Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today 2 rail against digital music and iTunes in particular. So says the artist formerly known (and later still known) as Prince, who claims that “the Internet’s completely over.”
Over the Fourth of July holiday weekend here in the U.S., reports broke out that Apple’s App Store had been hacked by a rogue developer who figured out how to cheat the system and artificially drive up sales of their e-books. Turns out, the whole thing may have been much ado about very little.
Sure, you've invested your hard-earned money in Apps that ran like a champ on your iPhone's old OS. While they might have done the trick for that 3G, or 3GS, running the last generation operating system, as an iOS 4.0 upgrader or an owner of a brand-spanking new iPhone 4 you are an individual of style, substance and bottomless pockets. You demand more from your handset's applications. Slinging software that'll work on any iPhone handset? Unheard of! You demand that the App Store bring you sundries designed specifically for the iOS 4!
You’d think after the biggest product launch in Apple’s history, CEO Steve Jobs would take a day or two off, but it appears he’s taken to his keyboard yet again to respond to some e-mail inquiries involving the lack of Wi-Fi sync in iTunes and the missing hold button on the iPhone 4.
In order to fix something, you need to break something ... or so the saying goes. Well, it appears as though that's what Apple has done with iTunes 9.2. The software, which was supposed to add support for iOS 4 and the iPhone 4 has appearently broken support for playing videos purchased from the iTunes Store.
With the iPhone 4 launch only a few days away, Apple has released iOS 4.0 (aka iPhone os 4.0) to the masses. Now that we have the latest iOS on our fancy Apple devices, we decided to highlight some of the great new features and give you a some tips on how to fully utilize the OS.
Shhh... do you hear it? There's an iTunes update blowin' in the wind! Apple has released iTunes version 9.2, and it appears to be be chock-full of all kinds of goodness, much of which will prepare the software's users for the arrival of iPhone 4 and iOS. The software's version notes mention the following software updates, after the cut!
Will Google attempt to drink Apple's musical milkshake this fall? All signs point to... eventually. The folks over at CNET explain that from what well-placed sources in the music industry have been whispering of late, the company could have their digital music service up and running as early as this fall. The rumor comes after Google's recent sly remarks surrounding their desire to bring Android users a superior music experience for their devices, not to mention the discovery ealier this month of a potential Google Music logo.
Are you a new developer anxious to see how many apps you've sold on your first day of sales in the iTunes App Store? If your answer was yes then today is your day! Apple has released iTunes Connect Mobile an iPhone and iPod touch app that allows developers to view the statistics about their app sales while away from their computer.
On the heels of yesterday's somewhat awkward Safari 5 release, there are now speculations that iTunes is the next piece of Apple software in line for an update. Developers say that Apple is very close to releasing iTunes 9.2 and that there is apparently a "Golden Master" copy existing somewhere that proves the software update is near close to being completed.