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Topic: iTunes

Apple reveals best-selling, trending iTunes content, apps of 2010

12/10/2010, 06:12 am

Apple on Thursday released "Best of 2010" and "Top Sellers" lists for iTunes content in 2010 and highlighted the range of functionality of App Store offerings through "Hot Trends in 2010" lists for iPhone and iPad apps.


Apple rolling out 90-second iTunes song previews

12/09/2010, 12:12 am

Apple has begun extending song previews in the iTunes Store to 90 seconds on select songs in the U.S. store.


Apple improves iOS push security, iTunes promo codes now work overseas

12/08/2010, 04:12 pm

Apple on Wednesday made a few key changes for iOS developers, upgrading the security of push notifications and allowing international distribution of promotional codes. Also, some HD movies have appeared for the first time in the U.K. iTunes Store.


Apple pushes Ping with exclusive Michael Jackson song

12/02/2010, 10:12 am

In a new promotional effort to generate interest for its iTunes Ping music social networking service, Apple has landed an exclusive track from the late pop star Michael Jackson.


Apple TV users reporting long rental wait times, HDMI issues

12/01/2010, 11:12 pm

Early adopters of Apple's second-generation Apple TV are reporting issues with streaming HD rentals and problems completing "HDMI handshakes" between the new Apple TV and their HD TVs.


Softbank to offer fully subsidized iPad in Japan with 25-month contract

11/30/2010, 02:11 am

Japanese carrier Softbank will begin offering the 16GB iPad 3G for free when customers sign up for a 25 month, $56 a month contract, a new report claims.


iTunes sales of Beatles albums top 450,000 in first week

11/23/2010, 05:11 pm

A week after adding the Beatles to iTunes, Apple has sold 450,000 albums and 2 million songs.


Apple obtained exclusive rights to Beatles over Google, Amazon

11/17/2010, 08:11 am

Apple reportedly beat out rivals Google and Amazon in securing the exclusive digital rights to the back catalog of The Beatles on iTunes through 2011.


The Beatles catalog finally available from Apple's iTunes Store

11/16/2010, 09:11 am

Legendary music group The Beatles finally arrived on iTunes Tuesday, with tracks from all of the band's albums available for purchase individually or as complete iTunes LPs [updated].


WSJ: Apple to announce arrival of Beatles catalog on iTunes

11/15/2010, 06:11 pm

Apple on Tuesday will announce that the iTunes Store will begin carrying music by the legendary rock group The Beatles, The Wall Street Journal has reported.


Evidence suggests Apple could launch iTunes Live Streaming

11/15/2010, 06:11 pm

A text label for "iTunes Live Streaming URL" discovered in iTunes 10.1 suggests Apple's announcement tomorrow will indeed launch the iTunes Live brand it trademarked earlier this year.


Apple doesn't have licensing deals in place to stream music - report

11/15/2010, 04:11 pm

Apple does not have the explicit rights to offer an iTunes music subscription service, or to allow customers the ability to stream their libraries to connected devices, music industry sources have indicated.


Piper: Expect iTunes cloud, not music subscriptions, from Apple

11/15/2010, 01:11 pm

Apple will likely announce a cloud-based iTunes streaming service on Tuesday, but will not offer an all-you-can-eat music subscription plan, investment firm Piper Jaffray has predicted.


Apple promises unforgettable iTunes announcement coming Tuesday

11/15/2010, 10:11 am

Apple has published a teaser on the front page of its website, telling customers that an "exciting announcement" regarding iTunes is coming at 7 a.m. Pacific, 10 a.m. Eastern on Tuesday.


Approval of Comcast-NBC deal could require content deals with Apple

11/15/2010, 09:11 am

As the U.S. government looks to approve Comcast's acquisition of NBC Universal, the purchase could come with "significant conditions" to prevent Comcast from withholding TV and movie content from companies like Apple.


Ping, Apple's music social network, comes to iPad

11/14/2010, 02:11 pm

Apple has quietly launched Ping, its social network designed to drive sales of digital music, for the iPad, now available within the iTunes app.


Apple releases iTunes 10.1 with support for iOS 4.2, AirPlay

11/12/2010, 01:11 pm

Apple on Friday released iTunes 10.1, the latest version of its media playing software, which users will need to install the forthcoming iOS 4.2 update for the iPhone and iPad.


Twitter announces integration with Apple's Ping

11/11/2010, 01:11 pm

Twitter on Thursday announced a social networking partnership with Apple's Ping music service, making it easier for people to share music discoveries with their friends.


iTunes movies come to Japan, US TV networks blocking Google TV

11/10/2010, 09:11 pm

Apple announced Thursday that movies are now available on the iTunes Store in Japan, while the major TV networks in the U.S. have blocked Google TV from playing content from their websites through the Chrome browser.


Apple may delay support for AirPrint through Macs and Windows PCs

11/09/2010, 09:11 pm

Last minute stability and compatibility problems with Apple's AirPrint for iOS devices may have forced the company to delay Mac and Windows support indefinitely, mitigating the impact of the much-anticipated wireless printing technology first previewed two months ago.