Tag Archives: Music

iOS 8.4 and Apple Music are here

Apple has just released iOS 8.4 to the world, bringing with it support for the company’s new streaming music service: Apple Music. The update is available over-the-air via the Settings app. Simply open Setting and head to General > Software Update and hit Download and Install. iOS 8.4 includes the all new Music application with a brand new…

Apple hires several producers from BBC Radio

In addition to courting BBC Radio 1 producer Zane Lowe, more news is pointing toward four additional hires from the station. According to Music Business Worldwide, one of the producers is highly involved with BBC Introducing, which is a show that features up-and-coming artists. Lowe’s BBC producer James Bursey is supposed to be moving to Los Angeles…

Apple Watch app roundup: Best Music and Entertainment apps

This post is part of our Apple Watch app roundup series. You can view the rest of our roundups here. We’ll be keeping these lists updated, so get in touch if you are a developer wishing to be featured on any of our lists, get in touch on Twitter. Apple Watch is almost upon us and we’re starting to see the App Store become flooded with app updates as…

Apple shows off iPad Air 2’s music making capabilities in edgy new TV ad

Timed to coincide with Sunday’s Grammy Awards, Apple debuted a new ad campaign for iPad Air 2. Entitled ‘Make Music with iPad’, the edgy video ad focuses on music creation with artist Elliphant. iPad is changing how we live, work, and create more and more each day. For recording artist Elliphant, it’s liberating her to make music in a radical new way….

Stringer for iPhone shuffles your music in style

Stringer is a new iPhone app that aims to improve the experience of listening to shuffled music. If you’re like me, you enjoy shuffling your iTunes library but occasionally you’ll want a little more control over what is coming up next than the iOS Music app offers. That’s where Stringer comes in. I’ll let Seth Clifford of Derby (the app’s development…

Apple: We’re keeping Beats Music technology, phasing out the brand

An early version of iTunes Radio 2.0? With news that Apple was going to shut down Beats Music, some imagined that Apple was going to leave the streaming music service completely. But, according to Re/code, Apple is staying in the streaming game. The news about Beats Music’s demise likely came from misunderstanding just how much of Beats Music was…