How to Fix iTunes Error 9006 When Upgrading to iOS 7

There were errors galore when installing iOS 7 for iPad.

The iOS 7 update process is not going smoothly for most iPhone and iPad users who are experiencing errors while updating to iOS 7 including the 9006 error in iTunes while trying to update. The 9006 error, or error 9006 as Apple defines it, is a common issue that users run into while installing the iOS […]

iOS 7 Error 9006 Plagues Users in iTunes

This error popped up first when trying to install iOS 7 through iTunes.

iPhone and iPad users trying to update to iOS 7 Over-the-Air are running into Software Update Failed errors, errors that prevent the iOS 7 install from being completed. Those looking for a remedy through an iTunes install won’t find it either as iOS 7 installation errors have hit iTunes as well as a 9006 error […]

iOS 7′s iTunes Radio Changes Nothing

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When Apple finally announced iTunes Radio, a collective sigh could be heard from many music enthusiasts. Finally, here was Apple’s answer to music subscription services like Pandora and Spotify. Now that iTunes Radio is now available to users installing iOS 7 today, iPhone and iPad users are in for a bit of shock when they download […]

Why You’ll Still Buy the iPhone, Even As Other Phones Get Better

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I don’t think it’s up for discussion any longer: the iPhone, while attractive and intuitive, isn’t a very cutting edge smartphone. I don’t expect that to change when the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C make their alleged début this September either. Apple is perfectly fine shipping this year’s smartphone packed with last year’s toys. So […]

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

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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 […]

Apple Revises App Store Policies to Make Apps Kid-Safe

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Apple had updated its developer policy for apps submitted to the App Store that targets children in a bid to comply with new regulations and to make the digital storefront a friendlier place for kids. The new policies are detailed on Apple’s developer portal and limits the collection of personal data when it comes to […]

iTunes Dazzles With Steep Discounts on Blockbuster Movie Bundles

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For a limited time Apple is offering a movie promotion that features entire collections of some of the most beloved movie franchises of the last decade, for as little as $9.99. For a limited time users can pick up entire movie collections from the iTunes Video store to own. The Movie Bundle assortment includes The […]

iTunes Radio for Mac Arrives: iTunes 11.1 Beta Tour

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For the first time since it unveiled its new iTunes Radio service during its World Wide Developer Conference, we’re finally getting our first glimpse of the service in a native desktop application; iTunes. As part of the iTunes Music Match subscription service, users pay $25 a year for the radio service on all of their […]

iTunes Update Adds New MiniPlayer, Improves Songs View

The new iTunes MiniPlayer includes a new album artwork view.

A new update to iTunes brings a new MiniPlayer, improved songs view and multi-disc album support to Apple’s desktop music app. The new update brings iTunes to version 11.0.3, and as the version number suggests it has a few small changes, but nothing too big. The biggest change in the new update is to the […]

Microsoft Asked Apple for an iTunes for Windows 8 Devices

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According to Microsoft, it has approached Apple about creating a version of Apple’s iTunes client for Windows 8 devices. That news comes by way of Tami Reller, chief financial officer of the Windows Division. In an interview with CNN Money, Reller further elaborated on Microsoft’s efforts to get Windows 8 and Windows RT users access […]

Apple Streaming iRadio Service Launch May Be Delayed

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Apple may be facing opposition from some of its content partners surrounding the terms it had proposed for the rumored iRadio music streaming service in a move that could delay the summer launch. iRadio is positioned as a streaming music service that would compete in the same space as Pandora and Spotify, and though it […]

Take a Walk Through a Decade of iTunes

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This month the iTunes Music Store turns ten, and to celebrate Apple put together a mini-site in iTunes showing how the store helped change the music industry. The Decade of iTunes site breaks down every year of the iTunes Music Store in detail. The timeline starts off on April 28, 2003 when the store first […]

21 iPhone 5 Tips & Tricks

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Check out this collection of iPhone 5 tips and tricks to get more out of the iPhone 5 without buying a new iPhone. It’s been six months since the iPhone 5 launched, and most people don’t know how to get the most out of the iPhone 5. With this list of iPhone 5 hidden features, […]

Starbucks Dumps Free iTunes Download Cards, Moves to Digital

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In a nod to the environment, Starbucks is ending its free iTunes download cards where users can grab a physical card–the size of a business card–at a cafe counter and enter the special promo code in iTunes to download free content ranging from MP3s to books and apps. The program, according to the coffee chain, […]

Apple Goes Green for iCloud Power

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Today Apple announced that 75 percent of its corporate facilities across the globe no rely on renewable energy for power instead of fossil fuels, up from 35 percent in 2010. In the company’s Environmental Footprint Report for fiscal 2012, Apple revealed that a number of its facilities operate entirely on renewable energies. Apple’ corporate headquarters […]

Apple, Amazon Pave Way for Digital Garage Sale

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The problem with owning digital media today, such as copies of TV shows, movies, e-books, and music through services like Amazon and iTunes, is that you cannot transfer ownership of your content to someone if you want to clean house. Thanks to two recent, but separate, patents filed by Apple and Amazon, this could all […]

Apple Patents Method For Reselling Digital Goods

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A new Apple patent could let users resell or loan their digital music, movies, TV shows and books. According to Apple Insider Apple’s patent details a method for letting users resell their digital goods to other users, making it possible for users to buy and sell “used” digital items. In the patent Apple users can […]

If You’re an iTunes User, Don’t Buy Microsoft’s Surface Pro Tablet

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When the Surface Pro tablet was announced by Microsoft, I was excited. It would be the first non-Apple tablet that could handle all my iTunes content, including my large library of movies and TV shows that I had purchased, while still allowing me to access other digital ecosystems, like movies from Amazon, stream shows from […]

How to Stop iTunes from Always Opening When iPhone is Plugged In

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With iOS 6, the iPhone is no longer completely tied down to iTunes, but many users continue to plug their phone in throughout the day. A common annoyance with iTunes is that when a user plugs in their iPhone, it automatically pops up. For those who use their computer to charge their phone throughout the […]

Apple Announces 25 Billion Songs Sold Through iTunes

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Today Apple announced that it had sold its 25 billionth song through iTunes, almost a decade after the iTunes Music Store debuted. The 25 billionth song downloaded from iTunes was “Monkey Drums” (Goksel Vancin Remix) by Chase Buch. To celebrate his downloading the 25 billionth song on iTunes Apple will send Phillip Lüpke from Germany an iTunes […]