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 […]

Apple Readying iTunes Music Streaming Service to Challenge Pandora

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In perhaps the biggest shift of its iTunes business strategy, Apple is reported to be in negotiations with record labels to launch a music streaming service as part of its iTunes platform. The service is said to be focused on the mobile platform–which includes the iPod Touch, iPhone, and iPad–as well as the desktop as […]

Google Play Gift Cards Spotted, Coming Soon

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Android fans will soon have to chance to buy gift cards for the Google Play Store. According to Android Central, the gift cards are already made, Google just needs to distribute them to retailers. The gift cards are good for anything in the Google Play Store. That includes apps, music, movies, and potentially even devices […]

Easy Phone Sync Helps iPhone Users Switch to Samsung Android Phones

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Samsung is trying to lure iPhone users over to Android, and now it’s offering an app to make the transition easier for UK switchers. Samsung partnered with Media Mushroom for a new app called Easy Phone Sync. The app is free for users who buy a new Samsung Galaxy smartphone, no matter which one they […]

Next Version of iTunes Might Kill Off Ping

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Apple’s in-house experiment in social networks might be over in the next release of iTunes. According to All Things D, Apple will shut down Ping in the next major release of iTunes which will likely come out this fall. Ping is still present in iTunes 10.6.3, and still has a place in the iOS 6 […]

Find Where to Stream or Rent Movies with CanIStream.it

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Can I watch Iron Man 2 on Netflix? Can I rent The Rock on iTunes or Amazon? These are just a sampling of the many questions I ask and hear on Twitter and Facebook on a daily basis. People want an easy way to know where they can stream movies, rent movies and buy digital […]

Apple Has to Be Social, CEO Tim Cook Hints at Deeper Facebook Integration

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At the All Things D conference, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed some hints about Apple’s plans for social network integration by touching on topics such as the company’s internally developed social music sharing Ping network, the possibility of deeper Facebook integration, and highlighting that though Apple does not need to build its own network it does […]

We Need 48 Hour Digital Rentals From iTunes

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Last night I rented my first 1080P HD movie on the new iPad, the second movie I’ve ever rented from iTunes. Mission Impossible Ghost Protocol looked great in 1080P HD, even if the letterboxing left half the screen black. Even the 4GB download was faster than anticipated. Overall renting movies on the iPad and Apple […]