Apple’s last financial quarter: 33.8m iPhones, 14.1m iPads and $37.5bn revenues
Apple has announced its latest quarterly financial results, for its fiscal 2013 fourth quarter ending September 28. Revenues were up 4.2% year-on-year to $37.5bn, while the company's net profit dropped 8.5% to $7.5bn. Apple...
October 28, 2013
Musicsoft Arts launches DJ Mixer for Spotify iPad app
There's a growing number of polished DJing apps for Apple's iPad, but they all rely on music stored on the device.
October 23, 2013
Liveblog: Apple unveils iPad Air and new iPad mini
Apple is holding its second new-hardware event of the Autumn tonight, following its recent iPhone 5c and 5s launch. Tonight, new iPads are on the agenda, although we're expecting some other devices (new MacBooks?), software...
October 22, 2013
Tablets now used by a third of all Brits
The rise of tablets continues, certainly in the UK.
October 4, 2013
Shapes Music iPad app gets fans playing along with music videos
Every so often, a music app pops up from nowhere on the App Store to intrigue us. Shapes Music is the latest. Launched by a US startup of the same name, it's an app to "play along with thousands of music videos and learn...
September 30, 2013
Cotracks iPad app is a tool for electronic musical collaboration
We've seen hundreds of music-making apps for iPad since the device launched in 2010, but Cotracks puts an interesting spin on the category. It's described as "a collaborative music studio for teamwork on a single iPad",...
September 24, 2013
Android storming ahead in smartphone market with 79% sales share
Gartner published its latest smartphone market figures yesterday, and they're notable because they cover sales to 'end users' – actual people, rather than shipments to retailers and operators. The research has been making...
August 15, 2013
Apple has bought its own video discovery app, Matcha
No music angle here, but an interesting insight into Apple's growing 'hobby' around TV and video content.
August 14, 2013
Apple financials reveal iTunes Store’s $4.3bn quarter
Apple announced its latest quarterly financial results last night, beating analyst predictions with $35.3bn of revenues and a $6.9bn net profit. This time last year, those figures were $35bn of revenues and $8.8bn of net...
July 24, 2013
App pricing stats spell caution for album-app excitement
Having written about Bjork's Biophilia, Lady Gaga's ARTPOP and other album-as-app projects, we regularly get asked to comment for media stories about whether 'album apps are the future for music'. As much as we're interested...
July 19, 2013
Shazam revamps its iPad app with Auto-tagging and Rdio streams
Shazam launched a new version of its iPad app yesterday, with a slinky new tablet-friendly design, and a new Auto-tagging feature that removes the need for people to manually tag music, TV shows and ads.
May 24, 2013
ThingLink launches an official iPhone and iPad app
We've written several times about ThingLink, the service that helps people build links and interactivity into images and share them online, which has been used for a number of digital music marketing campaigns. Now ThingLink...
May 24, 2013