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Apple Gets Into the Groove with New Music Service

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iTunes users know they have virtually an entire world of music available at their fingertips. Think of just about any artist and song and it’s likely you can find, purchase, and download it to your device from the iTunes store. From there you can create music playlists to suit your mood or activity.

But what if you want to be a little more spontaneous than that and listen to something new based on your preferences and tastes? What if you didn’t have to purchase songs individually, but could access a music library of over 30 million (yes, million) tunes and stream music with help from your own personal music concierge? These “what if” scenarios are what Apple offers with its new Apple Music service. Read More...

What You Want, When You Want It: Apple TV

Apple TV is one of the simplest and most useful products that Apple offers. Yet, it’s one of the least understood. What is Apple TV? It’s a useful little converter box that lets you stream movies, television shows and content from your computer or iPad right to your existing HD television screen. It’s also much more affordable than you might think, selling for $99.

The third generation of Apple TV is a small black box that measures a little under four inches on each side. It can handle 1080p video and has an additional wireless antenna for improved WiFi reception.

Apple TV can stream much more than you might think. It’s set up to seamlessly stream HD movies and TV shows from iTunes, the entire Netflix streaming catalog, Hulu Plus shows, live professional sports games and more. Read More...