Beats 1 Radio (UK)

Discussion in 'Apple Music, Apple Pay, iCloud, Apple Services' started by LV426, Oct 4, 2018.

  1. LV426 macrumors 6502a

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    It drives me mad. The music makes England sound like a 'gangsta' paradise, and the presenters skip the letter 't' in words like wri-er (writer), prin-er (printer).

    Of course, you can't ask HomePod to do something reasonable like Hey Siri Play BBC Radio 4. It's Apple's way or the highway.

    Oh yeah, I know you can fish out your iPhone, download an app and stream the (mono) content to HomePods, but that's a right pain in the neck.

    What is the world coming to.
     
  2. bumbo macrumors regular

    bumbo

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    If doing something reasonable to you is listening to Radio 4, then maybe Beats 1 isn't for you :)

    "It's Apple's way or the highway" - yeah, kinda been that way forever - why would you buy a HomePod if you don't like the walled garden?!

    The "world" is actually full of choice. Maybe take a look around and get a Sonos, for example?
     
  3. LV426 thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Dead right it isn't! It makes me sad that it's being inflicted on a generation of youngsters, though!

    Apart from the glaring omission of being able to call up the UK's favourite radio stations, the HomePods are pretty good, and have many other redeeming features.
     
  4. bumbo macrumors regular

    bumbo

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    There's a lot being inflicted on them that saddens - this is the consequence of having a truly open, free and digital world!

    If I hadn't invested in Sonos I would have considered HomePod but they were just too late to the game!
     

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