07/08/2011, 10:07 pm
In spite of initial skepticism from industry watchers, Apple’s annual Back to School promotion is off to a strong start, pushing a fourfold increase in Mac sales over that of Windows PCs by college students in some circles.
07/08/2011, 03:07 pm
Apple as early as this fall may choose to test the waters for 1080p video sales through its ubiquitous iTunes service, AppleInsider has been advised.
07/06/2011, 05:07 pm
Apple's ubiquitous iTunes Store and its associated services are forecast to generate a staggering $13 billion in revenues during the company's fiscal 2013, growing at an expected rate of nearly 40% over the next three years as publishers trend towards its iBook format.
07/06/2011, 03:07 pm
Popular music streaming service Spotify has officially announced it is coming to the U.S. "soon," but no date has been given for when the service will launch and compete with Apple's iTunes Music Store.
06/22/2011, 10:06 am
Apple has released a new application for iOS devices that will allow users to stream live performances from the iTunes Festival London 2011, and even watch them on an HDTV via AirPlay.
06/21/2011, 01:06 pm
A new survey of iPhone users indicates that Apple's iCloud service could gain 150 million users, while nearly as many are also interested in using iMessage.
06/17/2011, 11:06 pm
Unlike its current MobileMe service, Apple's iCloud will seamlessly resolve file conflicts that occur between devices, while backing up each version of the file, one insider says.
06/17/2011, 01:06 am
Apple has issued a new build of Mac OS X 10.6.8, and European music streaming service Spotify is finalizing deals for a U.S. launch. Also, a new study found that iTunes' share of the online video market is 9.8 percent, compared to Netflix's 24.5 percent.
06/16/2011, 07:06 am
As expected, Apple on Thursday began its annual back-to-school sale, offering students a $100 Mac App Store gift card along with the purchase of a qualifying Mac.
06/15/2011, 06:06 pm
Apple's annual back to school promotion for college bound Mac buyers begins tomorrow, offering a $100 iTunes Store gift card rather than bundling a free iPod as it has in previous years.
06/13/2011, 08:06 pm
The costs associated with maintaining the iTunes Store and App Store have grown to more than $1.3 billion a year, according to one estimate.
06/13/2011, 06:06 pm
Apple's new iCloud offering will not only offer iPhone users an experience untethered from iTunes, but will also be a timesaver for the company's retail store employees dealing with customers who have never synced or backed up their devices.
06/10/2011, 09:06 pm
iCloud Communications has filed a lawsuit against Apple, alleging the company has infringed on its trademark and calling for an injunction that would block Apple from launching or promoting the iCloud service.
06/10/2011, 02:06 am
The music portion of Apple's new iCloud has reportedly been delayed in the U.K. as the company negotiates with rights holders. Meanwhile, the iPhone is going to sent into space for to for a series of diagnostic experiments. Also, a new report claims Google is working on a rival messaging service to the recently announced iMessage feature in iOS 5.
06/09/2011, 04:06 pm
With the new iTunes in the Cloud service, users can re-download all applications that were once purchased, including software that is no longer publicly available on the App Store.
06/08/2011, 08:06 am
Apple this week quickly issued an update for its new iTunes in the Cloud beta, with version 10.3.1 of the media software issued over Software Update with no additional accompanying information.
06/06/2011, 08:06 pm
On the heels of the unveiling of the new iCloud service, Apple has indicated that current MobileMe subscribers will receive a free extension until June 30, 2012, at which point the service will be shuttered.
06/06/2011, 03:06 pm
Just moments after Apple announced its new iCloud service, the company's iOS App Store and iTunes Store were dynamically updated with a new "Purchased" tab for re-downloading software and content, and iTunes 10.3 was released for Mac and PC.
06/06/2011, 02:06 pm
Apple's new iTunes Match service will scan a user's library of songs, including those ripped from their own CDs, and match the songs up with the library of 18 million songs available through iTunes for $24.99 per year.
06/05/2011, 09:06 pm
Apple's forthcoming cloud-based service could replace iTunes' syncing functionality, according to an unverified report.