Tag Archives: Official

It’s official: Apple buying Beats for $3 billion

It’s just been made official via an Apple press release that it will be acquiring Beats Music & Beats Electronics for $3 billion. Apple and Beats have both released a press release stating that the acquisition of Beats Music & Beats Electronics is happening, and for less than the initial $3.2 billion asking price. This purchase marks the largest…

iOS 7 first looks & hands on [VID]

I’ve only had the pleasure of using iOS 7 for a few hours now, but I must admit that I’m impressed. The redesign really extends to every level of the operating system – from the smallest detail (like the live clock icon) to the biggest changes (Control Center), everything feels complete, well thought out, and totally uniform. It’s still “iPhone” enough…

TiP Daily 5/17/13: BBM for iPhone, Galaxy S4 vs. iPhone 5, & more! [VID]

1. iOS 7 concept iOS 7 is the thing I’m most looking forward to on Apple’s horizon – even more than the iPhone 5S. Having to wait until WWDC is tough, but looking at iOS 7 concepts is a great way to pass the time. This latest concept incorporates the “flat” design that Johny Ive is rumored to be embracing, but takes it one step further by offering the…

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…

Apple to close deal on “iRadio” as early as next week?

According to a new report from CNET, which cites people “familiar with the negotiations,” Apple is very close to signing a deal with two major record labels to stream their music on the infamous “iRadio” service. Apple has apparently made the deal in question is very good for record labels, offering  per-stream rates almost half as cheap as…

Rumor: Apple to launch official iOS game controller

We’ve seen plenty of iOS gamepad-like accessories that work via various ways, normally over Bluetooth (such as the above iCade Mobile), but what would it be like if Apple released its own? Well, according to a new rumor out of Pocketgamer, that might just happen. According to anonymous developers, Apple has contacted them looking for developers that will…

White House: We agree, you should be allowed to unlock cell phones

Here we go again with the unlocking of cell phones controversy. It all started with the DMCA change that made it illegal to unlock cell phones in the US. However, there was the a petition started on the White House website to request that unlocking be made legal again, and after reaching the required mark of 100,000 signatures (gaining somewhere around…

TiP Daily: Feb 27, 2013 [VID]

Jake Rosati

TiP Daily Feb 27, 2013: A concept video has surfaced claiming to depict the design of the iPhone 6, Apple announced few interesting things at this year’s shareholders meeting, and more! – iWatch holograms: http://tinyurl.com/bwpo5vr – iPhone 6 design: http://tinyurl.com/byctlhx – Shareholders meeting: http://tinyurl.com/c6jpxsy – Follow me on…