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All The Music Announcements From Tuesday's #AppleEvent [UPDATED]

image from[UPDATED] There were no major Apple Music announcements or Beats hardware launches at today's Apple launch event.  But there were a number of important announcements about how music is consumed and shared across Apple devices.

Music And Other Related Announcements From Today's Apple Event 

  • Apple is renaming its retail stores “Apple Town Squares” with greater emphasis on classes, workshops
  • Apple Watch OS4 has "completely revamped music experience" via cellular built in to new watches.  Available  9/19. No details offered.

  • 40 millions songs available via Apple Music on new the new Apple Watch. (Won't this be as annoying as walking around playing an AM radio?)

  • Apple is bringing Augmented Reality to the iPhone8.  (Gaming is the first example, but so much is possible.)
  • After the announcement, Apple released and updated and streamlined iTunes 12.7 with new social features