Tag Archives: iTunes

iOS 6 and iTunes 11 get download later feature

If you are someone that downloads a lot of movies, TV episodes and other movie/video content from iTunes, you may have seen this new prompt that appears both in iTunes 11 and in iTunes on iOS 6. As you can see above (screenshot from AppleInsider), when downloading any of the aforementioned content you are prompted with a “Download Now?” window and given…

App Shopper relaunched with new social streak

At the back end of 2012 App Shopper was removed from the App Store. It had been there for months and was by all accounts a popular way to discover new apps and read reviews before downloading. Sadly, Apple took its sweet time finding that it broke the App Store’s own rules and booted it from the store. The particular rule it broke was that it pretty…

Twitter #Music users prefer Spotify to iTunes or Rdio

Some interesting figures have shown up in the 24 hours following Twitter’s long-awaited launch of the Twitter #Music service. The service essentially acts as a music discovery network where you can see what’s popular, what’s up and coming and what the people you’re following on Twitter are listening to. When listening back to music, the default option…

Game Center, iTunes Store outages as iCloud issues continue

Something is definitely off with Apple’s cloud services. Earlier in the month we reported that both iMessage and FaceTime experienced multiple outages across the country, and now it looks like Game Center and the iTunes Store are acting up. On Thursday of this week, Game Center was unavailable for some users two separate times, for 90 minutes and 24…

Amazon making ground in digital music, but iTunes still no.1

Latest reports from NPD show that Amazon is really beginning to grow in terms of digital music market share. Their figures today show that Amazon’s share of digital music downloads has risen from 13% to 22% in 3 years. Despite this growth however, iTunes is still the clear dominant force in digital music, racking up 63% of all digital music downloads….

Twitter Music to allow connection to Spotify, iTunes, etc.

By now, you may have heard that Twitter is launching it’s own music service tomorrow dubbed Twitter Music. Although some is known about the service, there is still a lot that is unknown. Fortunately for audiophiles, there has been some more information leaked about the new service. According to leaked source codes, it appears as if Twitter Music will…

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…