Apple Offers iTunes Refund Following ‘Breaking Bad’ Confusion


*+-Following confusion on how the last season of the TV show ‘Breaking Bad’ TV was named, Apple is now offering customers a refund for show. The last season of the show was given an odd split where the first 8 episodes of the fifth season was known as “Season 5″ whereas the final 8 shows […]

NFC on an iPhone May Be Good for Hand-Me-Down Apps


*+-Though Apple had largely avoided the near field communications, or NFC, technology used for easy Bluetooth pairing, sharing files, and for digital wallets that rivals have been doing, the company may still be considering NFC for other purposes on iPhone and iPad tablets. Apple may be tying in NFC technology to its digital iTunes and […]

U.S. Court Says No Garage Sales for Digital Content


*+-U.S. District Court Judge Richard Sullivan delivered a ruling that favored Capitol Records in a case against MP3 digital music re-seller ReDigi. The case may be used as precedent in the future for other digital contents, including e-books, digital magazines, digital movies, digital TV shows, and apps. In his ruling Judge Sullivan says that it […]

Verizon Eyeing Netflix Acquisition, Wants to Enter Streaming Market


*+-Verizon, provider of fast fiber optics in-home FiOS TV service, is said to be seriously considering an acquisition of media streaming provider Netflix. Speculations of Verizon’s interest were delivered by Mediatech Capital partner Porter Bibb, who said that the traditional provider of phone service is serious about Netflix, or something similar. Neither Netflix nor Verizon […]

Apple Expands iTunes Promotion at Starbucks to Include More Digital Content


*+-Apple has a long partnership with Starbucks where the coffee chain would offer codes for free iTunes music download. However, in an age where almost every content you can imagine is going digital, Apple is expanding its iTunes promotion at Starbucks to encompass more different types of digital content. In the past week, Starbucks gave […]

iOS 4.3’s Home Sharing Feature Paving the Way to Cloud Streaming?


*+-In addition to sharing digital media content via Air Share, which will allow Mac OS X and iOS users to share what’s on their devices with Apple TV to stream it to a larger HDTV wirelessly over WiFi, Apple will also be introducing a new feature called Home Sharing to iOS 4.3, which was briefly […]

6-Inch Apple Slate: iPad Nano or iPod Touch Max?


*+-Although Apple’s CEO Steve Jobs has shunned the idea of a 7-inch tablet form factor, noting that the display size was too small to do much useful work, the Cupertino, California iPad-maker is, however, said to be experimenting with tablets with a smaller form factor. Hot off of the rumor mill is speculation that Apple […]