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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. …

Ping To Be Killed With Next iTunes Update Ping To Be Killed With Next iTunes Update

Late last month at we brought you news that Apple may finally kill off Ping, the failed music-based social network introduced in 2010 with iTunes 10. Speaking at AllThingsD’s D10 Conference, Apple CEO Tim Cook acknowledged that Ping had failed …

Apple Education Pricing For New Macs – Plus $100 iTunes Card Apple Education Pricing For New Macs – Plus $100 iTunes Card

Apple’s 2012 Back to School promotion also began with yesterday’s launch of new Macs. College students and others that qualify will now get a $100 iTunes gift card with a Mac purchase. Those getting an iPad will get a $50 …

iTunes 10.6.3 Released With iOS 6 Beta Compatibility iTunes 10.6.3 Released With iOS 6 Beta Compatibility

There’s really not a whole lot of new features to discuss regarding the new iTunes 10.6.3. There isn’t new “in the Cloud” support because that was already established in 10.3.1. There aren’t a bunch of new features or a new …

Netflix Bests Apple as the Top Online Movie Service in 2011 Netflix Bests Apple as the Top Online Movie Service in 2011

Although you probably wouldn’t have guessed as much from the countless fumbles and mistakes the company made last year, Netflix somehow managed to overpower Apple as the top online movie service in 2011. Market share for the company grew from …

Tim Cook: Apple May Kill Off Ping Tim Cook: Apple May Kill Off Ping

Speaking to Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher at last night to kick off AllThingsD’s D10 Conference, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed that Apple is exploring the possibility of killing Ping. Wait, you may be saying, what’s Ping? Considering how little …

The Skyrim Rap Introduces Bragging Dovahkiin Man

You know you’ve reached an impressive pinnacle of popularity when folks are going all out to produce a rap video for the intellectual property in question. By “going all out,” I mean complete with costumes, full-on makeup, and a setting …

Apple Stops Censoring “Jailbreak” From iTunes And The App Store Apple Stops Censoring “Jailbreak” From iTunes And The App Store

Yesterday we brought you news that Apple had suddenly begun censoring the word “jailbreak” in its various stores. Visitors to the App Store or the iTunes Store who searched for “jailbreak” saw it replaced with “j*******k.” That, as you may …

Guy Sues Apple For Double-Billing Him on iTunes Guy Sues Apple For Double-Billing Him on iTunes

Odds are, if you are double billed for an item, no matter where you buy it from, a quick complaint to the customer service department will resolve the matter. That was not the case for Robert Herskowitz, who was charged …

New App Turns Your Lemon into a Supercar New App Turns Your Lemon into a Supercar

If your tired of engine rattles and other wierd car noises, you could end up spending thousands on repairs. And in the end you are still left with the old crappy car you started with. Or you can trade that …

iTunes 11 To Get iOS 6 Compatibility, iCloud Improvements iTunes 11 To Get iOS 6 Compatibility, iCloud Improvements

The next major release of iTunes is currently working its way through Apple’s internal testing process, according to recent reports. It seems that Apple has started seeding iTunes 11 to Apple employees for evaluation. According to a report from 9to5Mac, …

Infographic Compares App Store Figures Infographic Compares App Store Figures

Key Comparisons: iTunes is by far the most profitable platform in terms of apps sold. Google Play has nearly as many apps, but over 79% of them have been downloaded less than a hundred times. only 4.6% have been downloaded …

iTunes 10.6.1 Update Now Avaliable iTunes 10.6.1 Update Now Avaliable

Apple released its 10.6.1 update for iTunes yesterday. The patch fixes a number of minor bugs, mostly for the 64-bit Windows version of iTunes. The most major issue fixed is one that would cause iTunes to unexpectedly quit while playing …

Google Adds Google Play to its Homepage Google Adds Google Play to its Homepage
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Besides the doodles, changes to the Google homepage are rare. So, when Google makes changes to one of the most visited pages on the web, it’s a big deal. And when Google makes a change to its homepage that links …

Internet to Surpass DVD in Movie Viewership Internet to Surpass DVD in Movie Viewership

According to IHS Screen Digest, consumers will watch more movies on the internet than via DVD for the first time in 2012, while spending far less on the content. Streaming movies from vendors like Netflix and iTunes will advance by …

iTunes Movie Trailers App Gets Retina’d iTunes Movie Trailers App Gets Retina’d

Apple has just released version 1.1 of their iTunes Movie Trailers App, which means that it’s “now designed for the spectacular Retina display on the all new iPad.” The trailers app still has all of the newest HD clips from …

Why Is iTunes Trying To Be Like Zune? Why Is iTunes Trying To Be Like Zune?
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An interesting storyline has made it to Techmeme. Apple’s iTunes slogan is strikingly similar to the one Microsoft uses for Zune. This revelation appears to have started with Microsoft blog Zunited, which points out a number of elements where Apple …

BBC Planning iTunes Competitor For UK BBC Planning iTunes Competitor For UK

The BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) has announced they are working on a video-based digital downloading service akin to iTunes that will allow users to access both old and new programming for a small fee. Though pricing and timeframes haven’t been …

iTether Is Back And Better Than Ever iTether Is Back And Better Than Ever

It was no surprise last year when iTether was pulled from iTunes. It allowed users to turn their phones into a tether without signing up for their carrier’s tether service. Well, the app is back, but not on iTunes. The …

VEVO Makes Music Videos More Social VEVO Makes Music Videos More Social
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Do you like watching music videos? I sure do, but I’ve always felt something was missing. VEVO tells me that Facebook integration is the missing component in my music video obsessed life. Writing on the VEVO blog, Jim Macnie says …