iTunes Festival is coming back, but renamed as Apple Music Festival

The famous iTunes Festival is back this year, but not as you know it. For starters it has a rebrand and is named Apple Music Festival which is helping promote the new streaming service and it has a new format. The show will still be held at the Roundhouse in London and the tickets will still be free. Apple is also reducing the total length of the show down to ten nights […]

Apple launches three Apple Music ads

  Apple is now heavily pushing Apple Music, -the company’s new streaming service has been available on iOS, Windows and OS X since the end of June now and this latest advertising campaign is the latest in series of ads that Apple has been issuing about Apple Music. I personally have seen a few on YouTube and various other websites promoting it, Apple has even had banners and large posters […]

OS X Bootcamp now supports Windows 10

Unless your head has been under a rock for the past few weeks, you’d know that Windows 10 has launched, now if you own a Mac you can now join in on the fun as Apple has now added support for Windows 10 in Boot Camp as part of a new update for OS X Yosemite. Boot Camp allows you to dual boot a Mac. As Windows 10 is roughly the […]

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 […]