Apple has released iTunes 8, adding new interface features and introducing HD TV show downloads. HD TV content includes shows from former--and now reunited--BFF, NBC in addition to other companies. The 720p content can now be played on a computer in addition to an AppleTV. NBC programs include "The Office," "Monk," Battlestar Galactica," and "30 Rock." HD shows cost $2.99, while standard-definition shows remain $1.99 each.
Ahh, what’s a day in the life of the internet without an Apple rumor? It appears that Digg founder, Kevin Rose may have been right after all. IPod nano images are hitting the internet at break-neck speed. Are they real? Does the new iPod nano really cure cancer? Will it bring a 1000 years of peace?
Pandora-like “Genius” smart playlists and HD TV downloads may be in your near future... at least according to some who claim to have noticed a mysterious “Download Now” button that popped up in the middle of Apple's iTunes page that allegedly linked to a download of iTunes 8.0.
In an effort to coerce the public into believing that Windows Vista really wasn’t a failure, Microsoft released a series of ads featuring the illustrious, and hilarious, Jerry Seinfeld with hopes that the commercials would restore the faith of the non-believers (who may have moved on to better things—like the Church of Apple).
With all of the console and PC love we found exuding throughout the 2008 Penny Arcade Expo, we wondered if there was any love left for the Mac. (You know, assuming there was any there in the first place.) Not to worry, we found it, bubbling right below the surface.
A developer emailed MacRumors with a sad tale of Apple rejection. His iTunes App Store submission, Pull My Finger, was rejected due to its "limited utility." The app does exactly what you would expect it to do and you can check out the developers demo in the video below.