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Topic: iTunes

Media camps outside Apple's Fifth Ave store as world awaits iPhone 5

09/12/2012, 11:09 am

Apple's online store has gone dark ahead of today's product announcement in California while media gather at Apple's flagship retail store across the country in New York, as excitement builds for the company's next iPhone.


Apple's website reveals iPhone 5 name, plus new iPod touch, nano & iTunes

09/12/2012, 09:09 am

With the name iPhone 5 already hinted at in Apple's invitation to its media event, search results on the company's website now appear to confirm the name of its next-generation iPhone. Also confirmed by the website are the inclusion of LTE 4G support, as well as the debuts of a new iPod touch, iPod nano, and a new version of iTunes.


Apple iTunes, App Stores experience outages [u]

07/31/2012, 07:07 pm

Coming on the heels of an iCloud email issue, users are reporting Apple's iTunes Store and App Store are also down.


Amazon Cloud Player adds iTunes Match-like scan and match

07/31/2012, 03:07 pm

Amazon on Tuesday greatly enhanced its Cloud Player service with new scan and match technology, competing with Apple's own iTunes Match.


Today's big iTunes Match, Cloud expansion also adds support for Twentieth Century Fox films

07/20/2012, 04:07 pm

Twentieth Century Fox has finally joined the rest of the "Big 6" movie studios in allowing iTunes users to download previous movie purchases from the cloud, a major expansion of Apple's "iTunes in the Cloud" strategy on a day that also added support for dozens of new markets globally.


iTunes in the Cloud expands in Canada, U.K., Hong Kong, many more

07/19/2012, 03:07 pm

iTunes users in a number of new countries around the world, including the U.K., Canada, Australia, Mexico and Hong Kong, now have access to select movies they've purchased through iCloud.


New 'Food & Drink' category goes live on Apple's App Store

07/12/2012, 09:07 pm

After notifying developers about an upcoming "Food & Drink" designation in the App Store, Apple has launched the new category with thousands of iPhone and iPad apps.


Apple says App Store app crashing error has been fixed

07/05/2012, 09:07 pm

Apple said on Thursday that it had "rectified" an issue with an App Store DRM server that was causing newly-updated applications to crash on launch.


Apple tells developers fix is coming for corrupted App Store

07/05/2012, 04:07 pm

Developers were notified by Apple on Thursday that a fix is in the works for the corrupted iOS and Mac App Stores, some three days after a possible server bug caused newly-updated apps to crash.


Developers suspect App Store mix-up led to corrupt binaries

07/04/2012, 11:07 pm

After some new app updates in the App Store and Mac App Store began mysteriously crashing on launch for a portion of users, a few developers have come to the conclusion that Apple accidentally seeded corrupt binaries of their apps.


Apple reportedly readying major iTunes Store overhaul for late 2012

06/27/2012, 11:06 pm

Insiders have indicated that Apple is working on "one of the largest changes" to its iTunes Music Store ever and will release a new version with tighter integration to its iCloud service later this year.


Apple possibly prepping premium podcast model for iOS 6

06/27/2012, 07:06 pm

A seemingly innocuous "Redeem" button in the new iOS Podcast app could hint at a possible Apple initiative to monetize the popular digital media format which is currently free to listeners.


Spotify reportedly number two revenue source for record labels, still far behind iTunes

06/26/2012, 08:06 pm

On-demand free and subscription-based music streamer Spotify is now reportedly the second largest source of revenue for the world's major record labels but lags far behind Apple's market-dominating iTunes.


Apple iTunes store to open in Philippines, Singapore [u]

06/26/2012, 05:06 pm

Apple appears ready to open the virtual doors to its iTunes store in the Philippines and Singapore, putting an end to over three months of rumors sparked by a "Parental Control" setting in iTunes 10.6.


Samsung's 'Easy Phone Sync' helps users switch from iOS to Galaxy

06/22/2012, 02:06 pm

Samsung on Friday began touting a new application called "Easy Phone Sync" that allows users to transfer content from Apple's iOS to a Samsung Galaxy device, and even keeps Android devices up to date with DRM-free iTunes content.


Apple launches App Store in 32 new countries

06/21/2012, 09:06 pm

Apple flipped the switch on the App Store in 32 new countries on Thursday, making good on a promise made by CEO Tim Cook during WWDC 2012 that was slightly overshadowed by the unveiling of the MacBook Pro with Retina display and a host of other product launches.


iCloud outage prevents some iMessages from being delivered [u]

06/20/2012, 02:06 pm

Apple's iCloud service experienced an outage on Wednesday that affected some services, including the delivery of iMessages.


Stanford partnering up with Piazza to add social layer to iTunes U course

06/20/2012, 12:06 am

Stanford University has teamed up with social learning startup Piazza for a first-of-its-kind iTunes U course that will be tied in with peer-to-peer social features.


Subscriptions for all of Time's magazines arrive on Newsstand in iOS

06/14/2012, 01:06 am

Having reached an agreement with Apple, Time Inc. on Thursday updated the App Store apps for its magazines to begin selling digital subscriptions through iTunes and the Newsstand feature of iOS.


Amazon launches Cloud Player app on iOS App Store

06/12/2012, 10:06 pm

A year after launching its Cloud Player music tool, Amazon has released an iOS app for it, bringing functionality that will compete with Apple's own iCloud and iTunes.