iTunes 11.3 Update Preps for iOS 8

Apple readies for the iOS 8 release by offering a small iTunes update with iTunes Extras.

The iTunes 11.3 update adds iTunes Extras to the Mac and lays groundwork for the iOS 8 release this fall, when these extras will come to the iPhone and iPad. Small iTunes updates are common for Apple, but we don’t often see mention of upcoming software in the notes. In the iTunes 11.3 update description Apple outlines the […]

How to Update Your iPhone to iOS 7.1.2 Without Any Problems

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It seems many users come across problems when updating iOS on their iPhone, but here are steps to assure that you stay away from any updating issues as much as possible. The latest iOS update was released last week, and while it was a rather minor update for Apple’s mobile operating system, many users came […]

iOS 8 May Enable Lightning Headphones & High-Resolution Audio

iOS 8 could bring better sounding music with high-resolution audio on the iPhone.

A new report claims Apple is planning to use iOS 8 as a springboard to better sound on the iPhone 5, iPhone 5s and possibly the iPhone 6 with new Lightning headphones and an opportunity for better sounding audio on Lightning Made for iPhone speakers. This new rumor arrives as Apple closes a deal with […]

iPad Air and iTunes Gift Card Deals Offer Big Savings

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If you’re in the market for a new iPad or other iOS-related products, you’re in luck, because Target has a nice sale going on for the new iPad Air, as well as few other consumer electronic deals that you may want to take advantage of. iPad deals are not hard to come by this year, […]

How to Create a Custom iTunes Radio Station

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Every music streaming app has its advantages and disadvantages, but the nice thing with iTunes Radio is that it is built directly into the iPhone’s music app. Another cool feature is the station style format that iTunes radio uses to provide music to listeners. By default iTunes Radio has featured stations that are easy to […]

iOS 7.1 Release Date MIA as Key App Arrives

The iOS 7.1 release date is MIA.

The iOS 7.1 release date is now completely up in the air now that Apple has released an updated version of the iTunes Festival application that supposedly was going to usher in the arrival of the iOS 7.1 update. Earlier this week, John Gruber from Daring Fireball claimed that Apple would be updating its iTunes […]

Disney Movies Anywhere Review: Best Way to Buy Frozen on iTunes

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The Disney Movies Anywhere app is an essential companion for Disney movie lovers who buy Disney Movies like Frozen on iTunes or combo packs with a digital copy. In addition to offering a one stop shop for watching and downloading Disney movies, this app is the easiest way to get extra features that come with […]

Disney Movies Anywhere Launches Streaming Service with iTunes Integration

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Families love Disney and Disney loves families. You won’t find too many households that don’t have a library of Disney flicks floating around in disk format somewhere. And increasingly you’ll find families are accumulating a digital library of Disney titles as well. Until now you’ve had to build those libraries through iTunes or other sources. […]

Disney’s Frozen Available to Watch on iTunes for The First Time Ever

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Frozen is now available to download and stream via Apple’s iTunes service. The hit animated film was scheduled for a Tuesday release, but those on the West Coast were able to watch Frozen  a few hours early since Apple and Disney released it at midnight EST. Released in late 2013, Frozen has grossed nearly $1 billion at the […]

5 Flappy Bird Replacements To Keep You Frustrated

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The hit iOS and Android game Flappy Bird was a huge and nearly instant success that disappeared almost as quick as it arrived on the scene. After huge success with hundreds of thousands of angry mobile gamers and tweets the developer removed Flappy Bird from iTunes and the Google Play Store. Being extremely simple to […]

Cheap Star-Studded Blockbuster Movie Bundles Return to iTunes Store

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It appears that Apple is cutting users a break. It’s once again offering serious discounts on movies with its Build You Movie Collection promotion. As of now Apple’s offering users the opportunity not just pick up individual movies on the cheap but also entire movie series. Franchises discounted in the promotion include Harry Potter, The […]

iTunes App Store Reaches Record Sales, $1 Billion in December Alone

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Apple has announced that iTunes App Store sales have reached record numbers, with $10 billion in revenue for 2013, and $1 billion of that came during the month of December alone, mostly thanks to the Christmas holiday where millions of people probably received new iOS devices. December 2013 was also the most successful month in iTunes […]

Apple Allows iBooks Customers to Give the Gift of Reading

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Just in time for the holiday season, Apple has made some changes to the iBooks service for iOS and OS X to allow customers to now gift a book to family, friends, and loved ones. Gifting a specific book title is new for the iBookstore, a feature that has been a staple on rival Amazon’s […]

12 Days of Gifts App Released in USA for First Time By Apple

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Apple is giving away gifts and has released an App to do just that. The 12 Days of Gifts App is now available, but you won’t see anything but a countdown and a FAQ until December 26. That’s when Apple’s 12 Days of Gifts kicks off. Each day from December 26 through January 6 users […]

Don’t Like iTunes? Here’s How to Avoid It

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If you hate iTunes, you’re not alone. I use a MacBook and an iPhone on a daily basis, but I usually try and avoid iTunes like the plague. It’s not a terrible piece of software by any means, but sometimes it’s really slow and doesn’t work all that great, especially if you’re on a Windows […]

How to Back Up Your iOS Device in iTunes

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Backing up your computer and other devices is one of the most important maintenance tasks you can do. It can save you from certain disaster if you’re phone ever dies or you accidentally drop it and break it. If you don’t have any of the data on it backed up, you lose it all if […]

Amazon Releases Amazon Cloud Player App for Mac

Amazon Cloud Player App for Mac

Mac owners who use Amazon for their music playing and purchasing will be happy to  know that Amazon has released the Amazon Cloud Player App for the Mac. This desktop client works side by side with Amazon’s Cloud Player service for playing and purchasing music. Amazon had previously released a version for Windows machines. For […]

Apple Seeds OS X 10.9 Mavericks Gold Master, Final Release Soon

OS X Mavericks GM seed now available

Apple seeded the OS X 10.9 Mavericks Gold Master to developers signaling that the final release of the new Mac operating system will likely ship within a week or two, hitting the rumored “sometime in October” deadline. Apple also shipped an update to iTunes, along with the Gold Master, bringing it to iTunes 11.1.1 (11). The iTunes […]

Apple Offers iTunes Refund Following ‘Breaking Bad’ Confusion

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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 […]

With iOS 7, Your 4G LTE Plan Just Got a Little More Useful

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Apple has raised the download cap for content downloaded over mobile broadband networks from 50 MB to 100 MB now with the new iOS 7 operating system that was released yesterday for consumer downloads. Though TV shows and movies still won’t stream over your favorite carrier’s 4G LTE network in the U.S., some larger app […]