According to both The Hollywood Reporter, Beats co-founder and Apple executive Dr. Dre will be starring in and producing his own six-show original series called Vital Signs. The semi-autobiographical storyline is rumored to be distributed via Apple Music, includes other celebrities like Sam Rockwell and Mo McCrae, and contains “an orgy scene”. Read More
Once Apple finally unveils its new iPad and 4-inch iPhone, it won’t take long before Apple fans are able to get their fingers all over the two new iOS devices. Both the iPhone 5se and iPad Air 3 will be available the same week they are introduced to the public, according to a new report […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Back in October of 2015, Apple released a long awaited hardware update to the Apple TV — and with it, a shiny new Apple TV remote. You could speak to the remote to issue voice commands (“Siri, play Pitch Perfect 2. Yes, again. Don’t judge me, Siri. You don’t know me.”) and flick around a built-in trackpad for quick navigation. But long-time Apple TV users… Read More
When Apple bought Beats back in 2014, it got a headphone/speaker line and the foundation for what became Apple Music. Now it appears that Beats co-founder and rap legend Dr Dre is going to be playing an even bigger role in the company. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Apple is currently producing an original series […]
Google wants you to give the gift of music this Valentine’s Day, and to help, it’s offering 50 percent off Play Music subscriptions. For a limited time, you can get a whole month for just $4.99 — down from $9.99. Google has also slashed the three-month option to $14.98, and the six month option to […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Vevo is today rolling out its brand new Apple TV app built for tvOS, giving music fans instant access to over 150,000 high-definition videos and exclusive original programming. Vevo’s tvOS app “brings the smooth experience of the new mobile app and customizes it for the best lean-back experience,” the company says. Show More Summary
TV remotes are all well and good, but they have a nasty habit of coming up missing at the worst possible moment -- Apple TV's new wand isn't immune to this malady. It should come as good news then that Cupertino's planning an update for the remote app on iOS with new features like voice commands with Siri. Show More Summary
This week more evidence of Apple's car project was uncovered, while rumors hinted at an Apple Music TV show starring Dr. Dre, as well as a launch date for a new 4-inch iPhone and third-generation iPad Air. Separately, Apple seeded several new betas and was hit with two lawsuits.
Remember the Game Boy and Game Boy Color? Okay, if you were born before 1998, the chances are that you have no idea what I’m talking about. But from the late eighties to the early nineties, the Game Boy was the only name in mobile gaming market. Show More Summary
Adobe has pulled its most recent Creative Cloud update after the version was found to contain an errant script that automatically deletes locally stored Mac user data without warning.
If you’ve got one of those fancy new Macbooks with the USB-C charging cable, Apple is ready to replace it for you if it’s one of the defective ones. “A limited number of Apple USB-C charge cables that were included with MacBook computers through June 2015 may fail due to a design issue,” says the […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Apple is reportedly opening its first technology development located in India, on 250,000 sq ft of land within the IT corridor of Hyderabad, next to facilities for Microsoft, Infosys, Wipro and Cognizant, reportedly within Tishman Speyer's WaveRock facility.
If you were an early adopter of Apple's slimmed-down MacBook, then this may apply to you. According to the company, a "limited number" of laptops sold between its launch in April of 2015 and June 2015 have USB-C cables that could fail...Show More Summary
An upcoming update to the iPhone’s Remote app will let it completely control your Apple TV. We’re looking forward to this because while we love the Siri Remote that comes with Apple’s latest streaming box, it has a few problems. First,...Show More Summary
Apple has launched a replacement program for the USB-C cable that came bundled with 2015 Retina MacBook units, finding that some cables were faulty. Bad cables would result in the MacBook not charging, or charging unreliably when connected to a power adapter. From Apple’s help site, affected customers can order a free replacement USB-C cable. […]
Apple today launched a worldwide replacement program for the USB-C charge cables that were shipped with the 12-inch Retina MacBook through June of 2015, as these cables can fail "due to a design issue." According to Apple, affected cables may cause the MacBook to not charge or to charge intermittently when it is connected to a power adapter. Show More Summary
If you’re looking to show a little local pride in Snapchat, the company made it pretty easy to make and upload your own so that you (and anyone else who’s in that location) can swipe right and show off a custom geofilter. All you need is a graphics program like Illustrator, Photoshop, or (my favorite) […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Apple on Friday activated a quality program for USB-C charging cables included with 12-inch MacBook with Retina display models, as well as those sold as standalone accessories, saying a design issue with affected units could cause them to fail.
Today, Apple tried to prod New York Magistrate Judge James Orenstein into settling a months-old debate about unlocking an iPhone at the heart of a criminal investigation. A letter submitted by one of the company's attorneys maintains...Show More Summary
At the beginning of this year, Apple Music had surpassed 10 million subscribers, according to a report from the Financial Times. Now, Apple SVP Eddy Cue has confirmed this figure. In fact, he gave a more precise number – the company has just passed over 11 million subscribers, he says. Show More Summary