Post Thumbnail

Taylor Swift demonstrated her power in the entertainment industry when she wrote an open, widely publicized letter to Apple slamming the company for not paying artists during Apple Music's three-month trial period for each new customer. Apple quickly reversed that policy, promising to pay every ar...

June 25th 2015 at 11:58am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Taylor Swift has a lot of clout in the streaming music world, it seems. Just hours after the singer railed against Apple for declining to pay royalties during Music's 3-month trials, Apple's Eddy Cue has promised that his company will pay musicians "even during [the] customer's free trial period....

June 21st 2015 at 11:53pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Taylor Swift isn't just miffed at Spotify for its low payouts to musicians... she has a beef with Apple, too. The pop star has written an open letter saying that Apple Music won't get her latest album, 1989, because the service isn't paying artists or producers during subscribers' 3-month trial pe...

June 21st 2015 at 12:58pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Pandora's propensity for litigation is pretty storied by this point, but it seems like the internet-radio outfit's luck has run out. A New York judge has ruled that Pandora must raise its payout rates to Taylor Swift's music publishing house BMI, from 1.75 percent of its revenue to 2.5 percent, ac...

May 15th 2015 at 9:36pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Exclusive content was mentioned more that once during Tidal's recent relaunch at the hands of Jay Z & Co. Not to be outdone by the celebrity-backed competition, it seems Apple is also looking to offer releases that you won't be able to find anywhere else -- at lease for a period of time. Bloom...

April 10th 2015 at 3:42pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Most people still have no idea what Tidal is, but that's likely to change if Jay Z continues playing his cards right. See, the music mogul has just convinced Taylor Swift to give the Norwegian hi-fi streaming service -- that he snapped up -- the right to stream most of her albums. As she's one of...

March 25th 2015 at 6:32am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

It'll soon be time to wrap those presents, so to help with with the burden of holiday shopping, our latest Gift Guide offers ideas for the tech-savvy folks you're buying for. Read on for the rest of our news highlights from the last 24 hours, including the Microsoft Band review, another day in the...

November 13th 2014 at 6:39pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

If you're anything like us, you threw off your Taylor Swift comforter this morning, changed out of those Taylor Swift jammies, and thought to yourself, "Today is one more day to win a chance to meet Taylor Swift." Thankfully, Activision and upcoming family-friendly music game Band Hero are teaming...

November 5th 2009 at 5:29am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Inspired by Bear Grylls's (of Discovery's Man vs. Wild) "make the most out of your situation" scenarios, I present you with a tutorial for making the most out of Preview.app. While not as powerful as graphics editing powerhouse Adobe Photoshop, Preview can oftentimes get you from Point A to Point B...

September 17th 2009 at 10:00am 0 Comments