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Topic: iTunes Store

Apple responds to viral tweet over disappearing iTunes movies

09/16/2018, 07:09 pm

Apple over the weekend responded to a viral tweet claiming it had removed purchased movies from a user's iTunes account with their consent, allegations that kicked spurred a flood of commentary regarding digital media rights.

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Apple once more accepting Red Cross donations, this time for California wild fires

08/03/2018, 05:08 pm

As wildfires in California continue to take their toll, Apple has reactivated iTunes donations to help support the American Red Cross relief efforts for those affected.

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Apple halting new iTunes LP content as of April, pulling existing bundles [u]

03/06/2018, 11:03 am

Apple will no longer accept any new iTunes LP content after March, and the company will in fact be removing existing content from the iTunes Store throughout 2018, a report indicated on Tuesday, which was later confirmed by the company.

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iTunes Store to stop working for first-gen Apple TV & older Windows PCs on May 25

02/24/2018, 10:02 pm

As of late May, people with an original Apple TV -- or a PC running Windows XP or Vista -- will be unable to access or re-download content from the iTunes Store, a new Apple support document indicates.

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Apple offers $19.99 bundles, discounts Oscar winners in iTunes Store ahead of the 90th Academy Awards

02/08/2018, 03:02 pm

In preparation for the 90th Academy Awards in March, Apple has updated the iTunes Store with a variety of discounts for films that have previously won an Oscar, including $19.99 movie bundles based on the categories they triumphed within, as well as numerous others available to buy for less than $10 each.

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By Odin's beard! Marvel's 'Thor: Ragnarok' accidentally made available on Apple's iTunes a month early

01/22/2018, 01:01 pm

The hit Marvel Studios film "Thor: Ragnarok" isn't scheduled to get a digital release until Feb. 20. But some lucky customers received an early download of the blockbuster, thanks to a glitch in iTunes.

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Amazon discontinues its iTunes Match competitor that stored up to 250,000 songs in the cloud

12/21/2017, 10:12 am

Users looking to consolidate all of their legacy music purchases in a single cloud-based service will have one less option come mid-January, as Amazon has announced it will discontinue its song matching and uploading capability.

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Apple buys original space drama TV series from 'Battlestar Galactica' creator

12/15/2017, 01:12 pm

Ronald D. Moore, the brain behind the critically acclaimed remake of "Battlestar Galactica," will pen a new space drama for Apple, as the company continues its push into original TV content to compete with the likes of Netflix, Amazon and Hulu.

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Disney may buy 21st Century Fox assets in entertainment mega merger

11/06/2017, 03:11 pm

The Walt Disney Co., which has worked closely with Apple for many years, is said to be in talks to potentially acquire most of rival entertainment giant 21st Century Fox, in a deal that could have major ramifications for services like iTunes, the Apple TV and Apple Music.

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Tip: Convert physical Blu-ray and DVD discs to iTunes with Vudu and Movies Anywhere

10/16/2017, 12:10 pm

The expansion of Movies Anywhere to new studios and services has, in a roundabout way, enabled a new capability: You can now scan physical DVDs and Blu-rays that you own, and for a small fee convert them into authentic, legitimate iTunes Store purchases. AppleInsider explains how to do it.

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iTunes Digital Copy redemptions from non-4K Blu-rays appear to support 4K streaming on new Apple TV

09/22/2017, 06:09 pm

While 4K films on iTunes are streaming-only, it appears that users may be able to upgrade their movie collection if they buy a physical Blu-ray copy that comes with an iTunes Digital Copy code, even if the Blu-ray is just 1080p HD.

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Apple fighting movie studios to keep 4K films priced at $20 on iTunes

08/29/2017, 08:08 am

Ahead of the anticipated launch of a new Apple TV with support for ultra-high resolution 4K video content, Apple is said to be caught in a contract dispute with movie studios, who want to see iTunes prices for 4K films exceed $20.

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Apple reveals 4K and HDR plans in iTunes, hinting revamped Apple TV may arrive soon

07/28/2017, 03:07 pm

Users have found that some new releases on the iTunes Store list availability in 4K resolution and high dynamic range, suggesting that support for ultra-high-resolution video formats may soon come to iTunes, along with new Apple TV hardware.

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Apple's iTunes highlights movies, books & TV shows for International Women's Day [ux2]

03/08/2017, 12:03 pm

Apple helped mark International Women's Day on Wednesday by promoting related themes and content on its iTunes movie, book, and TV stores. [Updated with Apple Music content]

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Apple Music ads aired during BRIT Awards shared on YouTube

03/03/2017, 12:03 pm

Apple has shared a pair of commercial spots that aired during the United Kingdom's BRIT Awards last month, with the two ads promoting Apple Music to viewers as a venue to listen to the nominated and winning musical acts featured during the show.

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Tim Cook says Apple is interested in both content creation and ownership

10/25/2016, 05:10 pm

In typically vague fashion, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook evaded questions and offered little in the way of details during his company's quarterly earnings conference call on Tuesday. But his comments on original content could fuel speculation that Apple plans to make more original content or perhaps acquire a high-profile content maker.

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Apple features 10-movie bundles for $10 in 10th iTunes Movies anniversary sale

09/12/2016, 08:09 am

Celebrating the 10-year anniversary of movie sales on the iTunes Movie store, Apple is offering up six 10-movie bundles from five studios for $10 each to U.S. shoppers.

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'Intentional' culture clash between Apple, Beats causes friction, aims to 'create something groundbreaking'

05/04/2016, 08:05 am

The $3 billion acquisition of Beats sparked a culture clash between the headphone maker and Apple, but the conflict was apparently an intentional attempt to shake things up in Apple's music business, according to a new report.

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Apple Music to get more intuitive UI, expanded Beats 1 radio, 'marketing blitz' at WWDC

05/04/2016, 08:05 am

A year after its debut, Apple's $10-per-month music streaming service is reportedly set for a major overhaul at the company's annual Worldwide Developers Conference, including a shakeup to its user interface aimed at making it easier to use.

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Apple to end iTunes Allowances for children on May 25

04/14/2016, 11:04 am

Apple on Thursday alerted people that it will put an end to iTunes Allowances on May 25, having mostly made the program obsolete through other iTunes features.

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