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Topic: iTunes

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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Madonna to star in Today at Apple's new Music Lab

06/02/2019, 10:06 am

Madonna is to be featured in a new Today at Apple session called Music Lab: Remix. She's filmed a video about the details of one song which Apple staff will then show you how to reconstruct yourself in GarageBand.

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iTunes social media blackout hints at app break-up at WWDC

06/01/2019, 06:06 pm

Apple may have confirmed the breakup of iTunes into a collection of separate apps is in the works, by taking time in the days before WWDC to remove content from view on the main social media accounts associated with iTunes.

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Alleged screenshots for Music and TV apps in macOS 10.15 surface

05/29/2019, 12:05 pm

A set of new screenshots have emerged, with sources familiar with the matter claiming that they are part of new apps for macOS, in what may herald a breaking up of iTunes into discrete apps.

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Apple facing class action lawsuit over alleged iTunes & Apple Music data sale

05/25/2019, 09:05 am

Residents of Rhode Island and Michigan lead the suit, which maintains that Apple profits unjustly by releasing what users play in iTunes and on Apple Music to other companies, and also allowing third-party app developers direct access to what tracks are in users' iTunes library.

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Apple's iCloud and iTunes targeted in patent infringement suit

05/20/2019, 04:05 pm

An Irish business, Data Scape Limited, has launched a Texas lawsuit against Apple accusing it of violating a data sync patent by way of iCloud, iTunes and the devices those services run on.

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Review: Synology D1019+ Network Attached Storage device

05/20/2019, 02:05 pm

The last few years have seen a decrease in internal storage on the Mac, as SSDs have gained prominence. A way to extend that is with a network attached storage device -- and the Synology DS1019+ is an excellent choice for the office or the home.

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