Tag Archives: iTunes Store

VIDEO: Apple’s Big-Ass IPhone 6+ And 6 Now Available For Pre-Order

12 Sep

Apple’s newest and largest pair of iPhones, the iPhone 6 and 6+, are now available for pre-order in a number of countries including the U.S. and the UK, France, Germany, Spain and Italy. The phones are due to ship to buyers starting next week, on September 19. Pre-orders don’t appear to have opened up yet […]

VIDEO: Tom Hanks’ Typewriter App Shoots To The Top Of The App Store

18 Aug

Tom Hanks’ name can do more than sell a movie, it seems. His recently launched, hipster-ish typewriter app for iPad, Hanx Writer, has now shot up to the top of the iTunes App Store, ranking number one in both the Productivity section, as well as Overall. Launched last week, Hanx Writer turns your iPad into […]

VIDEO: Amazon Rolls Out A YouTube-Like “Video Shorts” Section On Instant Video

25 Jul

Amazon’s Instant Video service has traditionally been thought of as both a rival to iTunes and Netflix, in terms of offering movies and TV shows for rent, purchase or for free streaming via the company’s Amazon Prime membership program. But now YouTube has joined that list of would-be competitors, as Amazon has now introduced a […]

VIDEO: Shazam Improves In-App Streaming For Rdio Subscribers

15 Jul

Shazam just made music playback easier for Rdio’s premium users. The music-identification service updated its iOS app Monday to allow Rdio subscribers to play entire tracks from within its app.

VIDEO: Apple Brings Better Discussion, IPad Course Creation To ITunes U

9 Jul

Apple has updated iTunes U with a bunch of new features, cranking the version number up to 2 and introducing improved discussion features and the ability to create and update courses directly from the iPad app, which previously has been mostly a user-facing client for consuming content. The update, live now in the App Store, […]

VIDEO: What’s Next For Apple: Find Out On Monday

31 May

Get ready for a peek at changes for the iPhone and iPad. Apple Monday kicks off its 25th Worldwide Developers Conference, a gathering that offers a glimpse into the near-term future of Apple’s software, in particular the operating systems that run the iPhone and iPad, and Apple computers. While Apple has introduced some hardware at […]

VIDEO: What The Beats Deal Means For Apple

30 May

Ending weeks of rumors, Apple announced Wednesday that it would be buying popular audio products manufacturer Beats Electronics and its fledgling music service business Beats Music for about $3 billion, making it the largest acquisition in the company’s history. Apple will pay roughly $2.6 billion in cash with an additional $400 million in equity that […]

VIDEO: Why Tim Cook Doesn’t Care About ‘The Bloody ROI’

7 Mar

Steve Jobs was once asked at an Apple shareholder meeting by a shareholder who wanted get some insights into his deepest thinking: “What keeps you awake at night?” Mr. Jobs replied, “Shareholder meetings.” The wisdom of this insight was borne out last week when Mr. Jobs’s successor at Apple, Tim Cook, was asked at the […]

VIDEO: Apple Stays Mum On IPad Air’s First-weekend Sales

4 Nov

It looks like Apple won’t be bragging about the early sales of its iPad Air. Apple, which has made it a routine to release first-weekend sales after the past launches of new iPads and iPhones, did not release a statement, which typically comes out at 5:30 a.m. The lack of a press release could mean […]

VIDEO: Twitter To Kill The Music App Nobody Knew It Had

22 Oct

Twitter To Kill The Music App Nobody Knew It Had