Month: June 2015

How to hide the Apple Music subscription service & get back Playlists parent menu in iOS 8.4

Though heavily hyped, Apple Music subscriptions may not be for everyone. Those who want to remove the streaming service from their iOS 8.4 Music app, and gain back easy access… Read more »

iOS tips: Reopen recently closed tabs in Apple’s mobile Safari browser

Apple’s Safari browser for iPhone and iPad features a somewhat hidden but incredibly useful feature, allowing users to quickly reopen tabs they recently closed. Here’s how to access it. AppleInsider… Read more »

New iOS 8.4 will enable Apple Music, Beats 1 on Tuesday; Sonos, Android support coming later this year

In a blog post (that has since been removed), Apple Music senior director Ian Rogers–the former CEO of Beats Music–noted that Apple will make iOS 8.4 available at 8 AM… Read more »

After crushing rival smartwatch sales, Apple Watch portrayed as doomed by CNBC

CNBC has issued a stream of flawed reports suggesting calamity and doom for Apple Watch–already the world’s most commercially successful wearable–with each article twisting data to say the opposite of… Read more »

Bloomberg: Apple begins manufacturing next-gen iPhone with Force Touch

Bloomberg is reporting that Apple has started early production of the next-generation iPhone with Force Touch. We initially reported back in May that the next-generation iPhone will include a design… Read more »

Review: Akitio’s Thunder2 Dock fits a 7-port Thunderbolt 2 hub in your favorite MacBook bag

Up until recently, Thunderbolt 2 docks could mostly be described as “seen one, seen them all.” I’ve continued to like the idea of docks that fuse Thunderbolt 2, USB 3.0, and other peripherals… Read more »

This week on AppleInsider: Apple Music royalty reversal, iPhone rumors, Confederate controversy & more

News about Apple Music dominated the week, especially a decision to reverse course on trial royalties, but other items grabbing headlines included future iPhone plans, expanded Apple Watch sales, and… Read more »

Apple Starts Early Production on Next-Generation iPhones With Force Touch

Apple is starting production on its next-generation iPhones, reports Bloomberg, and the new models are equipped with Force Touch capabilities. Force Touch, first introduced with the Apple Watch, is a… Read more »

Apple kicks off production of next-gen iPhone with Force Touch, report says

Apple has started early production of its next-generation iPhone models that will retain 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch form factors and integrate Force Touch technology, a report said Friday. AppleInsider – Frontpage… Read more »

Benchmarks Show iPhone Performance Difference When iOS 9’s Low Power Mode is Activated

With iOS 9, Apple introduced a Low Power mode, designed to extend battery life when an iPhone’s power is running low. According to the feature’s description, Low Power mode works… Read more »