While the upcoming release of iOS 7 was perhaps the biggest news at Apple's keynote at WWDC 2013 today, the company also announced the fall release of iTunes Radio, a long-rumored streaming music service similar to Pandora. The new service, which will be free for U.S. users with text and audio ads, and free without ads for iTunes Match subscribers, boasts access to the entire iTunes catalog, which includes over 26 million tracks.
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We’re launching a new magazine column that will address questions from readers like you. So what is it you’ve been dying to know? Go ahead, ask us anything! From broad Apple-related topics to super-specific technical questions, we’ll give you our take and feature the best questions in the magazine.
According to a survey of 7,700 U.S. teens by Piper Jaffray & Co., 40 percent of American teens now own an iPhone. You can read the full L.A. Times article here; it points out that, while you may be scratching your head over how all those middle- and high-schoolers got the money for such sweet, sophisticated devices, many of them may have gotten older models at discount prices.
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Yesterday I came across an article on the Huffington Post about a device (still in conceptual form) that charges your iPhone by converting your breath into electrical energy. Theoretically, it would allow you to charge your iPhone while sleeping, running, or performing any other act of breathing. The only catch? You have to wear this Storm Trooper-esque mask (shown at right).
Well, the big day has come. The rumors can finally be put to rest. No Siri (though there’s sort of a “Siri Lite” voice-recognition feature), no missing home button, no textured touch screen, and no… name?
The new iPad is being called just that—“the new iPad.” Strange? Or just a way to get back to the simpler method of referring to any future iteration of the iPad as just its original title? That’s not a bad idea. It’ll certainly save us the hassle of having to call it “the iPad 9” several years down the road. It’s just a bit underwhelming, is all. But let’s get to the good stuff!
Following Apple's announcement on March 3rd that the App Store had reached 25 billion downloads (yep, you read that number right!), Apple released a list of the 25 most popular apps of all time. Check out the 25 most downloaded free apps for iPhone and iPad here, courtesy of Huffington Post, and see a full list of the top 25 paid apps here.