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Apple Music Connect will be demoted in iOS 10

Apple Music Connect has been dubbed “Ping 2.0” by the Apple community. The feature acted like a social network for Apple Music and let fans and artists connect and interact with one another. However, according to a report form 9to5Mac, Apple is looking to demote Connect in iOS 10, alongside the larger Apple Music overhaul. In the upcoming redesign,…

Apple Music student subscription now available at $4.99/month

Today Apple is announcing a new Apple Music subscription plan tailored at students. The new plan is identical to the $9.99 plan, except it’s only $4.99 and is only available to students. The student plan will be rolling out in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Australia, and a few others (via TechCrunch). Pricing varies by country, but is…

Netflix to start offering option to adjust video streaming quality while using cellular connection

Users who have been streaming Netflix content over a cellular connection know very well how real the struggle is. Every time they start streaming a new TV show episode, they are bombarded with guilt knowing that they are burning more data with this decision. And sequentially, this decision often follows with regret since they have used up their allotted…

Apple Online Store now categorizes accessibility accessories

Today, Apple has updated its Online Store to include a new category for accessibility accessories. As of right now, Apple currently has 15 products on its store that cover vision, physical & motor skills, and learning & literacy, (via Amvsement). Products can be sorted by disability type, device compatibility, or both. Apple has long been…

Apple Music to become ‘more intuitive’ with new version at WWDC

Since the launch of Apple Music, Apple has taken a lot of heat for its semi-confusing UI, and unintuitive user experience. However, the company is planning to revamp the Apple Music application with a “more intuitive” one at WWDC, presumably being shipped with iOS 10 (via Bloomberg). Apple is altering the user interface of Apple Music to make it more…

Apple orders more iPhone SE models despite decline in sales

Recently, Apple CEO Tim Cook commented that there is a very strong demand for their latest smartphone, the Apple iPhone SE. Because of this, there have been reports indicating that the iPhone SE supply is unable to meet the demand. In line with this, there are reports showing that the company has increased orders for the smartphone to sell in the second…

TIME: iPhone is most influential gadget of all time

Amidst all of the bad press Apple has been getting regarding the Q2 earnings call, TIME magazine published a list of the 50 most influential gadgets of all time, ranging from televisions, smartphones, drones, and more. Unsurprisingly, the iPhone has been named the most influential gadget of all time, coming in at number one. According to TIME, the…

Fourth OS X 10.11.5 beta seeded to developers

Along with other minor betas going out today, Apple has seeded the fourth beta of OS X 10.11.5 to developers. This relatively minor update to OS X El Capitan focuses on stability and bug fixes. No visual changes are in this version compared to the latest stable release. While there may be nothing new on the outside, this update still will be good for…

Apple seeds tvOS 9.2.1 beta 4 to developers

Alongside iOS 9.3.2 beta 4, today Apple seeds tvOS 9.2.1 beta 4 to developers. And just like iOS 9.3.2, we expect this to be a fairly minor release with under the hood changes. TvOS 9.2 brought support for Bluetooth keyboards, folder arrangements on the home screen, and more. We’ll keep digging to see if there’s more changes and update this post as we…