Apple Beats Deal About Music Streaming, Not Hardware

Apple Beats Deal About Music Streaming, Not Hardware

The Apple Beats Audio deal has yet to be officially confirmed by Apple, although it was confirmed last week by Beats Audio co-founder Dr Dre, who was featured on a video confirming he was the first hip hop billionaire.

The purchase of Beats Audio by Apple has left many people puzzled about why Apple would buy the company for $3.2 billion, although according to a recent report, the deal is about music streaming, and not hardware.

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Here’s what you need to know about buying a custom built PC

Here’s what you need to know about buying a custom built PC

While sales of computers have slid over the last few years, small companies that make custom computers have grown. The dividing line between those who care about PC performance and those who don’t is more distinct than ever. Specialists like Falcon Northwest, Origin and Digital Storm are where it’s at.

Buying a customized PC isn’t the same as buying an off-the-shelf model, however. While you don’t build the system yourself, you are responsible for picking the components, and a mistake could mean spending hundreds, even thousands, more than necessary. Here’s what you should know before you take your system through checkout.

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ABC picks up a new comedy called ‘Selfie’ about a social media addict

ABC picks up a new comedy called ‘Selfie’ about a social media addict

Covered by Deadline’s wrap-up of ABC’s upcoming Fall 2014 shows, the broadcast network has ordered up a comedy series that’s about a self-obsessed social media addict that slowly discovers her virtual social life isn’t a substitute for her real life. Played by Doctor Who actress Karen Gillan, the concept for the show is molded around the story featured within the Broadway musical  My Fair Lady . The Dr. Doolittle counterpart within the show is played by John Cho of the Harold & Kumar series of films. It’s Cho’s job to teach Gillan how to become interact with people in real life, not just on social media networks like Instagram and Twitter.

ABC representatives officially describe the premise as “ After suffering a very public and humiliating breakup, she becomes the subject of a viral video and suddenly has more social media ‘followers’ than she ever imagined — but for all the wrong reasons. She enlists the help of a marketing expert at her company to help repair her tarnished image .” 

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