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Google Maps Could Make Train Crossings Less Deadly

New cars are safer than ever. Semi-autonomous features like adaptive cruise and lane-keeping assist and Volvo’s new left turn crash detection are great at preventing crashes from ever happening. But there’s one place where all that technology, airbags, and seat belts aren’t much help: train crossings. …

Apple Music First Impressions

Apple’s new music streaming service—really an update to Beats Music that is integrated with iTunes—launched this week to great fanfare. If you’re familiar with successful streaming music services like Spotify, Apple Music will seem very familiar. But the service is a curious mix of the conservative …

Apple Music Is For People With No Clue What To Stream

You’re no DJ. That’s the biggest problem with streaming services. A search box connected to the history of recorded music can be discouraging. You constantly have to know what to play next. That’s why Apple was so smart to make Apple Music all about telling you …

iTunes 12.2 with Apple Music is rolling out now

Apple Music, launched earlier today for iOS, lacked a desktop component. There was also the confusing issue of iCloud music library streaming and iTunes Match, but that’s been resolved as iTunes 12.2 is rolling out to users now. The revamped iTunes mimics Apple Music in many …

20+ digital marketing stats from APAC in June 2015

It’s the start of a new month, so let’s cast an eye back over the past 30 days and enjoy the finest digital marketing stats that Asia-Pacific had to offer. June’s roundup includes mobile apps, ecommerce, YouTube, social in India, online shopping in China, Aussie adspend …

Will the iPhone 7 make tracking friends and family easier?

Apple has published two iOS patents that could give users the ability to send real-time tracking notifications and track users indoors. Described by AppleInsider (which found the two patents) as a tweak to the Find My Friends app, the patent titled “Customization location notification” allows users …

AppleCare+ now covers batteries that drop to 80%

For anyone concerned about their new Apple device, AppleCare+ protection can sound appealing — even if it might seem expensive in some instances. Today Apple has updated the terms of AppleCare+ for iPhone, iPad, iPod and Apple Watch giving a better deal for people worried about …

50+ most engrossing digital marketing stats from this week

If you’re a regular reader of this weekly round-up of fascinating online marketing stats then you’ll know how this introduction normally goes. Brief set-up to painfully contrived song-title pun, followed by lengthy paragraph desperately trying to contextualise the pun, before ending with an apology. This week …