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  • Article: Instant Expert: Secrets & Features of iTunes 12.2

    Fri 3:47pm By Jesse Hollington
    Earlier this week Apple released iTunes 12.2 to accompany the new Apple Music service, expanding the Music section of iTunes to provide access to the new on-demand library for subscribers, as well as the new Radio and Connect features of Apple Music. While for…
  • News: Apple exploring person-to-person Apple Pay transactions?

    Fri 9:44am By Jesse Hollington
    A new patent application uncovered by Patently Apple reveals that the company may be considering the expansion of Apple Pay into a wallet system capable of handling person-to-person transactions. Patent application 20150186887 describes a method that would…
  • News: Daily Deal: Last chance to pick up the Mpow 3-Port Intelligent Car Charger

    Fri 9:03am By Dennis Lloyd
    It’s your last chance to grab the Mpow 3-Port Intelligent Car Charger for only $13.99 in today’s iLounge Deal – that’s 80% off the regular price. Providing 33W/6.6A high-speed charging for all of your USB-capable gadgets, the Mpow can charge up to…
  • Article: Instant Expert: Secrets & Features of iOS 8.4 + Apple Music

    Thu 4:20pm By Jesse Hollington
    Apple’s iOS 8 development cycle has taken a more interesting direction from past releases, with more significant and rapid minor releases and fewer bug fix patch releases. For the first time, Apple had three versions in simultaneous development, released the…
  • Review: JBL Clip+ Bluetooth Speaker

    Thu 2:22pm By Phil Dzikiy
    JBL's Clip+ ($50) is a new, splashproof version of the company's Clip. The small, puck-shaped Bluetooth speaker is similar in almost every way to the past version of Clip, which we found to offer great value upon its release a year ago. As with the original…
  • News: Report: iPhone 6S to get 12MP camera, 4K video recording?

    Thu 9:47am By Jesse Hollington
    An alleged internal document posted by a Foxconn employee on Weibo suggests that the next-generation iPhone models may in fact include an upgraded camera at a 12-megapixel resolution capable of recording 4K video, iPhoneArena reports. This latest information…
  • News: Daily Deal: MFi-Certified 10-Ft iOS Lightning Cable

    Thu 9:05am By Dennis Lloyd
    Today in iLounge Deals you can pick up a MFi-Certified 10-Ft iOS Lightning Cable for your iPhone, iPad, or iPod for only $18.99 – that’s over 50% off the normal price. This handy cable gives you the length you need to comfortably couch-surf from your iOS…
  • Review: Monk Magnet Wallet Case for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

    Wed 2:47pm By Phil Dzikiy
    The Monk Magnet Wallet Case ($35) from Sewell Direct is a magnetic removable folio case for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Like a few other cases we've seen, Monk Magnet Wallet Case lets users remove the phone from the wallet folio for use — when removed, it…
  • News: Report: New iPhone 6S LTE chip could ‘double’ download speeds

    Wed 10:39am By Phil Dzikiy
    A newer Qualcomm LTE chip in Apple’s upcoming iPhone will be able to deliver “up to twice the theoretical LTE download speeds” compared to the current iPhones, according to 9to5Mac. Qualcomm’s MDM9635M chip is capable of offering 300 Mbps download…
  • News: Cue: New iOS 9 beta coming next week

    Wed 9:43am By Phil Dzikiy
    A new iOS 9 beta will be arriving “early next week,” according to a tweet from Apple SVP of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue. Cue was responding to another tweet asking why Apple didn’t release Apple Music to developers — presumably, the…
  • News: iTunes 12.2 release includes support for Apple Music

    Wed 9:34am By Phil Dzikiy
    Apple released iTunes 12.2 a bit later than usual on Tuesday, but as expected, the new release brings Apple Music to the Mac. iTunes 12.2 includes full Apple Music support, including Beats 1 and Apple Music Radio. The newest edition of iTunes can be downloaded…
  • News: Daily Deal: IDrive 1TB Wi-Fi Drive & 1TB Cloud Backup Bundle

    Wed 9:00am By Dennis Lloyd
    In today’s iLounge Deal we’re offering the IDrive 1TB Wi-Fi Drive & 1TB Cloud Backup Bundle for only $84.99 – that’s 46% off the regular price. With an iDrive Wi-Fi 1TB wireless hard drive and a one-year subscription to 1TB of cloud-based backup…
  • Mac: Apple GarageBand 10.1

    Tue 4:53pm By Jesse Hollington
    In tandem with today’s launch of Apple Music, the company has also pushed out an update to its GarageBand ($5) music creation software, with a tie-in that allows artists to now publish their tracks directly to the Apple Music Connect service, allowing jams…
  • News: Report: iPhone 6S to look ‘nearly identical’ to iPhone 6

    Tue 4:40pm By Jesse Hollington
    A new report from 9to5Mac reveals that the exterior design of this year’s “iPhone 6S” models will look substantially the same on the outside despite a collection of internal changes. Citing “a proven source familiar with Apple’s supply chain,” the…
  • Review: Just Mobile TimeStand for Apple Watch

    Tue 2:48pm By Phil Dzikiy
    TimeStand ($40) is Just Mobile's first Apple Watch stand. As any casual follower of Just Mobile would guess, TimeStand is made of aluminum. It's a relatively small stand with an oval-shaped rubberized bottom. A small channel lets users run the Apple Watch's…
  • News: Appeals court: Apple conspired to fix e-book prices

    Tue 12:58pm By Dan Pye
    A federal appeals court ruled against Apple Tuesday, affirming that the company conspired with five publishers to increase e-book prices, Reuters reports. The 2-1 decision upheld a lower court ruling that the agreement that raised e-book prices to higher…
  • News: Apple Music makes subscriptions available through carriers, adds iCloud Music Library

    Tue 12:12pm By Dan Pye
    The updated iTunes terms of service rolling out with Apple Music today indicate that carriers may be handling at least some Apple Music subscriptions. “Where available, you may be offered an Apple Music Subscription through your carrier (a ‘Carrier…
  • News: Apple Music makes much-anticipated debut with iOS 8.4 release

    Tue 10:57am By Dan Pye
    Apple has released iOS 8.4, and with it, Apple Music makes its much-anticipated debut within the redesigned Music app. Apple Music’s DJ-curated Beats 1 station will begin broadcasting at 12 p.m. Eastern time. The full scope of Apple Music features will…
  • News: Apple Q3 earnings call set for July 21

    Tue 10:11am By Dan Pye
    Apple has announced that it will release its Q3 financial results on Tuesday, July 21. As usual, the company will conduct its conference call at 5 p.m. Eastern time that day. Apple previously provided guidance for Q3 of revenue between $46 billion and $48…
  • News: Iovine: Human curation is key for Apple Music

    Tue 9:53am By Dan Pye
    Beats founder Jimmy Iovine and Apple’s head of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue are banking on human curation to set Apple Music apart from other streaming services, The Loop reports. Iovine said Beats 1 is less predictable than an algorithm-based…
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