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Topic: iTunes

Apple rolls out new security measures for iTunes, App Store

04/13/2012, 08:04 pm

Apple has reportedly started asking iTunes and App Store customers to fill out three security questions that will be associated with their accounts in what is presumably a move to reduce fallout in the event of a breach.

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Apple improving iTunes account security with stricter requirements

04/12/2012, 03:04 pm

Apple has begun asking users to select and answer a series of questions associated with their Apple IDs to enhance security measures.

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Universal Pictures now available to re-download on Apple's iCloud

04/08/2012, 07:04 pm

Movies from Universal Pictures purchased on iTunes can now be re-downloaded through the iCloud service, leaving just one major studio, Fox, that is not a part of iCloud.

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Apple retains master decryption key for iCloud

04/03/2012, 10:04 pm

A new analysis of Apple's iCloud service has revealed that the company holds a master decryption key and retains the right to screen for "objectionable" content or hand over information to legal authorities.

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Stanford, Open University surpass 50M downloads on iTunes U

04/03/2012, 06:04 pm

Two content iTunes U content providers both crossed the 50 million download mark, with Stanford reaching the milestone in March followed by Europe-based Open University.

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Apple rolls out iTunes 10.6.1 update

03/28/2012, 07:03 pm

Apple on Wednesday released iTunes 10.6.1, a minor update that fixes a small number of bugs found in the introduction of version 10.6 which was released earlier in March.

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Apple, Sony sued over data vending patent infringement

03/28/2012, 04:03 pm

An inventor is suing Apple and Sony claiming that the two companies' respective online media distribution systems infringe on a data vending patent issued in 2004.

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iPad users spend $70K a day on Newsstand content

03/27/2012, 05:03 pm

A new study released on Tuesday reveals that Apple iPad users spend about $70,000 each day on tablet-centric newspapers and magazines purchased through Newsstand for iOS.

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iTunes, iCloud error currently obstructing some content downloads

03/22/2012, 09:03 pm

Apple confirmed on Thursday an ongoing error with iTunes in the Cloud where some users are unable to download or stream content.

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'iTunes Producer 2.6' shows up in OS X Lion Software Update

03/20/2012, 11:03 am

Some users of OS X 10.7 Lion began receiving notifications on Tuesday that a mysterious new application named "iTunes Producer 2.6" is available for download.

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Apple launches iTunes section for Retina Display-ready iPad apps

03/15/2012, 07:03 pm

In preparation of the upcoming Friday launch of its new iPad, Apple on Thursday put together a list of 24 apps that best utilize the new tablet's high resolution Retina Display.

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Comparison finds iTunes 1080p video nears Blu-ray disc quality

03/14/2012, 05:03 pm

The image quality of Apple's newly released 1080p encoded movies hold their own in a qualitative comparison with the highest resolution consumer format available Blu-Ray Disc.

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iTunes 10.6 parental controls suggest iTunes Store coming to Indonesia, Thailand, more

03/13/2012, 12:03 pm

The list of countries available under "Parental Preferences" in iTunes has been greatly expanded in version 10.6, suggesting music and movies on the iTunes Store may soon be coming to a number of countries in Asia.

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HBO agrees to allow Universal, Fox movies on Apple's iCloud

03/12/2012, 10:03 am

Premium cable network HBO has agreed to relax its terms from contracts with Universal and Fox and allow the studios to make their movies available for download on Apple's iCloud.

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iTunes 10.6 adds option to sync 192kbps, 256kbps quality audio to devices

03/12/2012, 07:03 am

In the newly released iTunes 10.6, Apple has quietly added the ability for users to select higher quality audio conversion bitrates when syncing to an iPhone, iPod or iPad.

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CBS chief argued, then rejected Apple TV subscription pitch from Steve Jobs

03/12/2012, 12:03 am

CBS chief executive Les Moonves has revealed that he was approached directly by late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs to discuss a subscription TV service, but he rejected the offer over concerns that it would disrupt the company's existing revenue streams.

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Apple TV, iOS devices now recognize DVD Digital Copies in iTunes in the Cloud

03/09/2012, 02:03 am

iTunes Digital Copy movie files now show up under the Purchased tab of Apple TV and iOS devices and can be re-downloaded through iCloud.

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Apple employing improved compression for new iTunes 1080p videos

03/08/2012, 09:03 pm

An analysis of 1080p TV shows recently added to iTunes has revealed that Apple is using more advanced compression techniques to keep file sizes from becoming unwieldy.

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iCloud now supports downloads of "most" iTunes movies, apart from Fox, Universal

03/07/2012, 04:03 pm

Apple's iTunes support for downloading previous purchases from iCloud has expanded into movies, although two studios, Fox and Universal, are still working to resolve an exclusive contractual obligation with HBO.

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iTunes 10.6 now available with support for 1080p video

03/07/2012, 03:03 pm

Support for 1080p video came with the new Apple TV announced on Wednesday, and Apple's iTunes software has also been updated accordingly with version 10.6.

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