Apple’s new HomePod has earned high marks for audio quality, but it works only via AirPlay. This is no problem for those with iPhones, iPads, and Macs, but what about Windows users? Is there any way to stream audio from Windows to HomePod? Indeed there is! Here’s how to do it.
The HomePod may certainly favor Apple’s own music service, but that doesn’t mean you’re stuck with Apple Music. In fact, if you have a Mac, you can use the HomePod as an external AirPlay speaker for any music or audio source. Here’s how to send audio from your Mac to your HomePod via AirPlay.
As part of its revamped Music app, Apple has added built-in access to song lyrics for millions of tracks in iOS 10. Here’s how to see and share them.
The Music app received a major overhaul in iOS 10, but some design changes are proving to be a bit difficult to discover. For example, where the heck is the shuffle button on the Now Playing screen? We’ll show you.
Looking for something a bit different from a portable Bluetooth speaker? The Frankenspiel FS-X packs big sound and unique features into a tiny package. Check out our full hands-on review.
Millions of Apple users signed up to try Apple Music, but the free trial period ends soon, on September 30, 2015. If you’re currently signed up but don’t think the service is worth the regular $9.99-per-month price, you’ll need to cancel your Apple Music free trial before the end of the month in order to avoid being charged. Here’s how to do it.
Apple made waves this week by announcing that 11 million users have thus far signed up for its new Apple Music service. But considering the immense advantages that Apple Music has over its competitors, and the fact that we’re only halfway through the service’s introductory free trial, those 11 million users are not something to celebrate, and may even be a sign that things are going wrong for Eddy Cue, Tim Cook, and Apple.
You’ve probably figured out by now how you can stream audio from iTunes to an AirPlay device or speaker. But what about the rest of your Mac’s audio, like YouTube, Spotify, or Plex? Here’s the somewhat hidden trick to enable an AirPlay speaker as your Mac’s default output.
Apple has changed course on its plans to deny royalty payments to artists during the 3-month Apple Music trial period following pressure from pop superstar Taylor Swift and other concerned artists.