Will Apple’s $1 billion investment towards video streaming services fuel its next phase of growth?

It seems everyone wants a stake in the video streaming pie! After Disney shocked the world with the announcement of its video streaming service, it is the turn of Apple to throw its hat in the ring. With this announcement, Apple will join the likes of Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, HBO and a host of … Read more →

8 Good Reasons to Buy an Android Tablet Over an iPad

Tablets are extremely appealing due to their portability and their user-friendly nature. However, in spite of the popularity of the iPad, Android tablets are superior to this famous and stylish Apple product. Here are eight significant reasons why an Android tablet is much more likely to meet your needs. 1) There is no need to … Read more →

Apple shuts down “Ping”, their social media network

With the next release of iTunes, Ping will no longer exist. Apple has decided to pull the plug to its own social media network, which was launched in September 2010. It never really took off and it couldn’t get the Facebook integration it wanted. Back when it launched, Steve Jobs said Facebook had such high … Read more →

The New Apple TV is Here

Will the new Apple TV take over Blu-ray players? With the recent release of the third generation Apple TV, a wide debate ensues on whether the world is slowly handing itself over from optical discs to digital compression technology. Considering that digital distribution is still on its nascent years, we will undoubtedly find out how … Read more →

Tips and Tricks for the Diehard Spotify User

If you’re in the majority of Internet users out there, then you probably have a Facebook account by now. And if you’re in the majority of Facebook users, then you have probably linked your Facebook with the free music sharing program called Spotify. What Is Spotify? Spotify is an unlimited music streaming service that lets … Read more →

Apple to unveil iOS 5, Mac OS X Lion and iCloud at WWDC

Apple just announced in a press release that it will be unveiling iOS 5, Mac OS X Lion and iCloud at the next WWDC to begin on Monday June 6th. Steve Jobs himself will, as usual, take the stage at the opening keynote address to make the announcements. Usually Apple doesn’t release such information before … Read more →

Facebook + Spotify (and how to use Spotify internationally)

Facebook and Spotify teams up to provide a new music service to Facebook users. The new service will probably be named “Facebook Music” or “Spotify on Facebook” and is said to be launched in as soon as just two weeks, according to Forbes. Apparently there’s no money shifting hands in this deal, Facebook doesn’t pay … Read more →

Apple presents iPad 2 & iOS 4.3 — Yeah, I’m getting one!

To some surprise, Steve Jobs himself took the stage during his medical leave of absence, as he “didn’t want to miss it”, as he said, since they had been working on the product (iPad 2) for awhile. Before the iPad 2 presentation, Steve Jobs explained how 100 million books were downloaded so far from iBooks … Read more →

My Top 5 Favorite Photography Podcasts (audio/video) – recommended!

I assume you’re reading this article because you already know what podcasts are. In case you don’t, here’s a really quick introduction to podcasts, courtesy of Wikipedia: A podcast (or non-streamed webcast) is a series of digital media files (either audio or video) that are released episodically and often downloaded through web syndication. The word … Read more →

7 iPad Apps That Can Save You Money

Your iPad is capable of much more than gaming, browsing the web, checking email and staying up to date with everything on the social web. In fact, come to think of it, there’s not much that it can’t do – including helping you to stay on top of your personal finances. Hand picked from the … Read more →

Spotify lost nearly £17 million in 2009 – but still plans on a 2010 US launch!

The swedish music streaming company, Spotify, just released their financial results for 2009 which shows a loss of £16.66 million, around $26 million. Sales, administration and distribution accounts for about £27.7 million but Spotify couldn’t get their revenue above £11.3 million for the year. Music Ally estimates that Spotify had 7 million users across Europe … Read more →

How the web has changed the way we buy music – Infographic

The music industry is always changing, from the original LP records first introduced in 1926 (that were as big as 16 inches in diameter) to now being able to download the world of music straight to your phone. Since people discovered downloading music through the internet the music industry has changed dramatically. It’s now at … Read more →

Sony introduces super-slim Walkman S750 with noise cancelling tech

Sony is busy at the moment, yesterday introducing a new speaker dock for iPhone/iPod, the RDP-X50iP, and today they’re giving us a brand new Walkman music player, the S750. This colourful video MP3 player lets you enjoy your music, videos and podcasts in unmistakeable style. Key features of the WALKMAN S750 are: Superb Walkman sound … Read more →