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Topic: Apple Music

Apple News+ fails to bring in new subscribers despite impressive launch

11/14/2019, 03:11 pm

Apple's Apple News+ launched earlier this year with impressive initial subscriber counts, but the company has failed to bring in significant numbers since then.

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Apple Music, News+, Apple TV+ bundle being considered for 2020 release

11/14/2019, 07:11 am

A new report claims that Apple is telling media publishers that it may bundle services if it so chooses -- which could potentially cut back on what is being paid out.

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Apple Music Replay aggregates users' top-played songs of the year

11/13/2019, 10:11 pm

Apple on Wednesday updated Apple Music with a new feature called Replay, providing listeners a dynamically refreshed, dedicated hub for their top-played tracks of 2019 and beyond.

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Apple's AirPods versus AirPods Pro - which is the best for your money?

11/01/2019, 11:11 am

From the original that seemed so revolutionary back in 2016, through the declining battery, and on to the new AirPods in 2019 and now the AirPods Pro. Here's how Apple's wireless earbuds started great and became superb.

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AirPods Pro use custom silicone ear-tip, basically non-repairable

10/31/2019, 06:10 am

As it does with every Apple product launch, iFixit has completed its tear-down of the AirPods Pro, and have found that it is still essentially not user repairable at all.

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Apple services achieved all-time high of $12.5B in Q4

10/30/2019, 05:10 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Wednesday revealed the company's earnings from its Services segment, which includes Apple Music and iCloud, were up 18% in the fourth quarter and have set new records around the globe.

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Spotify says subscriber growth now doubles Apple Music

10/28/2019, 07:10 pm

Streaming music giant Spotify reported positive earnings for the third quarter of 2019 on Monday, with the company stressing increased subscriber growth which supposedly doubles that of Apple Music on a monthly basis.

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Apple Music, Beats 1, Radio down for some users globally [Fixed]

10/28/2019, 04:10 pm

An outage on Monday afternoon is seeing a "small percentage" of users unable to access Apple Music, play the Beats 1 stream, or listen to radio stations on impacted devices.

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Apple releases 13.2 update for HomePods with music handoff, user identification [u]

10/28/2019, 01:10 pm

The HomePod 13.2 update included with iOS 13.2 adds the ability for HomePod to recognize different voices, play high-quality ambient soundtracks, and handoff music, podcasts or calls from iPhone.

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Apple debuts $249 AirPods Pro with active noise cancellation

10/28/2019, 12:10 pm

After weeks of speculation, Apple has announced AirPods Pro, featuring Active Noise Cancellation and improved sound.

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Review: Jabra Elite 85h ANC headphones pack serious smarts

10/27/2019, 09:10 am

The Jabra Elite 85h ANC headphones are subtly designed and hide some seriously smart features, such as automatically pausing playback when removed, as well as having a dedicated button to call for a digital assistant.

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Apple website, Apple Music, developer services suffered from 38-minute outage [u]

10/16/2019, 01:10 pm

A number of Apple's online services briefly went offline, with websites and online tools inaccessible and services like Apple Music encountering errors when trying to stream songs.

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The Apple TV app is compatible with these Roku set top boxes

10/15/2019, 09:10 am

The promised Apple TV app compatibility for Roku devices has arrived -- assuming you own a relatively new box.

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NBA stars tout Powerbeats Pro in new ad

10/14/2019, 04:10 pm

A new Powerbeats Pro ad titled "NBA Unleashed" has gone up on the official Beats by Dre YouTube channel and features some notable NBA players.

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Apple's iTunes for Windows update closes off ransomware attack vector

10/11/2019, 07:10 am

Apple has patched an exploit in Bonjour, iTunes, and iCloud for Windows that was an open door for ransomware to attack systems.

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Apple acquisition reverses fortune of Shazam

10/09/2019, 07:10 pm

Shazam has eradicated its losses and increased its user base by over 78 million users in 2018 after acquisition by Apple.

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Apple Music doubling down on artist-first strategy, adding more live music

10/07/2019, 05:10 pm

Apple Music executives Zane Lowe and Oliver Schusser talk about where Apple Music is headed, discussing how their "artist first" approach offers a unique experience for listeners.

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Apple warning DJs to stick with macOS Mojave for now

10/07/2019, 05:10 pm

The ability to export a XML playlist in real time to other applications is gone from the Music app on macOS Catalina, breaking cross-application compatibility.

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Music industry pushing back against Apple Music, Apple TV+ master bundle

10/07/2019, 11:10 am

As Apple continues to drive forward with its media ambitions, music labels are starting to again chafe at the iPhone maker's growing power.

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Spotify asked for more information about Apple in antitrust investigation

10/04/2019, 01:10 pm

The U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee has asked Spotify to provide information on Apple's alleged anti-competitive behavior, and specifically how it pertains to Spotify's business.

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