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Topic: iTunes

Apple's iTunes for Windows update closes off ransomware attack vector

10/11/2019, 07:10 am

Apple has patched an exploit in Bonjour, iTunes, and iCloud for Windows that was an open door for ransomware to attack systems.

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How to turn on Home Sharing in the Music and TV apps in macOS Catalina

10/08/2019, 09:10 am

The iTunes feature that let you stream your personal media to other devices like an Apple TV is still in macOS Catalina, but the procedure is a bit different. Here's what you need to know to set it up, turn it on, and why it's worth doing.

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Apple Music doubling down on artist-first strategy, adding more live music

10/07/2019, 05:10 pm

Apple Music executives Zane Lowe and Oliver Schusser talk about where Apple Music is headed, discussing how their "artist first" approach offers a unique experience for listeners.

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Apple warning DJs to stick with macOS Mojave for now

10/07/2019, 05:10 pm

The ability to export a XML playlist in real time to other applications is gone from the Music app on macOS Catalina, breaking cross-application compatibility.

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Amazon Prime Video app wasn't available on iOS, tvOS app stores on Friday

10/04/2019, 11:10 am

On Friday, the Amazon Prime Video app was not searchable in the iOS and tvOS app stores for several hours, in what now appears to be a technical issue.

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Apple called 'modern tape pirate' in copyright lawsuit

09/16/2019, 09:09 pm

Apple and two music distribution companies with which it contracts were labeled as "modern tape pirates" in a copyright infringement lawsuit last week, with the plaintiff claiming iTunes currently sells at least 98 recordings without a proper license.

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Apple Music launches Shazam Discovery Top 50 chart

08/20/2019, 08:08 am

In an expansion of Shazam integration with Apple Music, Apple has debuted a new Shazam Discovery Top 50 chart to enhance user discovery of new and trending music.

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Apple sues virtualization firm Corellium for selling iOS and iTunes knockoffs

08/15/2019, 07:08 pm

Apple on Thursday filed a lawsuit claiming software virtualization firm Corellium, which markets its wares to security researchers, infringes on copyrights covering iOS, iTunes and other Apple assets.

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Apple Music launches Apple Digital Masters collection of high-quality songs

08/07/2019, 11:08 am

Building on its previous 'Mastered for iTunes' program, Apple Music has a new initiative to promote the creation and sales of higher-quality songs on its service.

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Apple Music rebrands curated alternative playlist to ALT CTRL

08/02/2019, 10:08 am

As part of continuing Apple Music rebranding efforts, Apple has rechristened it's alternative music playlist -- formerly known as the A-List -- to ALT CTRL.

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AppleInsider is growing, are you a good fit for our team?

08/01/2019, 03:08 pm

AppleInsider is looking for passionate, energetic journalists with the determination to build and break influential stories on all things Apple.

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Apple begins limiting Apple Music free trial period to one month

07/25/2019, 05:07 pm

A banner ad recently posted to Apple's website suggests the company might soon change Apple Music's free trial period from a generous three months down to one for new users.

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How iTunes went from simple to perplexing in 18 years

06/27/2019, 03:06 pm

The app that made it so easy to play music on your Mac that it transformed the entire music industry is going away, but the legacy lives on. As Apple scraps the omnibus iTunes app and breaks it up into multiple parts, AppleInsider looks at what went so right -- and then so wrong.

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Apple warning customers that App Store gift cards can't pay income taxes

06/22/2019, 07:06 am

Apple is now warning customers up front that iTunes gift cards, in fact, cannot be used to pay taxes as number of fraud calls ramp up.

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iTunes isn't dead! It's faster, streamlined and renamed Apple Music in macOS Catalina

06/05/2019, 02:06 pm

Don't panic! Apple has issued a new support document clarifying that in macOS Catalina, "all your favorite iTunes features, including the iTunes Store, will soon be available in three new and more focused apps."

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How iPhones and iPads back up & synchronize with iOS 13 and macOS Catalina

06/05/2019, 09:06 am

With macOS Catalina, Apple's iTunes has been broken up into discrete apps. Alongside that action, is the migration of iPad and iPhone synchronization to someplace obvious -- the Finder itself.

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Apple is not deleting your iTunes or movie purchases, and it isn't getting out of media sales

06/04/2019, 03:06 pm

It's true that Apple likes the Apple Music streaming service, and it is true that it's breaking up iTunes into separate apps. Nothing else you've heard is true, in particular the rumors that Apple is getting out of media sales are completely bogus -- and you're not going to lose anything with macOS Catalina because Apple wants it gone.

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How to prepare for macOS Catalina by organizing your iTunes library

06/04/2019, 01:06 pm

You've got years upon years of music, film and TV clogging up your library and you're not really sure where it all is. Take some time now to let your Mac sort out your iTunes library before you move to macOS Catalina.

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Apple's break-up of iTunes will have little impact on libraries and playback for Mac users

06/04/2019, 12:06 pm

Starting in the next release of MacOS, Apple is replacing iTunes in favor of three new apps -- Apple Music, Apple Podcasts, and Apple TV. Here's a look at what you can expect to see once Apple makes the split.

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Apple Music links shifting away from iTunes domain, further signaling death of app

06/02/2019, 12:06 pm

Links to Apple Music tracks are gradually migrating to a Music domain, lending more weight to the theory that iTunes will gradually be put to pasture.

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