Flipboard for iOS updated to 1.9, brings music to your ears


Posted by: Brett

Flipboard received a fairly large update to version 1.9 which rolled out to users of the social news reader today. With the new update, you can connect your Flipboard account to your SoundCloud account allowing you to listen to music created by people you follow from within the app. Flipboard also has it’s own new audio section which offers dozens of more feeds for you to listen to. Rounding out the update are the usual bug fixes, accessibility options, a localized Japanese edition, and related sections for social networks.

Flipboard is free, 5-star universal application for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Source: App Store, free


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Siri sings “Stairway to Heaven” [Humor]


Posted by: Brett

Scoopertino, a humorous Apple parody site, has posted some fake news today regarding Siri and the music industry. They’re reporting that Tim Cook has been in search of ideas to further tighten their control off the music industry, and he came up with the idea for having Siri sing every song on iTunes.

“We have every intention of paying for the music rights,” explained Cook. “We just don’t see the need to pay the performers and middle men.” 

In a series of intensive tests, Apple engineers discovered that Siri has extraordinary range. Says one coder on the Siri team, “We knew she’d be a natural for classic rock and country, but she kills in hip-hop and gospel.”

Scoopertino was kind enough to release a sample of Siri’s vocals where she sings Stairway to Heaven by Led Zeppelin. Go past the break for her wondrous singing abilities. Continue reading

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