Jimmy Iovine said to be departing Apple Music this summer

This coming May 28th will be the fourth anniversary of Apple’s $3 billion purchase of Beats Audio. Nearly four years later, this is still the biggest deal ever done by Apple. As part of the transaction, Beats co-founders Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine joined Apple to help run the latter’s Apple Music streaming music operation, and the Beats 1 streaming radio station. Both men received a nice sized restricted stock package from Apple.

Iovine’s shares will vest in August. According to Hits Daily Double, that is the month when the 64 year old music executive plans to leave Apple. Iovine has helped …


Jimmy Kimmel pranks passersby into mistaking a 7-year-old iPhone 4 for the iPhone X

For a couple of years now, Jimmy Kimmel’s crew has been pranking people on the streets of Hollywood with old iPhones. The formula is the same every year: a reporter goes down Hollywood Blvd., stopping random passersby and presenting them an old iPhone model as though it were new, then cheekily asking for their opinion on Apple’s “latest and greatest,” often to hilarious results, as one may expect. And it hasn’t been exactly difficult for Kimmel and crew to pull this prank off on not-so-tech-savvy people, considering how similar iPhones have looked since the 6, but this …