Attaching a Price to Apple's Free Music Trial, The Big Bet Behind Beats 1, New iPhones Entering Production

Today's Above Avalon stories: 

  • Attaching a Price to Apple's Free Music Trial
  • The Big Bet Behind Beats 1
  • New iPhones Entering Production

We are still in Apple Music mode with tomorrow's launch. Apple signed deals with the indie labels after deciding to pay music rights holders during the three month trial period. With new information in hand, I wanted to dive a bit deeper and attach a price tag to Apple's music trial period. Next, Zane Lowe was profiled by the New York Times. Beats 1 is increasingly being positioned as a key aspect of Apple Music which has implications going forward. Finally, we have the first reports of new iPhones going into production, so we take a look at how this years's iPhone update cycle is looking.

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