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The TiP Weekly: Bumper 2014 retrospective/2015 speculation edition

It’s the first weekend of 2015 and that can only mean one thing — it’s time for The TiP Weekly! We took a short break over the holidays — and how you all did too! — but we’re back this week with a bumper edition of the Weekly catching you up on all of Apple news from the last two weeks. As you know, tech moves fast and it can be hard to…

I is for iTunes: Bono not sorry for free U2 album release

Remember iTunesgate/U2gate/Songs-of-Innocence-gate? Well, it turns out that, on reflection, U2 frontman Bono was not all that impressed with the negative public reaction to the band’s free album landing in every iTunes user’s library. In a personal look-back at 2014 posted on U2′s site, Bono lavishes praise on Apple and its efforts in music while…

2015: What does Apple have in store?

2015 is upon us! While 2014 was an incredibly important year in Apple’s history, we know the company does not plan on slowing down this year. We take a look at everything Apple has in store for 2015 — from the rumors to the dead certs — in order to see what the Apple landscape will look like over the next twelve months. Let’s dive in… Apple…

Apple declined to stream ‘The Interview’ on iTunes, reports NYT

Apple declined to stream Sony Pictures’ controversial film ‘The Interview’ on iTunes, according to a report by The New York Times. After Sony opted to cancel the film’s theatrical release following threats from North Korean hackers, the studio is said to have contacted Apple about the possibility of hosting ‘The Interview’ on iTunes. Apple was not…

The best Apple Black Friday deals [Buyer's Guide]

With Black Friday (November 28th) right around the corner, millions of Americans will spend all night shopping for the best deals in technology. Apple products are always a big hit, so here’s a roundup of all the best deals on iPhones, iPads, Macs, accessories, and more, from all of the top retailers. We’ve even included a “schedule” with store opening…

Apple and U2 working together again to boost digital music sales

After giving away the band’s latest album to every iTunes user for free at its September iPhone event, Apple and U2 are back again and this time they have a new tactic for increasing digital music sales. According to a report by TIME, the Cupertino company and Irish rockers are working together on a new music format to help musicians sell more…