iPhone 5 Plus New iTunes, iPod Touch, & iPod Nano Appear on Apple’s Site (With Some Digging)

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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’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

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…