Tag Archives: iTunes

Bump update takes away feature to share iTunes media

It isn’t everyday that an application gets updated to take away a feature, however that is what has happened here. That’s right, Bump has been update to remove a feature, and that feature is one some will be sad to see go. With version 3.5.8, Bump is no longer able to share iTunes library media between devices. When opening the panel to share music…

Apple patents iTunes ‘credit’ system for offline purchases

A patent published today shows how iTunes users may soon be able to make music purchases whilst offline. Published today by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the patent is named “On-device offline purchases”, and it does pretty much what it says on the tin. The system would allow iTunes users to buy credits from iTunes, and store those credits for a…

Apple to close deal on “iRadio” as early as next week?

According to a new report from CNET, which cites people “familiar with the negotiations,” Apple is very close to signing a deal with two major record labels to stream their music on the infamous “iRadio” service. Apple has apparently made the deal in question is very good for record labels, offering  per-stream rates almost half as cheap as…

Google’s Quickoffice app now available for iPhone

For those of you unfamiliar with Quickoffice, this Google-branded application basically helps subscribers of Google Apps for Business manage their cross-platform productivity applications. Quickoffice users can access and edit Microsoft Office applications while saving compatible versions of the files to Google Drive, making it much easier to network…

iTunes app URLs demoted by Google? [UPDATE: A server issue is to blame]

If you’ve ever spent some time trying to find an application in the App Store that isn’t super popular, you know that it isn’t always as easy as it sounds. Therefore, many iOS users opt for a quick Google search over combing through the thousands of apps in the iOS App Store to find an application. Though you may have noticed that this method of app…

Judge says “no” to ability to resell iTunes music

For those of you looking forward to the idea of one day being able to resell your iTunes songs that you no longer want, you may be waiting for quite some time. There was recently a legal push through the United States district court to give music owners the right to resell music to other users digitally. Unfortunately for music lovers looking to cash in…

State owned film studio sues Apple in China

Problems for Apple in China are escalating, today is has emerged that Apple is being sued by a state-owned film studio. Shanghai Animation Film Studio has produced animated movies such as “The Monkey King”, and is accusing Apple of infringing on intellectual property rights while providing unauthorised download services in its App Store. It claims that…