Rdio has today updated its iOS app to introduce new album and playlist views to the iPhone, and to make a number of improvements to the app’s user interface. You can now enjoy large album art, see what your friends have been listening to, and more.
You’ll instantly recognize the changes made to the album and playlist views. Album art now takes up more than half of the display on the iPhone, [Read More...]
Smart Playlists are fantastic, and they really do work to help you listen to the kind of music you’re in the mood for, using a variety of user-controlled criteria. You can create a Smart Playlist for any given Artist in your iTunes library fairly easily.
But what if you want a playlist that includes more than one Artist? Well, that’s pretty simple, too. Here’s how.
First thing, launch [Read More...]
Apple’s made some excellent television ads over the last few decades. They’ve also made some dumb ones, like the Mac Genius ads that got axed this year. If for some reason you wanted to study each and everyone of the 485ish ads that Apple’s produced, some thoughtful YouTube user, who loves you very much, has created a huge video playlists of every Apple TV ad ever aired.
There are 485 ads in the playlist and it would only take you [Read More...]
You no longer need to create music playlists in iTunes and then sync them to an iPhone, iPad, or iPod, because the entire process can be done easily directly in iOS itself. The next time you leave home without creating a playlist, just make one quickly on the go by doing the following:
Launch Music in iOS and tap the Playlists [Read More...]
Do you have a music playlist on an iPod, iPhone, or iPad that you want to move to iTunes on your computer? It’s fairly easy: Connect the iPod, iPhone to the computer and launch iTunes Under the “Devices” menu locate the playlist you want to copy to the computer and right-click on the playlist name, then select “Export” [Read More...]
A federal jury decided against Apple in a patent infringement suit that originially included Sirius XM Radio, Coby Electronics, Archos and Personal Audio. The suit alleged that Apple violated two patents related to downloadable playlists for iPods. Apple was ordered to pay Personal Audio $8 Million in damages, the remaining companies settled out of court last year. The two patents in question were U.S. patent 6,199,076 “Audio Program Player Including a Dynamic Program Selection controller” and [Read More...]