“About a week ago, a friend of mine offhandedly mentioned recently buying an album through iTunes, and I immediately thought to myself, why?” Justin McGee writes for Apple Gazette. “With the release of Apple Music and Apple’s subsequent software updates, Apple Music has really provided an awesome alternative for people to consume (yes, consume) music, but I’m starting to realize that most people just don’t know how to use Apple Music.”
McGee writes, “If you’re one of the people who buy music online more than once a month (or if you’re someone who would like to), Apple Music is for you.”
“One of the most complicated things about using Apple Music has been users’ aversion to iTunes. And I can’t say that I blame you. iTunes is an incredibly bloated piece of software, doing everything from serving up music to movies, TV shows, podcasts, audiobooks, apps, iTunes U and more. Here’s the thing: everything that you can get through iTunes is incredibly useful, but it’s such a hassle to use a program that does it all,” McGee writes. “But if we take iTunes back down to its essentials, music, it’s easy to see how Apple Music makes sense in this program.”
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MacDailyNews Take: For the price of 10-15 “albums” per year, Apple Music, especially the $14.99/month family plan is a no brainer.