A free streaming radio station service from Apple similar to Pandora and Slacker that is available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, PC and Apple TV devices. While the service itself is free, iTunes Radio users will need to subscribe to the $25/year iTunes Match service in order to receive iTunes Radio content without advertisements.
iTunes Radio currently offers more than 250 genre-focused radio stations, and users can create their own stations as well as customize existing ones. iTunes Radio additionally automatically refines its music selections for users based on their listening history and preferences.
iTunes Radio also features integration with other Apple offerings like iCloud, iTunes Match and Siri to provide additional functionality like syncing across devices, voice command support and more.
A pre-paid mobile service offering from Target launched by the company to compete with other lower-cost mobile services like WalMart’s Straight Talk as well as traditional mobile contract plans from cellular providers like AT&T and Verizon. Target launched Brightspot on October 6th, 2013, with two service plans: a $35 unlimited talk and text tier and […]
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