Tag Archive: Times


Videos on Instagram just got four times longer

Once an app only for photos, Instagram is now greatly extending its video capabilities. Coming soon, users will be able to share videos up to 60 seconds in length. Instagram started rolling out this change today and says more improvements to video are coming in a future update. One such improvement Instagram says will arrive […]

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Early tests show iPhone 6s is nearly two times faster than rest of the industry

The iPhone 6s is so fast, not only does it destroy the iPhone 6 in speed tests, it tops the iPad Air 2 and every Android device on the market, according to initial benchmark tests. Apple’s engineers managed to make some huge GPU improvements on the iPhone 6s thanks to new technology that allows the […]

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The New York Times says the new Apple TV will be for gamers

We’ve previously heard rumors that Apple’s new Apple TV, which is scheduled to be announced Wednesday, will feature an all-new, motion-sensing remote that will poise the set-top box as a possible console killer. Now, the New York Times is backing the rumor up, saying the next Apple TV is being designed by Apple specifically to […]

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Dr. Dre’s Compton album was streamed 25 million times in its first week

Dr. Dre’s long-awaited third album, Compton, was streamed a massive 25 million times on Apple Music, and had half a million iTunes downloads in its first week, according to new figures released by Apple. The company is spinning the figures as an illustration of how Apple Music can be used to promote artists thanks to […]

Dr. Dre’s Compton album was streamed 25 million times in its first week

Dr. Dre’s long-awaited third album, Compton, was streamed a massive 25 million times on Apple Music, and had half a million iTunes downloads in its first week, according to new figures released by Apple. The company is spinning the figures as an illustration of how Apple Music can be used to promote artists thanks to […]

Apple unveils Beats 1 Times Square billboard

Apple Music is gearing up to take on Spotify and Pandora in less than seven days, and to get the word out, Apple has taken over New York City’s Time Square with a massive billboard promoting Beats 1 Radio. Taylor… Read more ›

5G is up to 20 times faster than LTE and headed right for us

Having 4G connectivity when you want to stream music or download a game is awesome, but when 5G gets here, your LTE smartphone will feel like dial-up on Windows 95 all over again. The new standard, which is officially named “IMT-2020,” can… Read more ›

Tim Cook lunch auction hits $200k, but time’s running out

If you fancy sitting down over lunch with Tim Cook, along with being the Apple CEO’s guest at a future Apple keynote, you’d better hurry. That’s because today marks the end of the annual Tim Cook Lunch auction to raise… Read more ›

Tim Cook named one of Time’s 100 most influential people

Apple CEO Tim Cook is the fourth person on Time‘s list of “The 100 Most Influential People,” a self-referential grouping of important figures from technology, music, politics, and our global culture. Cook’s short essay focuses on his business acumen as… Read more ›

Apple just bought a forest 2.5 times the size of Manhattan

When you’re the richest company in the world you can afford to do crazy things: build a spaceship campus, start secret electric car projects, or buy an entire forest. Apple announced today that it’s buying up 36,000 acres of private… Read more ›