iTunes Radio vs Pandora

Discussion in 'iOS 7' started by exynos-octa, Jul 29, 2013.

  1. exynos-octa macrumors newbie

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    You think iTunes radio will be a hit or flop?
     
  2. batting1000 macrumors 604

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    Depends on who you ask. I personally like it because it's built right in.
     
  3. exynos-octa thread starter macrumors newbie

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    My first experience was, I was shocked to find it had the genres I listen to.

    But it was taking a long time to load, then it froze so I never got a chance to listen.

    The trend now is people aren't holding music on their devices, rather just listening to it from the cloud. I deleted all the music from my music app.

    Saved me 6GB just about.
     
  4. Patriot24 macrumors 68030

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    I'm a fan.

    My experience is that the stations are much more accurate and varied than Pandora. Also, I'm a Match subscriber, so it is commercial-free for me.
     
  5. kowen14 macrumors member

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    Is it actually working commercial free now? I was gonna get match but waiting to see if it was first
     
  6. KattDaDon macrumors 6502

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    I love iTunes Radio and I think it will be a hit. Pandora sucks. I prefer Spotify over Pandora but now iTunes Radio I'm sold
     
  7. exynos-octa thread starter macrumors newbie

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    I'm not sure iTunes radio has the songs I'm looking for. Also the interface of Pandora is better.

    You know the Store button always gets in the way, I hit it accidentally and it takes me out of the app.
     
  8. pottyvick macrumors regular

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    In my experience it tends to repeat songs day to day. Especially in the spanish genre. So ill probably use pandora for spanish and itunes radio for english.
     
  9. KattDaDon macrumors 6502

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    But guys you still have to keep in mind that iTunes Radio is not fully done. Meaning it's still in beta form
     
  10. exynos-octa thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Nothing Apple ever does is done.
     
  11. KattDaDon macrumors 6502

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    Oh and in beta 4 of iOS 7 there is two new options to select explicit lyrics and change the music genre from hits, variety or discovery music

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    iTunes Radio is not even officially released so why judge it
     

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