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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As rumored, Lady Gaga christened the new classic Apple logo-themed stage in the center of Apple Park with a concert, celebrating not just the opening of the headquarters, but what founder Steve Jobs did for the arts and the world.
Apple and a large number of tech companies have become the subject of a new music lawsuit, with the estate of "The Wizard of Oz" track "Over the Rainbow" composer Harold Arlen accusing the firms of creating a "music piracy operation" that distributes unlicensed and unauthorized versions of copyrighted songs.
An issue with 4K-resolution movies offered on iTunes has started to surface on Twitter, with customers complaining 4K movies bought through the digital storefront are being downgraded in resolution to HD, with no obvious reason as to why the change is occurring.
Apple is giving its users an opportunity to earn some bonus credit on the Apple ID to spend on Apple's products and services, by offering 10% extra on top of any additions to an account up to the value of $200 before May 10.