It's rare to hear one of Apple's partners speak publicly about the company, but it's rarely positive, especially when Cupertino's often draconian policies are being discussed. Imagine our surprise to hear a European carrier CEO describe Apple as much easier to get along with now! What's the reason behind the change? You'll have to read on to find out...
If your iTunes library consists of more than a few hundred tracks, you're probably familiar with Doug Adams and his Dougscripts website. A treasure trove of iTunes-related AppleScripts, the site has long helped plug the gaps in Apple's music player, and allowed music fans to better manage their growing libraries. Adams' TrackSift goes a step further, bundling nine useful tools with a simple graphical front-end for easier use.
Steve Jobs believed in a simple fact: everything around you “was made up by people that were no smarter than you. And you can change it. You can influence it. You can build your own things that people can use.” Jobs definitely practiced what he preached. While all the other technology firms were churning out products with all the wow factor of a tumble dryer, Apple set out to change the world with innovative computers and gadgets, again and again and again.
As we’ll discover, Apple products have revolutionized the way we work and play and listen to music. It has transformed entire industries, created new kinds of computing, and done some truly frightening things to bridges. Read on and be inspired.
It was a week of news for the big iPad, the little iPad, and even something as old as email made news this week. We've got more details on all of this plus a how-to, a rumor, a jailbreak announcement, and the competition floundering. Sounds like a pretty good week, all in all.
McDonald's isn't the only company claiming "billions served." The iTunes store has now sold over 25 billion songs. Over the past ten years, iTunes has forever changed the way we listen to and purchase music, and today's announcement seems to indicate Apple's digital distribution shows no signs of slowing down.
So the reviews have started coming in for jOBs, Apple TV got an update and so did your other iOS devices, Vine got launched, got pulled, got tweaked, got 25% less sexy, and a whole bunch of other stuff, so let's see what's cooking in the hot pot of news this week.
In the extreme case where you cannot remember your iPhone's restrictions password, you can still recover it if you have a recent backup in iTunes. Note that this will only work if you back up to your local machine, and not to iCloud. Your device must also be running iOS 5 or earlier — this hack doesn’t work with iOS 6.
Here we are looking at the final weeks of yet another year. While plenty of media outlets are pushing out best-of lists for 2012, Apple has today announced its own picks for the best movies, App Store games, music, and even podcasts in the iTunes store. The honorees include Action Movie FX as iPhone App of the Year, and The Room as best iPad Game of the Year.