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How to cancel your Apple Music subscription before your free trial is up

The new Apple Music streaming service comes with a three-month free trial as a way to entice users. Get them hooked early on and they'll be more …

Dr. Dre's 'The Chronic' Also Available Exclusively on Apple Music

One of the ways Apple will draw customers to Apple Music is through exclusive content that's unavailable on other music services. Pharrell will release his new single "Freedom" exclusively on the platform, Taylor Swift has already promised to make her <i>1989</i> album available on Apple Music, and now …

iPhone 6S Biggest Feature Confirmed By Bloomberg

iOS 9’s biggest secret was not revealed when the operating system was officially announced earlier this month. This is because it will be the key feature in the upcoming iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus, but there’s not long to wait now…<p>Bloomberg reports that both new iPhones have now hit production …

Apple Watch

PlayStation 4 to get 1-terabyte treatment in July

The new console, doubling the storage of the current model, will follow a 1TB version of Microsoft's Xbox One arriving this month.<p>Sony has confirmed that it will offer a 1-terabyte edition of its PlayStation 4.<p>The new 1TB PS4 Ultimate Player Edition will launch in select European and PAL …

Gaming

How to Use Siri on iPhone and iPad

Siri is a workhorse of a virtual assistant for iOS, but I rarely see anyone actually using the feature on the iPhone. Maybe it is because most people don't know all of the amazing things she (or he) can do. Siri's improved a lot over the past several years and there's now a long list of tasks she …

Tech Trends

Pop music's most important revolution? That would be hip-hop, science reveals

Forget the Beach Boys, Michael Jackson and Madonna. The most important cultural shift in American pop music began with the explosion of rap in the early 1990s.<p>The Beatles and the Rolling Stones didn't spark the British Invasion of the 1960s, but they did fan its flames.<p>And don't buy snobs' …

University of London

Grooveshark shuts down, apologising to labels for lack of music licences

Streaming music service Grooveshark has shut down as part of the settlement following its loss of a copyright-infringement lawsuit brought by major labels.<p>The US-based service had been going for nearly 10 years, but its decision to build a catalogue of music from users’ uploads rather than …

Intellectual Property

Will Hispanics Reject the GOP Once Again?

This is the week where the Republican party's biggest 2016 challenge takes center stage. You can’t say Republicans haven't seen it coming. They’ve known for ages that Hispanics have the capacity to make or break them in 2016. Right now it’s looking more like break, unless a couple of potential …

Government

Univision is pulling the plug on the madcap 'Sábado Gigante'

Saturdays are about to be a lot less giant.<p>"Sábado Gigante," the Spanish-language TV staple that brought millions of Latino families together with its madcap contests and cheesy sketch comedy bits, will end its record 53-year run Sept. 19, Univision announced Friday.<p>For many Latino immigrants and …

Spanish Language

Tim Cook says Microsoft's big problem held it back

Technically Incorrect: The Apple CEO says Apple doesn't cling to legacy technology and that Microsoft did. He also says Steve Jobs changed his mind all the time.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>I can't count the number of times someone has …

Charlie Rose

Apple Again Said to Adopt Intel LTE Chips for iPhones in 2016

Some of Apple's iPhones produced in 2016 will use wireless modem chips supplied by Intel rather than Qualcomm, reports <i>VentureBeat</i>. iPhones (presumably the iPhone 7) sold in emerging markets in Asia and Latin America will reportedly use an Intel 7360 LTE modem.<p>Intel has been gunning hard during the …

Latin America

WSJ: Next iPhone to include Force Touch, Apple considering pink color option

Apple is reportedly planning to bring its Force Touch technology to the next version of the iPhone, the Wall Street Journal says. The tech was first introduced in the Apple Watch last September, then made its way to the latest MacBook model during yesterday’s “Spring Forward” event.<p>This isn’t the …

Apple Watch

USB-C in 12-Inch MacBook Adds Limitations but Opens Up Possibilities

Apple's newest MacBook is one of the first computers to take advantage of the USB Type-C specification, which was finalized in August of 2014. USB-C uses a small reversible connector that's similar in size to a Lightning connector, but slightly larger.<p>In addition to delivering power to the Apple …

USB Type-C

5 Superior Alternatives To Apple's New MacBook

Apple describes their New MacBook as “the future of the notebook.” But I’m not buying that prophesy, and neither should you. From an engineering standpoint, Apple’s newest SKU is nothing short of brilliant; its elegant chassis a true evolution in a tech world that measures sexiness in millimeters. …

Computer Hardware

Apple Watch Hands-On: A First Look at Software, Apple Pay, Water Resistance, and More

We got several hands-on first impressions of the Apple Watch following its September debut, but at that time, finished versions of the Apple Watch with fully functional software were not available.<p>As of today, members of the press are getting their first look at Apple Watches running near-complete …

Smartwatches

First Impressions of New 12-Inch MacBook: Ridiculously Light, but Thin Keys and Trackpad Take Getting Used To

Following today's "Spring Forward" media event, Apple allowed members of the media in attendance to get some hands-on time with the brand-new 12-inch Retina MacBook. Many sites are now sharing their first impressions of the notebook, which includes an incredibly thin design (13.1mm), a revamped …

MacBook

Apple to Unveil Revamped Streaming Music Service at WWDC

Apple will launch a revamped streaming music service in June at the company's annual Worldwide Developers Conference, according to <i>9to5Mac</i> and <i>TechCrunch</i>. The report claims the new Beats-based service will debut at Apple's WWDC keynote, likely during the week of June 8, as opposed to an announcement …

Apple

Microsoft Launches Office 2016 for Mac Preview, Available for Free to Mac Users

Microsoft is today introducing a preview of the next iteration of its office software designed for Mac users, Office 2016. Office 2016 for Mac is the company's first major Mac release since Office 2011, and it brings new versions of <i>Word</i>, <i>Excel</i>, and <i>PowerPoint</i> with redesigned Retina-optimized …

Software

Apple Still Tweaking iTunes Music Store Algorithms, Restored Editorial Focus Pleases Indies

Following several months of experimentation with how it curates the music portion of its iTunes Store, Apple has rolled back some of those changes to restore an emphasis on editorial rather than sales-based criteria, according to <i>Billboard</i>.<p>The news comes after a few independent record labels voiced …

Smart TV

How-To: Boost your Mac’s speed and prolong its useful life with easy RAM upgrades

As I’ve spotlighted over the past month, the best way to dramatically speed up an older Mac is to replace its old hard drive with a new solid state drive (SSD). The process is super-easy on MacBooks and Mac Pros, surprisingly manageable on iMacs, and challenging on Mac minis, yielding 3X to 5X …

Computer Hardware

Apple Delaying Production on Larger-Screened 'iPad Pro' Until September

Apple has opted to delay production on the rumored larger-screened "iPad Pro" due to issues with display panel supply, reports <i>Bloomberg</i>. Manufacturing on the tablet will reportedly begin in September, rather than earlier in the year.<p>Production of the 12.9-inch-screen iPad is now scheduled to start …

IPad Pro

'iPhone 6s' Could Have 2GB of RAM and Pre-Installed Apple SIM

The next-generation iPhone is expected to ship with 2GB of RAM and could also have a pre-installed Apple SIM, according to <i>AppleInsider</i>. The so-called "iPhone 6s," and presumably the "iPhone 6s Plus," would be adopting both features from the iPad Air 2, which also has 2GB of RAM and a pre-installed …

IPad Air

MacBook Air Refresh With Broadwell Processors and Intel HD 6000 Graphics Appears Imminent

Apple's MacBook Air hasn't been updated since last April, which means the company's line of ultraportable notebooks is due for a refresh. New screenshots from the forums of Chinese site Feng.com suggest an update is imminent, depicting the specifications of a MacBook Air with one of Intel's …

MacBook Air

Microsoft admits 'we've lost our way' on PC games

At the Game Developers Conference on Wednesday, Phil Spencer took the stage and reaffirmed that the company sees Windows 10 as the company's big chance to get back its shine and its market leadership.<p>He also committed to building games for HoloLens, the futuristic augmented reality goggles that …

iCloud Photo Library: What You Need to Know

With today's launch of the public beta of OS X 10.10.3 and the new Photos app for Mac, a number of users are now getting their first tastes of Apple's replacement for iPhoto and Aperture. The release will also complete the rollout of Apple's cross-platform iCloud Photo Library service, offering …

iCloud

Google confirms plans to launch its own mobile service in the 'coming months'

'I think we're at the stage where we need to think of hardware, software, and connectivity together.'<p>Google's Sundar Pichai has essentially confirmed reports that the company will become a wireless provider of sorts in "the coming months." During his appearance at Mobile World Congress today, …

Samsung Galaxy S6 phones emphasize design, ditch many popular features

A sleek glass and metal body, no removable battery or waterproof capabilities, fixed storage space and a new mobile payment service.<p>No, not the<p>iPhone. It's the newest Samsung smartphone.<p>The South Korean electronics giant introduced its redesigned smartphones, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, at the<p>…

Mobile