Find new tunes with Apple Music
Here's how to tune into the new Discovery Station.
For me, finding new music isn’t easy.
I’m always on the lookout for new things to listen to, but as an aging Gen Xer, I’m hopelessly out of touch with the zeitgeist.
I mostly rely on the BBC. I constantly stream British radio shows using the great BBC Sounds app.
I’ve never had much luck with Spotify, but the service has a reputation for great music discovery. It’s one of the major reasons people say they prefer Spotify over Apple Music. Spotify does a better job.
But Apple has several music discovery tools, including a new Discovery Station that recently rolled out with zero fanfare. We took a look, and found there’s a lot to like.
Also in today’s newsletter:
The new Eve Play looks like a very nifty gadget: It lets you stream to older stereos and speakers using AirPlay 2.
Apple appears to be testing advanced 3D printing as a new manufacturing method.
If, like me, you like watching TV from the U.K., you’re gonna need a VPN. UltraVPN is one of the cheapest, and we have a special deal that makes it even cheaper.
Ditching even the charging cable, this new Bluetooth keyboard can be charged wirelessly. We gave it a good hands-on review and found it worth four out of five stars.
I love John le Carré’s novels, and the upcoming Errol Morris documentary about the writer looks great from the latest trailer. It even has a Philip Glass score!
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Because I didn’t know it couldn’t be done, I was enabled to do it.
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