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Get set for more details on the Apple Watch tonight

Apple is holding its ‘Spring Forward’ press event in San Francisco tonight, with its Apple Watch smartwatch expected to dominate the launch. Announced last year, the device is due to go on sale in April, and tonight’s...
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Blind test claims PonoMusic sounds just like iPhone tunes

Plenty has been written about Neil Young’s PonoMusic and its promises of audio so good fans will hear the difference. But will they? Yahoo Tech’s David Pogue has been testing the theory with a blind test: getting people...
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More than 1bn Android smartphones were shipped in 2014

Last week’s financial results from Apple and Samsung were the cue for analysts and research firms to push out their estimates for smartphone shipments and market share in 2014. Strategy Analytics is one of the analyses...
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Apple reports another monster quarter with $18bn profit

Even by its own standards, Apple’s latest quarterly financials are startling. In the final three months of 2014, the company generated $74.6bn of revenues and posted a profit of $18bn – the most profitable quarter ever...
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SoundCloud debuts ‘Collection’ for web and iPhone

SoundCloud has changed a lot over the course of 2014, in terms of its design. The company had one more tweak in store before the end of the year though: a new feature called Collection. “We designed Collection to make...
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Nicki Minaj has a new branded twerking app. Yes, we’ve tried it.

If, like us, you’ve been eagerly waiting for a time when there’d be an iPhone app to measure just how well you could twerk to the sounds of Nicki Minaj… well, we have good news. US startup AmplifyBuzz has released...
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Apple will push Beats to every iOS device – but how much will it cost?

The Financial Times is on a roll when it comes to Apple music scoops, from breaking the news on its Beats acquisition to yesterday's report that Apple "plans to push Beats to every iPhone". That's essentially the story:...
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American Express launches Taylor Swift Experience app

Have you watched Taylor Swift’s new music video, for her single ‘Blank Space’ yet? If so, you may have noticed the ad at the end for what looks like a brand new Taylor Swift tablet app. So what’s the app? Well, it’s...
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Buddybounce launches iPhone ‘fan club’ app

We’ve been aware of BuddyBounce since 2013, when the startup pitched as part of an EMI Innovation Challenge event that we organised (Bulletin, 18-Feb-13). The pitch then was for “a loyalty and engagement platform...
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Apple’s latest monster quarter: $42.1bn revenues and $8.5bn net profit

Apple reported its latest quarterly financials last night, and as results go they were pretty stonking. The company's revenues rose 12.3% year-on-year to $42.1bn for the quarter, while its net profit rose 13.3% to $8.5bn. In...
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Will.I.Am set to unveil his music-playing smartwatch

Will.I.Am’s last venture into hardware was an easily-forgettable iPhone camera accessory, but now he’s coming back with something more interesting: a smartwatch. It’ll be unveiled on Thursday in San Francisco –...
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My Songs is a Spotify app for children’s music

The fastest I’ve ever moved in my life was when my iPhone was playing music at a child’s birthday party, and Azealia Banks’ 212 started to play – thankfully a wild, party-biscuit-scattering lunge at the...