Apple Orders 12,000 Terabytes of Storage for iTunes Video Content

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

Sony Has “No Intention of Withdrawing from iTunes”

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

Apple Quietly Launches the iTunes Cloud.. Kind of…

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

WWDC 2010 Live Keynote Coverage. New iPhone 4G / HD, OS 4 and more

Apple WWDC 2010

WWDC 2010 Live Keynote Coverage You don’t need to refresh this page! Live updates will appear below: 8:04 AM: Touch_Reviews All comments are moderated so it may take a few seconds before they appear. 8:09 AM: Touch_Reviews What’s the next iPhone going to be called? 8:14 AM: Touch_Reviews 8:15 AM: Touch_Reviews 8:16 AM: Touch_Reviews Moscone Center in San Francisco 8:16 … Read More

Google Music Logo Revealed. Where is this going?

There often seems to be a bizarre synergy between some of the things that Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) do these days. Sometimes those synergies can be positive and complimentary. Yesterday we reported that Google had now made its mobile search results link up with Apple’s iTunes App Store. A couple of days before that Steve Jobs had confirmed that Google … Read More

LaLa service discontinued. Is iTunes streaming coming soon?

Apple acquired the popular music streaming service LaLa.com as they were interested in their experience with cloud-based music services. Recent news reports and patent filings indicate that Apple is all set to launch its cloud-based music streaming service. Last month we reported that LaLa would be shutting down their service and today the service was finally discontinued. This has lead to further speculation … Read More

Apple Gets Aggressive with Acquisitions

Apple (AAPL) has traditionally been a very conservative player in the often very cowboy world of Silicon Valley acquisitions. Perhaps it was the lack of dominance in the market or a business philosophy but up until very recently Apple was cautious and calculated. The past 12 months has marked a drastic change of pace. Apple has purchased mobile marketing company … Read More