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[30 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 661 views]

OS X Yosemite users have another software update to apply this week. iTunes 12.1 brings improved Notification Center support for iTunes Radio, as well as iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch sync performance.
As shown above, after installing iTunes Radio 12.1 Update …

Deals, iTunes, Music, movies, TV »

[27 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 404 views]

Now, although the Single of the Week is history — ditto that for the Discovery Download — Apple has launched Free on iTunes, a new section on the iTunes Store that points to not only free music, but also free …

iTunes, Music, movies, TV »

[4 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 663 views]

The Top 10 Movies from 2014 You Haven’t Seen list is originally compiled, though slight edited by moi, by Rotten Tomatoes (link below). That said, I can only personally vouch for a few of these flicks, though they’re all on …

Apple TV, Cord Cutter, iTunes »

[26 Dec 2014 | 2 Comments | 1,143 views]

It’s all about the Benjamins. If you are still on cable or satellite, it’s overwhelmingly likely you could be saving big bucks by either cord shaving (reducing your cable bill) or cord cutting (getting rid of pay TV entirely). Don’t …

iTunes, Music, movies, TV »

[4 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 581 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 | 943 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 …

iTunes »

[16 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 344 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 …

iTunes »

[13 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 664 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 | 195 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 | 364 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 | 754 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 | 292 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 | 322 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 | 302 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 | 1,121 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 …