In a series of tweets sent out this afternoon, musician Kanye West claimed that the schism between Apple Music and rival streaming music service Tidal is negatively affecting the music industry as a whole. West is one of the artists closely aligned with Tidal, who's also one of its co-owners, along with the likes of ...continue reading Kanye West Wants Meeting Between Tim Cook and Jay Z to End 'Beef' Between Apple Music and Tidal

The newest story set in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter universe, called Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, has launched worldwide on Apple's iBooks platform. Referred to as "the eighth story," Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a script of the play of the same name, which has been in previews at the Palace Theatre ...continue reading 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' Launches on iBooks

An update to Pokémon Go rolled out to iOS and Android devices today, bringing new features to the game along with a few slight shifts in the user interface. One of the biggest new additions is the opportunity for players to customize their avatar (which was previously only allowed when starting the game), giving the ...continue reading 'Pokémon Go' Updates With Avatar Customization, Removal of Footstep Counter, and More

The Macalope did a double take this week as Vivek Wadhwa somehow managed to get almost the same thought piece published on two different sites. Turns out he’s doubly serious about how Apple needs to license iOS. First, Wadhwa peddled this already debunked right in the face idea to Tiger Beat In The Valley. “Why ...continue reading Seeing double: Twice the advice, twice the wrong

New iPad cases of the week This week’s roundup of new iPad cases includes the EO Travel Backpack, which has plenty of room for all of your gear. Plus, rugged cases, functional folios, keyboards, and more. Read on! Brenthaven The Collins Vertical Messenger Bag (all iPad models; $69.95 MSRP, same price on Amazon) has enough ...continue reading The Week in iPad Cases: Incase's EO Travel Backpack is ready for takeoff

Apple headlines for the week ending July 29, 2016 Apple announced this past week that it sold its one billionth iPhone. That’s a whole lotta iPhones, though it’s nowhere near the number of burgers McDonald’s has sold. The rest of the important Apple headlines from the past week are in this slideshow. Just click on ...continue reading The week in Apple news: Apple’s Q3 results, iPhone 7 ship date rumors, ‘Carpool Karaoke’ and Apple Music, and more

Chill out... This week’s roundup includes several new games that challenge your mind while helping it relax. Read on! Blyss Blyss ($2, iPhone and iPad) is just about the chillest puzzle game you’ll ever play—a “self-evolving endless puzzle experience” backed by a New Age ambient soundtrack straight from the hearts of space. (Watch this video ...continue reading The Week in iOS Apps: Puzzle and chill

While I have long used the Twelve South Forté on my bedside table to dock my Apple Watch each night, I lacked a convenient alternative for on the go until last week. Enter the Standzout Helix Dock, a compact and convenient charging solution for the Apple Watch. Helix is an Apple Watch dock made from ...continue reading Review: Standzout's Helix Dock for Apple Watch is Compact and Convenient

The second-generation Apple Watch will feature "One Glass Solution" (OGS) display technology instead of Glass on Glass (G/G) technology, reports DigiTimes citing information obtained from Apple supplier TPK Holding. One Glass Solution technology eliminates one of the layers of glass from a traditional G/G display that features two pieces of glass, replacing one layer with ...continue reading Apple Watch 2 Said to Include Thinner 'One Glass Solution' Display

After announcing the discontinuation of the Disney Infinity franchise in May, Avalanche Studios and Disney Interactive Studios -- the game's developer and publisher, respectively -- remained relatively quiet on the specific timeline of the game's imminent demise. After the announcement, Disney still launched three new characters from Alice: Through the Looking Glass, and introduced its ...continue reading Disney Officially Lays Out Plans for Cessation of 'Disney Infinity' Services