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Apple Won't Be Paying That $1bn iTunes Fine

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 17.12.2014 | UK Tech

Apple has been found not guilty of engaging in anti-competitive behaviour with iTunes and the iPod. The 10-year case was based around a 2006 update...

Apple Deleted Your Music, And Now It's In Trouble

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Tech

Apple could face a fine of up to $1bn if a jury rules against changes made by Apple to its iTunes and iPod software back in 2005. 10 years in the ...

11 questions to ask when you buy a new soundsystem

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK Tech

Before you start reading the tech specifications for high-fidelity speakers on Amazon, remember that your sound system should defer to your needs. Not...

Apple Explains Why it Killed The iPod Classic

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 28.10.2014 | UK Tech

Tim Cook has revealed that the reason Apple decided to stop selling the iPod Classic was simply because they couldn't get hold of the right parts any ...

You Won't Believe The Nunber Of People That Listened To U2's Album

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK Tech

Remember that time Apple gave everyone a free copy of U2's latest album 'Songs of Innocence'? Well It looks like the figures are in and staggeringly, ...

Goodbye, Old Friend

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 10.09.2014 | UK Tech

The iPod Classic is dead. Once the world's favourite music player, and objectively the best (non-touchscreen) iPod ever made, the iPod Classic was ...

HuffPost How To: The Secret Features Of Apple's Earphones

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK Tech

Love them or hate them Apple's earphones are iconically designed and have got better year on year. With the new in-line remote you can actually do muc...

Apple and Wearable Technology: A Warning From History

Kester Brewin | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Tech
Kester Brewin

Picture the scene - you are completing an application form for life insurance and a page comes up giving you the option to upload data from your always-on fitness monitor, outlining your exercise, work and sleep patterns for the past 6 months, with the incentive that reduced premiums may be available for those who do.

Life is Not a Video Game - Stop Keeping Score

Pat Higgins | Posted 02.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Pat Higgins

I hereby forsake score-keeping of all kinds. Websites with tick lists, gadgets with play counters, social media with virtual scorecards to get you hooked just that little bit deeper. They can all take a jump; I'm reclaiming my life from score-keeping.

Plugged In

Alice Stansfield | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Alice Stansfield

The issues with our connection is the concept that we can't detach from being constantly 'Plugged In'. Advice on living the virtual world? It is almost impossible for some, and to escape it now is to be excluded from a social and business part of the generation we live in.

Daddy Gadgets

Ben Falk | Posted 25.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Falk

Having a child has given me an excuse to dig around the internet for other nifty things to buy and try and parents will know there are plenty of options. In fact, it starts before the birth.

The 'Cult' of the Apple Store

Xavier Toby | Posted 15.09.2013 | UK Tech
Xavier Toby

I took my poo phone into the Apple Store and the genius up the back told me, "This phone has been water damaged." I replied, "Hey genius, I'm not here because it's working. Can you fix it?" He told me it'd be cheaper to get a new one. So I told him about the time I had sex with a real girl and his head exploded.

Review: The Agony and Ecstasy of Steve Jobs - Waterloo East Theatre

Pete Strauss | Posted 23.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Pete Strauss

Such is the impression this one man monologue made upon up me, that I left Waterloo East Theatre staring at my iPhone with a new found suspicion and more than a hint of guilt.

Apple Sells 25 Billionth iTunes Track

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK Tech

Apple has announced the purchase of the 25 billionth song from its iTunes store. The 25 billionth song, 'Monkey Drums' (Goksel Vancin Remix) by Cha...

Under the Radar: Voice Control and the Science of the Unobtrusive

John West | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK Tech
John West

The holy grail of user-experience is to design something that is inherently unobtrusive, without needing a learning period, but very few new pieces of technology achieve that.

Top Tech Trends for 2013

Matt Leeser | Posted 02.03.2013 | UK Tech
Matt Leeser

2012 was the year of the smartphone (there are one billion in use and half of the UK population owns one). And now that the world has woken up to the joy of apps, it's inevitable that 2013 will be the year of the tablet. Once again, Apple must be credited for kick-starting the market with the iPad but there are plenty of desirable rivals that can undercut its price.

SRSLY WTF? Guy Surgically Attaches iPod To Wrist

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 14.07.2012 | UK Tech

This is not what Steve Jobs had planned when he shrunk the iPod. In a jaw-dropping video posted on YouTube, body piercer Dave Hurban appears to su...

Is Apple Working On A Glass iPhone?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.05.2012 | UK Tech

Apple has filed a patent for a handheld computing device “that includes an enclosure having structural walls formed from a glass material that can b...

Thoughts of an Apple Hater

Rosie Rogers | Posted 06.05.2012 | UK Tech
Rosie Rogers

Once you buy an iSomething, you have to buy compatible accessories, you can only buy certified apps, and you better hope water never meets your new baby so you don't have to kiss goodbye to your warranty.

Steve Jobs Gets A Grammy

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 13.04.2012 | UK Tech

Steve Jobs's passion for music was honoured at the 2012 Grammy Award. The posthumous Trustees Award was in honour of his creation of Apple iTunes. ...

Apple Poaches Dixons Boss John Browett To Head Retail Operation

Huffington Post UK | Peter Guest | Posted 31.01.2012 | UK

Apple has announced that Dixons chief executive John Browett is to head its global retail operations. Former head Ron Johnson left last summer to take...

Sony Walkman Z1000 Android Preview

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 19.03.2012 | UK Tech

Sony just won't let the Walkman brand name die. The Walkman is back from the eighties in the guise of a slick Android device to rival the iPod touch. ...

So Mr Dickens - Where is My Mind?

Amy Dawson | Posted 09.03.2012 | Home
Amy Dawson

Charles Dickens is seriously bothering me at the moment. Not, you understand, because the demonstrably dead genius has decided to mark the bicentenary of his birth by coming to twirl his ghostly moustaches at me in the middle of the night.

Poetry Extinguished by Kindle?

Phil Brown | Posted 19.02.2012 | Home
Phil Brown

I have no doubt that my Kindle and I will spend many happy hours together over the years - but until the greatest minds of my generation start scribbling verses in 91 x 122 mm, I'll stick with paper, ink and glue for poetry.

Solving Climate Change the Steve Jobs Way

Chris Deary | Posted 04.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Deary

Climate change does not have an awareness problem. It does, however, have a marketing problem. Plenty has been done to raise awareness, but very little has been done to effectively market green solutions to the general public.