Tag Archive: iTunes


Blind pensioner is hoping iTunes success will help save his sight

What’s the best way for an 85-year-old man, who has been registered blind for the past six years, to raise the money he needs for a sight-saving operation? Write, record and sell a song using iTunes, of course! That’s what Scottish pensioner Jock Campbell is doing, at least. Having been a producer for a band appropriately-titled […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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iTunes and Apple Music go live in China

Apple today launched Apple Music, iTunes Movies and iBooks in China. As with the U.S., Chinese customers are being treated to a three-month free trial for Apple Music. After this, the subscription service will cost a very reasonable 10 yuan ($ 1.57) per month — just one-sixth of what customers in the U.S. pay for the service. […]

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Pro Tip: iTunes is your best bet for iOS 9 backup and upgrade

When you back up your iPhone before upgrading to iOS 9, you have a couple of choices. You can use iCloud or iTunes. For your best, most comprehensive backup, connect your iPhone (or iPad) to iTunes. Seriously, iTunes backs up almost everything — and it’s your best bet for downloading iOS 9 when the upgrade […]

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5 ways for iTunes and Apple Music to harmonize

Yesterday’s iTunes update brought a few improvements to Apple Music as it lives on the Mac and PC. The minor tweaks and bug fixes are always welcome, but Apple Music still has a long way to go before the experience is where it should be, particularly in iTunes. Don’t get me wrong, I really like Apple Music. I […]

Cult of Mac Magazine: Updates Galore! iOS 8, iTunes, Boot Camp

This week, Apple has released a ton of new updates into the wild, including better-and-better versions of iOS 8, an iTunes that does Apple Music a bit better, and a Boot Camp that will let you run Windows 10 on your Mac. Try that on your Chromebook. We’ve got a ton more, too, like killer […]

iTunes just upped its Apple Music game

Along with the public release of iOS 8.4.1 that added a lot of fixes for Apple Music and Beats 1, Apple also has a bevy of improvements ready today for iTunes. Apple released iTunes 12.2.2 today that makes using Beats 1 and Apple Music in iTunes a slightly less horrible experience. The new update is […]

The UK just made iTunes and illegal

The UK’s High Court has turned all of its computer users into outlaws overnight, in a new ruling that makes it unlawful to create a copy of copyrighted content, without the direct permission of the copyright holder. The new law means UK citizens can no longer create backups of their computer (because pretty much every […]

Update makes iTunes Match play nice with Apple Music

While Apple hasn’t been adding DRM to your music, there must have been some issue with the service when paired with iTunes Match. iTunes 12.2.1 is out now, and it contains a fix for any iTunes Match users who saw…

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Update makes iTunes Match play nice with Apple Music

While Apple hasn’t been adding DRM to your music, there must have been some issue with the service when paired with iTunes Match. iTunes 12.2.1 is out now, and it contains a fix for any iTunes Match users who saw…

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Vibrant new iPod colors revealed in iTunes update

You may have written off the iPod as something Apple doesn’t care to breathe new life into by this point, but the iPod is exactly what appears to be getting an update. Alongside the release of iTunes 12.2 to support Apple Music,…

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