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[4 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 373 views]

Want to stream not only Taylor Swift’s back catalog but her latest chart topping album, 1989 (album link) as well as Shake It Off (radio link)? No, Spotify ain’t got it, but Apple’s iTunes Radio does.
It is extremely odd how …

iTunes, Mac »

[17 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 511 views]

Software development and delivery isn’t what it used to be. For example, Apple’s three strikes OS X Yosemite Gold Master and now, in another sign of the times, iTunes 12.0.1 — the shipping version.
What happened to shipping the whole number …

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[16 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 204 views]

One of the nearly inevitable events that land around major Apple software releases, in this case OS X Yosemite and iOS 8.1, is a scheduled iTunes Connect maintenance outage. And, here we go — Apple has sent out an email …

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[13 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 438 views]

While some in the media focussed on the kale eared malcontents put off by the groundbreaking Apple + U2 collaboration, the simple fact of the matter is that the Songs of Innocence album give away is a massive success.
Apple’s Eddie …

iTunes, Mac »

[3 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 127 views]

Earlier this week, Apple seeded OS X Yosemite Gold Master to developers. While we’ve gotten a fresh seed, iTunes 12 Beta 3 isn’t final, at least Apple hasn’t said it is. Additionally, Apple isn’t saying what if anything is new, …

iTunes, Music, movies, TV »

[25 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 158 views]

Apparently success begets more people wanting to try. When Apple introduced its new iPhones, U2 took the stage to perform and then famously gave away their newest album, Songs of Innocence. Now, the Beatles (or their collective estates) have decided …

Cord Cutter, iTunes, Music, movies, TV »

[7 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 446 views]

Everybody knows Roku delivers streaming video — Netflix, Hulu, NFL Now, MBL, etc — to the TV in your living room. However, Roku streaming audio brings your iTunes collection, internet radio, etc into the front lounge with dozens of apps …

iTunes, Music, movies, TV »

[25 Aug 2014 | One Comment | 169 views]

To love music is to hate music and you don’t really know music until you have lived it. Barring that, enjoy this simple yet devastatingly clear animated (hard “G”) GIF of music evolution.
Back in 1983, music sales were divided pretty …

iTunes, Mac »

[22 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 180 views]

Apple has seeded a second public OS X Yosemite Beta, which is a nice little weekender for folks in the company’s AppleSeed program. iTunes 12 Build 97 has also been seeded to developers, which appears to be about bug fixes.
That …

iTunes, Software »

[8 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 211 views]

iLife in Apple’s wall garden is generally pretty darned good and the regular stream of updates, iTunes 11 updates like this one included, help to keep it that way.
• iTunes 11.3.1 (download)
— Addresses a problem where subscribed podcasts may …

iTunes, Mac »

[22 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 714 views]

It’s round four of Apple Summer o’ 2014 desktop operating system sweepstakes. OS X Yosemite Beta 4 (aka Developer Preview 4, Build 14A298i) shows Cupertino’s software simians in top form with a iTunes 12, more Dark Mode functionality and Jony …

iTunes, Music, movies, TV »

[11 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 649 views]

This is the iTunes we have been waiting for? Nope, but for movie fans, this iTunes 11 update adds another way to enjoy and get more out of the buying experience. Are you ready for iTunes Extras for HD Movies?
iTunes …

iTunes, Mac »

[29 May 2014 | No Comment | 231 views]

Unintended consequences, though Apple surely knew the news would get out. OS X 10.9.4 13E9 has been seeded to devs and, therein, some guy discovered references to three unreleased iMac models, seemingly confirming the imminent release of a new low-cost …

iTunes, Mac »

[17 May 2014 | No Comment | 1,330 views]

After installing OS X 10.9.3, some number of users have “seen” the Users folder in their Home directory disappear. Apple’s iTunes 11.2.1 Update is the fix for the missing Users folder problem, neither Terminal nor AppleScript required.
Well, if Terminal and/or …

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[16 May 2014 | No Comment | 178 views]

Apple began seeding OS X 10.9.3 just a week after OS X 10.9.2 shipped. Tick tock and here’s the public release of OS X 10.9.3 following a nearly three month beta period — here’s a quick look at what’s new …