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October 6, 2017
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Apple says ‘intermittent issues’ with many cloud services, inc Apple Music, Apple TV, iTunes Store, App Store

Apple’s system status page is displaying problems with a significant number of cloud services. At the time of writing, it is showing ‘intermittent issues’ for ‘some users’ for the following services: App Store Apple Music Apple TV iTunes in the … Continue reading

September 15, 2017
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Apple starts rolling out 4K HDR iTunes content ahead of Apple TV 4K launch

As promised, Apple on Thursday began rolling out 4K HDR movies on its iTunes Store, content that customers will be able to stream using the company’s new Apple TV 4K set-top box come next week. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

August 27, 2017
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Apple opens iTunes donations for Hurricane Harvey relief

After Hurricane Harvey slammed into Texas on Friday, and continues to roll over the Gulf Coast as a tropical storm, Apple this weekend reactivated iTunes donations to support American Red Cross relief efforts in the area. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

August 21, 2017
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Apple opens promised iTunes donations to Southern Poverty Law Center

As planned Apple has opened up iTunes donations to the Southern Poverty Law Center, part of a broader reaction to the violence at this month’s far-right rally in Charlottesville, Va. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

August 21, 2017
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Apple now accepting donations for Southern Poverty Law Center through iTunes

As Tim Cook mentioned in an email last week to employees, Apple has taken another step to promote equality and justice after the Charlottesville tragedy as it has teamed up with the Southern Poverty Law Center to accept donations through … Continue reading

August 20, 2017
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iTunes U Collections will move to Apple Podcasts next month

Apple’s iTunes U Collections will move to Apple Podcasts next month with the release of iTunes 12.7. As the company removes iTunes U from the macOS/PC iTunes app, Apple is encouraging users to access and utilize the content from the … Continue reading

August 11, 2017
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Comments Off on Song meant to spoof car audio systems climbs into top 50 on Apple’s iTunes charts

Song meant to spoof car audio systems climbs into top 50 on Apple’s iTunes charts

A track consisting of nothing but 9 minutes and 58 seconds of silence is currently sitting at 49th place in Apple’s iTunes charts, apparently out of frustration with the way many car audio systems work. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 29, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple reveals 4K and HDR plans in iTunes, hinting revamped Apple TV may arrive soon

Apple reveals 4K and HDR plans in iTunes, hinting revamped Apple TV may arrive soon

Users have found that some new releases on the iTunes Store list availability in 4K resolution and high dynamic range, suggesting that support for ultra-high-resolution video formats may soon come to iTunes, along with new Apple TV hardware. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

July 10, 2017
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Apple sees iTunes market share slip as competition increases from Amazon & Comcast for films

Despite its increasing focuses on Services revenue, Apple is struggling to draw users to the iTunes Store for movie purchases and rentals. According to a new in-depth report from The Wall Street Journal, Apple’s market share for renting and purchasing … Continue reading

May 8, 2017
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Apple clarifies iTunes affiliate changes: apps stay at 7% & in-app purchases fall to 2.5%

Apple this weekend has clarified changes to its iTunes Affiliate Program. While it was originally stated that Apple would cut affiliate rates for apps altogether from 7 percent to 2.5 percent, the company has now confirmed that its original announcement … Continue reading

May 4, 2017
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Apple’s lower iTunes Affiliate rates only apply to in-app commissions, report says

Clarifying a recently announced iTunes Affiliate Program policy change that reduces commission rates, a report on Wednesday claims the new schedule applies only to in-app links, not websites and other outlets. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

March 28, 2017
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iTunes U gains new annotation features, 1:1 video messaging and feedback, and media sharing between apps

iTunes U for iOS has been updated today with three new features. Annotation tools, 1:1 video feedback, and media sharing between apps are all included in version 3.5 released today: more… Filed under: Apple 9to5Mac

February 23, 2017
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Apple’s classic iTunes Remote app updated with 2FA support for Home Sharing

Apple has updated its classic iTunes Remote app for iOS with two-factor authentication support when signing in to Home Sharing. This lets you use stronger security on your Apple ID and iCloud account and makes iTunes Remote prompt you for … Continue reading

September 25, 2016
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iTunes Backup Passwords ‘Much Easier’ to Crack in iOS 10, Apple Working on Fix

iOS 10 uses a new password verification mechanism for iTunes backups that makes them easier to crack, according to testing performed by Elcomsoft, a company that specializes in software designed to access iPhone data. Encrypted iTunes backups created on a … Continue reading