It has been reported that the online service will run on Apple mobile devices, the company, as well as computers running OS X and Windows. In this case, the service will not work on smartphones and tablets Android.
iRadio would work in a similar way as Pandora internet streaming radio service. Users listening to a digital radio station that chooses songs based on stated preferences.While listening to whether they give users a number or not approve. IRadio Apple could make a commercial success as the listeners played songs in iTunes will buy. Apple may also collaborate with ticket services such as Ticketmaster, to concert tickets to sell. A direct competitor to Spotify or Deezer will not, because these services give users access to an (almost) complete music catalog, where you have to choose which albums you listen. Greenfield said that Apple still in talks with music labels. They would mainly be about the catalog. Apple wants to lower license fees paid than competitor Pandora, because people go forward to the iTunes Store, where the labels also benefit as well. Apple already bought the streaming music service Lala , but still nothing done.
Top managers of musical units Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group and Sony Corp, reportedly visited Apple headquarters in Cupertino in autumn 2012. Then it was reported that an agreement can be reached early in the year and the launch of the service – in the first half of 2013.
“The new service will be integrated into iRadio music application iTunes to iOS. He will offer functionality similar to Pandora radio and will allow users to buy music and okolomuzykalny content such as tickets and information about the concerts, using the services of Live Nation (LYV) and Ticketmaster “
Apple’s streaming music service would reportedly be part of the iTunes app and a radio feature which include your own preferences you specify. It would be part of a larger plan for the next generation of Apple products. This also includes an Apple iTV in, but Grien Field thinks that due to limitations in content, not in 2013 on the market. “Despite Tim Cook’s repeated remarks that television is an area that Apple follows with intense attention , the mythical Apple TV does not appear in 2013, “analyst said.