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 […]

Apple TV Update Adds Bluetooth Keyboard Support

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Today Apple released an update to the Apple TV which added a few new features, including the ability to use a Bluetooth keyboard with the set-top box and some iTunes 11 features. The new update to the Apple TV gives uses an easier way to search on the set-top box. Now, instead of relying on […]

Walmart Offers $50 iTunes Gift Card for $40

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Walmart is now offering virtual $50 iTunes gift cards for just $40 through its website. The virtual cards are codes that Walmart will email to buyers shortly after they order the “eGift cards.” The cards are only available in $50 denominations, but the deal is the best value on iTunes gift cards so far this […]

Best Buy Offers $100 iTunes Gift Cards For $85

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Today Best Buy is the best place to buy a $100 iTunes gift card as the retailer is only charging $85 for the card according to a 9To5Mac report. The deal only is only good for today. Tomorrow the price of the gift card will likely go back up to $100. The gift card qualifies […]

iTunes 11 Now Available from Apple

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After a delay, Apple has finally released the highly anticipated iTunes 11, an update to Apple’s music solution that brings a new design, more iCloud support, and a host of other improvements that Apple hopes will make the iTunes experience a much improved one from iTunes 10. Earlier today, it became clear that Apple might […]

iTunes 11 Release Possible Today

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Apple will likely release iTunes 11 sometime today according a Wall Street Journal report. The WSJ report is a profile on Eddy Cue, the Apple executive in charge of iTunes and the company’s online services. The report mentions that iTunes 11 “is expected as soon as Thursday.” The cause of the delay according to the […]

iTunes 11 Release Date Pegged for Next Few Days

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A German music distributor is asking artists to prepare photos for an iTunes 11 release in the next few days according to a MacRumors report. The German music distributor Feiyr sent an email to its artists asking them to submit photos for use in iTunes 11. In iTunes 11, users can look through photos and […]

iTunes Gift Card Black Friday Deals Off Up to 20% Off

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Black Friday iTunes gift card deals are back, offering up to 20% off the face value of iTunes gift cards. While a lot of stores offer gift cards with their purchases, another good deal that is sometimes looked over is iTunes Gift Cards. The deals offered on iTunes Gift Cards are definitely worth checking out as […]

Apple Delays iTunes 11 Until Late November

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Apple’s newest version of iTunes 11 won’t make its target October release date and will now come out “before the end of November” according to All Things D. The delay announcement comes from Apple Spokesman Tom Neumayr who said “The new iTunes is taking longer than expected and we wanted to take a little extra time […]

Apple Internet Radio Rumored To Launch In Early 2013

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Apple is preparing an Internet radio service to launch in the first three months of 2013 to combat Pandora according to a new Bloomberg report. According to the report, Apple is currently in talks with major music labels concerning the online radio plans. The companies will likely reach a deal on how to share ad […]

Thoughts After a Day of Apple Update Frenzy

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Remember the days of old when upgrading a computer used to take a day if not more? Of course if you’re a gadget geek and you had multiple computers to update then you were looking at a considerable time investment to get things up to speed with whatever the latest and greatest. I used to […]

iTunes Update Brings Little to Get Excited About

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Apple announced the new iPhone 5 at an event today in San Francisco and along with it we learned that they will update iTunes, but there’s not too much to get excited about. The new user interface gets an overhaul, but the basic layout remains intact. Better control of music as the user plays and […]