Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Spotify and Apple are going to war

Spotify.JPG

Spotify is waging war on Apple in the wake of the latter's announcement that it will be joining the fray of online music-streaming platforms.

Ok, 'war' might be a tad strong - but they have made plans to inform users how to opt out of the 30% surcharge that Apple applies to Spotify Premium.

According to The Verge, Spotify will email its iPhone users detailing how they can save money by downloading through Spotify's own web service as opposed to iTunes.

Spotify

The email promises a "super simple" switch for users, but leaves out the fact that it will conveniently bring Spotify Premium's price in line with Apple Music.

Let the battle commence. With an appropriately dramatic soundtrack, obviously.

Related

Conference.JPG

The iPhone 6s and 7: What the rumours are saying

Tinder.JPG

Smartwatch Tinder will make choices based on your heartrate

rexfeatures_424701aa.jpg

Listening To Angry Music Can Actually Make You A Lot Happier

hammock2.png

The hot tub hammock is much better than it sounds

Tinder.png

Tinder Is Introducing Weird Verified Profiles For Famous People

arrow3.jpg

Arrow Head is your new favourite online game

Comments

More

We went all the way to Ibiza to find the person having the most fun

A quest to find the person having it largest in Europe's club capital

21 Sep 2016

DJ Shadow's Endtroducing is the greatest album you’ve never heard of

Endtroducing..... celebrates a landmark birthday & it's as good as ever by Dave Fawbert

20 Sep 2016

Bros are coming back & here's why we should be celebrating

The hidden genius of their biggest hit by Dave Fawbert

19 Sep 2016

After Skepta, here are the next five grime acts you need to know about

Get these on your playlists right now by Dave Fawbert

16 Sep 2016

This is why, as they reunite, Aqua deserve to be celebrated

The story of one of pop music's great lost songs by Dave Fawbert

15 Sep 2016

11 times Kanye proved he's the most ridiculous guy on Twitter

Twitter was basically made for Kanye. Well, that's probably what he thinks anyway by Paddy Maddison

15 Sep 2016

Where are they now? Forgotten Mercury winners of times gone by

Speech Debelle anyone? by Dave Fawbert

15 Sep 2016

Check out this brilliant exclusive Pet Shop Boys remix

Tom Demac takes on Say It To Me by Dave Fawbert

15 Sep 2016

New radio station plays only songs by dead artists

Worrying or brilliant? by Paddy Maddison

14 Sep 2016

David Bowie's 3 final tracks are going to be released in October

David Bowie fans rejoice! You don't have to wait long. by Paddy Maddison

13 Sep 2016