Tag Archives: Music

New iOS 7 concepts again rethink lock screen, music controls, and more

The closer we get to WWDC, the more iOS 7 concepts we see. These two particular ones again give us a new look at what a possible lock screen could look like (maybe it’d fix all these bugs), along with new music controls on the home screen. I sort of like this simplistic rendition of a possible lock screen, however to me the white “card” look and thin font…

Queue tracks in stock iOS Music app with Saurik’s new jailbreak tweak

In the world of jailbreaking, Saurik is the divine master, the creator of Cydia. Every so often, Saurik delivers gifts, in the form of tweaks, to us mere followers. His latest tweak, called Cyueue (£5 says you can’t say that  first try), allows you to use the stock Music app in iOS to queue your tracks, meaning you can create quick playlists while…

Twitter to launch music discovery app on iOS?

Could Twitter be releasing a new iOS app aimed at music discovery? That’s what rumors are pointing to. According to the report from CNET, Twitter could be launching an application *this week* aimed at helping users discover music through looking at people they follow. The report points towards Twitter’s purchase of *We are Hunted*, a music discovery…

TiP Daily: March 7, 2013 [VID]

TiP Daily March 7, 2013: A new rumors suggests Intel could be in the running to provide processors for future iOS devices, Apple Maps beat Google in latest real-world comparison, and more! – Apple Maps bests competition: http://tinyurl.com/cuzvwqz – Apple streaming service troubles: http://tinyurl.com/crdkvww – Intel…

Pandora CEO Joe Kennedy steps down

After a ten year run as CEO of Pandora, it was announced today that Joe Kennedy will step down as head of the company once a successor can be determined. Before heading up the internet radio giant, Kennedy worked at E-Loan and Saturn. He took the reigns from Pandora founder Tim Westergren in 2004, and under his watchful eye the company has grown to…

Apple streaming service held back by low royalties

Reports from the New York Times and the New York Post are suggesting that Apple’s potential music streaming service is being held back by low royalty offers. According to the reports, Apple is battling with labels over the price to be paid for streaming. It appears Apple is offering labels 6 cents per 100 songs streamed, which is only half of that…

40-hour monthly limit introduced by Pandora

Music streaming services like Pandora and Spotify have revolutionized the music industry in a way nothing has since iTunes launched. It’s legal, and it’s as close to free as you can get without going down the illegal torrent downloads route. Before Spotify launched in the States, Pandora was undoubtedly the number 1 choice for music fans, and that…

Apple raked in $3.4 billion for the music industry

As you may have heard earlier this week, the music industry actually grew in the past year for the first time since 1999. Of the $16.5 billion of revenue that was brought in by the music industry, digital downloads accounted for over $5.5 billion of the revenue, and iTunes downloads alone accounted for almost $3.5 billion. While it comes as no…