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Jimmy Iovine dishes on how he convinced Apple to buy Beats

Jimmy Iovine, Tim Cook, Andre Young, and Eddie Cue. Photo: Apple

Jimmy Iovine, Tim Cook, Andre “Dr. Dre” Young, and Eddy Cue. Photo: Apple

GQ Magazine has named Apple exec and Beats cofounder, Jimmy Iovine, as one its Men of the Year. To go with the annual honors, the music legend sat down for an interview to discuss how he went from sweeping floors in a New York recording studio at 19, to creating the iconic Beats brand at 55.

Apple acquired Iovine’s company for a record $3 billion earlier this year, but according to Jimmy, it took him about two years to convince Apple that they needed him to plug the musical hole Steve Jobs left when he died in 2011.

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The Beatle Bard: Read John Lennon’s Letters On Your iPad [Review]

New on the App Store, and just in time for a Christmas gift to a Beatles fan, is this rather lovely app collating 250 of John Lennon’s letters. It’s been made with affection for the great man, and provides an interesting insight into his mind.

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Paul, Yoko and Ringo Talk About Beatles On iTunes

Paul, Yoko and Ringo Talk About Beatles On iTunes

Apple’s accompanied its surprise announcement of the Beatles coming to iTunes with the expected press release, but this one’s more worth reading than normal: it’s filled with winning quotes from Ringo Starr, John Lennon and Yoko Ono.

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