One of the upcoming segments on Beats 1 radio is called "Requests," and it appears this broadcast will feature songs that have been requested from Beats 1 listeners around the world. According to a tweet from the Beats 1 Twitter account, users can request a song by calling in to the station. The Apple Music ...continue reading Beats 1 Radio Accepting Song Requests from Listeners [iOS Blog]

The next-generation iPhone, often referred to as the "iPhone 6s," will likely retain the same exterior design as the iPhone 6, based on purported images of the device's rear shell obtained by 9to5Mac. The report claims the rear shell is identical to the iPhone 6 on the outside, including the same thickness and width, with ...continue reading Leaked Photos of Next-Generation 'iPhone 6s' Show Only Minor Internal Differences

An eye on all things This week’s roundup of new Mac apps brings you a Gmail client for your desktop, a quick refresher on the periodic table of elements, and a little something that keeps an eye out for uninvited guests. Blinks 1.0 Close your eyes! Developer Elena Drozhzhina’s $3 Blinks (Mac App Store Link) ...continue reading The Week in Mac Apps: Blinks helps you combat eye fatigue from heavy Mac use

Apple on Tuesday announced updates to its consumer music author app, GarageBand. One of the new features ties directly to the release of Apple Music: Artists on Apple Music Connect can publish directly to the service from GarageBand for iOS. Apple Music Connect was unveiled on Tuesday as part of the Apple Music service. It’s ...continue reading GarageBand update lets artists publish directly to Apple Music Connect

Following the launch of Apple Music, Apple today updated GarageBand for Mac to version 10.1, adding new features and a huge amount of new content for musicians and sound makers to work with. The update to GarageBand was first announced in mid-June. The update brings 10 new Drummers with beats appropriate for electronic music and ...continue reading Apple Updates GarageBand for Mac With New Electronic/Hip Hop Synths and Drummers [Mac Blog]

Apple gives you three free months to try out Apple Music. After that, you have to pay $10 per month for a single user membership or $15 per month for a family membership. If you like Apple Music, you don’t need to do anything after the trial; your credit card on file with your iTunes ...continue reading How to stop Apple Music from automatically renewing your membership

An appeals court ruled against Apple’s challenge of a lower court’s decision which found the company liable for illegally conspiring with ebook publishers to jack up prices. A three-judge panel from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit voted 2 to 1 against Apple. Writing for the majority, Judge Debra Ann Livingston said ...continue reading Apple loses e-book antitrust appeal

Cupertino is cheering after Taylor Swift’s very public change of heart, but other artists have not been as easy to court in favor of Apple’s new streaming service. Apple Music, which launched Tuesday morning, now boasts an exclusive on Swift’s bestseller, 1989, after the artist refused to allow her newest album to be on any ...continue reading Bad news for Prince fans: These artists are missing from Apple Music

Apple has reached a partnership with mobile connectivity company GigSky to expand Apple SIM cellular data plans to over 90 countries and territories around the world. iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 users that have Apple SIM installed can now purchase short-term data plans while traveling in a long list of countries throughout Europe, ...continue reading Apple SIM Cellular Data Plans Now Available in Over 90 Countries

Apple Music is here! Image by Apple Are you ready to rock? Apple Music is. After its unveiling at WWDC in early June, Apple Music went live Tuesday, along with iOS 8.4. While you’re updating, you can check out our full FAQ, and we’re working on a hands-on as well. This handy guide will walk ...continue reading Getting started with Apple Music: 12 things to do first