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Eddy Cue: Home Sharing For Music To Return In iOS 9

07/06/2015, It was recently discovered that in iOS 8.4, Apple oddly enough decided to kill off the Home Sharing feature for music. We’re not sure why they decided to do that, but it seems that the removal is only temporary because according to Apple exec Eddy Cue,...

Online Streaming Doubles In 2015, Digital Downloads Sees 10% Drop

07/03/2015, When Apple introduced iTunes back in the day, it changed the way many people consumed their music. Customers could now choose to pay for individual songs as opposed to having to buy an entire album, thus giving them more flexibility in choosing what they...

Apple Music Is Not Adding DRM To Songs You Already Own

07/03/2015, Like all streaming services, there is DRM involved. This makes sense because it prevents piracy and also ensures that artists are paid properly, like if you were to cancel your subscription, it makes sense that you would no longer be able to access the...

Apple Music Is Reportedly A Huge Battery Drain

07/02/2015, So Apple Music is here, and thanks to iCloud Music Library you can now potentially free up a ton of space on your phone and store your music in the cloud and stream it anytime and anywhere you want. Sounds great, doesn’t it? Unfortunately it is proving...

iCloud Music Library Reportedly Wreaking Havoc On iTunes Libraries

07/02/2015, When Apple introduced Apple Music, one of the features they introduced was the iCloud Music Library which on the surface is similar to iTunes Match – it scans your library to see if there are songs it can match, after which it will let you stream...

Facebook Reportedly In Talks With Major Music Labels

07/02/2015, Is the music streaming market getting a little crowded? We’re starting to think so, what with Apple Music, Spotify, Pandora, Rdio, Tidal, and etc., all of whom are fighting one another for a larger slice of the pie. However could Facebook be considering...

Apple Music Is Cheaper In Some Countries, Priced at $2 In India

07/01/2015, Apple Music will cost users $9.99 a month if they were to listen to it themselves, but if they have family members they’d like to share it with, it will cost $14.99. Seems fair and seems to be in line with what other services are priced at as well....

iOS 9 Beta With Apple Music Dropping Early Next Week

07/01/2015, So yesterday Apple Music was officially released alongside iOS 8.4, but for those running on the iOS 9 beta, they noticed that there was no Apple Music available for iOS 9, at least not on their mobile devices. Well if you are running on the iOS 9 beta...

Beats Music No Longer Accepting New Signups

06/30/2015, If you haven’t updated your iOS device already, you should. Apple has just released iOS 8.4 and with the update, they are also bringing Apple Music to iOS owners around the world. However it also seems that with the launch of Apple Music, the demise of...

Apple Music Will Scan Your Library To See What You Like

06/30/2015, Apple Music will finally be launching today. Whether or not the service lives up to expectations remains to be seen, but safe to say that many are looking forward to it, especially iOS users who might be able to appreciate the fact that the service will...

The ONE Smart Piano Will Be An MFi Musical Instrument

06/29/2015, Back in the day when trying to learn a new instrument, you would usually have to seek out a teacher and attend classes. However with technology, lessons and teachers can come to you instead, so if you don’t have time to schedule regular classes, you can...

The Floating Record Is A Twist On The Classic Turntable

06/28/2015, If you have ever seen a turntable, you know that it’s flat and that the records played on the turntables are laid flat on top of it as well, but it seems that the folks at Gramovox have decided to turn the idea on its head by launching a device called...

iTunes Match Will Have Its Song Limit Increased To 100,000

06/28/2015, Now we’re not sure how many songs you might have in your library. You could be a simple user with a couple of hundred, or you might be a hardcore music lover who has built up their library over the years and now have tens of thousands of songs, but we...

Apple Music Pays Out 0.2 Cents Per Stream During Trial Period

06/25/2015, So Apple has finally agreed to pay artists and the labels their due during the 3 month trial period that they are giving users, but how much will they be paying, you ask? According to a report from The New York Times, Apple will be paying out 0.2 cents...