by Joe White
June 12, 2014
We told you it was incoming, and now Amazon has indeed launched its Prime Music service online, integrating the music streaming solution within its online storefront and alongside its other Prime offerings. The new service can be accessed by Prime subscribers, and promises more than 1 million songs which can be streamed ad-free either on a desktop computer or from a mobile device. In order to bring Prime Music support to iOS Amazon has also updated its Amazon Cloud Player application, giving it a new name ("Amazon Music") and a redesigned look. Features include:
You'll indeed need to have a Prime subscription in order to enjoy Prime Music on your computer or mobile device, and this'll set you back $99 per year. However, Amazon is offering customers a free 30-day trial of Prime Music and its other Prime offerings, which include Prime Instant Video, access to the Kindle Owners' Lending Library, and free two-day shipping. For a closer look at Prime Music, click this link. Amazon Music can be downloaded free of charge on the App Store and it's optimized for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. [gallery]
- Amazon Cloud Player is now Amazon Music. New look and new easy-to-remember name.
- New easier navigation and redesigned look
- Manage your library, now you can delete music from your library
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