As part of Apple’s website redesign which was launched Thursday – and detailed here, the Apple Online Store became fully integrated into the company’s main website.
Songs streamed through Apple Music will, from this week, be counted towards the collective popularity and chart position of entries on the Billboard music charts.
That’s according to Business Insider, who reports this week that Apple is already testing a new feature that would see the company’s assistant Siri able to answer a call on a person’s behalf, and then notify them of a message that had been left by the missed caller – via SMS.
It’s fair to say that Apple never really gets an easy ride with any of its hardware or software releases, and there’s an argument for why they should. After all, the press is very rarely forgiving towards a botched launch of … well, anything.
Launching for the first time on June 30, according to sources close to the situation Apple Music is now said to have an active listener base of 10 Million – after just 4 weeks of the service being available to users on iOS, Windows and Mac.
Apple, Google and Microsoft have each signed their commitment, along with 10 other of the world’s major companies, to fighting climate change.
iCloud Music Library, the aspect of Apple’s new streaming service that allows users to access their own library of cloud-based music and playlists across all their connected iCloud devices – appears to be down.