Tag Archives: iTunes

App Store hits 50 billion download mark

According to Apple’s website, iOS customers have officially downloaded 5o billion applications! As of now, there’s no detail on what the 50 billionth app was or who downloaded it, but that person will receive a whopping $10,000 App Store gift card. Apple’s also giving each of the next 5o customers following the 5o billionth download a $500 App Store…

BBC iPlayer app updated with better quality video on 3G/4G

BBC iPlayer is one of the most popular apps for TV catchup here in the UK, and the application has just received a welcome update. Version 2.0.5 now features high quality video playback over a cellular connection. The free app was updated just a short while ago. From the App Store: “What’s New in Version 2.0.5 The updates keep coming… -…

Stream the new Daft Punk album for free on iTunes

Are you a Daft Punk fan and want to listen to the new album, right now, for free via iTunes? You can do just that. The entire album is available to stream for free right now on iTunes, all you have to do is the following: Open iTunes Search “Daft Punk” on the iTunes Store Click the “Artist Name” over on the right You will be presented with the…

“Metro” iTunes app for Windows 8 still a long way off

Microsoft famously turned the PC world upside down when it officially launched Windows 8, its brand new operating system for PC. The idea being to create a software than worked equally well on tablets and traditional computers. It didn’t go swimmingly to begin with, as reports of people paying to downgrade to Windows 7 started to make their way…

TiP Daily 5/9/13: iPhone 5S leak, iRadio delay, & more! [VID]

1. Universal Music agreement This is one of the first concretely positive things we’ve heard about Apple’s iRadio service in a while. It’s definitely great news to hear that such a major record label is getting on board with Apple. It took some serious convincing back when iTunes was first launching, and obviously that turned out pretty well, so…

Rovio finally enables cross-device game progess syncing

If – like millions of other people out there – you have Angry Birds, or The Croods installed on multiple iOS devices, you will have undoubtedly have felt the frustration of completing goals and tasks on one device before realizing that same progress is non-existent on an other gadget. Thankfully, Rovio has just announced its Rovio Account which will…

Apple highlights in-app purchasing in new App Store section

In-app purchases have made the headlines more than once over the past year. Having been sued in a class action lawsuit and needing to settle more than one case of “accidental” in-app purchasing by kids on their parents’ accounts, Apple’s decided to make things a little clearer with a new page within the App Store. Recently, Apple added the “Offers…

A Decade of iTunes celebrated by Apple with special iTunes page

On April 28th, 2003, the iTunes Store went live for the very first time and its feet have barely touched the ground since. The rise and popularity of the media portal has been unprecedented. To commemorate the milestone it’s about to hit in a few days time, Apple has posted the “A Decade of iTunes” page within the iTunes store. It features some of the key…