iTunes Match users might finally see their upload limits being increased to 100,000 songs. Apple promised back in June that it’s going to increase the limit from 25,000 to 100,000 in the near future but since then the company has not really provided any updates on the process. Later that month it was said that the company plans on reaching the 100K in time for iOS 9 release and now […]
Ever since the iCloud hack last year, Apple has been steadily improving the security across its products and services following a promise Tim Cook made after the hack. This has since translated into two-factor authentication on services like iMessage and FaceTime, and the good news is that it will now be arriving for iTunes as well.Apple has recently released iTunes 12.3. The update to iTunes follows the release of iOS […]
Apple has re-branded its annual September iTunes festival as the Apple Music Festival. The festival will be held from September 19th to September 28th, in London. Earlier, Apple used to organize a 30-day iTunes event, but this time it will go on for 10-days only. One more new addition is that the event will be streamed live on Apple Music, Beats 1 Radio, along with performing artists’ profiles on Apple […]
It has been a while since music mogul Dr. Dre came out with a new album and his fans can now start counting down the days because Dre has confirmed that there’s a new album just around the corner. Unsurprisingly his first new album in 16 years is going to be an Apple Music and iTunes exclusive, Dre joined Apple when his company Beats was acquired by Cupertino and has […]
Given that no software/service release is guaranteed to run smoothly, such was the case when Apple Music went live. For the most part, it seemed that Apple Music worked, but there were some users who were subscribed to both iTunes Match and Apple Music who ran into some issues with their songs.Namely some iTunes Match users were claiming that Apple Music caused the deletion of their entire music libraries, and […]
When Apple introduced Apple Music, one of the features they introduced was the iCloud Music Library which on the surface is similar to iTunes Match – it scans your library to see if there are songs it can match, after which it will let you stream those songs from the cloud onto all your devices.Sounds simple and convenient enough, doesn’t it? Unfortunately for many users it seems to be more […]
Last month Apple made it clear that the iPod would no longer be a priority to the company by removing a direct link to their iPod product page from their website. This doesn’t mean that the iPods have been discontinued, but rather Apple will choose to focus on less on it now than they did before.However it looks like the iPod might not be completely ignored. It has been spotted […]
When it comes to paid downloads of music, it’s hard to deny that iTunes is king. However in the music streaming department, Spotify is leading the way and this is something Apple obviously does not want which is why they launched Apple Music, a competing service meant to leverage of the Apple brand to appeal to users.Obviously not every artist on iTunes will sign with Apple Music. For example Taylor […]
If you’ve ever tried to use Siri, you know that sometimes it can take a while for the feature to process what you’ve asked of it and a while for the results to be returned. This is because your commands are actually sent to a server to be parsed which is unfortunately a bit inefficient because like we said, sometimes it can be a bit slow.However according to a report […]
By now it is common knowledge that Apple is working on a revamped music streaming service that could debut at WWDC 2015 next week. This service is allegedly known as Apple Music in a new branding scheme in which Apple has dropped the “i” from its names, e.g. Apple Watch, Apple Pay, and so on.This has since been “confirmed” by a report from the Financial Times (paywall; via BGR) who […]
There is already a lot of hype surrounding Apple’s upcoming music streaming service which will couple together technology from Beats Music with rebranding possibly under the iTunes umbrella. It’s believed that unlike Spotify, Apple is not going to offer a free ad-supported streaming tier and it may even be pushing music labels to clamp down on services that offer such tiers. A new report suggests that to promote its new streaming service […]
For those who have been following the news, it was just recently that Nepal was hit by a devastating earthquake where it has been estimated that over 2,400 people have been killed in the process. Safe to say that this is very sad news, although thankfully it seems that governments around the world and NGOs have rallied to try and bring as much relief as they can to the area.Apple […]
Earlier today millions of people who use Apple’s devices were unable to access iTunes and the App Store. That’s because two of the biggest content stores on the planet were suffering from an outage. This is the second such outage in just a couple of weeks that took Apple’s content stores offline.
Previously if you had an AOL username, you could sign into the Apple iTunes App Store, iBooks Store, or the music store using your username as opposed to an Apple ID. However it looks like Apple has decided to put an end to that support which was revealed in a recently uploaded support document on Apple’s website.According to the support document, Apple will be ending their support on the 31st […]
Have you ever played The World Ends With You on the Nintendo DS when it was released all those years back? Well, it seems that this mobile game has not had that much luck on the Apple platform, as we received word that The World Ends With You: Solo Remix has just been pulled from the iTunes App Store simply because there does not seem to be a fix in […]
Mac users have a new iTunes update to play with. Apple has released an incremental update for its desktop software which brings a new feature apart from the usual tweaks and improvements that one expects from incremental updates. iTunes 12.1 is the latest version of Apple’s desktop software, OS X users should have already received a notification about this update, which can be installed from the Mac App Store’s update section.
It looks like Apple has ended one of the longest running iTunes promotions. For 11 years the “Single of the Week” promotion has been giving out a free single download every week to millions of iTunes users across the globe. A new report cites claims from an Apple Support employee who says that Apple has decided to pull the plug on this 11 year old promotion at last.
Yes, we brought you word not too long ago that Apple would be revising the pricing system for its iTunes App Store in Europe, Canada, Iceland, Norway and Russia, and it looks as though the price revision has starting to take effect. Forthose who happen to reside in Europe or Canada, you would most probably have woken up to see prices of apps inflated, much to your dismay.
If you’re living in Canada, the European Union, Norway, Iceland, and Russia, we have some bad news for you guys. If you live in those regions and use an iOS device, prepare to see a change in app prices kicking off later this week. This is according to an email that Apple has recently started to send to developers.According to the email sent out by Apple, “Within the next 36 […]
Ever made a purchase but regretted it the minute later because it did not turn out how you had expected it to be? Well the good news is that if you’re living in Europe, Apple has recently introduced a new 14-day no questions asked return policy. This will apply to iTunes, the App Store, and iBooks purchases.Basically what this means is that if you were to purchase something, like a […]