Tag Archive: Service


Starz streaming service shoots onto iOS and Apple TV

Starz is finally getting into the streaming business. The premium cable network revealed today that it is launching a standalone streaming service on iOS, Apple TV, and other platforms today. The Starz digital service gives you yet another monthly subscription to pay for, but the company has one killer feature it hopes will put it […]

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SoundCloud takes on Apple Music with new subscription service

Apple Music’s competition in the music streaming battle just got a little fiercer today with the introduction of a new subscription service by SoundCloud. The new SoundCloud Go service costs $ 10 per month, giving you unlimited access to the YouTube of Audio’s vast trove of indie content without ads. You can also save files to […]

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Apple Music is about to become the music service for EDM fans

If you’re a fan of EDM (that’s “electronic dance music” for the older Cult of Mac readers out there!), Apple Music is about to become your best option for streaming music — courtesy of a new deal Apple has signed that will let it bring thousands of rare DJ mash-ups, remixes, and mixtapes to its […]

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Apple’s plan to deliver live TV service is ‘on hold’

Apple has reportedly suspended plans to add an Internet-based live television service for Apple TV, maintaining its focus on providing media from other companies. A person familiar with negotiations claims that Apple’s plan to sell a $ 30-$ 40 monthly package of exclusive television stations has run into problems — based on the amount of money content […]

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6,000 iPhones will upgrade United Airlines’ customer service

The iPad has helped airlines replace the outdated paper flight manuals pilots used to lug around. Now Apple’s first phablet is ready to help revolutionize the way United Airlines provides customer service. United Airlines revealed today that it plans to distribute over 6,000 iPhone 6 Plus units to customer service representatives at its hubs across […]

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YouTube’s new streaming service charges iOS users an Apple tax

Google revealed that it’s getting into the subscription video streaming service game today with the introduction of YouTube Red. The new $ 9.99 per month service will give customers ad-free access to all of YouTube’s content, but the company plans to charge customers extra if they sign up through iOS. To compensate for the App Store’s […]

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$5 service will break up with Comcast for you

I wonder how many actual hours I’ve wasted sitting on hold, navigating audio phone menus and arguing with service representatives over why I want to cancel my cable service. I’m betting it’s a lot, and I’m betting that you have been victim to this ridiculous gatekeeping system, too. AirPaper, a new internet service out of […]

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A delivery service for geeks? Yep, that’s a thing now [Deals]

There’s never been a better time to be called a geek — the term has come to describe a culture represented by some of the biggest films, TV shows, games and gatherings in the whole world. Those who speak geek love to express their fandom for the fantastic in the tangible form of gear, collectibles, […]

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Apple TV streaming service could cost more than $40

Apple’s big event on September 9th is expected to include the unveiling of a redesigned Apple TV, but if you were hoping to get a taste of the company’s long rumored over-the-top TV subscription service, you’ll have to wait a little while longer. Negotiations between Apple and content providers have stalled according to a new report […]

Apple’s exemplary customer service takes a dive, report claims

High quality products aside, Apple’s customer service has always been one of the company’s best assets. That asset took a tumble in Q2, however, according to a new StellaService report which suggests that Apple’s customer service has gotten worse over recent months. The major criticism involves Apple’s phone, email and chat problem resolution scores. While Apple […]