In This Chapter
Understand how Spotify and Pandora have changed the industry
Bring your music into the Music app, and movies into Movies & TV
Navigating the Music and Movies & TV apps
Microsoft has been trying for years to put together a decent media player — a program that can play songs and videos. For years, we Windows users have had to settle for programs from other companies, notably VLC, ignobly Apple, to get worthwhile players. And I use the terms “iTunes for Windows” and “worthwhile” in the same sentence only under duress.
With Windows 10, it looks like Microsoft finally put people in charge who understand music, who understand movies. It’s like a breath of fresh air (see Figure 6-1).
In Windows 8 and 8.1, the Xbox ...