We have already heard some information about how Apple’s new music streaming service will work, which is expected to be called iCloud, and we already know that Apple is close to signing their fourth major deal with a music label.
Now more details have emerged on how Apple’s iCloud music streaming service will work, according to a recent report from Business Week, iCloud will quickly can a users iTunes library and the mirror those song in iCloud.
What is also interesting is that according to the report, if the track in your iTunes library isn’t encoded in an acceptable quality, Apple will apparently replace the lower quality one with a higher quality one.
There are no details on how much Apple intends to charge for its iCloud service, although there is speculation that iCloud will be built into Apple’s MobileMe service, which we are expecting to be revamped and a new version announced at WWDC.
There is also speculation that Apple could offer a monthly subscription for iCloud, similar to Spotify, so we could see them charging something like $9.99 a month for unlimited access.
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