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Why ‘the death of iTunes’ isn’t the end of the world
After almost two decades the end of iTunes, as we know it, is here. Rumours of ‘the death of iTunes’ had been circulating for a while, but confirmation came this week. Well, for Mac users at least! Millions of people around the world store their music collections on the... Read more
New Features Available For iPhone Data Recovery
With the proliferation of smartphones–particularly those wonderful little devices by a certain company named Apple–it seems that more and more people are relying on their smaller mobile devices for daily use than ever before. But data isn’t relegated just to selfie-taking teens or Facebooking grannies; serious users have come... Read more
Apple’s New Music Service: No Free Version Likely
It is doubtful that later on today at the Apple ‘Spring Forward’ event, the world’s most valuable company will launch their much anticipated music streaming service. It is more likely it will be later on in the year at WWDC when they will open up the new service which... Read more
iTunes Adds A New Free Section
Are you someone who still uses iTunes as their main platform for digital music? I don’t know how often you frequent the iTunes store anymore with the increase in streaming services such as Spotify and Beats Music, but they’ve now added a completely new “Free on iTunes” section that’s... Read more
Apple Creates iTunes Tumblr Blog
This week Apple has launched a Tumblr blog for iTunes. The ‘blog’ is a highly customized theme, which closely reflects Apple’s own website rather than a typical Tumblr page. The page features music, movies, TV and book content. The individual posts consist of images, videos and animated GIFs of... Read more
Music Bleeper Will Clean Up Your Music
In this day and age, it’s getting harder and harder to find clean music. Now, this might not be a problem if you don’t have kids in the house, but if you do, than you know it’s tough to find good music that meets your approval. Your kids like... Read more
U2 Apologizes for Free iTunes Album
Last month I got a neat little unexpected surprise – U2’s new album, Songs of Innocence, for the gigantic price of free. Of course it wasn’t just me who was in on the deal. In fact, every single person with an iTunes account had the new album downloaded into their... Read more
iTunes Users Get New U2 Album For Free!
Who doesn’t like good music? And, who doesn’t like getting good music for free? (And legally, I might add). In an unprecedented move, Apple has decided to gift every person with an iTunes account the new album from U2, titled Songs of Innocence. This great deal will only last until... Read more
iTunes Update Available Now
iTunes is the world’s number one free application for Mac and PC, which can store all your digital music and video. The software is capable of syncing content to your iPod, iPhone, and Apple TV. The itunes store is always open for you to download and stream media for... Read more
iTunes To Start Selling Subscriptions To Beats Music
The latest updated version of the Beats Music iPhone app is now taking new subscriptions utilising the iTunes billing system. The motive for this action is due to the high number of iPhone users, which the service currently has, coupled with the difficulty in getting a new subscriber base... Read more
Album Download Cost Woman £2600
Everybody loves music, but the way we consume our mellifluous sounds has changed over the years.  Long gone are the days of 8-Ttrack tapes and vinyl and even the sale of compact discs are sliding rapidly downhill.  We are firmly fixed in the digital age.  Sure there are still... Read more
Is iTunes Coming To Android?
As someone who switched from an iPhone 3Gs to a Galaxy S3 and then switched back to an iPhone 5s recently, I can tell you that there is a world of difference when it comes to purchasing and listening to your music. With the iPhones, all I have to... Read more
Pandora Says, ‘We’re Better Than iTunes Radio’
Pandora’s market share price took a large dive when Apple launched its new iTunes Radio service; but Pandora is still on top. Pandora chief financial officer, Mike Herring, recently stated in an interview that while Apple might have hype and reach on its side, Pandora is still the superior streaming radio service. Herring acknowledged that Apple... Read more
Spotify Doubles 2012 Revenue After Expansion
Internet music streaming service, Spotify, more than doubled revenues in 2012 to 435 million euros ($577 million) due to its expansion to new markets and with it, it almost doubled its user base, documents have shown on Wednesday. The Stockholm-based business, which provides a free on-demand music service with... Read more
Apple iRadio To Launch In 2013, Ahead of Apple Television
Apple iRadio, the company’s “Pandora killer” will launch in 2013, beating Apple’s first mass produced television to market. Apple has been in talks with major record labels for months and analysts have long believed that its strong b2b relationships with labels because of its iTunes platform would allow the... Read more