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iTunes U Tops One Billion Content Downloads iTunes U Tops One Billion Content Downloads

Apple’s educational arm of iTunes, iTunes U, has just hit a significant milestone according to the company. Apple has just announced that iTunes U has served over one billion content downloads since its launch back in 2007. “It’s inspiring to …

Apple: iTunes Has Now Sold Over 25 Billion Songs Apple: iTunes Has Now Sold Over 25 Billion Songs

Apple has just announced a pretty significant milestone: 25 billion songs have been purchased and downloaded from iTunes. According to Apple, the 25 billionth song was “Monkey Drums” (Goksel Vancin Remix) by Chase Buch, and was downloaded by a guy …

Yandex Launches Social Search App Wonder Aimed At US Yandex Launches Social Search App Wonder Aimed At US

Update: Facebook has pulled data from Wonder. More here. Russian search engine company Yandex has launched a new social search app for the iPhone and iPod Touch for people in the U.S. It’s called Wonder, and taps into Facebook, Twitter, …

Buy Downton Abbey Season Pass on iTunes, Get the Final Three Episodes Early Buy Downton Abbey Season Pass on iTunes, Get the Final Three Episodes Early

iTunes is offering a bonus to Downton Abbey fans that they hope will encourage people to buy a season pass to the acclaimed Masterpiece Classic drama. If you buy an iTunes Season Pass for the show, you’ll receive the last …

Apple Picks the Top Apps, Games, and More for 2012 Apple Picks the Top Apps, Games, and More for 2012
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Apple has just put out their version of a year-in review list, called iTunes Best of 2012. In it, Apple makes its editorial picks for the top apps, games, music and movies of the year. This year, Action Movie FX …

56 More Countries Get iTunes Store 56 More Countries Get iTunes Store

Apple announced today that it has launched the iTunes Store in 56 new countries, including Russia, Turkey, India, and South Africa. It is now available in a total of 119 countries. “The iTunes Store features local artists including Elka in …

iTunes 11 is Finally Available After Extended Delay iTunes 11 is Finally Available After Extended Delay
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Better late than never, right? Apple debuted the new iTunes, iTunes 11, at their iPhone 5 event back in September. The original September launch date was pushed back to October, and that launch date was then pushed back to November. …

Facebook Gifts Adds iTunes Gift Cards to Its Options Facebook Gifts Adds iTunes Gift Cards to Its Options
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Earlier this month, at an event in NYC, Facebook announced a bunch of new retail partners for their new ecommerce initiative, Gifts. Those included the likes of babyGap, Fab, Brookstone, Dean & Deluca,L’Occitane, Lindt, ProFlowers, Random House, Inc. and even …

AC/DC Is Finally Available on iTunes AC/DC Is Finally Available on iTunes

C’mon, C’mon, listen to the money talk. Another legendary band has caved to the pressures of modern music delivery, as today Apple announces the AC/DC catalog is now available to purchase on iTunes. They’ve dedicated a giant banner on the …

Donate to Hurricane Sandy Relief While Using iTunes Donate to Hurricane Sandy Relief While Using iTunes
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Apple and the American Red Cross have partnered to help superstorm Sandy survivors by adding a donation page to iTunes this morning. From the iTunes homepage, you can access the donation page via a new button just under the new …

New iTunes Coming Before the End of November New iTunes Coming Before the End of November
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Apple first unveiled the all-new version of iTunes during their iPhone 5 event back in September. The completely redesigned iTunes was set to launch on September 19th, alongside iOS 6. As you know, that didn’t happen and Apple pushed back …

Bad Piggies Breaks Rovio Records

While Rovio’s Amazing Alex failed to capture the imagination of the mobile gaming public, the developer’s new Bad Piggies is becoming popular enough to rival Angry Birds. Rovio today announced that Bad Piggies reached the number one spot in the …

Ping Is Officially Shutting Down Ping Is Officially Shutting Down
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It’s official. Apple’s Ping is no more. Apple’s iTunes-based “social network,” which was introduced with iTunes 10, is going away as of September 30. This isn’t much of a shock. Apple CEO Tim Cook was talking about shutting it down …

Apple Introduces Redesigns For iTunes, iPods Apple Introduces Redesigns For iTunes, iPods

We were informed that updates to iTunes and the iPod line would be coming thanks to a leak. That leak was correct as Apple just announced some changes coming to both products. Apple’s Eddy Cue took the stage today to …

iPhone 5 Plus New iTunes, iPod Touch, & iPod Nano Appear on Apple’s Site (With Some Digging) iPhone 5 Plus New iTunes, iPod Touch, & iPod Nano Appear on Apple’s Site (With Some Digging)
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We know that the Apple Store is currently down, which is the longtime signal for “hey we’re about to launch some new stuff!” And now, Apple has let a few dead links slip into search results on the site, which …

Streaming Music Will Dominate Downloads in 2012 (and Beyond) Streaming Music Will Dominate Downloads in 2012 (and Beyond)
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According to a forecast from Strategy Analytics, this year is shaping up to be all about Spotify and less about iTunes. That’s because streaming music services (like Spotify, Pandora, and Rdio) are set to dwarf download services when it comes …

Hong Kong iTunes Store Gets Apple In Trouble With The Locals Hong Kong iTunes Store Gets Apple In Trouble With The Locals
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Last week we told you that Apple had launched the iTunes Store in twelve new regions, mostly in Asia and the Pacific. One of those was Hong Kong. While the launch appears to have gone smoothly from a technical standpoint, …

iTunes 11 To Get Better Sharing, iCloud Integration iTunes 11 To Get Better Sharing, iCloud Integration

Back in April we brought you news that the next version of iTunes, iTunes 11, was working its way through Apple’s internal testing. Little was known about what iTunes 11 would look like, except that it was supposed to bring …

iTunes Store Goes Live In 12 New Countries iTunes Store Goes Live In 12 New Countries

Apple’s quest for global domination – at least when it comes to selling music and mobile apps – continues today with the launch of the iTunes Store in 12 new countries. Last week we brought you news that Apple had …

Apple App Store Search Gets A Boost From Chomp Apple App Store Search Gets A Boost From Chomp

Back in February we brought you news that Apple had acquired Chomp. Chomp was a search engine focused specifically on apps for the iOS and Android platforms. By the time news of the purchase broke, however, several of Chomp’s most …

Jailbreak App Display Recorder Comes to Apple Store Jailbreak App Display Recorder Comes to Apple Store

An app that was previously available only on jail-broken phones has made its way to the app store. The App is called “Display Recorder” and does just that — records video and audio of the phone’s screen in real time. …