At its developers conference this week, Apple had quite a few software announcements and unveilings, but the biggest news was that it’s launching a streaming service, Apple Music, on June 30.
Like Spotify and the service from the company Apple purchased last year, Beats, Apple Music will deliver millions of streaming songs for a $10-a-month fee. If you’re ready to ditch downloading music for a streaming service, the good news is, you can try out a variety service for no fee at all. Apple Music will be available for a free three-month trial. Jay-Z’s new music service Tidal offers a 30-day free trial as well.
And services like Spotify and Rdio offer free versions (with ads) you can try before committing to a monthly fee, if that’s something you decide on later. The free versions may be more music than you need and the price is tough to beat.
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