08/30/2011, Illegal downloading of music is hurting the record industry, but despite the fact that songs are now pretty affordable (about $0.99 per song), nothing trumps free, right? When iTunes Match was announced during WWDC 2011 earlier this year, it looks like Apple may have found a way to fight piracy.
08/26/2011, Apple announced its intentions to replace MobileMe with iCloud earlier this year at the WWDC 2011, and not long after that, phishing scams taking advantage of this update started to rise. While it wasn’t so huge back then, it looks like those phishing scams have started to rise again, according to a report from MacRumors.
08/12/2011, There were rumors of a cheaper iPhone being in the pipeline after the iPhone 5 is released, as Apple wants to capture an even larger smartphone user market. Some were saying that the iPhone 3GS could fill this particular niche with 2-year old hardware, while others think it might be a totally new phone, albeit far more affordable one, that is built from scratch. The latest round of rumors concerning […]
08/08/2011, It is official – Apple has pulled the plug on MobileMe sync for keychains, widgets, accounts and preferences. Makes sense actually when you think about it deeper – after all, many of the features found in MobileMe are being upgraded as everyone makes the move over to iCloud. Previously, Apple did make it crystal clear that Gallery, iDisk and iWeb are already waiting to be “executed”, and now you can […]
08/02/2011, When iOS 5 was announced along with iCloud at WWDC 2011, the release date for both of Apple’s services were set to be launched in the fall of 2011. Well as far as iOS 5 is concerned the beta has already gone out several times to developers and now it appears it is iCloud’s time to shine.
07/30/2011, Sick and tired of looking at the same old interface every time you load up iTunes? If rumors turn out to be true, then you’re in luck. The folks over at idownloadblog.com claimed that a reliable source of theirs tipped them off about Apple’s next version of the music, video, app and iOS syncing software. The next version of iTunes, iTunes 11 is said to have a major overhaul and […]
07/25/2011, Apple has already begun testing both Mac OS X 10.7.2 and iCloud for Lion beta 5, where this fifth pre-release version of the iCloud cloud computing service software will be battered left, right and under to make sure it is ready for a full commercial release with as little (or none) bugs where possible. This might come across as strange to some, since Apple requires developers to install Mac OS […]
07/22/2011, A couple of days ago we mentioned the UltraViolet cloud service which was basically like iTunes, except for movies and videos. It seemed like a pretty good idea as it would allow users to access their movies in the digital format on a variety of devices, all at one price.
06/21/2011, When Apple first announced its iCloud services at WWDC this year, we are pretty sure that there were several people out there who were probably wondering, “I wonder how much will this cost me?” and when Steve Jobs announced that iCloud was essentially free, with the exception of iTunes Match which will cost $25 a year, it was just too good to be true and we figured that there had […]
06/20/2011, If your reasons for going the digital music route is because having a huge collection of digital music is cheaper, and more space efficient than having shelves full of CDs, you would be correct. If you also thought that by not buying CDs, maybe in some way you would be saving the environment because there aren’t actually any physical products in question, you would be correct to a certain extent […]
06/17/2011, Prior to launch iCloud, Apple was apparently in talks with all four of the major labels – Sony, Warner, Universal and EMI about licensing their songs for what would be later revealed at WWDC, iTunes Match which is a service that matches the songs on your computer against what iTunes has to offer and for a fee of $25 a year it basically allows you to access those songs via […]
06/14/2011, It looks like everyone wants in on the cloud music service these days. Apple has its iTunes and now their iCloud, Google has Google Music and Amazon has their Amazon MP3 site. I guess the hype must be really strong because it looks like HP wants in on the music scene as well as reports have it that they are taking the idea into consideration and are currently testing the […]
06/13/2011, While Apple has been busy suing Amazon for the use of “Appstore” in its name, it looks like Apple is now the ones on the receiving end of a lawsuit over a name. A company from Phoenix, Arizona has just filed a complaint against the Cupertino company that used the name “iCloud” for its recently unveiled cloud service that was shown off last week at the WWDC.
06/10/2011, We do know that iCloud’s music storage capability is set to roll out in the US sometime in September this year, but it seems as though said service will not be arriving at the UK, not at least until Q1 of next year. According to a spokesman for the Performing Right Society (PRS), that will ensure composers, songwriters and music publishers are paid for their work, negotiations with Apple concerning […]