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Topic: iTunes

Apple leaks mention of iBooks 3.0, reinforcing iPad mini focus on ebooks

10/20/2012, 02:10 pm

The appearance of the yet unreleased "iBooks 3.0" as a requirement for certain titles in Apple's iBookstore suggests the company will soon update its ebook client app for iOS, likely in conjunction with the release of iPad mini.


Microsoft set to launch Xbox Music with free unlimited streaming

10/15/2012, 08:10 am

This week, Microsoft will step up its competition with Apple's iTunes with the launch of Xbox Music, a new service that offers unlimited streaming to Microsoft devices, including PCs running Windows 8.


Ping perishes right on schedule

10/01/2012, 03:10 pm

As promised, with the month of September concluded, Apple has closed Ping, its social networking service for iTunes that never caught much traction.


Apple's planned Internet radio service held up by talks with Sony

09/28/2012, 01:09 pm

A Pandora-like streaming music service from Apple reportedly remains in limbo after talks with Sony hit what has been called a "last-minute snag."


Apple releases iTunes 10.7 with support for iOS 6

09/12/2012, 03:09 pm

Ahead of a major overhaul to iTunes coming in late October, Apple on Wednesday released iTunes 10.7 with support for the soon-to-launch iOS 6.


'Dramatically simpler' iTunes features new interface, tighter iCloud integration

09/12/2012, 02:09 pm

A radically redesigned version of iTunes for Mac and PC was unveiled by Apple on Wednesday, aiming to simplify use of the desktop software and add new features like a redesigned mini player.


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.