Home Theater

The best MP3 players of 2019 cram tons of music into a small package

Want to go for a run, but your phone is weighing you down? Don't sweat it. Can't fit your whole music library on your smartphone? No worries. Check out our list of the best MP3 players, and find one that works for you.

How to add your music to an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

We show you how to add music to your Apple mobile devices. This includes wired, wireless, and recent cloud techniques. All accomplish the same goal of letting you listen to your favorite songs whenever and wherever you want.

The best songs from Apple commercials

Apple has always been known for having great taste in music. Here, we've rounded up our favorite songs featured in Apple commercials, from Feist to Daft Punk to the Black Eyed Peas.
Emerging Tech

Rest in pieces: The biggest tech demises of 2017

While it’s been a great year for some folks in tech, others have fared less well. Here are nine examples of once-promising products or companies that sadly won't be seeing the light of 2018.

How to transfer music from an iPod to a computer: A step-by-step guide

Get those old favorite songs off your obsolete Apple device and onto your new iTunes: We'll show you how to transfer music from an iPod to a computer using the best tools available.

What’s the most influential gadget ever? According to Time, it starts with an “i”

Happen to be an iPhone user? You also happen to use the most influential gadget ever released, according to Time Magazine's new list. Other Apple products, including the Macintosh and iPod, also made the list.

Apple Stores demote the iconic iPod from display tables to the wall rack

Beginning next week, iPods will be demoted from the table display to wall racks in Apple Stores. The devices, which were once a groundbreaking way to consume music, will now be found alongside other accessories like headphones and chargers.

‘Why did people buy this?’: Kids React to the original iPod

Kids between seven and thirteen were given an original iPod and asked how to use it in this "Kids React!" video. In a world in which smartphones abound, the kids were surprised that the iPod could do only one thing: playback music.

No Apple Music for the iPod Nano, iPod Shuffle

If you were hoping to get your Apple Music tracks on one of the new Nano or Shuffle devices released by Apple, bad luck: it's been confirmed you can't sync offline songs to the smaller players.

Play it again, Apple: Is the iPod coming back?

Three years after its last major update, is the iPod Touch about to get a refresh? Insider sources suggest Apple has got something in the pipeline, and streaming music could be involved.

With iOS 8.3 you can customize your emoji and enjoy a faster iPhone

Apple's officially released iOS 8.3, and it brings performance enhancements, new emoji, expanded CarPlay functionality, new emoji, and a bevy of bug fixes. The update is available in an over-the-air update.

Is Apple’s new MacBook the last of a dying breed?

At its 'Spring Forward' event, Apple unveiled the new MacBook, a striking system that's thinner than any competitor. Yet its impressive design may indicate the company is drawing closer to blending the Mac with tablet design.

Apple to sell heavily discounted products in another ‘Lucky Bag’ promotion on Jan. 2

On Jan. 2, 8 a.m. local time in Japan, Apple will continue to follow the Japanese tradition of fukubukuro (“lucky bag”), where brick-and-mortar retail stores sell bags filled with unknown items sold at heavy discounts.
Home Theater

The dock is dead: Go wireless with one of these great iPhone/iPod speakers

we’ve put together a list our favorite sonic solutions, which leverage wireless streaming via Bluetooth, or Apple’s proprietary Airplay system to take all that rad jive on your iPhone to the next level without ever leaving your pocket.

Former engineer claims Apple intended to block 100 percent of non-iTunes clients

Former Apple engineer Ron Schultz testified against the tech giant on Friday, claiming Apple willfully attempted to block iPod users from downloading music not purchased from its own iTunes store.

Apple back in the dock after iPod case gets a new plaintiff

It looked as though the antitrust case filed against Apple — for restricting the music users could play on iPods — might be about to collapse, but a new eligible plaintiff has stepped forward.

Discontinued iPod Classics selling for high prices on eBay

If you want to get your hands on one of Apple's discontinued iPod Classic devices for Christmas, be prepared to pay over-the-odds for the player — demand has pushed up prices on Amazon and eBay.

Apple catches a break: New evidence sends a plaintiff packing in iPod lawsuit

A day after plaintiffs in Apple's antitrust lawsuit revealed Apple removed non-iTunes songs from their iPods between 2007-2009, Apple reveals one of the plaintiffs did not purchase an iPod under the time period, leaving lawyers scrambling…