How to be an effective couch potato and binge-watch this Labor Day

Got the day off? Grab a computer or other Web-enabled streaming device and hit up these shows. It's time for some good-old fashioned binge-watching.

Apple readies for iTunes Festival with dedicated Apple TV channel and revamped app

With the launch of the annual iTunes music festival in London just days away, Apple has added a dedicated channel to Apple TV and launched a revamped app, with both set to offer live and recorded streams of performances.

Apple hits one billion podcast subscriptions via iTunes store

Eight years after bringing podcasts to its iTunes store, Apple has reached one billion subscriptions. The company is marking the milestone by highlighting a number of classic podcasts, as well as a selection of current and up-and-coming…

Why is Thom Yorke pulling his music from Spotify? In a word: Royalties

Internet music services claim they're being killed by royalties; artists claim they're barely seeing any royalties at all. How do music royalties work, and who's right?

App-y Birthday! How 5 years of the App Store has changed software forever

Despite not being the first of its kind, the Apple App Store changed the way we buy software (and not only on our phones), introduced us to thousands of almost indispensable apps, and started the smartphone revolution.

Best iPod Touch Apps

We bring you our picks for the best iPod touch apps on the market today after digging through Apple's massive library. Multiple members of the Digital Trends' staff contributed to this list.

Pandora killer? Spotify slayer? iTunes Radio needs more than hype to compete

Apple has finally introduced the world to its Pandora-challenging, Spotify-rivaling streaming service, iTunes Radio. But this brief look doesn't confirm anything beyond yet another competitor in the digital music market.

Get your iDrive on: Apple slots Siri into the dashboard of a dozen automakers

Apple has partnered with a dozen automobile manufacturers to bring the chatty hands-free assistant Siri to potentially millions of dashboards. Outside of basic iPod and iPhone connectivity for music and phone calls, Apple has lagged behind…

Apple gloats: 900,000 apps, 50 billion downloads for the Apple App Store

Speaking at his WWDC keynote today, Apple's Tim Cook mentioned some impressive App Store stats: App Store users have downloaded 900,000 apps with 50 billion downloads from the service (up from 30 billion in 12 months).

Dear Apple: Can iCloud ‘just work’ already?

Steve Jobs promised iCloud would be the center of Apple users' digital lives. Two years later, are we any closer to a service that "just works" — and that can propel the next generation of great apps?

iTunes Festival: Apple announces headliners for month-long music extravaganza in London

Justin Timberlake, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Jack Johnson, Queens of the Stone Age, Primal Scream, and Jessie J are all set to perform at the free month-long iTunes Festival in London this September, Apple announced Thursday.

iTunes 11.0.3 update arrives with new miniplayer and improved multi-disc support

Apple released an update to iTunes today, bringing it up to version 11.0.3. After the massive makeover the app received back in November, the latest version won't turn your musical world upside down, but It does boast a new miniplayer…