As you've probably heard, Apple's App Store hit 50 billion downloads on Wednesday, which means we've all been waiting with bated breath to find out who the lucky so-and-so was -- and which app they purchased.
Imagine getting a great deal on gift cards, only to have the retailer take them away -- without explanation -- the next time you try to shop there. This real-life nightmare is currently playing out for CinemaNow customers, who watched helplessly as thousands of dollars disappeared from their accounts last weekend.
Thursday turned out to be a big day for those awaiting the arrival of iTunes 11, which swooped onto Mac and Windows computers with just one November day left to spare. While the app redesign may not be as radical as many of us hoped it would be, there's still plenty to like about the latest version and we're looking forward to seeing some of its new features — namely Up Next — added to iOS 7 next year. Here's what else was making news while you were playing with iTunes 11...
Unless you've been living in a cave somewhere, you're probably aware that Apple is holding a media event on Wednesday, presumably to announce the next iPhone -- and that means now is the time to cash in on your old model.
By now there's little doubt that a sixth-generation iPhone is just around the corner, so this is a great time to weigh your options for selling an older model and putting that cash toward Apple's latest and greatest -- and here are three of the best methods for doing just that.
If it's not yet clear that a new iPhone is coming soon, look no further than Sprint, who is following up its recent online-only $50 discount on the current iPhone 4S with yet another enticement to buy now.
Wow, that was quite a WWDC keynote today, wasn’t it? Even if you didn’t get everything on your wish list, that cool new 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display certainly looks enticing, and iOS 6 sure keeps packing on the new features. There’s plenty of ancillary news from today’s event, so be sure to keep reading and find out all the stuff you may have missed for this Monday, June 11, 2012 post-keynote edition!
Parents, you know how it goes: every time the kid wants to download an app from the iTunes Store, he has to bring you the phone so that you can type in the password. That sort of defeats the purpose of giving him the iPhone so that he's distracted. Fortunately, you can set up an iTunes allowance, which lets you specify a precise amount of cash that your kid can spend on apps without having to bug you each time he wants to try out a new iOS game. The allowance works just like an iTunes gift card, and can be used to purchase music, iOS apps, and Mac apps. It's easy to set up--we'll show you how!
Did everyone party like it’s 2012 over the weekend? 2011 is done and over with, and while the last batch of “best/worst of” lists continue to trickle out, we’re looking ahead to the New Year and what it may bring, with the Consumer Electronics Show kicking off next week and Mobile World Congress next month. Of course, neither of those events are places where Apple historically rears its head, but stay tuned as we dig up all the latest from Cupertino this year. That includes today, so read on for the first few nuggets from Monday, January 2, 2012.
Accumulated too many Macs or iOS devices over the years and looking to unload them? While eBay is one way to go, Apple would prefer you send it to their own recycling program, which now allows you trade in those old products in exchange for an Apple Gift Card -- assuming it’s worth anything, that is.