06/02/2016, 04:06 pm
The invalidation of two more Smartflash patents may put Apple in a good position to avoid paying a $532.9 million patent verdict rendered in February 2015, a report claimed on Thursday.
06/01/2016, 04:06 pm
A component of Apple Music, iCloud Music Library, was hit with extended downtime on Wednesday, causing numerous problems for people trying to play songs and albums.
05/23/2016, 03:05 pm
Chance the Rapper's new album Coloring Book -- currently an Apple Music exclusive -- has reportedly become the first streaming exclusive to debut in top 10 of the Billboard 200 albums chart.
05/17/2016, 08:05 pm
James Pinkstone, whose blog post about an apparent iTunes music deletion bug went viral last week, said on Tuesday that Apple flew two senior software engineers across the country in attempts to troubleshoot the issue.
05/17/2016, 04:05 pm
The iTunes 12.4 update appears to have improved the speed of Apple's jukebox software, even though the company isn't actively promoting that fact, according to user comments on Reddit and Twitter, and first-hand experience by AppleInsider.
05/17/2016, 02:05 pm
Activist investment firm Corvex Management is pushing streaming radio service -- and Apple Music competitor -- Pandora to seriously consider selling the company, instead of pursuing what it has dubbed a "costly and uncertain business plan."
05/16/2016, 01:05 pm
Alongside a slew of other platform updates, Apple on Monday released OS X 10.11.5 -- a maintenance update for OS X El Capitan -- and iTunes 12.4, with an improved interface and a solution for music libraries being silently deleted.
05/13/2016, 07:05 pm
Apple in a statement Friday said it is investigating reports of a supposed Apple Music compatibility bug that deletes local music files without user permission, adding that an updated version of the media management software is expected for release next week.
05/12/2016, 09:05 am
Pop singer Taylor Swift on Thursday posted her latest Apple Music ad on Twitter, using her image and following to sell the service's "For You" playlist recommendations.
05/11/2016, 08:05 pm
Apple issued a rare statement on Wednesday debunking rumors that claimed the company has plans to discontinue iTunes music downloads sometime in the next four years, ostensibly in favor of an all-streaming service powered by Apple Music.
05/09/2016, 04:05 pm
Spotify has actually seen its business accelerate since Apple Music was launched in June 2015, a vice president with the company said on Monday, crediting the extra attention drawn to streaming services.
05/09/2016, 12:05 pm
Music streaming service Spotify on Monday announced plans for 12 new original video series, in a move which could further intensify competition with second-place rival Apple Music.
05/09/2016, 11:05 am
People shopping on Apple's Canadian iTunes storefront can now donate to relief for victims of the forest fires in Fort McMurray, Alberta, which have burned for several days and forced the evacuation of over 100,000 people, destroying 20 percent of the homes in the area.
05/09/2016, 11:05 am
The latest album by Drake, Views, reportedly managed to top 1 million in sales within its first five days, despite being a one-week exclusive with iTunes and Apple Music.
05/08/2016, 03:05 am
Apple will implement a number of user interface changes to iTunes when version 12.4 sees release later this year, including modifications to user interface navigation designed to address complaints of software feature bloat.
05/06/2016, 12:05 pm
Apple's struggles with social networking continue, as its mostly-ignored artist Connect feature is said to be set for a "demotion" in the upcoming revamp of Apple Music in iOS 10.
05/06/2016, 12:05 pm
Streaming became Warner Music Group's biggest revenue source in the first quarter of 2016, driven largely by services like Spotify and Apple Music, the company revealed in its latest financial results.
05/06/2016, 08:05 am
Starting today, students enrolled in an eligible college or university will today be able to subscribe to Apple Music at a discounted price, as Apple is offering half off the standard subscription rate for its streaming music service.
05/04/2016, 01:05 pm
Apple is said to be working on a vast overhaul of its up-and-coming music streaming service, one that will reportedly include a new monochromatic user interface and a streamlined experience for users who prefer to read lyrics.
05/04/2016, 08:05 am
A year after its debut, Apple's $10-per-month music streaming service is reportedly set for a major overhaul at the company's annual Worldwide Developers Conference, including a shakeup to its user interface aimed at making it easier to use.