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iTunes Audiobooks Lost For Good?

April 3, 2013 | 8 Audiobooks, unlike your other iTunes purchases, cannot be re-downloaded from the store. On a Mac, you can dig into your iTunes folder and move the DRM-protected files to another authorized machine. iOS devices, however, lack a file system that the user can access, so if you never sync with a Mac, you could run into an issue like I did when I had to swap out my iPhone 5. A couple of weeks ago my iPhone 5's power button started acting strange. It appeared to be a mechanical issue, so I went to Read more [...]

iOS 6.1.3 Drops

March 19, 2013 | 4 About iOS 6.1.3 Software Update This update contains improvements and bug fixes, including:  Fixes a bug that could allow someone to bypass the passcode and access the Phone app  Improvements to Maps in Japan For information on the security content of this update, please visit this website: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222 iOS: How to update your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch article http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4623   Available via iTunes   Read more [...]

iTunes Store Sets New Record with 25 Billion Songs Sold

February 6, 2013 | 6 Apple® today announced that music fans have purchased and downloaded more than 25 billion songs from the iTunes Store® (www.itunes.com), the world’s most popular online music, TV and movie store. The 25 billionth song, “Monkey Drums” (Goksel Vancin Remix) by Chase Buch, was purchased by Phillip Lüpke from Germany. As the downloader of the 25 billionth song, Phillip will receive a €10,000 iTunes® Gift Card. “We are grateful to our users whose passion for music over the past 10 years Read more [...]

Apple iPod Classic 160GB (7th Generation) Review

January 30, 2013 | 3 Although we’ve had MP3 players in our pockets for well over a decade now, the most iconic of MP3 players didn’t arrive on the scene until fairly far into the development of MP3 player technology. When it did arrive, it changed the technology landscape for good, and started to make technology itself trendy. The product that managed to do all this came from Apple, and it was the classic iPod. Despite its age and the developments that have since been made, the iPod remains seared into the memories Read more [...]

What Is The Best iPod For Kids?

January 29, 2013 | 1 Children as young as 12 months old may know more about operating electronic devices than some adults. Today, children are growing up in an age where technology is booming and is a natural part of their lives. One of the most popular electronic devices among the very youngest children is Apple’s iPod. With so many choices now available on the market, how do you know what is best for kids? Well, it depends on the intended use (and of course the child’s age). iPod Shuffle The main use of the Apple Read more [...]

iOS 6.1 Drops

January 28, 2013 | 2 This update contains improvements and bug fixes, including: - LTE support for more carriers (complete list of supported carriers at www.apple.com/iphone/LTE/) - Purchase movie tickets through Fandango with Siri (USA only) - iTunes Match subscribers can now download individual songs from iCloud - New button to reset the Advertising Identifier CUPERTINO, California—January 28, 2013—Apple® today updated iOS to version 6.1, adding LTE capabilities to 36 additional iPhone® carriers and 23 Read more [...]

iOS 6 App Store Gifting Returns

January 9, 2013 | 1 Apple has returned the ability to gift apps from the App Store on iOS 6 devices, after mysteriously removing it before the official launch. The addition, which was noticed by 9to5Mac, has been made in Apple’s new system-wide action sheet, rather than re-appearing at the bottom of an app listing, as before. The new gifting procedure in the App Store is a bit awkward. It requires that you tap the action button in the upper right corner of an app’s listing to bring up the action sheet. There’s Read more [...]

App Store Tops 40 Billion Downloads with Almost Half in 2012

January 7, 2013 | CUPERTINO, California―January 7, 2013―Apple® today announced that customers have downloaded over 40 billion apps*, with nearly 20 billion in 2012 alone. The App Store℠ has over 500 million active accounts and had a record-breaking December with over two billion downloads during the month. Apple’s incredible developer community has created over 775,000 apps for iPhone®, iPad® and iPod touch® users worldwide, and developers have been paid over seven billion dollars by Apple. “It has Read more [...]

2012 Holiday App Sales

December 21, 2012 | The holidays are notorious for app sales, we will try to keep this post updated with all the sales we find. First up, Sega is hosting a round of holiday drops, including Jet Set Radio for just US$1.99, Crazy Taxi for the same price, and the newSonic and Sega All-Stars Racing for just 99 cents. Great prices on those great games, so don't pass those up. Taito's got a sale up, too, with Gardening Mama for $3.99, Space Invaders Infinity Gene for $1.99 and a few more deals on too. Square Read more [...]

iTunes Store Movie Content Goes Live in 42 New Countries

December 12, 2012 | 1 Earlier this month, it was noted that the iTunes Music Store had gone live in 56 new countries, nearly doubling the number of countries with access to the store. At the time, Apple noted in its press release that movies were also being launched in Russia, Turkey, India and Indonesia with "select additional countries" also scheduled to offer the film content. Beginning earlier today, readers began reporting that movies had gone live in their countries, and AppleInsider has compiled a list of Read more [...]