This week’s Apple Loop includes a look at the disappointing iPhone 6S leak, the launch of Apple Music, iOS 8.4's strengths and weaknesses, the update to iTunes and issues with iCloud Music, the new iPod range, Apple's US market share numbers, and the first full trailer for 'Steve Jobs'.
There may be some good news for iPod fans – Apple's music player may be getting a revival of sorts soon. If reports are true, Apple may be releasing new generation iPods, sporting new colors sometime in the middle of July. AccordingShow More Summary
This week's all-new AppleInsider podcast features Neil Hughes and Shane Cole as we discuss the Apple Music launch, Beats 1 going live, and leaked new iPod colors. Shane and Neil have a word to say on cloud services and the small storage of the entry-level iPhone, and we briefly reminisce about our first iPhones from 8 years ago.
Apple giveth Apple Music, and Apple taketh away. In this case, the MIA feature is Home Sharing for music files to your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. More »
If you think Apple has abandoned the iPod, think again. New iPod colors are hidden in the latest version of iTunes, reports 9to5Mac. The images depict gold, dark blue, and dark pink versions of the iPod, which are all colors Apple currently doesn't offer. Show More Summary
SEGA, along with talented indie developers Picomy, have today announced the release of Heroki. Their new iOS title is available exclusively on the App Store for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch for £5.99. It comes boasting the Picon Engine, a proprietary game engine they built from scratch to ensure the best possible performance and graphics. Show More Summary
Apple yesterday rolled out iOS 8.4 to iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch users and the big news, of course, was the addition of Apple Music and Beats 1. It appears now, however, that Apple removed a feature still used by many from the operating system. As pointed out by several users on Apple’s Support forum, […]
Apple hasn’t updated the iPod line in what seems like forever. A new hint that an update may be en route came when an eagle-eyed Mac Rumors reader found an image of iPods that don’t exist (yet) in the latest iTunes update. From Mac Rumors:...Show More Summary
Last month Apple made it clear that the iPod would no longer be a priority to the company by removing a direct link to their iPod product page from their website. This doesn’t mean that the iPods have been discontinued, but rather Apple will choose to focus on less on it now than they did before. Show More Summary
As we reported this morning, astute iPod owners with iTunes 12.2 have discovered an image that depicts the iPod touch, nano, and shuffle in new colors, suggesting an update could be in the works. A bit more digging around in iTunes 12.2...Show More Summary
An image hidden in Apple's new iTunes 12.2 software may have just leaked news that new iPod colors are coming, including gold The image, first spotted by MacRumors, reportedly surfaces when a user tries to set up or restore an iPod.Show More Summary
You may have written off the iPod by now that Apple doesn’t particularly care to breathe new life into at this point, but the iPod is exactly what appears to be getting an update. Alongside the release of iTunes 12.2 … Read more ›
Do companies always seem to discontinue new products you like? Do networks cancel your favorite new TV shows? Were you an early adopter of the Zune when everybody else bought an iPod?
Some sharp-eyed users spotted some graphics in the latest iTunes update showing devices like no others.
One decade ago this weekend, millions of iPod owners woke up to a quiet change to the iTunes software they probably didn’t even notice. The really revolutionary updates usually have nice, round numbers—iTunes 3.0 invented the personalized...Show More Summary
The latest release of Apple's iTunes software comes with a little added bonus that has been spotted by many today. After updating to version 12.2 and plugging in an iPod to the computer, the new graphics highlight some iPod models that are not currently available.
The line forms to the left, Apple Minions. So you purchased the iPod, iPhone, iPad, iWatch, Apple's new streaming music service, and you successfully -- and legally -- added a lower case "i" to the front of your first name, but NOW WHAT?...Show More Summary
Apple's newly leaked iPod colors may arrive sooner than expected, on Tuesday, July 14, if the company's carefully designed marketing materials once again prove accurate.
by Bill Pearis Apple Music, the new streaming-radio-social-etc platform from the iTunes/iPod/iPad/Macbook folks, launched Tuesday (6/30) on IOS devices, and today (7/1) it was included with the brand new version of iTunes. It seems to want to take on Spotify,...
If Apple Music and Beats 1 weren’t enough motivation for you to update your iPhones, iPads and iPod touch handhelds to iOS 8.4, maybe the dozens of security flaws Apple patched will do the trick. Beyond the new features and enhancements...Show More Summary