Tag Archive: Beats

Beats 1 launched triumphantly with Apple Music, but in a new interview with Beats DJ Zane Lowe, the radio presenter admits he’s “not sure” whether Beats 1 is a crucial part of the Apple Music package — although he hopes “there’s a place for it.” Lowe was being interviewed as part of the Radio Festival 2015 in London, […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Disappointed the new Apple TV doesn’t support 4K? Then get Amazon’s new Fire TV instead. Two new versions of the device — Fire TV and Fire TV Gaming Edition — are here with updated internals that make them 75 percent faster than their predecessor, plus Alexa, Amazon’s own virtual assistant that is the brains behind […]

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Huawei beats Apple to a smartphone with Force Touch

Apple may have been the first to put Force Touch technology in a smartwatch, but Huawei has beaten the Cupertino company to putting it inside a phone. At the IFA trade show in Berlin today, Huawei used the Force Touch display in its new Mate S smartphone to weigh an orange, a week before the […]

In a new interview, Beats President Luke Wood — the man in charge of hardware for the Apple-owned brand — talks life after the Apple acquisition, and answers long-standing criticisms about the bass-heavy quality of Beats headphones. Woods, who began his career doing publicity for bands like Nirvana and Sonic Youth at Geffen Records, says of […]

These artists are Beats 1’s favorites

Beats 1 radio has been arguably the best feature to come out of Apple’s foray into the streaming music world. With its fabulous lineup of rotating DJs and artist radio shows, Beats 1 has become a great place to discover new music, but many users have complained the station focuses too much on hip-hop and […]

Apple may launch five additional Beats radio stations

Apple’s creation of the Beats 1 radio station has been one of the best parts about the company’s new Apple Music streaming service, but it might not be Apple’s only station for much longer. As part of the deal Apple signed with major labels ahead of launch, Apple Music has the option to expand its […]

How to listen to Beats 1 shows you’ve missed

Apple Music now offers replays of several Beats 1 shows through a feature called Beats 1 Replays. These full replays aren’t particularly easy to find, but here’s how you can locate them and catch up with shows you’ve missed in their entirety. Up until now, Beats 1 listeners could either listen to a show live or […]

Apple has launched its “Back to School” promotion for 2015, and this year’s is… kinda “meh” to be honest. Instead of the gift cards Apple offered in 2014 and 2013, this year students who buy a new Mac will be… Read more ›

Beats 1 Radio and other Apple services are down

Fans hoping to catch the MTV announcement of this year’s VMA nominees on exclusively on Beats 1 this morning got a rude awakening as Apple servers crashed right before this year’s batch of artists were revealed. We’ve been trying to… Read more ›

If you want to hear who this year’s MTV Video Music Awards nominees are, you’ll hear it on Apple Music’s Beats 1 channel first. Even before you’ll hear it on MTV! Today, Apple announced on the official Beats 1 Twitter… Read more ›