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  • March 21st Apple Event For iPad, Small iPhone, Some Apple Watch Stuff Is A Go

    March 21st Apple Event For iPad, Small iPhone, Some Apple Watch Stuff Is A Go

    Update: The date of next month’s Apple event has been pushed forward to March 21st from an earlier date of March 15th. News that the date had shifted was reported by Re/Code and Buzzfeed earlier today and we’ve independently confirmed that the event’s date has been moved up about a week. It lands on a Monday, which is unusual, but likely has to do with the fact that the… Read More

  • Free, Ad-Supported iTunes Radio Is No More

    Free, Ad-Supported iTunes Radio Is No More

    Ad-supported iTunes Radio stations have today gone off the air. As we reported earlier this month, Apple decided it would shutter its free streaming iTunes Radio offering, a competitor to Pandora, in an effort to boost subscriptions to its paid service, Apple Music. Going forward, the only free radio option is Apple’s Beats 1 radio – the DJ-hosted station, which Apple is now… Read More

  • iTunes Radio Is No Longer Free

    iTunes Radio Is No Longer Free

    iTunes Radio will no longer be free, as of January 28. In an email to customers, Apple said that the Pandora-like service will only be available for Apple Music subscribers, which costs $9.99 per month. Apple will still be offering free radio, however. The Beats 1 listening channels, with live DJs, will remain in operation. (This is different than the Beats Music app, which was recently… Read More

  • Here’s How To Cancel Your Apple Music Subscription

    Here’s How To Cancel Your Apple Music Subscription

    Apple Music launched. We signed up and used it. The three month trial period is over (depending on the actual date that you signed up), though. You were signed up to auto-renew by default but maybe you want to turn that off like I did. Personally? I’m sticking with Spotify and just didn’t use Apple Music enough. You can renew manually if you like. Here’s how to change… Read More

  • Apple Watch’s Airstrip Can Differentiate Between Baby And Mother’s Heart Rate

    Apple Watch’s Airstrip Can Differentiate Between Baby And Mother’s Heart Rate

    Apple announced a new Apple Watch app for healthcare providers today called Airstrip. The app can receive and view vital information sent over to physicians by nurses and staff. Co-founder of Airstrip Dr. Cameron Powell took to the stage at the Apple live event this morning to demonstrate how the app works with the human body – including monitoring heart rate, contractions during… Read More

  • Apple And Cisco Ink Nebulous Enterprise Partnership

    Apple And Cisco Ink Nebulous Enterprise Partnership

    Apple playing nicely with enterprise companies is a sight for sore eyes. The edict that Microsoft has enterprise on lockdown is dissipating. Huge enterprise player Cisco and Apple announced a “Fast Lane” for iOS enterprise users, which promises a more streamlined and optimized experience for those enterprise customers using Cisco networks and products. There aren’t a lot… Read More

  • Apple Music, App Store, Beats1, iTunes Experiencing Outage

    Apple Music, App Store, Beats1, iTunes Experiencing Outage

    Apple and MTV were supposed to announce the Video Music Award nominees. But it looks like many Apple services are down right now, including the iOS and Mac App Store, Apple Music (and Beats1), Apple TV, the iBooks Store, many iTunes services (iTunes in the Cloud, iTunes Match, iTunes Store, iTunes U) and the Podcasts app. Read More

  • Apple, The Record Label?

    Apple, The Record Label?

    You better believe that when Apple’s streaming music service comes out later this year, it’s going to come hard. Apple’s MO is to arrive late but with superior firepower, as it did with the iPhone and will with the upcoming Apple Watch. What does that mean for its quest to steamroll Spotify, Google Play, Deezer and everyone else in streaming? I’d bet part of it will be… Read More