Apple finally talks SD cards, but only for Apple Music's Android users

Apple has released an update for the Android version of Apple Music which will now let you save music directly on your Android phone storage or in your SD card for offline listening. 

Apple has brought in the new functionality to "keep more music offline" and to let subscribers listen to their favourite music when their phones are not connected to the internet.

The concept was pioneered by Spotify which was the first to let users save music on SD cards for offline listening. This will also benefit Apple Music subscribers whose phones do not have much internal storage and who rely on SD cards to store their music, videos and TV shows.

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The new update also allows Android phone users to add a full schedule listing for shows that will air on Beats 1 station. This will ensure that you will not miss any show on Beats 1 that you want to hear at all costs.

Sadly, iPhone owners will have nothing to do with this update as it is not known when or if Apple will launch an iPhone with expandable storage options.  However, we are not sure if Apple will introduce an update to Apple Music's iOS app to let iPhone users save songs in their iPhones' internal storage for offline listening.

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Burberry is now a dedicated channel on Apple Music

However, to endear itself to British subscribers, Apple has added Burberry as a dedicated channel on Apple Music. If you visit the channel, you will be able to listen to numbers by Tom Odell, James Bay, George Ezra and Keane along with their numerous albums, films and curated playlists. Songs created by legendary artists like Benjamin Clementine, Rhodes, Ed Harcourt, Clare Maguire, Jake Bugg and Roo Panes are also available on Apple Music.

Burberry debuts on Apple Music as a dedicated channel

Apple Music is available for both iOS and Android users with an initial three-month trial followed by a £9.99 per month subscription. The Family Sharing scheme, which lets up to six users share a single subscription, costs just £14.99 per month. With a library of over 30 million songs, Apple Music lets you stream at 256Kbps and also lets you access readymade playlists curated by the best-known music experts from across the globe.

Apple Music Connect also lets artist upload songs, lyrics, videos and photos directly on the app from their iPhones. You will be able to like and comment on those uploads and will be able to share them via Facebook, Messages, Twitter and email.

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