Tag Archive: Radio

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 […]

Vintage Apple radio spots give customers the hard sell

No-one does ads with more consistent high quality than Apple. That’s why it’s kind of fun to go back to a time when getting the word out about new products was less about pushing out a sleek new video on YouTube and more about radio spots designed to give potential customers the hard sell. Stephen […]

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 ›

Let’s be clear: It is incredibly dangerous to do anything with your phone while you’re driving. You shouldn’t be texting, checking your mail, or swiping through Tinder when you should be focused on all of the people and giant, dangerous… Read more ›

Run the Jewels are getting their own Beats 1 Radio show

Beats 1 already boasts a superstar cast of DJ’s but they’re about to get a new pair of hosts in the form of rap group, Run the Jewels. Killer Mike and El-P are set to take over Beats 1 every… Read more ›

So far, Beats 1 has been absolutely great. I’m a fan, and it’s been less than 24 hours! Apple’s new global, 24/7 radio station is everything I hoped for — a discovery-oriented platform showcasing what’s new and what’s good. Of… Read more ›

Kahney’s Korner: Why I can’t wait for Beats 1 radio

Why is Leander super-excited about Apple’s new Beats 1 radio service? It’s simple, really: For him, listening to BBC Radio 1 was possibly the greatest thing about growing up in England in the ’70s. More importantly, it’s still how he… Read more ›

Please, please, please let Apple’s Beats 1 radio station be good. Of all the announcements at Monday’s WWDC keynote, I am personally most excited about the Beats 1 radio station. When it launches June 30, Beats 1 will be a… Read more ›

When Apple picked up Beats, they got a music service along with the headphone hardware and executive talents of Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine. It looks like Apple has just upped its game, internally, in creating a Spotify-killer: Cupertino has… Read more ›

See the Year a Song was Released from iTunes Radio

The next time you’re listening to iTunes Radio and you find yourself wondering which wonderful decade a particular song came from, wonder no more, because iTunes Radio can tell you when a song was released. You can even see the date of a songs release with songs listed in iTunes Radio history, here’s all you … Read More