Topic: 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.
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.
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.
12/08/2011, 10:12 am
Though Apple's recently launched iTunes Match service isn't expected to be hugely profitable for the company, it is viewed as an important service that will further tie customers into the iTunes ecosystem and Apple's hardware.
11/16/2011, 08:11 am
Google on Wednesday is expected to announce a new online music store that will let users buy and store songs online and listen to them on multiple devices, in direct competition with Apple's iTunes.
11/14/2011, 12:11 pm
Apple on Monday publicly released iTunes 10.5.1, marking the first time that users can access the new $24.99-per-year iTunes Match service.
11/13/2011, 12:11 pm
After erasing developers' iTunes Match accounts, Apple has supplied its developers with a new beta of iTunes 10.5.1 to test the new $24.99-per-year service.
11/11/2011, 03:11 pm
Apple has notified developers testing the pre-release beta of its iTunes Match service that their matched libraries will once again be erased on Saturday, Nov. 12.
11/02/2011, 09:11 pm
Apple on Wednesday issued iTunes 10.5.1 beta 2 to developers, adding support for iTunes Match on the Apple TV set-top box.
11/01/2011, 01:11 pm
Advertised to launch in the U.S. by the end of October, Apple's iTunes Match service has now missed the company's self-imposed deadline.
11/01/2011, 08:11 am
A third-party iOS application that streamed music from Amazon's Cloud Drive service has been removed from the App Store due to legal complications with the music industry.
10/26/2011, 10:10 pm
Apple notified developers on Wednesday evening that it will reset iTunes Match beta accounts on Oct. 27th in order to improve the "overall quality and reliability" of the service ahead of its upcoming public launch.
10/11/2011, 02:10 pm
Following the public release of iTunes 10.5 with support for iOS 5 devices, Apple also privately released iTunes 10.5.1 to its developer community, allowing them to test the forthcoming iTunes Match service.
10/11/2011, 01:10 pm
Apple on Tuesday released iTunes 10.5 for both Mac and PC, bringing with it support for wirelessly syncing with devices running the soon-to-be-released iOS 5.
09/30/2011, 07:09 pm
Apple is far along in negotiations to obtain international cloud-music licenses from record companies and publishers, a new report claims, and may secure a deal in time to announce it at the company's iPhone event on Oct. 4.
09/30/2011, 12:09 pm
Apple on Friday supplied developers with the ninth beta of iTunes 10.5, with a number of known issues remaining before the final version of the software debuts with iCloud.
09/10/2011, 09:09 pm
Apple has quietly opened up the beta for its iTunes Match service to a second batch of developers as the company readies it for launch this fall.
09/01/2011, 12:09 pm
With this week's release of iOS 5 beta 7, Apple has completely removed the ability to temporarily cache iTunes Match songs via iCloud, forcing beta testers to instead download songs and save them on their iOS device.
09/01/2011, 01:09 am
Supplier AAC has confirmed that it is providing parts for the next-generation iPhone, while an icon for the iPhone in a recent beta build of iPhoto has prompted speculation that Apple will change the screen size on the next iPhone. Also, Apple has closed the initial developer beta for the iTunes Match service just days after launching it.
08/30/2011, 01:08 pm
The new iTunes Match beta still downloads songs and saves them locally on a user's device, rather than providing an absolute true streaming service.