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Apple launches Beats 1 radio station

Apple launches Beats 1 radio station

Apple’s Beats 1 radio station has launched with Zane Lowe presenting the first show from Los Angeles. Lowe premiered Pharrell’s track Freedom and played City by Manchester band Spring King as his first song. It is Apple’s first venture into radio and is seen as a way for the company to market its Apple Music subscription service. Drake, Pharrell and …

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iPhone passcode lock increased to six characters as Apple looks to improve security

iPhone passcode lock increased to six characters as Apple looks to improve security

Apple’s iPhones will soon have to be opened by entering six characters, rather than four. In iOS 9, the next version of the iPhone operating system, phones that have the Touch ID fingerprint sensors will need six numbers to open them, rather than four. The system can be moved back to four digits, if six is too many. The extra two digits make the phones much harder to break …

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iOS 9: New iPhone operating system to guess what users want before they know, to take on Google Now

iOS 9: New iPhone operating system to guess what users want before they know, to take on Google Now

Apple is improving the “anticipation engine” in the next version of its operating system, as well as raft of improvements that get iOS ready for the next iPhone. The feature, codenamed “Proactive”, will automatically look at users’ behaviour and data to give them information when it’s needed. If a user is going to a sports match and has their ticket stored in Passbook, for instance, the iPhone will be …

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