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Prisoners Release Rap Video From Their Birmingham Jail Cell

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Steven Hopkins | Posted 17.08.2015 | UK

Two prisoners at HMP Birmingham have filmed a rap video on a mobile phone from behind bars to promote their album on iTunes. Demehl Thomas and Moy...

Star Wars Is Coming To iTunes

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Tech

FINALLY. After years of waiting, Disney has confirmed that all six Star Wars films -- both the original and new trilogy -- will be available for di...

iTunes Just Had Its Largest Outage In Months

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 12.03.2015 | UK Tech

If you own an Apple device you might have had some trouble downloading anything from iTunes on the 11 March. Well you weren't alone, iTunes was rep...

iTunes Is Down And Everyone Is Freaking Out About It

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 11.03.2015 | UK Tech

Apple has confirmed that iTunes and the App Store are currently down for everyone worldwide. Problems began at around 9am in the UK, and still cont...

Apple Fined $533 Million, Which Is 0.3% Of Its Total Cash

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 26.02.2015 | UK Tech

Apple has been told to pay more than $533 million in fines over a dispute involving patents. Fortunately it has a little bit of cash tidied away fo...

Apple To Raise Prices On App Store

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 08.01.2015 | UK Tech

If you were thinking of splashing out on a pro-app for your iPhone or iPad then now might be the time to do it as over the next 36 hours Apple will be...

We Need to Keep Talking About Drugs in 2015

Jason Reed | Posted 08.03.2015 | UK Politics
Jason Reed

2014 was quite the year for drug policy. Whatever your thoughts regarding this global issue, the most important thing was that it really felt like people were talking about it - and more importantly - acting on those words... So much progress has been made, but more is still to be done.

You Can Now Get Refunds On iTunes

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 30.12.2014 | UK Tech

iTunes may have just broken… iTunes. Apple has announced you can now ask for a refund on an iTunes purchase up to 14 days after you buy it - pres...

Become A Renaissance Hero With These 8 Amazing Apps

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK Tech

Why become a jack of all trades when you can become a master of them all? Technology and creativity are intrinsically linked and as such have become v...

'The Interview' Is Sony's Biggest Online Hit Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.01.2015 | UK Tech

'The Interview' has become Sony's most successful online film release ever pulling in over $15m in revenue since being made available on the 23 Decemb...

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 ...

These Are The Biggest iTunes Apps Of The Year

PA | Posted 08.12.2014 | UK Tech

Apple's digital store iTunes has announced its biggest selling apps of the year, with Facebook and popular sandbox game Minecraft both topping best se...

Spotify ISN'T Your Only Option For Streaming Music

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

To those already addicted to music streaming services, it's hard to imagine ever going back. Even for hardcore music lovers, whose collections are...

Bob Geldof's African Complex

Ronnie Joice | Posted 18.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Ronnie Joice

Here's a wild thought: Could Bob Geldof turn out to become one of Africa's worst enemies despite his original masterstroke of giving a platform to ageing rockers, publicity-hungry pop stars and dubious has-been singers to help promote their all-conquering charitable efforts?

Does Taylor Swift Really Know The Future of the Music Industry?

Mark Hillary | Posted 10.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Mark Hillary

Of course in many ways she is right. Spotify is not run by the artists or record labels. It is an entirely different entity, however the question could be framed in a different way. If artists such as Swift are withdrawing from major streaming services like Spotify then what are they suggesting is the alternative?

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 15.12.2014 | 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 16.11.2014 | 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 16.11.2014 | 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...