Tag Archive: Beats


Kanye West is reportedly distancing himself from Jay Z’s Tidal music service and set to launch his next album — his seventh solo studio album — on Apple’s refreshed Beats Music service, rumored to arrive at this year’s WWDC in… Read more ›

Apple may be struggling to finalize deals with record labels ahead of its Beats Music rebranding this summer, but that’s not stopping the U.S. Federal Trade Commission from scrutinizing it for potential antitrust violations, according to a new report. The… Read more ›

Apple is planning to unveil its big redesign and rebranding of Beats Music this summer at WWDC, but according to a new report citing industry insiders, Jimmy Iovine and Eddy Cue are having a hard time finalizing deals with major… Read more ›

Although it’s poised to win the smart home war eventually, Apple’s HomeKit is still half-baked. Case in point: hardly any smart home accessories officially integrate with it yet, let alone Apple’s own products. Despite its parent company’s rivalry with Apple… Read more ›

Beats’ new cans get classy with Apple-esque colors

Not content with only Apple Watch pre-orders and a slim new MacBook, Apple has quietly classed up the Beats Solo 2 wireless headphone line with some fairly familiar colors: Silver, Gold, and Space Gray. You know it’s an Apple joint… Read more ›

Beats Music is due for a big redesign come WWDC. Hopefully that means a native Mac app is on the way, as well as a web player that doesn’t use Flash. While we’re waiting for Apple to trash its use… Read more ›

Apple will kill free music with Beats revamp

Apple will supposedly announce the big redesign of Beats Music at WWDC in June, but if you were hoping it will come with a free, ad-support tier, you’re going to be out of luck. Apple wants to help music labels… Read more ›

Beats Music redesign will be ready to rock WWDC

The next episodes of Beats Music won’t be making an appearance at Apple’s ‘Spring Forward’ event next week. Sources ‘with a knowledge of the company’s current plans’ have told TechCrunch that Apple will debut the new service — which ditches… Read more ›

Look totally fashionable while getting superior sound quality with a pair of Beats by Dre headphones. You could win your own pair of Studio Beats with The Beats by Dre Giveaway, which is open to all Cult of Mac Deals… Read more ›

Although we’ve heard vague reports about it, all’s been quiet on the Cupertino front about Apple’s plans to relaunch its Beats Music streaming service later this year — possibly as early as February. Today another piece of the puzzle may… Read more ›