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[14 Jul 2015 | No Comment | 58 views]

Apple’s initial iTunes 12.2 Update caused troubles for iTunes Match subscribers. Those troubles aside, users flocked to iTunes 12.2 because it brought Apple Music + Beats 1 Radio, the mothership’s acclaimed new streaming music service.
If last week’s update raised iTunes …

iTunes, Mac, Software »

[1 Jul 2015 | No Comment | 34 views]

It took hours if not the better part of a day for Apple to finally release iTunes 12.2 to some users — c’est vie! Better late than (*cough*) buggy? We’ll see about that. Also, OS X 10.10.4 Combo Update, which …

iTunes, Music, movies, TV »

[30 Jun 2015 | No Comment | 20 views]

Much is made about Apple trying to catch up with Spotify. Yes, we’re talking about Apple Music, but that is a new and small for now part of the Apple music empire.
Apple enters [Ed: Again] a market that is already …

iTunes, Music, movies, TV »

[29 Jun 2015 | No Comment | 37 views]

Apple Music launches on Tuesday, June 30 at 8am and you will be able to stream Taylor Swift’s smash 1989 album. But, it almost didn’t happen — would you believe that Taylor Swift is actually a hammer throwing super hero?
Yeah, …

iTunes, Music, movies, TV »

[12 May 2015 | No Comment | 21 views]

Call it a sign o’ the times. Warner Music is saying it now gets more revenue from streaming music than music downloads. Shocking? Hardly, because there can be no doubt that entertainment is moving online.
“The rate of this growth has …

iTunes, Music, movies, TV »

[5 May 2015 | No Comment | 10 views]

Do you remember K-Tel Records? Then you remember big hair and 80s hits. iTunes is now offering 21 of the biggest 80s hits in one collection for the totally low price of $6.99. Plus scroll down to get some fresh …

iTunes, Music, movies, TV »

[7 Apr 2015 | No Comment | 511 views]

Disney’s first Star Wars, The Force Awakens, isn’t due until December. The House of Mouse is, however, throwing us a bone in the mean time. Yep, The Rat has announced that Star Wars: The Digital Movie Collection will be available …

Cord Cutter, iTunes »

[11 Feb 2015 | No Comment | 831 views]

The video streaming service sweepstakes has yet to name a winner, but the list of losers continues to grow. Like Redbox Instant before it, Target Ticket is shutting down for good on March 7.
Industry sources say Target launched Target Ticket …

iTunes, Mac »

[30 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 1,465 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 | 879 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 | 1,079 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 | 1,440 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 | 898 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 | 1,591 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 | 507 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 …