However, in a statement EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager said, “After thoroughly analyzing Shazam’s user and music data, we found that their acquisition by Apple would not reduce competition in the digital music streaming market,” Reuters reported. … [Read more...] about EU Officially OKs Apple’s Shazam Acquisition
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And then comes the good stuff. After nearly two days of sleuthing, Troughton-Smith found some code that appears to reveal a new feature that would let you unlock an iPhone with your face. Rumors suggest that this feature will show up on the next iPhone and perhaps even replace the Touch ID button. Presumably, this would allow Apple to expand the iPhone screen and introduce a bezel-free design, similar to the Samsung Galaxy S8. Guess what? That rumor seems to be confirmed by the HomePod firmware, too: … [Read more...] about Looks Like Apple Leaked Details of the New iPhone in the HomePod Firmware [Updated]
Considering how similar Apple Music is to other streaming options out there, repackaging the same functionality with a familiar Apple-branded interface has the potential to be a selling point for users who are alienated by the foreign UI language of other apps—think people who don’t have a ton of experience with these services. Music might not convince adroit streaming music users to switch, but it’ll surely convince a ton of Apple customers who’ve never paid for a streaming service to try. And historically, that’s been Apple’s sweet spot. … [Read more...] about Using Apple Music: Wait, Do I Like Alternative?!
According to a report on Variety, citing the usual collection of anonymous sources, Apple is considering a move into producing its own TV and movies. This rumor is as new as the rumors about Apple producing a TV, or a touchscreen iMac, or (insert consumer tech product here). But could this year be THE YEAR? This is the internet, so let’s speculate wildly. … [Read more...] about Once Again, Anonymous Sources Claim Apple Will Produce Its Own Movies
CUPERTINO, California-May, 30, 2007-Apple® today announced that it's bringing the Internet's most popular originally-created content from YouTube to the living room with Apple TV™. Beginning in mid-June, Apple TV will wirelessly stream videos directly from YouTube and play them on a user's widescreen TV. Using Apple TV's elegant interface and simple Apple Remote, viewers can easily browse, find and watch free videos from YouTube in the comfort of their living room. … [Read more...] about YouTube on Apple TV – It’s Official
The 5S camera has an autofocus that's twice as fast, auto image stabilization, and a new burst mode to capture ten frames per second. The iPhone will analyze all those burst shots and show you what it thinks your best shot is. The iPhone 5S also has a slow-motion camera that allows it to record 720p video at 120FPS. Your videos of your cat will theoretically look more epic. … [Read more...] about Apple iPhone 5S: Everything You Need to Know