Tag Archives: iCloud

iRadio song skip feature causing problems with Sony Music – rumor

According to a new report from CNET which cites sources “familiar with the ongoing negotiations,” Apple and Sony Music are working hard to finalize an agreement for Apple’s iRadio streaming service. Apparently, what’s giving Sony pause (pun intended) is the built-in song skip feature. Sony and Apple can’t seem to reach an agreement regarding how much…

4 Reasons Apple should be worried by Google’s announcements [Editorial]

Normally when it comes to Android announcements they pass by without me feeling the need to comment in any length. I’m not one to publish “Apple is doomed” articles, and I’m not about to start now. However, Google released some stuff yesterday, and it’d be fair to see that the company has really outdone itself. Four new products and services caught my eye…

TiP Daily 5/9/13: iPhone 5S leak, iRadio delay, & more! [VID]

1. Universal Music agreement This is one of the first concretely positive things we’ve heard about Apple’s iRadio service in a while. It’s definitely great news to hear that such a major record label is getting on board with Apple. It took some serious convincing back when iTunes was first launching, and obviously that turned out pretty well, so…

iRadio put on hold after licensing disagreement

We’ve been talking about the iRadio for months but in case you missed it, this rumored music streaming service would be Apple’s answer to Pandora and Spotify. With the enormous customer base of iTunes built right in and Apple’s experience when it comes to online music, it would seem like iRadio couldn’t fail. Of course, all that is assuming that the…

Game Center, iTunes Store outages as iCloud issues continue

Something is definitely off with Apple’s cloud services. Earlier in the month we reported that both iMessage and FaceTime experienced multiple outages across the country, and now it looks like Game Center and the iTunes Store are acting up. On Thursday of this week, Game Center was unavailable for some users two separate times, for 90 minutes and 24…

Report: iCloud facility in Reno ready to go online

Adding to the data center already found in North Carolina, one that has been in construction near Reno, NV looks to be ready to light up in Reno Technology Park. This is the 4th major server farm that Apple here in the states. This building currently in place in Reno (see pictures in gallery below, via AppleInsider) has large fan vents on either side that…