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BBC Radio 1 DJ Zane Lowe joins Apple

BBC Radio 1 DJ Zane Lowe is leaving the broadcaster for Apple in March, reports BBC News. After more than a decade with the Beeb, the popular DJ, presenter, and music producer — who hosted the station’s flagship new music show for the majority of his time there — is joining Apple in an unspecified role. Zane said: “I want to thank everyone at…

Project Titan: Could an Apple Car be in the works?

Richard Scarry (via CNET) After revolutionizing the PC, MP3, smartphone and tablet markets, it seems like Apple is eyeing up its next target: the car. While just a week ago it might have seemed ludicrous to suggest Apple was actively working on a fully fledged vehicle, a number of reports, inside sources and Apple hires point to the automobile…

App Refresh: The best new, updated and discounted apps and games

Every single day, new content, app updates, brand new games and special offers hit the App Store. Each week, Apple does its best to highlight some of that content on its front page but a lot of great stuff slips through the net. With App Refresh, we round up the most recent app and game releases, discounts and updates we think are worth you checking…

Apple promotes games with no in-app purchases in new ‘Pay Once & Play’ App Store feature

Apple has begun highlighting games that do not contain in-app purchases in a new App Store feature entitled ‘Pay Once & Play’. The section features a number of popular titles from a variety of developers, showing off “great games” that do not require the user to purchase extra content through IAPs. The curated section is currently live in the UK and…

Apple, Pinterest teaming up to aid app discovery

Apple and Pinterest are teaming up to make app discover even easier on the platform. Starting today, Pinterest users can expect to see a new type of post showing up in their feeds when using the iPhone or iPad app: Over the years, we’ve added extra info to Pins to make them even more useful. Recipe Pins list ingredients and cook time, product Pins show…

Opinion: Apple is about to dominate streaming music

Apple might be late to the streaming music party, but that doesn’t mean the company won’t succeed in the market. In fact, quite the opposite. There were plenty of smartphones before the iPhone, plenty of tablets before the iPad, and you can bet that Apple Watch is going to trounce earlier wearables when it arrives in a couple of months. Apple has…

Starbucks app gains Apple Pay support

Originally announced as an official Apple Pay partner when the mobile payment service was launched in the fall of 2014, Starbucks has finally added Apple Pay support to its iPhone app today. Starbucks customers have grown accustomed to paying with their iPhones in store via the coffee chain’s digital Starbucks Card in its mobile app. While you can’t…

App Refresh: New, updated and discounted apps and games

Every single day, new content, app updates, brand new games and special offers hit the App Store. Each week, Apple does its best to highlight some of that content on its front page but a lot of great stuff slips through the net. With App Refresh, we round up the most recent app and game releases, discounts and updates we think are worth you checking…

iPhone 6 Plus owners speed through twice as much data as iPhone 6 users

If you opted for Apple’s supersized iPhone offering late last year, it might be worth getting yourself an equally supersized data allowance. New data suggests that users of the iPhone 6 use twice as much data as those that use the smaller iPhone 6. According to a report by Citrix, the larger your device screen, the quicker you will burn through your data…

Tim Cook speaks on Apple’s success in China

China’s growing middle class is noted as an opportunity for growth in many industries. If you remember about a year ago, many were saying that Apple should make a cheaper iPhone to compete in China. When iPhone 5c was announced,  those people were generally disappointed with the repackaged iPhone 5′s chances in China. Now the top smartphone vendor in…

Tim Cook on Apple Watch: We want to change the way you live your life

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook spoke at the annual Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference today and, while covering a range of topics about Apple’s business, had some interesting comments on the upcoming Apple Watch. Cook was asked what separates Apple Watch from competing smartwatches and responded as follows: If you think about the MP3 industry, we…