaking with The Verge this week indicated that Google would unveil the service at its I/O event today in San Francisco. The company reportedly has…