Samsung reveal their smart speaker launching next year

Samsung are taking on Amazon, Google, Apple and seemingly everyone in tech with the announcement of their own smart home speaker. It seems like everyone wants in on the home speaker revolution since Amazon launched…

Spotify and Deezer ask EU board to stop Apple’s domination after they buy Shazam

Tech companies including Spotify and Deezer have taken concerns about Apple’s growing power to EU regulators. European tech companies have come together in a protest against Apple in the wake of their Shazam purchase. The…

Apple have bought Shazam, confirmed by Apple

Apple have confirmed their acquisition of Shazam giving them full ownership of the popular music recognition app. First announced last week as a rumour, Apple have now confirmed that they have bought song identification application…

Apple “acquiring music recognition app Shazam”

New reports suggest that Apple are looking to buy the music identifying giant Shazam in a $400 million deal. TechCrunch has revealed from “sources” that Apple are in the final stages of acquiring Shazam. As…

How to take control of your artist page on Apple Music and iTunes

You can take charge of your artist profile on iTunes and Apple Music with Connect. Here’s how to get Connect-ed. Before you can take charge of your artist profile on Apple services you will need…

SiriusXM Radio joins your journeys with new CarPlay support

SiriusXM has arrived on Apple’s CarPlay so you can choose between hundreds of radio stations to accompany your journeys. SiriusXM’s iOS app now streams to Apple CarPlay with a new update. Apple’s CarPlay is an…

Apple Music Currently Live in 59 More Countries Than Spotify – Music Streaming Options for Holiday Period

With the rollup to Christmas I’m sure there are a few people out there that will receive music subscriptions as presents. However, in some countries you dont have much of a choice. Here is a…

Is music streaming coming to Apple Watches this week?

Apple’s upcoming Watch release notes supposedly leaked this week and seem to confirm that music streaming is on the way to Apple Watch Series 3. A series of notes posted on Twitter by developer Guilherme…

Apple hires TV exec to take on Netflix and Amazon video

As Apple seemingly move more and more towards working with video they’ve just hired a British TV executive involved in Bake Off and Sherlock. Apple have hired TV executive Jay Hunt, poaching her from Channel…

How to get your music heard online for independent artists

These days you can put your music online for millions, perhaps billions, to hear it – eliminating the need for big money-grabbing record labels. But with such a giant potential audience how do you get…