Apple has started to run a new television ad for the iPhone 5, titled “Music Every Day.” The commercial follows people listening to music while performing various activities while using the classic white Apple earbuds. Though the commercial itself stays fairly quiet with soft piano music and a few occasional sound effects, it ends with a brief message:
“Every day, more people enjoy their music [Read More...]
Music is what started it all for the modern Apple with the iPod back in 2001.
Today, the consumer electronics giant released a new video, posted on YouTube, entitled ‘Music Every Day.”
In it, beautiful piano music soars over images of people listening to music while exercising, traveling, dancing, connecting, sharing, going to school, and studying. People jump rope, tap their feet, sing quietly to themselves on the commuter train, or dance in their own backyards. iPhones and their [Read More...]
We love picking apart the stupid things analysts say, butÂ Michael Gartenberg is a rare example of a veteran analyst who doesn’t make wild, ridiculous predictions about Apple. He has worked for theÂ GartnerÂ research group, and Apple has even used Gartner’s market share figures multiple times in its keynotes.
After spending most of his career covering Apple and other tech companies,Â Gartenberg is now batting for the other team. He has reportedly accepted a job [Read More...]
Apple is well-known for its love of the so-called golden ratio, an “extreme and mean” mathematical ratio that designers as far back as the third-century B.C. had identified as most likely to lead to harmonious design. The iCloud logo, for example, is designed with the golden ratio in mind… and it’s widely believed that the iconic Apple logo is also designed using the golden ratio.
It’s a [Read More...]
Apple’s iOS devices have today been cleared for use on United States military networks by the Defense Department,Â BloombergÂ reports. The move comes after Samsung’s new Galaxy S4 and the latest devices from BlackBerry gained government clearance earlier this month.
The Defense Department said in a statement today that it has approved iOS devices â€” including the iPhone and the iPad â€” running Apple’s latest iOS 6 operating system. These will join the 41,000 [Read More...]
Earlier this week, Google beat Apple to the punch by launching a streaming subscription music service before Cuperino could unveil its own offering, iRadio.
How did Google managed to do it? Apple has all the music industry clout, so how could Google swing a deal first? Because Google Play Music All Access is essentially a clone of services like Rdio and Spotify, and the contract terms of services like that are easy [Read More...]
Tim Cook is going to Washington to testify before a SenateÂ committeeÂ next week, but the Apple CEO is pulling a rare move for the company and going on the offensive early by giving media interviews to explain its position.
During an interview with Politico, Cook addressed the controversy surrounding Apple’s cash hoard by explaining where its offshore cash comes from, how Apple plans to bring more manufacturing jobs back to the U.S., and [Read More...]
Apple has fallen under plenty of scrutiny for storing a majority of its $ 100+ billion cash horde overseas to avoid paying U.S. corporate taxes, the highest tax rate in the world. Now Apple CEO Tim Cook has been summoned to speak at a Senate hearing next week as part of an investigation into the offshore tax practices of U.S businesses.
Politico reports that Cook will testify before theÂ Senate Permanent Subcommittee next [Read More...]
Speaking of Microsoft, they’re the latest company said to be eyeing the living room, designing a new set-top box to go head-to-head with the Apple TV. But Microsoft might have an ace up their sleeves.
According to sources speaking to The Wall Street Journal, Microsoft has made several prototypes of their set-top box over the last couple of years, but the latest prototype supports the Kinect accessory for the Xbox 360, [Read More...]
Apple’s plans for an ‘iRadio’ streaming service are still being stalled by reluctant music labels, according to a report today from the Financial Times. Last month it was reported that Universal was about to partner with Apple, and the deal has allegedly been sealed between the two companies since then. Now Sony is demanding more money before it signs on.
Despite signing up Universal Music, the largest of the record label majors, [Read More...]