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Taylor Swift Tops Charts With 8 Seconds Of White Noise

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Tech

The number one iTunes download in Canada is comprised entirely of eight seconds of white noise. And if the artist wasn't Taylor Swift, we'd say thi...

You Should Have Asked - How Apple Confused U2 With Shakespeare

Neil Gibb | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Neil Gibb

All U2 and Apple needed to do was ask - to invite people to opt in. Then what turned out to be a PR nightmare for Apple could have been a coup. Thanks, U2 fans would have said. The rest of us meanwhile would have nodded in appreciation at the idea, hoping that it would be followed by a similar deal from Megadeath or Michael Buble depending on our tastes.

Bono Apologises For Forcing You To Own His New Album

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK Tech

Bono has apologised on video for the free album stunt with Apple, blaming a combination of 'fear' and 'megalomania'. The U2 frontman gave the candi...

How To Rip PERFECT Audio Files

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Tech

The time has come, the CD player has finally packed in and you've realised that actually you could have put it all on your iPhone years ago. If you're...

New Music: Older Women

Jane Quinn | Posted 18.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jane Quinn

Maybe when you get older you become more innately conservative. You want to hold on more to what you know you like. Bruce Springsteen rather than Miley Cyrus, Queen rather than Lana del Rey.

What's New In iOS 8?

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK Tech

Apple iOS 8 is out today. Ok so actually it'll be available to download from 6pm BST. Along with a new number iOS 8 has hundreds of new features, most...

Apple, U2 and the Importance of Letting Us Choose Which Music to Subjectively Despise

Michael Rundle | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK Tech
Michael Rundle

Music is subjective. It is deeply personal. And this is why the Apple-U2 debacle is so weird. Because it feels like Apple forgot how important this stuff actually is.

Apple Forced To Issue 'U2 Removal Tool' After Botched Giveaway

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Tech

Apple has released tool explicitly designed to remove the free U2 album it gave to every iTunes user seven days ago. At the end of last week's iPho...

How To Delete U2's New Album From Your Phone

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Tech

The iPhone 6 isn't free. The Apple Watch isn't even on sale yet. But Apple did give you something for nothing at its event on Tuesday - a free cop...

The New U2 Album Won't Cost You A Penny

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.09.2014 | UK Entertainment

U2 have surprised fans by releasing their first album in five years, ‘Songs of Innocence’ - and the good news is it won’t cost you a penny to li...

This One Tip Will Get You 25 Per Cent Off iTunes

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 26.08.2014 | UK Tech

Fancy getting some serious discounts on iTunes? Well for just three days you'll be able to buy iTunes Gift Card vouchers with 25 per cent off courtesy...

10,000 Hours or 10,000 friends? Eight Perspectives on Talent in the Music Industry

Jonathan Schifferes | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jonathan Schifferes

It's about time we reconsidered what we mean by talent: how it is defined, who gets identified as talented, and how they are developed, recognised and rewarded. Is talent the product of 10,000 hours of devoted practice, or the reward of 10,000 followers?

7 Images Of Planes Over Conflict Zones (And Why They Aren't As Bad As They Look)

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Tech

Something curious has happened on the Apple App Store: the no. 1 paid app is Flightradar24 Pro, a plane-tracking app. It's undeniably neat: the app...

'Yo' Hits 1m Users... But Is The Craze Already Over?

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Tech

The almost inexplicable single-word messaging apo 'Yo' has reached one million users according to a post on the app's official Twitter feed. The a...

HuffPost How To: Create And Edit Your Own Podcast

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Tech

The Problem? So much material and so few soapboxes to stand on. You could of course podcast, but why would you, you don't have a studio let alone an a...

If This Apple-Android Rumour Comes True, It Will Shock The World

Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Tech

Apple is said to be considering releasing a version of its iTunes music software for Google's rival Android platform. The shocking move would be an...

EA Phishing Attack Dupes iTunes Users To Input Passwords

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.03.2014 | UK Tech

An official EA Games server has been attacked by hackers -- and now hosts an incredibly realistic "phishing" site to try and collect user names and pa...

Coldplay Reveal Spooky Sixth Album Title

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Coldplay have unveiled details of their sixth album, to be called Ghost Stories, as they released the first single to be taken from it. The band ma...

Super Ball Juggling: Tips On How To Get A High Score Without Cheats

Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK Tech

If you've played Flappy Bird, you're probably looking for another viral hit to waste time with. So why not stick with Gears games (and their creator D...

Flappy Bird Tips: How To Get A High Score

Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Tech

UPDATE: Flappy Bird Creator To Pull Game As He 'Can't Take This Anymore' 'Flappy Bird' is an insanely irritating, difficult and frustrating game wh...

Apple Forced To Change 'In-App' Policy And Refund Millions To Parents

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

Apple has settled a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission over in-app purchases made by young children without the consent of their parents. ...

Guess Which App Sold More Than Any Other This Year?

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 17.12.2013 | UK Tech

Minecraft is building an empire - brick by brick. The "pocket edition" of the game which grips youngsters for hours on end as they create their own...

Beyonce's Gamble Pays Off

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Beyonce's gamble of releasing an album without any promotion has certainly paid off. Her 'surprise' fifth album, which features collaborations with...

Spotify - Friend Or Foe?

Horace Trubridge | Posted 08.11.2013 | UK Entertainment
Horace Trubridge

The most interesting thing about the mainstream media reportage on the Spotify artist royalty debate is that in all the coverage I have read there has been hardly any reference to what the main problem is. The main problem is certainly not what Spotify pays the record companies and publishers... The problem here is what the record companies pass on to the artists.

The Weak Spot in Apple's Design

Patrick Uden | Posted 03.09.2013 | UK Tech
Patrick Uden

There are few experiences more enjoyably Zen-like than buying in one of Apple's cool white stores. From Singapore to Shepherds Bush the experience is sublimely efficient. The browsing shopper, secure in the knowledge that everything has been displayed in an aesthetically beguiling manner, can be confident that the best is on show and shown to its best advantage. It is what makes shopping with Apple so special.