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Topic: iTunes

Sencha embeds interactive CSS3 animations in iBook Author

01/23/2012, 09:01 pm

In 2005, Adobe acquired Macromedia for $3.4 billion to branch out from conventional print publishing into the dynamic web market, largely to get ahold of Flash. Using web standards, Apple has bridged conventional publishing with dynamic, interactive animation in iBooks Author, and Sencha has demonstrated how to extend iBooks with custom, Flash-free animations.

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Initial iBook 2 titles offer disappointing interactivity

01/23/2012, 09:01 pm

The initial results of existing publishers' use of iBooks Author has been underwhelming, according to both industry players and users commenting on several of Apple's iBookstore titles.

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Inside Apple's efforts to expand iPad content with iBooks Author

01/23/2012, 09:01 pm

Apple is seeking to democratize digital publishing on iPad using web standards, building upon technology it developed for Mac OS X Dashboard and iAd rather than delivering textbooks as native iOS apps.

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Apple releases iTunes 10.5.3 with iBooks 2 textbook syncing

01/19/2012, 11:01 am

iTunes 10.5.3 was released by Apple on Thursday, bringing support for the new iBooks 2 application for iOS and allowing users to sync their textbook purchases.

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Senior VP Eddy Cue portrayed as Apple's "dealmaker" in new book

01/17/2012, 11:01 pm

A soon-to-be-released book promising an inside look at Apple has characterized Senior Vice President of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue as a "dealmaker" crucial to the company's negotiations with carriers, record companies and movie studios.

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Apple iWork VP Roger Rosner involved in new iBooks textbook effort

01/17/2012, 07:01 pm

Apple's new digital textbooks initiative, scheduled for announcement at its education event this week, is reportedly being led by Roger Rosner, the company's vice president overseeing the development of its iWork productivity applications.

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Apple opens up iTunes Match to 19 more countries across Latin America, Europe

01/17/2012, 01:01 am

In addition to the Netherlands, Apple has revealed that iTunes Match is now available in 18 additional countries throughout Latin America and Europe.

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The next ten years of iPods & iTunes

01/04/2012, 03:01 pm

Apple celebrated three ten year anniversaries in 2011, making this year its first full year in its second decade of Mac OS X development, iPod devices and iTunes, and its retail operations, even as the company takes on new business categories ranging from iAd to iCloud to Siri. Here's a look at where the company is headed for its next decade of iTunes and iPod connected devices.

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Rumor: Apple, Google may bid on English Premier League TV rights

01/03/2012, 08:01 pm

A new report claims both Apple and Google are looking into placing bids for the TV rights to the next season of the English Premier League in order to bolster their respective Apple TV and Google TV platforms.

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Apple's January media event in NYC to reportedly focus on iBooks, publishing

01/02/2012, 11:01 pm

As reports have emerged of an Apple media event in New York City later this month, one insider has claimed that the event will feature industry-related announcements for publishers about the iBookstore platform.

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iTunes Connect reopens early from holiday shutdown

12/28/2011, 06:12 pm

Access to Apple's iTunes Connect service reopened a day shy of taking the full week planned for the yearly holiday shutdown of the website.

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New scam digs for billing information from Apple customers

12/27/2011, 10:12 pm

Security firms have issued warnings regarding a new "well-crafted" phishing scam that attempts to fool customers into providing their AppleID billing information.

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Apple explains iTunes Match with video, FAQ

12/26/2011, 09:12 pm

Apple has posted several resources, including an instructional video and answers to frequently asked questions, on its website to clarify its iTunes Match music service.

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Apple's 12 Days of Christmas giveaway kicks off in Europe and Canada

12/26/2011, 09:12 am

Apple has once again launched its 12 Days of Christmas app to mark the start of its annual holiday promotion that offers free songs, music videos, apps and books to residents of Canada and parts of Europe.

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Steve Jobs awarded posthumous Grammy, memorial statue unveiled in Hungary

12/21/2011, 09:12 pm

The Recording Academy announced on Wednesday that Apple co-founder Steve Jobs is a posthumous recipient of a Special Merit Grammy award, while a software company in Budapest, Hungary has taken the wraps off a six-and-a-half-foot-tall memorial bronze statue of Jobs.

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Apple introduces 'Complete My Season Pass' and removes time limit for 'Complete My Album'

12/21/2011, 08:12 pm

Apple has introduced an option for iTunes customers to purchase an entire season of a TV series after they've purchased individual shows, while the existing service for music is no longer restrained by a time limit.

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Problems persist with Apple's international launch of iTunes Match

12/16/2011, 02:12 pm

Just as happened with the U.S. launch of iTunes Match, Apple has temporarily halted new signups for its cloud-based music service due to strong demand after its international debut.

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'Avatar' special edition will feature iTunes Extras exclusive to Apple

12/16/2011, 09:12 am

Apple has landed a major exclusive with the highest grossing movie of all time, as a special digital edition of "Avatar" is coming with new bonus features exclusive to iTunes.

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International iTunes Match rollout begins after premature launch

12/15/2011, 05:12 pm

Apple has officially launched its cloud-based iTunes Match service in numerous countries, with the news coming on the heels of reports saying the company promised to refund customers who subscribed to a premature launch on Wednesday.

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Apple launching iTunes Match internationally in UK, Europe, Australia

12/14/2011, 07:12 pm

On the heels of the arrival of iTunes Match in Brazil, Apple on Wednesday began rolling out its new music service to a number of other countries, including France, the U.K., Australia and New Zealand, though some users report having trouble activating it.

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