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iOS 8.4.1 and iTunes 12.2.2 launch with fixes for Apple Music and Beats 1

Today, Apple released a incremental update for iOS and iTunes to fix some issues with the Apple Music streaming service, iOS 8.4.1 is now available around six weeks after iOS 8.4 originally launched at the end of June. iOS 8.4 has the build 12H321 and can be downloaded by going to Settings > General > Software Update – it is compatible with iPhone 4s and later, iPad 2 and later and iPod […]

Microsoft Translator comes to iOS and Android

Microsoft is ready to take on Google Translate with their own system called Microsoft Translator which is arguably better designed and it also has support for the Apple Watch as well as the Android Wear system. It can also translate words that are spoken into the watch, which is so useful when travelling. Microsoft Translator also has support for over 50 different languages: Arabic, Bosnian (Latin), Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese(S), Chinese(T), […]

Apple Music already has 11 million members

We are just over a month into Apple Music, the company’s new competitor to Spotify has already had 11 million members sign up. Eddy Cue has been speaking to USA TODAY regarding the service. “We’re thrilled with the numbers so far.” – Eddy Cue Eddy Cue has also said that 2 million people have chose the family plan for six people which is $14.99/£14.99. Another plan for $9.99/£9.99 which is […]

Pei Wei now accepting Apple Pay, in the US

Pei Wei is now accepting Apple Pay, Apple’s mobile payment system is now live in their restaurant locations across the US. Last week Pei Wei announced that it is now accepting the payment system from the iPhone 6 and Apple Watch. The restaurant launched support for Apple Pay back in July to test it in sixteen restaurants in Phoenix, the restaurant chain is now confident that it will be successful […]

Dr. Dre’s next album, Compton – is exclusive to Apple Music

Dr. Dre is launching his next album, which is the first album from the rapper since 1999, which is 16 years ago – with the launch of The Chronic: 2001. The next album which is titled Compton: A Soundtrack by Dr. Dre is launching this Friday exclusively on Apple Music and iTunes, which isn’t surprising as Dre now works for Apple. The album is based on the N.W.A film that Dre is working on […]

What is Beats 1?

Ok, at the end of June – Apple Music launched for iOS, Mac and Windows. Apple Music is a simple concept, you pay up £9.99 per month and you get access to 30m+ songs to stream and download. Just like Spotify. But something that was also included is Beats 1, this is a very different concept to what any streaming service is offering with radio. With Spotify and iTunes Radio […]

Best Buy will start selling Apple Watch in early August

The Apple Watch, so far has only been on sale through Apple themselves or in Selfridges in London but in the beginning of August the new smartwatch from Apple will go on sale in Best Buy – bringing the device to initially 100 stores. Best Buy will be offering the Apple Watch in 100 of its stores to start with, but later on it will expand into 300 stores in […]

Nike FuelBand owners will get $25 back following lawsuit

Nike and Apple have had some issues and to compensate this, every owner of the Nike+ FuelBand will be getting a $25 Nike gift card, thanks to Nike and Apple. Recently, the two companies have had a lawsuit regarding the FuelBand’s ability to track steps.. The plaintiffs agreed that Nike and Apple made incorrect claims about the FuelBand and the device’s ability accurately track steps, calories and NikeFuel points. Following this, […]

Apple Watch will be on sale in New Zealand, Russia and Turkey end of July

The Apple Watch will soon be coming to more countries at the end of this month as the company has announced that the smartwatch will be on sale in New Zealand, Russia and Turkey on July 31 after 7:01am local time. In New Zealand the Apple Watch will start at the following prices; New Zealand Apple Watch Sport – NZ $599 to NZ $699 Apple Watch – NZ $949 to NZ […]

iFixit tear down new iPod touch

The latest iPod touch has been teared down by iFixit – the new device was released last week and comes in brand new colours of pink, blue and gold as well as space grey, silver and product red. The last model was released in 2012 and had the A5 chip from the iPhone 4s. The design of the device is relatively the same, but it loses the loop. The camera has also […]