FAQ: What you need to know about the death of ad-supported iTunes Radio

Ad-supported iTunes Radio stations are no more. Here’s everything you need to know about the switch. When did Apple get rid of ad-supported iTunes Radio stations? On Friday morning, two weeks after announcing that the stations would be sunset. But WHY?! For one, Apple is no longer producing ads in-house […]

Mobile Nations Community Update, January 2016

Mobile Nations Contests! We always have great contests underway around Mobile Nations – and we’ve got some real BIG contests slated for February (you won’t want to miss them). One of the more popular contests from January was our Honor 5X contest with almost 100,000 entries! As for this moment, […]

BBEdit adds iCloud Drive support, Find Differences improvements and more

Bare Bones Software has released BBEdit 11.5, bringing a number of improvements, refinements, and fixes to the text editor, including changes to Find Differences and some of the appearance controls. BBEdit 11.5 also adds support for iCloud Drive. There are some new features that have been added to BBEdit’s Find […]

Apple said to be in talks to produce original TV shows for iTunes

Apple is reportedly in talks with Hollywood studios and producers over bringing exclusive original TV content to iTunes and the Apple TV. With talks said to be led by Internet Software and Services SVP Eddy Cue, Apple reportedly hopes to announce at least some original content deals later this year. […]

Apple has finally terminated the free iTunes Radio service

Apple has made some changes to iTunes Radio, bundling the collection of channels into Apple Music. Should you wish to tune in and enjoy some music through the feature, you’ll now need to have an active Apple Music subscription. This move follows the company’s earlier announcement that the free ad-supported […]

The persistence of iPhone

The reports of the iPhone’s death have been greatly exaggerated. In the wake of Apple’s recent quarterly financial results report, there’s been a lot of talk about what happens if the company has truly reached the peak of iPhone sales — and what must come next in order for Apple to […]

BT completes its acquisition of EE

BT has successfully escaped the gauntlet of regulatory approvals and is now able to complete the company’s purchase of EE. Picking up and absorbing the largest UK mobile operator, the £12.5 billion deal is a victory for BT, which has plans to enter the competitive mobile industry once more. 31 […]

Facebook is shutting down its Parse developer platform

Facebook is shutting down Parse, a mobile development platform that it acquired in 2013 for $85 million. The shut down was announced via a blog post by Parse co-founder Kevin Lacker, who says that developers leveraging the platform will have a year to migrate their apps before Parse shuts down […]