• News tagged "beats"

Monday, 11 May 2015

Apple to offer a free trial period for its new music streaming service

Apple to offer a free trial period for its new music streaming service

Re/code reports that Apple is planning to offer several ways for people to listen to some music without paying, one of which include offering a free trial period of up to three months. Hit the link to find out more.

Thursday, 7 May 2015

Even the FTC is looking into Apple’s upcoming music streaming service

Even the FTC is looking into Apple’s upcoming music streaming service

America’s Federal Trade Commission is investigating the deals Apple is striking with record labels ahead of the tech giant’s launch of a rebranded version of Beats Music. Read on for more.

Billboard: Apple's new music streaming service not ready for release in June

Billboard: Apple's new music streaming service not ready for release in June

American music publication Billboard reports that Apple's new music streaming service may not be ready for release at next month's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). Read on to find out why.

Tuesday, 5 May 2015

Apple wants music labels to force Spotify and YouTube to stop playing free music

Apple wants music labels to force Spotify and YouTube to stop playing free music

Reports are rife that Apple is currently pressuring major music labels to stop licensing free music to services like Spotify and YouTube ahead of its rumored Beats music streaming service relaunch.

Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014

Apple shutting down Beats Music?

Apple shutting down Beats Music?

Even though it's been less than a year since Beats Music was bought over by Apple, it appears as though the streaming music service's days are numbered.

Friday, 1 Aug 2014

Apple cutting more than a quarter of Beats team

Apple cutting more than a quarter of Beats team

As part of its pending acquisition of Beats Electronics, Apple has begun transitioning Beats employees to the Apple brand, however roughly 200 of Beats' 700 positions will only be temporary at Apple and will be phased out over the next few months.

Thursday, 17 Jul 2014

Samsung introduces new

Samsung introduces new "Level" premium audio products to do battle with Apple's Beats

In anticipation of future Apple Beats audio devices, Samsung is launching its four new premium "Level" audio products in the U.S., which includes two headphones, one earphone and a Bluetooth speaker.

Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014

Kanye West Says Apple Bought Beats Only Because Samsung Worked with Jay-Z

Kanye West Says Apple Bought Beats Only Because Samsung Worked with Jay-Z

In a recent interview, Kanye West shared his thoughts on why Apple bought Beats and said that it was mostly because of their desire to get connected to culture after seeing the success Samsung had with Jay-Z.

Friday, 6 Jun 2014

Beats Announces Launch of the Solo 2

Beats Announces Launch of the Solo 2

Beats has just announced the launch of the Beats Solo 2, a 2014 refresh of their popular Beats Solo line. Find out what's new after the jump.

Apple Introduces Support for Lightning Connector Headphones

Apple Introduces Support for Lightning Connector Headphones

Apple has filed a patent in its Made-For-iPhone/iPad/iPod (MFi) program for headphones that can connect to iOS devices using a lightning connector, rather than the standard 3.5mm headphone jack. Support for existing iOS devices will also be rolled out in a future software update.

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