In the test versions of iOS 8.4 and iOS 9 radio station earned Beats 1, submitted simultaneously with the streaming music service at WWDC Apple Music 2015. The service is presented in a separate tab in the pre-installed Music app.
The radio station called Beats 1 became available for users of iOS 8.4 beta 4 and iOS 9 beta 1. It stands out among other topics, a selection of songs for her will be the people, not the program.
Internet radio is part of a new music service Apple. The company claims that it is different from all the competition that has absorbed all the best that exists in this market. As with other similar platforms, Apple Music will be able to accommodate the preferences of each user, in order to provide the most suitable music.
Apple itself calls the new service of online radio, with emphasis on the social component. The fact that users will be able to comment on the albums or tracks that are aired. Of course, will be available and information about each performer, including the ability to read a tape on twitter and see pictures in Instagram. Another distinctive feature is the presence in the service not only music but also videos.
The service will become available on June 30 with the final release of iOS 8.4. The first three months of use will be free. After this month Apple Music will cost $ 169. Immediately at the start the platform will be available in more than 100 countries, including Russia.
In addition to Apple devices, the service can be run on a Windows PC, and even on Android. However, the latest OS will get the opportunity in the autumn. By the way, this step for Apple is extremely revealing, as the company often does not “influence” on a competing platform.