Apple releases tool to remove free U2 album from iTunes accounts

Stuart O'Connor Apple, Features, iPhone, iTunes, music Leave a Comment

One of the major announcements at Apple's iPhone 6 launch last week was the band U2 giving iTunes users around the world a free copy of their new album, Songs of Innocence. The internet went into meltdown, with many people expressing displeasure and even outrage that a band they disliked would give them a free…

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Apple iPhone 6 pre-orders hit 4m – many to wait until October for new models

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It's good news for Apple. Not such great news if you are hoping to get your iPhone 6 or 6 Plus any day soon. Apple said today it hit a record in first-day preorders for its new phones, reaching over four million pre-orders in the first 24 hours. But the Californian based company also confirmed…

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Are mobile payments coming to the iPhone 6?

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It appears that a virtual wallet is most likely going to be one of the biggest features of the new iPhone 6. According to the website Re/Code: "Apple has reached an agreement with American Express to work together on its new iPhone payments system." Re/Code says the new payments system is expected to let iPhone 6…

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Apple announces September 9 event – iPhone 6 and iWatch on the way?

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Apple will hold its highly-anticipated iPhone 6 launch event on September 9 at the Flint Centre for the Performing Arts in Cupertino, California, the company has announced. The invitations, sent to the world's technology press on Thursday, features a close-up image of the top of the Apple logo and the tagline: "Wish we could say…

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Britons still prefer to watch television live – on their TVs

Stuart O'Connor BBC, Computers, Digital set-top boxes, DTR, DVD, HDTV, Home Appliances, Home cinema, Internet, iPad, iPhone, IPTV, media player, Online TV, Personal video players, Satellite TV, Sky, Smartphones, Tablet, TV, TVs Leave a Comment

As our "second" screens get smaller while our TV screens get larger, it seems that the old adage that "bigger is better" just might hold true. Some new research has shown that despite the growth in watching television via a PC, tablet or smartphone, 90 per cent of viewers still regularly use the TV to…

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