Categories
Apple Music

Apple Music pays rights holders a penny per song streamed

Bottom line: Apple in a letter to artists, record labels and publishers said it pays a penny per song streamed on its platform. That may not sound like much, but in an apples to oranges comparison, it’s roughly twice what Spotify pays on a per stream basis. The document, which was seen by The Wall…

Categories
Apple selling

Apple says selling fresh iPhones without power adapters will save 861,000 tons of steel

Apple says its decision to stop bundling power adapters with products such as the iPhone 12 will save 861,000 tons of copper, zinc and tin. The resulting smaller packaging for iPhone 12 allowed the company to ship the device more efficiently as well. Shipping pallets are each able to carry up to 70 percent more…

Categories
Apple making

Apple has been making misleading claims about its Pro Display XDR

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has accused Apple in the UK of misleadingly marketing the Pro Display XDR, its US$4,999 external monitor. According to 9to5Mac, the ASA has found fault with three claims that Apple has made about its 32-inch monitor. The ASA only regulates UK advertising, so these changes will not be reflected in Apple’s…

Categories
Apple coming

Coming to Apple TV+: Animated short film ‘Blush’ is coming soon

Apple’s list of currently available content for Apple TV+ continues to grow, but there’s an even faster-growing list of projects in the works. Films, limited series, specials, and multi-season series, Apple’s got lots of irons in the fire for all of them. Some of these projects have been officially announced and acknowledged by Apple, but…

Categories
Apple brink

Apple may be on the brink of a smart home breakthrough

Sometimes if you stare at something too long, you begin to see patterns that aren’t really there. I’m worried that this is happening to me when it comes to pondering Apple’s smart home strategy. Has it been rebooted? Are we about to see Apple sweep back into smart-home categories with some exciting new spins on…

Categories
Uncategorized

New Apple Exclusive Reveals Massive iPhone 13 Upgrades

Apple’s iPhone 13 range has a new design and an accelerated release date. Now a new exclusive has revealed what, for many, will be its biggest upgrade.  Apple iPhone 13 concept renders based on leaks EverythingApplePro MORE FROM FORBESNew Apple Leak Reveals iPhone 13 Release ShockBy Gordon KellyFollowing up its recent iPhone 13 production revelations,…

Categories
Apple iMessage

Apple: iMessage on Android ‘will hurt us more than help us’

In context: Apple’s services purposefully lock consumers into the iPhone ecosystem, preventing them from making an easy switch from iOS to Android, and iMessage is among the top culprits for this. At least, that’s according to an Epic Games court filing, which cites information from several of Apple’s top-ranking executives. While the Epic vs. Apple…

Categories
Apple Hardware

Apple M1 hardware support merged into Linux 5.13

heckin the gibson — The merge is exciting, but don’t rush out to buy an Apple M1 for Linux just yet. Jim Salter – Apr 9, 2021 10:17 pm UTC Enlarge / We’re still a long way away from a smooth, quick boot with a fancy Asahi logo centered on the screen and (presumably) a…

Categories
Apple products

Why new Apple products are arriving later than ever this year

When 2020 came to a close, Apple was on a bit of a tear. Over the final three months of the year. It launched the Apple Watch SE and Series 6, the iPad Air, HomePod mini, iPhone 12 series, and M1 Macs, along with a surprise December AirPods Max launch. We naturally assumed the pace…

Categories
Apple iMessage

Apple says iMessage on Android ‘will hurt us more than help us’

Apple knows that iMessage’s blue bubbles are a big barrier to people switching to Android, which is why the service has never appeared on Google’s mobile operating system. That’s according to depositions and emails from Apple employees, including some high-ranking executives, revealed in a court filing from Epic Games as part of its legal dispute…