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How Apple has changed the face of digital music

Hayley Minn Gadgets & Apps Leave a Comment

As Apple's $3bn deal with Beats by Dr Dre has finally been confirmed, everyone's been wondering just what Apple has in mind for the headphones brand, especially as the deal wasn't even mentioned at the WWDC. However, thinking about it, Apple has been widely credited with accelerating the first digital music revolution, so the global giant…

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Apple could be spending $3.2 billion on Dr Dre's Beats Electronics

Becca Caddy Apple, News Leave a Comment

Rumours today suggest that Apple could soon be spending in excess of $3.2 billion on the music-streaming and audio hardware company Beats Electronics, founded by Dr. Dre. Last week, Apple's CEO Tim Cook said he was "on the prowl" for new acquisitions and if rumours today are to be believed, the next company the tech…

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Apple's Spotify rival on the cards again – maybe as part of iPhone 5s launch

Ashley Norris Apple, Spotify 1 Comment

This story has been bubbling under for ages but now it appears it might just be about to happen. According to Reuters today Apple is in talks with Beats about the possibility of launching a streamed music service that would be available across all Apple devices - that ranks as a rival to Spotify. Apparently…

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CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE: Our favourite headphones of 2011 for every taste and budget

Becca Caddy Audio, Christmas 2011 1 Comment

There are so many different headphones on the market that all look good and promise to deliver great sound to our little ears that it can be really hard to pick the ones that suit us best, let alone the ones that will make a good present. So here's a big round up of our…

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5 Cool and colourful earbuds to see in winter: Urbanears, Hed Kandi and Skullcandy

Becca Caddy Accessories, Features 1 Comment

Although we may be experiencing an 'Indian summer' at the moment, the cold, dreary and dull days of winter aren't too far away. If you can't afford bright and shiny new gadgets to lift your mood, try a set of colourful and affordable earbuds instead. Here are five pairs that are guaranteed to add a…

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