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Apple Buys Beats Music, Electronics for $3 Billion

May 28, 2014 |

The doubters have now been silenced. Apple has agreed to buy Beats Music (streaming) and Beats Electronics (headphones) for a total of $3 billion with $2.6 billion payable upfront and $400 million due when certain (unnamed) conditions are met. … Read More

Apple Smart Home Coming at WWDC 2014

May 27, 2014 |

Is the world finally ready for the home of the future? Not until Apple builds it. That said, current rumors posit that the Apple smart home is coming at WWDC 2014. But what is Tim Cook and his Cupertino … Read More

Apple Still Buying Beats? Yep, It’s an Acquihire

May 22, 2014 |

While I’m not a believer, yet, sources say Apple’s Beats acquisition is still happening. Moreover, the Cupertino, California-based iPhone, iPad and Mac maker isn’t after technology — Beats doesn’t have any — but rather wants to acquihire founders Jimmy … Read More

WWDC 2014 Keynote Announced: What to Expect

May 21, 2014 |

There was very little doubt when Tim Cook, Phil Schiller, Craig Federighi, Eddy Cue et al would take the stage for the WWDC 2014 keynote address. Apple has, however, formally confirmed the date and time. Still, there is much … Read More

Apple and Google Declare Patent Peace

May 17, 2014 |

To the last, I will grapple with thee… from Hell’s heart, I stab at thee! For hate’s sake, I spit my last breath at thee! Oh, bugger that crapola! Apple and Steve Jobs’ thermonuclear war, at least the part … Read More

Apple Buying Beats for $3.2b

May 8, 2014 | 2

In another stark break with its Steve Jobs past, Apple is purportedly in talks to buy Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion. If true, the acquisition would be by far Apple’s biggest to date.

Tim Cook let it slip that … Read More

iOS 7 Not Securing Emails, Leaves Users Vulnerable

May 6, 2014 |

A security researcher has discovered that in some of the most recent versions of iOS 7, the default mail application does not adequately encrypt and protect emails. Andreas Kutz made his discovery public on his blog, writing that the Mail … Read More

Apple EarPods Not Real, Don’t Trust ‘Secret’

May 6, 2014 |

It’s truly amazing how fast rumors can spread nowadays, especially when the rumors pertain to the highly speculative consumer electronics industry. Last week, the anonymous ‘Secret’ social network was used by an “Apple employee” to let everyone know that the … Read More

Apple’s Mysterious iWatch May Be In Production

April 30, 2014 |

Production of the Apple iWatch has reportedly begun already, according to sources along the company’s Asian supply chain. On Tuesday, China Times reported that the production had begun and that right now, SiP (system-in-a-package) modules are being worked on. The … Read More

Apple vs Amazon? iTunes Is the Big Winner

April 28, 2014 | 10

It’s Apple vs Amazon and, by at least one important measure, iTunes is the big winner. Really? That’s crazy talk! While Jeff Bezos’ “everything store” sells more things, Tim Cook’s iTunes Store leads where it matter most — active … Read More

Apple Profits Hit Record, Cash Giveaway Swells

April 23, 2014 | 1

Apple profit and revenue projections beat eeveryone’s estimates, including Street consensus results. Further, CEO Tim Cook announced a significant increase in the company’s stock buyback plan, an increase in the common stock dividend and a seven-for-one stock split.

AAPL … Read More

Apple Focuses On Its Green Thumb With ‘Better’ Ad

April 21, 2014 |

Apple has released a new 90 second ad called ‘Better’ which deals with the company’s efforts to become eco-friendly and more sustainable overall. CEO Tim Cook narrates the advertisement–something that Steve Jobs only did a few times–while clips of the … Read More

40 Steve Jobs Quotes: Freaky, Fun, Inspiringly Rude Words of Wisdom

April 19, 2014 |

Back in the day, people would line up and sleep outside in the cold just to hear Steve Jobs talk, well, about just anything and he rarely disappointed, turning any product into marketing gold. And, Tapscape has the Steve … Read More

Beats Music enables in-app subscriptions

April 19, 2014 |

Beats Music has taken to employing a new method for their iOS App in an attempt to boost subscribers. With an update to the iOS App on Friday, Beats Music, the music streaming radio service from Beats (yes the … Read More

Apple May Work With Shazam, Include It In iOS 8

April 17, 2014 |

Apple will integrate Shazam in iOS 8, according to a new report from Bloomberg. The website’s sources state that by integrating the application into iOS 8, users will be able to carry out song recognition from within Siri.

At least … Read More