Caitlin McGarryStaff Writer, Macworld

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Apple's security requirements are reportedly holding up HomeKit

Smart home devices using Wi-Fi and Bluetooth LE must meet stringent security standards.

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Spotify challenges Apple Music's superior playlists with Discover Weekly

Maybe algorithms know you better than humans after all.

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Apple overhauls iPod touch, adds new colors to iPod family

New iPods are available to order today, with a refreshed iPod touch starting at $199.

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No, Facebook isn't building an Apple Music rival

The social network will reportedly take aim at YouTube with News Feed music videos.

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Showtime debuts a la carte streaming for $11 on Apple TV and iOS

The network's new channel comes with a month-long free trial.

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12 little-known tips and tricks for Apple Music

Once you figure out the basics, there's so much more to explore in Apple's new streaming service.

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Prince shakes up streaming by pulling music from Spotify, Rdio, and Deezer

The Purple One's Apple Music absence now makes sense.

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First look at Apple Music: Siri and Beats 1 turn streaming on its ear

Siri integration, a 24-hour live radio station, music videos, and tailored recommendations prove Apple isn't messing around when it comes to Music.

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More Beats 1 details emerge: Elton John, Dr. Dre, and Pharrell get their own shows

Apple enlists famous artists to help Beats 1 capture listeners.

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Apple Music wins over indie labels with royalty payment promises

Adele and Arcade Fire will stream at launch thanks to 11th-hour deals with the major indie hold-outs.

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Meet Twist, the AirPlay light-bulb speaker designed for apartment renters

Home automation gets ultra simple with this smart light bulb that also streams music.

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How Taylor Swift convinced Apple to switch gears on music streaming

America's pop princess decided to withhold her latest album from Apple Music over royalty payments.

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No, Apple won't ban artists from iTunes for opposing Apple Music

Musicians who are waiting for the streaming service's free three-month trial to end before signing on won't be punished, Apple says.

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Apple Music turns iTunes into a streaming service

The new app debuts June 30 with social and radio features to set it apart from Spotify.

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The first 5 HomeKit accessories are finally here

Start building your iOS-powered house with the first wave of HomeKit-compatible devices.