According to a recent report from StorageNewsletter.com, Apple has ordered 12,000 terabytes (12 petabyes) of storage from Isilon Systems for hosting video content on the iTunes Store. The deal was said to “probably” make Apple Isulon’s largest customer, and could indicate that plans for a digital locker service to store media and content in the cloud is coming together nicely, … Read More
It’s long been rumored, but TheMusicVoid is claiming that Apple is once again trying to push MobileMe into the music world, with a new ‘Locker’ feature being its crowning glory. It’s believed Apple is pressuring music labels into agreeing to allow users to store their own music on Apple’s servers, enabling playback anywhere via streaming. TheMusicVoid says Universal Music and … Read More
A Bloomberg report published today suggests that Apple may be planning to license its AirPlay service to third-party devices that would allow users to stream video content from iTunes or their iOS device straight to their HDTV. AirPlay will already stream audio to non-Apple devices, but in order to enjoy video streaming to your TV, you need the $99 AppleTV … Read More
Steve Jobs gets blamed for a lot of things by a lot of people, with my better half blaming Jobs for my constant buying shiny toys for example. Now though legendary rocker Bon Jovi has slammed the Apple co-founder for ‘killing the music business’.
Apple’s shareholder meetings are always great for finding out little bits of interesting information, and the one that took place today was no exception. According to attendees AppleInsider, Apple informed shareholders that the new data center the company recently finished construction on in North Carolina will support both iTunes and MobileMe services.
Recent rumors regarding Sony’s displeasure with Apple and suggestions that the company could soon pull its content from iTunes have been dismissed by Sony’s Chief Operating Officer Shawn Layden. According to Silicon Valley Insider, Layden referred to a previous comment from Sony’s Chief Executive, who told an Australian newspaper that he hoped the company could would not need to sell … Read More
CopyTrans TuneSwift [rating: 3/5] CopyTrans TuneSwift sounds like the perfect panacea for all your iTunes library backup needs. It offers iTunes to iTunes transfers of entire iTunes libraries between PCs or from PC to Mac. This is done via single file backup archives, which can also be updated incrementally as you add to your current iTunes library. Restoring an iTunes archive … Read More
Prepare to feel old. Apple’s jukebox and home of all things media reached its 10th birthday yesterday, just months after hitting version 10. I hope that was planned! It was way back in 2001 that Apple unleashed iTunes at Macworld and it’s been growing ever since. Now the cornerstone of so many things coming out of Cupertino, iTunes powers Apple’s music … Read More
When Apple updated the apple.com homepage yesterday, they claimed that today would be just another day that we’d never forget. The big announcement? The Beatles are now on iTunes. Finally. At 3pm UK time, apple.com’s landing page was replaced with a full page image of Liverpool’s favorite sons with the rousing headline “In 1964 the band that changed everything came … Read More
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) have devoted the entirety of their website’s front page to a large white area with clock-faces showing the time in New York, London and Tokyo relative to the time of 07:00 AM in California. The wording above those clock faces reads thus.. Tomorrow is just another day. That you’ll never forget. And we are invited to check back tomorrow … Read More
Apple today released their latest iOS update for iPhone and iPod touch. iOS 4.1 addresses the performance bug in iOS 4.0 which caused slow performance for iPhone 3G users and also fixes the iPhone 4 proximity sensor bug. The update also adds Game Center, which is Apple’s take on social gaming. It enables users to auto-match with others, compare scores on … Read More
Apple is holding a special music event today and we will be bringing you the All-in-One live feed of the keynote. Steve Jobs is widely expected to refresh the iPod lineup during the keynote event. There have been many evidences reported earlier which suggest that Apple will introduce the new iPod touch 4G with a front facing camera for FaceTime, retina … Read More
Apple today sent out invitations for its annual music event which has now been confirmed to be held on September 1. The ‘Special Event’ is expected to reveal the new iPod line up, Apple TV and iTunes update. A new iPod touch (4th gen) is widely rumored to be unveiled which will feature high resolution retina display, front facing camera with FaceTime Video, Apple’s A4 custom processor and … Read More
If you are a member of MobileMe you may have noticed that you can now upload mp3 files to your iDisk and play them from there. Apple updated their MobileMe app in early July, and included in the update was a revision to the MobileMe service which adds the ability to “Play audio from your iDisk while using another app”. … Read More