Report: Apple could shutdown iTunes music downloads in favor of Apple Music within two years

A report from Digital Music News today citing sources close to Apple claims the company is currently considering a plan that would see it shutdown its iTunes Store music download business within two years. The move would mean the company would stop selling downloads of music from iTunes and instead focus entirely on monthly subscriptions to its […]

Amazon Instant Video app to launch on tvOS ‘within a few weeks’

Since the new Apple TV launched last month, one notably missing app has been Amazon Video. There’s been a lot of speculation as to what the reasoning for the unexplained absence, with some accusing Apple of blocking Amazon from launching the app on tvOS and others accusing Amazon of not developing for the platform as to […]

Apple Pay for U.K. announcement could happen at WWDC, launch within 2 months

Apple is planning to announce support for Apple Pay in the United Kingdom during its Monday Worldwide Developers Conference kickoff keynote, according to a report from The Telegraph. The report adds that the service will go live in the U.K. within two months. Mike Cowan, a Senior VP at MasterCard, told the publication that his company […]

Japan App Store prices to increase within 24 hours due to exchange rates

Apple today informed developers that, within 24 hours, prices in the Japan App Store will increase due to foreign exchange rate changes. Apple further tells developers that customers currently using subscription-based apps will be notified as needed of the shifts. This is not the first time Apple has increased prices in its App Store. Late […]